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Fahmy, Mansour - correspondence

Correspondence from Mansour Fahmy (director, Egyptian Education Office) relating to Newberry's appointment as Professor of Ancient Egyptian History and Archaeology in Cairo. Also includes contracts of employment for 1929-1932 and 1932-1933.

Faulkner, Raymond O. - correspondence

Correspondence between Raymond O. Faulkner and Newberry including on their research and publication of Newberry's article on the sacred pole in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology.

Topics discussed include: Hay and Bankes; sewn ships; the unification of Egypt and evidence including the Cairo slate palette, Narmer palette, and the Hierakonpolis ivory cylinder; Neith and Sais; Menes; Cottrell's broadcast on Akhenaton; the harpoon ensign in relation to publication by Baumgartel; the origin of hieroglyphic writing; Heliopolis; Onomartica by Gardiner; application for professorship at Liverpool University; drawings done by Myrtle Broome; olive trees.

Field, Henry - correspondence

Letter from Henry Field (Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago) referring to his new position at the museum and expressing pleasure at meeting Newberry.

Note:
This letter is also numbered 2

Fraser, George Willoughby - correspondence

Correspondence from George Willoughby Fraser including one letter to Miss Edwards (13 January 1892) relating to the transport of items from Egypt and discoveries made with M.W. Blackden. Four letters sent to Newberry (1920-22) including relating to The Outline of History by H.G Wells, and a coptic cap.

Note:
MSS 16/39 has been removed for conservation and has not been included in this description.
MSS 16/35 is also numbered 32
MSS 16/37 is also numbered 234
MSS 16/38 is also numbered A.14

Frowde, Henry - correspondence

Correspondence from Henry Frowde (Oxford University Press) including one letter to Lord Carnavon relating to the press release for Five Years' Exploration at Thebes, and an acknowledgement of Newberry's letter.

Also includes draft re-write of the press release by Newberry.

Gladstone, Isla - correspondence

Two letters (possibly sent at the same time) from Isla Gladstone to George (surname unknown) relating to her family history and Alexandrina Francesca Pietronella Tinne, including a summary of what is known about her and her travel in Egypt.

Glanville, Stephen Ranulph Kingdon - correspondence

Correspondence from Stephen Ranulph Kingdon Glanville (British Museum) relating to his work at the British Museum, Egypt Exploration Society and University College London, and referring to several contemporary Egyptologists.

Includes correspondence relating to: an oblong pottery box (British Museum, 32639);
various research queries including predynastic pots, palettes, Akhenaton, Ay, beekeeping; the Carnavon collection; publication of articles by Newberry; excavation at Erment and discussion of Emery's character; the possibility of a position for Battiscombe-Gunn; excavation at El Amarna; Mrs Hubbard's funding for the EES; possibility of excavation starting at Soleb; finding Käthe Bosse work; the death of Robert Mond and relating to his obituary; Flinders Petrie and a lecture by Glanville for the Royal Institute.

Also includes draft replies from Newberry including relating to the lotus pattern, El Amarna, Käthe Bosse, Petrie's obituary, and selling Dorothy Hood's necklace.

Note:
MSS 17/39 is also numbered 299
MSS 17/40 is also numbered 209
MSS 17/43 is also numbered 3
MSS 17/44 is also numbered 20
MSS 17/53 is also numbered A.144
MSS 17/57 is also numbered A.148
MSS 17/58 is also numbered A.147
MSS 17/60 is also numbered A.170

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