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Percy Edward Newberry Collection
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Amherst, (Lady) Alicia Margaret - correspondence

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.

Amherst, (Lady) Margaret Susan - correspondence

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

Copies of papyri and texts

Handwritten copies and translations of papyri. Notes by Diana Magee suggest that these are second hand copies or copies of copies done by somebody else.

Includes:

-Handwritten copy of the text and translation of 'The Destruction of Mankind' (PEN/G.II/E.G.)

-Handwritten translation of Papyrus Berlin 9784

-Handwritten copy of British Museum Medical Papyrus mentioning name of Khufu and tracing (PEN/G.II/E.F.)

-Handwritten copy of the Tale of the Eloquent Peasant

-Handwritten notes and extracts including chronology from 'Obeliscus pamphilius' by Athanasius Kircher (1650).

-Extract in Coptic titled 'Sections of Acts of Apostles missing in Hosner supplied by the MS of Chester Beatty'.

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