Correspondence from Lord William Amhurst Tyssen Amherst (First Baron Amherst of Hackney) (1835-1909) on topics including: travel in Egypt; purchase of items from Egypt; articles written by Newberry.
Note: MSS 2/71A is also numbered 96 MSS 2/73 is also numbered 43 MSS 2/74 is also numbered 49 MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20 MSS 2/76 is also numbered 41 MSS 2/77 is also numbered A.222 MSS 2/78 is also numbered A.223 MSS 2/79 is also numbered A.221 MSS 2/80 is also numbered A.228 MSS 2/84 is also numbered 33 MSS 2/85 is also numbered 35 MSS 2/86 is also numbered 34 MSS 2/87 is also numbered 37a MSS 2/93 is also numbered 46 MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20
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 Lady Mary Rothes Margaret Amherst (eldest daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; marriage 1885, Lord William Cecil; in 1909 succeeded as Baroness 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 Lady Margaret Susan Amherst (d. 1919) (wife of Lord Amherst of Hackney) relating to: Newberry's work at Tel el Armana and Beni Hassan; the purchase of items including requests that Newberry purchase certain items on their behalf; Howard Carter's appointment; fraud and sale of house and belongings (1906); Newberry's divorce trial.
Note: MSS 2/47a is also numbered 2/61 MSS 2/47b is also numbered 2/62 and 255
Correspondence from Lady Florence Amherst (3rd daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney) writing on behalf of her Mother, Margaret Susan Amherst, relating to the publication of an article by her Father and on his death.
Dates of letters: 10 September 1898 January 1909 26 August 1922
Correspondence from Lady Alicia Margaret Amherst (5th daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; married 1898, Sir Evelyn Gascoyne-Cecil) mostly relating to research for her book on the history of gardening. Correspondence 1907 relating to the need to raise money, the sale of books and asking Newberry to seek an interview with Carnegie on the families behalf.
-Album of drawings and watercolours made during Amelia Edwards's visit to the Dolomites. -Album of drawings and watercolours made during her visit to Egypt in 1873-4. -Album with 26 pencil sketches and one watercolour entitled 'Small Egyptian Scraps, 1874', made during same visit to Egypt. -Album, notebook, packet containing an assortment of drawings, letters, and notes, another packet contains copies of deeds and accounts issued following her death. -Two watercolours of the temples on Philae island, assumed to have been painted by A. Edwards. -First edition of Amelia B. Edwards, Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers (1891); Kate Griffith's (née Bradbury) copy, with handwritten dedication to ‘Katie’.
Amarna Coptic and Greek ostraca and graffiti - text of lecture given in 1995. Notes. Transcriptions and translations. Copies of ostraca. Correspondence. Lecture on Ostraca and graffiti excavated at El-‘Amarna, with corrections and comments by Barry Kemp, presented at a conference in Münster in 1996. OHPs, slides, photographs and photocopies of ostraca from excavations.
Alnwick Fountain and continuation of text on church at Alnwick: -ink sketch and text on paper -loose -15.7 x 11.5 cm -[on sketch] 'Fountain Alnwick' (ink note) -[text]: 'The roof of the nave was restored in 1781 owing no doubt to its threat(e)ning an invasion of the pavement from the walls injuditious alteration having been weakened by throwing 2 arches into one in order to [(?) (crossed out)] exhibit the [(?) (crossed out)] pulpit to [all (crossed out)] the people in every corner of the church the (?)'
40 letters from Aldred, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Aldred. -consultations on ostraca in the Hunterian museum -Rhind dockets, objects from the Edinburgh museum collection and search for ostraca in other Scottish collections -Akhenaten and Tutankhamun's chariots -personal matters -notes on other Egyptological institutions