14 letters from Kaplony, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Kaplony. -Kaplony's studies of Late Egyptian -the presence of Late Egyptian elements in 18th Dynasty texts -texts dated to the reign of Kamose -Coptic etymologies, development of verbal forms -consultations with L. Habachi -meeting Černý at G. Nagel's in 1956
5 letters from Kraeling, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Kraeling. Černý 's visit to Chicago in early 1955, where he gave a talk on Egyptian oracles; problems faced by Western institutions in Egypt after the Suez crisis.
11 letters from Krause, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Krause. Photographs of hieratic ostraca sent to Černý from Berlin (one letter originally had an enclosure of over 20 photographs), books from the von Bissing bequest (F. von Bissing died in 1956), personal matters.
1 card with name and address of Mgr. Lisowska, with an enclosed draft of a letter from Černý to Mgr. Lisowska. Data for the stela of Merer, Cracow, MNK-XI-999 (TopBib v.164), Černý records museum number as 939 in the letter, later published: Černý, J., 'The stela of Merer in Cracow', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 47 (1961), 5-9 (OEB 8269).
7 letters from S. Morenz. 2 letters, correspondence between Černý and the Home Office, concerning a visa for S. Morenz. S. Morenz's planned trip to the UK; objects in Leipzig (stela of Penbuy, in Leipzig Museum, 5141, TopBib i2.732); an invitation to contribute to Festschrift Anthes (see Černý, J., 'A Note on the Chancellor Bay', in Zeitschrift für ägyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 93 (1966), 35-9 (OEB 11676)).
25 letters from Moss, 2 copies of letters from Černý to Moss. 6 letters from Moss to Jean Tudor-Pole (Černý's secretary at University College London), 4 letters from Tudor Pole to Moss. Materials and data for the Topographical Bibliography: -especially sites in Sinai -objects in Brooklyn Museum and other US museums -objects in Turin, Museo Egizio -statue of Queen Karomama in the Louvre, TopBib i2.681-2 -travel information -contacts with the international Egyptological community
6 letters from Neugebauer, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Neugebauer. 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to R. O. Faulkner, concerning Neugebauer's publication plans and photographs. Neugebauer's studies, Greek and Coptic horoscopes (publication using Neugebauer material see, Černý, J., Kahle, P. E. and Parker R. A. 'The Old Coptic Horoscope', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 43 (1957), 86-100 (OEB 774)).
10 letters from Newberry, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Newberry. Personal matters and research: -reading the name of king Khendjer, South Saqqâra, TopBib iii2.434 -Rosellini memorial volume, see Scritti dedicati alla memoria di Ippolito Rosellini nel primo centenario della morte (4 giugno 1943) (1945) (OEB 149922) -news on other Egyptologists, particularly E. Iversen and G. Steindorff
2 letters from the Nobel Prize Committee, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to the Nobel Prize Committee. Nobel Prize Committee asking for Černý's nominations for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964 and 1966. For 1964, Černý proposed Jean-Paul Sartre; in 1966, he declined, citing extensive fieldwork preparations as a priority.
12 letters from Parker, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Parker, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Barbara Sewell (Griffith Institute secretary) to Parker sent in Černý's absence. Mainly professional matters with a few personal references: -invitations extended to Černý to visit Brown University, the earliest sent in 1950 -exchange of offprints -students from Brown University in the UK (Richard Pierce) -assessments of students and colleagues (H. Goedicke) -the consequences of the Suez crisis for institutions in Egypt, particularly IFAO, 1956 -Demotic papyri -mathematical texts -material from Soknopaious Nesos
110 letters from Posener, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Posener. 2 letters from Posener to Marie Černý. Research: -renewal of the Deir el-Medina ostraca project after the Second World War (WWII) -Posener's publication plans, work on Kemit (later published as Posener, G., Catalogue des ostraca hiératiques littéraires de Deir el Médineh ii (Nos 1109 à 1167), (1951) & (1991) (OEB 3065)) -Posener's research on execration figures, literary ostraca, translations of various texts -Černý's research on supposed consanguineous marriages in Egypt -book exchange and mutual help in obtaining rare volumes in Britain, Egypt and France Personal and family matters -some remarks on the situation in Czechoslovakia after the communist coup on 25 February 1948 After Černý's death, Marie Černý consulted options for Černý's posthumous publications with Posener, especially the Late Egyptian grammar and the involvement of S. Groll in the grammar project.
5 letters from Sander-Hansen, 6 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Sander-Hansen. Setting up of the International Association of Egyptologists; membership of the organisation; publications. Černý recommending R. Haardt as Coptologist to Sander-Hansen.
27 letters from Sauneron to Černý. 2 letters from Sauneron to Marie Černý, 1 letter (with multiple drafts) from Marie Černý to Sauneron. Professional and personal matters: -Sauneron's research and news of research-based travelling -Egyptian philology, palaeography -studies in hieratic -book exchange and purchases -occasional news of family Marie Černý consulting Sauneron regarding posthumous publications of J. Černý, as well as the use of Černý's notebooks.