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Jean-Jacques Hess von Wyss Collection

  • Hess von Wyss MSS
  • Collection

Notebooks and notes on demotic and Meroitic, including copies of papyri and squeezes.

Hess von Wyss, Jean-Jacques

Jenny Lane Journals

  • J. Lane MSS
  • Collection
  • 1873-1876

Journals of Jenny Lane, lady's maid to Lucy Renshaw, travelling companion of Amelia A. B. Edwards, describing in detail their various trips including the 1873-1874 journey through France and Italy, crossing from Brindisi to Alexandria on the Simla, thence up the Nile to Dendara, Karnak, Luxor, Aswan, Philae and Abu Simbel, and the return journey via Port Said, through Lebanon to Damascus, Baalbek and Beirut, Constantinople, Athens, and the Rhine. They contain vivid descriptions of the landscape, weather and peoples, and anecdotes and observations of fellow travellers and places visited. They cover the period from 4 September 1873 to 6 March 1876. 286 pages in three volumes, calf, worn, 8vo:

  • I: 4 September 1873 to 24 March 1874, dark red cover, 17.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm, 194 pages;
  • II: 1 May to 29 June 1874, dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages;
  • III: 26 February to 6 March 1876, black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Lane, Jenny

Joan Crowfoot Payne Collection

  • Payne MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1960s-1990s

Papers relating to Joan Crowfoot Payne, <i>Catalogue of the Predynastic Egyptian Collection in the Ashmolean Museum</i> (Oxford, 1993; reprinted with addenda, 2000), including notes, lists, registers of graves and objects, and annotated maps (photocopies).

Payne, Joan Crowfoot

John Frederick Dewey Collection

  • Dewey MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1980s - 2000s

C. 10,500 colour slides (35mm) mostly of Egypt (temples, tombs and other ancient monuments), but also of different countries in the Middle East (Syria, Persia, Turkey, etc.) as well as the Far East. They are cross-referenced with an extensive card index and cover a period from the early 1980s until the early 2000s. They consist of images from virtually every site in the Egyptian Delta region and Nile Valley.

Dewey, John Frederick

John Gordon Ross Photographs Collection

  • Ross MSS
  • Collection
  • 1960s-1990s

Slides, colour transparencies, 35 mm black & white and colour film negatives, variously sized black & white negatives, black & white and colour photographs, 19th Century photographs, antique and modern postcards, and project folders containing working notes, photocopies and correspondence.

Ross, John Gordon

John Phillips Slides Collection

  • Phillips MSS
  • Collection
  • Probably 1960s to early 1970s

2,500 slides (35 mm), taken in 1962 and 1963 at sites in Egypt and in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Folder containing typewritten and handwritten lists/catalogues.

Phillips, John

John Williams Rubbings Collection

  • Wiliams MSS
  • Collection
  • Between 1830-1840

4 albums containing rubbings mainly of objects in the British Museum, and also other museums and private collections including those in the J. Lee collection.

Williams, John

John Wintour Baldwin Barns Collection

  • Barns MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1960-1974

Notebooks, notes, copies of texts, photographs, lecture notes, drafts of articles, and facsimiles.

Barns, (Revd) John Wintour Baldwin

John de Monins Johnson Negatives Collection

  • Johnson MSS
  • Collection
  • 1913-1914

313 black-and-white glass negatives made during the excavation of Antinoë (modern el-Sheikh Ibâda, opposite el-Ashmûnein, in Middle Egypt) in 1913-14 by John de Monins Johnson for the Graeco-Roman branch of the Egypt Exploration Society. The negatives are not accompanied by any supporting written records or descriptions of the photographed objects.

Johnson, John de Monins

Joseph Bonomi Collection

  • Bonomi MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1824-1870s

1) Bonomi drawings and paintings: 52 handmade ‘portfolios’ containing pencil and pastel drawings, watercolours, tracings and commercial prints, almost certainly arranged by Bonomi, some later rearrangement was done by Bonomi's descendants [Bonomi MSS 1-52].
2) Typescript of diary: carbon-copy(?) typescript of extracts from Joseph Bonomi’s diary, entries for periods in Egypt dating between 25th March 1829 to 26th May 1834 [Bonomi MSS 53].

Bonomi, Joseph

Joseph Grafton Milne Collection

  • Milne MSS
  • Collection
  • 1895-1896

Two albums of photographs compiled following Milne's visits to Egypt in 1895-6 and 1905-6. One includes photographs taken during W. M. F. Petrie's expedition to Sinai. The other album contains photographs of various sites, including some 19th-century studio photographs.

Milne, Joseph Grafton

Karl Richard Lepsius Collection

  • Lepsius MSS
  • Collection

Photocopy of diary by K. R. Lepsius, Oct. 30 to Dec. 7, 1844, discovered too late for use in L.<i>D</i>. <i>Text</i>.

Lepsius, Karl Richard

Karl-Heinz Kuhn Collection

  • Kuhn MSS
  • Collection

Notes, negatives, transcripts, photographs and photostats of Coptic documents.

Kuhn, Karl-Heinz

Kate Griffith (née Bradbury) Collection

  • Griffith K. MSS.
  • Collection
  • 1854-1902

Two journals (trip undertaken with Amelia Edwards to America) and a box and two rolls of miscellanea.

Griffith, Kate

Kom Ombo Photographs Collection

  • Kom Ombo MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1900s-1910s

20 albumen prints of scenes from the Temple of Haroeris and Sobek Triads at Kom Ombo.

Lord Prudhoe Collection

  • Prudhoe MSS
  • Collection
  • 1827-1829

Typescript of journals (1827-1829) and negatives of drawings, chiefly of Upper Nubia by Major Felix (1828).

Prudhoe, Lord

Louis Maurice Adolphe Linant de Bellefonds Collection

  • Linant de Bellefonds MSS
  • Collection
  • 1818-1826

3 copies (1 typescript and two carbon-copies) made from the diary (1821-2), glass negatives, and modern prints (1818-26).

Linant de Bellefonds, (<i>Bey</i> and <i>Pasha</i>) Louis Maurice Adolphe

Luigi Vassalli Collection

  • Vassalli MSS
  • Collection
  • 1859-1884

Photocopies of papers kept at Castello Sforzesco, Milan.

Vassalli, (Bey) Luigi

Marburg Institute Photographs Collection

  • Marburg MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1930s

15 black and white photographs of well-known monuments. Photographs made for the project 'Sondermappe Bilder zur aegyptischen Kunst'.

Marburg Institute

Margaret Alice Murray Collection

  • Murray MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1958

Notes collected on Hierakonpolis (<i>The Hierakonpolis finds</i>). Consists of handwritten notes made by M. A. Murray, typescript, and additional notes in a different hand.

Murray, Margaret Alice

Metropolitan Museum of Art Photographs Collection

  • MMA MSS
  • Collection
  • 1900s-1940s

Two incomplete sets of Series T photographs of private tombs at Thebes, in addition some negatives of the same. Incomplete set of photographs of royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings. Photographs of the tomb of Nefertari (QV 66). Incomplete set of photographs of the Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Meyer Photographs Collection

  • Meyer MSS
  • Collection
  • 1912-1913

Photographs of foreigners as represented on various Egyptian monuments.

Meyer, Eduard

Minnie Burton Diary

  • M. Burton MSS
  • Collection
  • 1922-1926

Diary kept from 4 May 1922 to 20 October 1926 by the wife of the British archaeologist and photographer Harry Burton (1879-1940). The diary contains detailed daily entries recording social engagements and memorable events, including the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter’s team, of which her husband was a member. The diary details her life and travels with her husband at home in Florence, their stays in Egypt (especially Luxor, but also Cairo), the trip they made across the US and to Hollywood in 1924, and various holidays in Europe (London, Salzburg, St. Moritz, etc.), as well as trips to friends in Italy. Lined account book, 400 pages, 8vo (179 x 110 x 28 mm).

Burton, Minnie Catherine

Myrtle Florence Broome Collection

  • Broome MSS
  • Collection
  • 1927-1937

415 letters written by Miss Broome to her parents whilst working at Abydos between 1927 and 1937.

Broome, Myrtle Florence

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