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Dedekind, Alexander - correspondence

Note of recommendation from Alexander Dedekind to Carola von Cischini written on a business card in Sütterlinschrift.

Translation by Ann-Katrin Gill, 8th April 2016:
Frau Carola v. Cischini…recommends to you, esteemed dear lady, the one who presents this card to you, Percy E. Newberry, one of our very first Egyptologists from England, who would also like to visit your scarab collection, and who also has ample opportunity to interest purchasers in your collection.

Erman, Johann Peter Adolf (1854-1937) - correspondence

Correspondence from Johann Peter Adolf Erman (1854-1937) including relating to unpublished copy of insciptions from Siut and the Berlin Worterbuch, Newberry's publication of Rekhmara, and discussion of two hieroglyphic groups [in German].

Note:
MSS 14/26 is also numbered 29
MSS 14/27 is also numbered A.30
MSS 14/28 is also numbered A.31

Evans, (Sir) Arthur John - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Arthur John Evans (1851-1941) including relating to Evans' research, cylinder seals and arranging visits. Also includes letter relating to early Egyptian cults and their symbols which has the following note on the back by Newberry which appears to be an idea for an article: 'Primitive cults of Egypt as Illustrated by Nome Signs'.

Notes:
MSS 14/36 is also numbered 15
MSS 14/38 is also numbered 274
MSS 14/39 is also numbered A.33
MSS 14/40 is also numbered A.34

Fallaize, E. - correspondence

Correspondence from E. Fallaize (British Association for the Advancement of Science and Royal Anthropological Institute) including relating to a presidential address by Newberry, and funding the work of Miss Caton-Thompson in the Northern Fayum.

Elton, Oliver - correspondence

Correspondence from Oliver Elton, University of Liverpool, including relating to the University, publication of a book in honour of Professor J.M Mackay (1913), Mackay's retirement, and his sons.

Note:
MSS 14/7 is also numbered 366
MSS 14/11 is also numbered 310
MSS 14/12 is also numbered A.200

Evans-Pritchard, E. E. - correspondence

Correspondence from E. E. Evans-Pritchard referring to research and making arrangements to visit Newberry. Also includes correspondence and draft response relating to the use of the sistrum and Major Macpherson's letter on the subject.

Note:
MSS 14/51 is also numbered A.101

Fairman, Herbert Walter - correspondence

Correspondence from Herbert Walter Fairman mainly relating to work and applications for jobs. Includes correspondence relating to: copying inscriptions for Newberry; his application for a job at the British Museum; copying work for Gardiner; work on the Beatty Papyri; the death of Peet; his application for the Cairo professorship; work on the Ay inscription; excavation work at Amarna; travel in Egypt; repeated applications to study at University College; his application for a post at Liverpool University.

Fleming, R. - correspondence

Letter from Miss R. Fleming (Royal Anthropological Institute) accepting Newberry's offer to review an article. Letter from Newberry relating to his identification of two scarabs found in Wiltshire.

Faulkner, Raymond O. - correspondence

Correspondence between Raymond O. Faulkner and Newberry including on their research and publication of Newberry's article on the sacred pole in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology.

Topics discussed include: Hay and Bankes; sewn ships; the unification of Egypt and evidence including the Cairo slate palette, Narmer palette, and the Hierakonpolis ivory cylinder; Neith and Sais; Menes; Cottrell's broadcast on Akhenaton; the harpoon ensign in relation to publication by Baumgartel; the origin of hieroglyphic writing; Heliopolis; Onomartica by Gardiner; application for professorship at Liverpool University; drawings done by Myrtle Broome; olive trees.

Field, Henry - correspondence

Letter from Henry Field (Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago) referring to his new position at the museum and expressing pleasure at meeting Newberry.

Note:
This letter is also numbered 2

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