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Oliver Robert Gurney Collection

  • Gurney MSS
  • Collection
  • 1940s-1990s

Correspondence and notes relating to the geography of the Hittite Empire, Babylonian music, decipherment, and various other topics.

Gurney, Oliver Robert

Francis Giesler Newton Collection

  • Newton MSS
  • Collection

Article on churches in Sardinia, with additional notes and drawings, and watercolours and drawings of Italian towns, churches and architectural features, as well as view of the ziggurat at Ur. Non-Egyptological.

Newton, Francis Giesler

Thomas Eric Peet Collection

  • Peet MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1920-1934

Index of Late Egyptian Grammar, index for Egyptian Dictionary, and various other indexes. 18 notebooks containing copies of hieratic papyri and ostraca. Small watercolour. 2 boxes of family papers and ephemera, including personal correspondence, certificates, photographs, notes for Peet’s books on Neolithic Italy, a couple of pages from an inaugural lecture, newspaper cuttings, a travel record small notebook, a Latin and Greek classes notebook, etc.

Peet, Thomas Eric

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

Somers Clarke Collection

  • Clarke MSS
  • Collection
  • 1880s-1926

Notebooks, notes, maps, plans, drawings, photographs, and correspondence. There is a small amount of material amongst these papers relating to Westminster Abbey (correspondence).

Clarke, Somers

Harold Parkinson Collection

  • Parkinson MSS
  • Collection
  • 1930-1994

1) Original measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [corrected version].
2) Drawings of Eighteenth Dynasty tombs (incomplete original set and complete sets of photocopies/prints) (1980s).
3) Prints of the measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [version with error].
4) Drawings of reconstructions of Egyptian boats (1993-4).
5) Models, plaster and resin molds and casts for plaque depicting scene from lid of box from the tomb of Tutankhamun (c. 1979) - the plaque is being sold in the British Museum shop since late 1990s (copyright issued in the late 1990s for a while, then reissued c. 2010).
6) Model, plaster and resin molds and casts for the mask of Tutankhamun (1978).
7) Models, plaster and resin molds and casts for small figurines (2 seated Isis suckling Horus, Bes amulet and scarab, 1970s).
8) Album of newspaper cuttings entitled "Illustrations", mostly from the Illustrated London News, bound in illustrated binding by Harold Parkinson (c. 1930).
9) Drawings of reconstructions of the Theban tomb-chapel of Nebamun, now in the British Museum in London, including sketches, tracings and a measured perspective acrylic (1997) [by Richard B. Parkinson].

Parkinson, Harold

Jaroslav Černý Collection

  • Černý MSS
  • Collection
  • 1918-1988

Notebooks, notes, card indexes, copies of inscriptions, a corpus of transcribed hieratic ostraca and papyri, photographs, correspondence, and personal items.

  • Series 1 to 4, 6, 7 contain photographs, copies, transcriptions and translations of Egyptian texts, and photographs of objects and sites.
  • Series 5 contains articles and lectures, some unpublished.
  • Series 5 and 10 contain notes on Egyptian history.
  • Series 8, 14, 22, 24, 26 contain notes and indexes on lexicography and grammar and card indexes for a late Egyptian and general hieroglyphic dictionary.
  • Series 17 contains notebooks with transcriptions of texts from ostraca, graffiti, papyri and other monuments. There is a card index of ostraca with references to notebooks in series 28.
  • Series 18 and 23 contain Coptic notes and a card index for Coptic grammar.
  • Series 25 contains data on Egyptian personal names.
  • Series 33 is an etymological card index.

Černý, Jaroslav

Norman de Garis and Nina Davies Collection

  • Davies MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1900-1940

Papers, including notebooks, notes, tracings and squeezes, made in Theban tombs and elsewhere, photographs, collection of coloured hieroglyphic signs, indexes of scenes in Theban tombs, etc.

Davies, Norman de Garis

William Arnold Stewart Collection

  • Stewart MSS
  • Collection
  • 1927 to mid 1940s

Journal, photographs, typescript, and various notes connected with Stewart's work on the reconstruction of some of the furniture of Queen Hetepheres for the Harvard-Boston Expedition.
Xerox of a typescript entitled 'Creative Work in Palestine. Technical and Crafts Education 1918-1946'.

Stewart, William Arnold

Tutankhamun Archive

  • TAA
  • Collection
  • 1922-2014

Notebooks, negatives, photographs, maps, and drawings made during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun. For other material, refer to the catalogue.

Carter, Howard

Percy Edward Newberry Collection

  • NEWB
  • Collection
  • 1629-1999

The Percy Newberry Collection has been listed thanks to a cataloguing grant from the The National Archives in 2015. The collection comprises a wide range of material on topics including Predynastic Egypt, Theban tombs, Egyptian flora and fauna, early Egyptian travellers, ancient Egyptian religion and culture, as well as Newberry's genealogy. Formats include notebooks, research notes, photographs, tracings, rubbings and neswpaper clippings.

The collection has been divided into 5 series: Biographical Material; Correspondence; Research Notebooks; Subject Files and Research Material.

The following key subject terms collate material on the same subject which have been listed in different series:
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/nome-ensigns-percy-newberry-collection">Nome Ensigns</a>
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/flora-and-fauna-percy-newberry-collection">Flora and Fauna</a>
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/predynastic-egypt-percy-newberry-collection">Predynastic Egypt</a>
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/scarabs-and-seals-percy-newberry-collection">Scarabs and Seals</a>

Newberry, Percy Edward

Sarah Joanne Clackson Collection

  • Clackson MSS
  • Collection
  • late 1980s - 2003

Notes, transcriptions, translations, article drafts, lecture drafts, card index, photographs, slides, overhead projector sheets, electronic data files, microfilm, correspondence, annotated photocopies and off-prints, relating to Coptic and Greek documents and Coptic archaeology.

Clackson, Sarah Joanne

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

Howard Carter Collection

  • Carter MSS
  • Collection
  • 1899-1939

Notebooks, notes, maps, drawings, newspaper cuttings, watercolours, and a silver inkwell. Made during Carter's career between 1899-1939. (This is material other than that directly connected with the tomb of Tutankhamun.)

Carter, Howard

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