7 letters from Polotsky, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý's secretary to Polotsky, sent in Černý's absence. Professional as well personal matters: -linguistics -Coptic etymologies -travels of Polotsky and Černý -1968, an oblique reference to the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia
2 letters from Rypka, 1 draft of a letter from Černý to Rypka. Rypka, Dean of the Faculty of Arts in Prague, proposing Černý's membership of academic bodies in Czechoslovakia, and Černý's interest in the periodical Naše řeč (official title translation "Our speech", see http://nase-rec.ujc.cas.cz/?lang=en.
52 letters from Marie Sargant (wife of J. Černý), 55 letters from Černý to Marie Sargant. Personal correspondence regarding Černý 's move to the United Kingdom in 1946, his health issues and other private and family matters; Černý's travels; the move from London to Oxford in 1951.
1 letter from Scharff, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Scharff. Scharff sent Černý a copy of his publication on the cult of Osiris (probably Scharff, A., Die Ausbreitung des Osiriskultes in der Frühzeit und während des Alten Reiches (1948) (OEB 1516)).
5 letters from Shore to Černý. 1 letter from Shore to Marie Černý, 1 draft of a letter from Marie Černý to Shore. Studies in Coptic etymologies, and Demotic studies; finds from Deir el-Medîna. Shore exchange with Marie Černý - off-prints of J. Černý obituaries.
8 letters from Simpson, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Simpson. 2 letters exchanged between Černý and C. Cann (Queen's College) regarding Simpson's proposed stay in Oxford. Simpson negotiating a PhD position at Oxford, although Simpson eventually decided to do his PhD in the United States; Simpson's research into Egyptian accounts and accounting, as well as a reference to the Reisner papyri; Simpson published extensively on the latter, see Simpson, W. K., Papyrus Reisner I: The Records of a Building Project in the Reign of Sesostris I (1963) (OEB 10466), and Simpson, W. K., Papyrus Reisner II: Accounts of the dockyard workshop at This in the reign of Sesostris I (1965) (OEB 11529).
8 letters from H. S. Smith, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to H. S. Smith. 4 letters exchanged between Černý and Brian Downs (1893-1984), Master of Christ's College, regarding H. S. Smith's application for the Lady Wallis Budge Fellowship in Cambridge. H. S. Smith's professional development and research work; some notes Smith prepared for Černý on Coptic and Coptic etymologies; book exchange. In 1964, Smith discussed with Černý the plan for the A. H. Gardiner library bequest; which was shared between the Griffith Institute, Oxford, University College, London, Cambridge University and Liverpool University.
2 letters from W. S. Smith, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to W. S. Smith. Professional as well as personal matters: -Old Kingdom archaeology - Queen Meresankh, attribution of pyramids at Dahshur and Maidum -ostraca research, Černý asking for a photograph of an ostracon in Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 11.1498
6 letters from Westendorf, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Westendorf. Ostraca in Berlin, publication plans for the Coptic Etymological dictionary, as well as Westendorf's own Coptic dictionary; the offer of the Berlin Academy to publish the Coptic Etymological dictionary.