Correspondence from J. R. Bailey (Secretary of Burlington Fine Arts Club) relating to membership of the Burlington Fine Arts Club and arranging an Exhibition of the Arts of Ancient Egypt in the gallery of the Club.
Notebook containing the catalogue of correspondence written by Warren Dawson. A note on the first page states that it was presented to the Griffith Institute by Mrs Newberry in 1950. The letters are organised alphabetically by the correspondent's surname, and appear to have been subsequently numbered, possibly on accession to the Archive. Arabic names have been sorted according to the first name.
Also includes a description of the biographical and diary notes in the collection (NEWB1/03-06), and calling cards which have been glued into the notebook.
Correspondence from Lady Sybil Margaret Amherst (d. 1926) (2nd daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney) on topics including relating to the purchase of items in Egypt; the sale of the families book collection to Liverpool; the identification of museum papyri.
Correspondence from Lord Carnavon (1866-1923) including on: death of Harold Jones (1911); purchase of items including scarabs; news from excavations; news of Howard Carter; viewing collections of Egyptian items; excavation plans; lectures; book to be published including reading proofs and preparing plates.
Note: MSS 7/109 is also numbered 321 MSS 7/116 is also numbered 235 MSS 7/117 is also numbered 291a MSS 7/118 is also numbered 291