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Biographical material including history of the Egypt Exploration Society

Folder contains:

-First page of a report titled 'Report on the work of the Archaological Institute' written by Newberry on his involvement establishing an Archaeological Institute at the University of Liverpool

-Short history of the Archaeological Survey of Egypt (now known as the Egypt Exploration Society) by Newberry including his involvement, with hand written corrections and notes c.1931-2 (written for the 50th anniversary meeting of the EES (see AHG/42.222.33, Griffith Institute)), and list of Officers-in-Charge of the Survey, 1890-1932

-Letter lists 1887-1892 with a short summary of contents and numbered, these numbers correspond to numbers written on letters held in this collection

-Handwritten notes on the history of the Archaeological Survey of Egypt

-One page of typed notes on people who worked on the tomb of Tutankhamun

Diary notes and lists of correspondence

Folder contains biographical notes which appear to have been written based on diary entries including: autobiographical notes; diary notes 1893-1930 including information on travel, work and names of people Newberry saw or was in touch with; lists of correspondence; cuttings of journal 1900-1902; sketches of scarabs, 1902; autobiographical notes on first meeting Reginald Stuart Poole and Flinders Petrie, 1941; bibliography.

Also includes numbered lists of correspondence received 1888-1935 with a brief summary of contents. Lists do not appear to be in any order, although some are sorted by year. These numbers correspond to numbers written on letters held in this collection.

Group photographs with Egyptologists

Folder containing 3 black and white group photographs which include Percy Newberry and all appear to have been taken in Egypt.

Photographs include the following information:
-Note on the back suggests it was taken in the 1920s and names Abu Bakr, Hermann Grapow, Percy Newberry, Georg Steindorff, Hermann Junker and Selim Hassan.
-Back of the photograph is date stamped 17 January 1930 and a note reads 'A Benni Hassane' [at Beni Hasan].
-Note on the back of the photograph suggests that it is a photograph taken at Cairo University in the 1920s, and lists the people seated left to right as: 1. [?], 2. [?], 3. Selim Hassan 4. Newberry 5. [?] 6. Junker 7. Vikentiev 8. Henri? Frankfort 9. [?] and in the front row 1. Baudouin? Van de Walle, 2. [?], 3. [?].

Lord Northampton's Excavation Diary

Diary titled by Newberry 'The Theban Necropolis - Excavations 1898-1899 - Account of Men's wages for the Marquis of Northampton'.

Front section contains lists of men, the days worked and their wages.

On the front page of the diary Newberry has written 'Small service is true service whilst it lasts - of friends however humble scorn not one - The daisy by the shadow that it casts - Protects the lingering dew drop from the sun' and below 'If by such rose we see - A thorn there grows - Strive that no thorn shall be - Without its rose'.

Diary contains a brief daily log of activities and details of payments made, 1 January 1899 to 9 April 1899.

This item has been digitised and transcribed.

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