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Percy Edward Newberry Collection File English
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Petrie, (Lady) Hilda - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Hilda Petrie (wife of Sir Flinders Petrie) including invitation to dinner with sketch map; recommendation for an anti-Bolshevist speaker; reference to work during the First World War (1918); circular advertising publication of unpublished manuscripts by Flinders Petrie (1947).

Note:
MSS 37/1 is also numbered 5
MSS 37/3 is also numbered 50
MSS 37/4 is also numbered A.298

Petrie, (Sir) William Matthew Flinders (1853-1942) - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Flinders Petrie including relating to excavation work, finds, objects purchased from dealers and research questions.

Includes correspondence relating to: Newberry 'sticking to Botany' (1886); squeezes from the 'plant chamber', drawings of which had been published by Mariette (1887); botanical specimens found including wreaths; excavation work and finds including 'opening the pyramid' with sketch (1888) and Kahun (1889); chapter written by Newberry on ancient botany for a book by Petrie on Hawara; a system of numeration for Nile antiquities (1890); copying work with sketches (1890); agreement on the distribution of finds; on finding the Temple of Snefru with sketch (1891); survey of pyramids and description of graffitti (1891); Frasier's deception (1891); purchases from dealers in Cairo; a scandal relating to de Morgan (1896); figs found in Den's tomb (1900); a cylinder relating to Assa with copy of inscription (1901); listing finds in letter sent from Baliana (1901); finds relating to Zer (1901); a letter from Newberry in The Times on Hittites (1903); excavation at Ehnasya and finds relating to Senusert (1904); a paper by Newberry on Neith; clearing the Herakleopolis cemetery and the distribution of finds (1921); excavation of first dynasty tombs at Abydos (1922); paper written by Newberry for Ancient Egypt (1922); Howard Carter and discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun (1923); the possibility of excavating at Byblos for the French (c.1925).

Also includes letter from Petrie to Myers, draft letter from Newberry to Petrie and response from Petrie relating to paper in which Petrie disputes views of Miss Murray (1908). Also includes letter to Wainright relating to article for publication (1914).

MSS 37/41 includes watercolour painting of view from Petrie's bedroom door at sunrise, (c.1895).
MSS 37/66 includes post script from Hilda Petrie on Newberry’s subscription to publications.

Note:
MSS 37/6 is also numbered 89
MSS 37/8 is also numbered 68
MSS 37/9 is also numbered 77
MSS 37/10 is also numbered 79
MSS 37/11 is also numbered A.61
MSS 37/12 is also numbered 78
MSS 37/13 is also numbered A.62
MSS 37/14 is also numbered 156
MSS 37/15 is also numbered A.63
There is a letter without a Dawson reference numbered A.64
MSS 37/16 is also numbered 69
MSS 37/17 is also numbered 80
MSS 37/18 is also numbered A 65
MSS 37/19 is also numbered 87
MSS 37/20 is also numbered 70
MSS 37/21 is also numbered 89
MSS 37/22 is also numbered 88
MSS 37/24 is also numbered 72
MSS 37/25 is also numbered 73
MSS 37/26 is also numbered 86
MSS 37/27 is also numbered 83
MSS 37/28 is also numbered 90
MSS 37/29 is also numbered 85
MSS 37/30 is also numbered 84
MSS 37/31 is also numbered 74
MSS 37/32 is also numbered A.86
MSS 37/33 is also numbered 76
MSS 37/34 is also numbered 82
MSS 37/35 is also numbered 75
MSS 37/36 is also numbered 94
MSS 37/37 is also numbered 95
MSS 37/38 is also numbered 35
MSS 37/39 is also numbered 8
MSS 37/40 is also numbered 10
MSS 37/42 is also numbered A.227
MSS 37/43 is also numbered 12
MSS 37/44 is also numbered 5
MSS 37/45 is also numbered A.226
MSS 37/46 is also numbered A.236
MSS 37/48 is also numbered A.369
MSS 37/49 is also numbered 11
MSS 37/50 is also numbered 12
MSS 37/51 is also numbered 10
MSS 37/52 is also numbered 2
MSS 37/53 is also numbered 1
MSS 37/54 is also numbered 47
MSS 37/55 is also numbered 45
MSS 37/56 is also numbered 2
MSS 37/57 is also numbered 65
MSS 37/64 is also numbered 373
MSS 37/65 is also numbered 283
MSS 37/66 is also numbered 316
MSS 37/72 is also numbered 315
MSS 37/73 is also numbered 240
MSS 37/75 is also numbered 239
MSS 37/83 is also numbered A.318
MSS 37/84 is also numbered A.320
MSS 37/85 is also numbered A.320
MSS 37/86 is also numbered A.324
MSS 37/89 is also numbered 239a
MSS 37/94 is also numbered 193 and 51

Rankin, Helen M. - correspondence

Correspondence from Helen M. Rankin (Wife of John Rankin) including sympathy on death of Newberry's parents, congratulations on his fellowship from London University and relating to a trip to the Lake District.

Note:
MSS 38/39 is also numbered A.337

Rankin, P.S. - correspondence

Letter from P.S. Rankin on behalf of his Father, John Rankin, in response to a letter from Newberry and relating to Newberry referring to himself as a 'Sectional President'.

Note:
This letter is also numbered A.308

Savage, Spencer - correspondence

Correspondence from Spencer Savage (Assistant Secretary, The Linnean Society of London) relating to Newberry's paper On some African species of Olea and the original home of the cultivated Olive Tree.

Sayce, (Rev.) Archibald Henry - correspondence

Correspondence from Rev. Archibald Henry Sayce (1845-1933) including relating to: owners of tombs at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna; publication of the Song of the Harper in the tomb of Neferhotep; application for a concession north of Esna (1904); discovery of a cemetery by a Mr Fischer; arrangements for excavation work including cheque for £75; work with Garstang and news of finds (1904-5); obelisk uncovered by Reginald Engelbach with copy of inscription (1924).

Also includes letter of thanks to Mrs Newberry (1912).

Note:
MSS 39/21 is also numbered A.89
MSS 39/22 is also numbered A.85a and A 88
MSS 39/23 is also numbered A.88
MSS 39/24 is also numbered A 85
MSS 39/25 is also numbered 301
MSS 39/26 is also numbered A.85.b
MSS 39/29 is also numbered A.339
MSS 39/30 is also numbered A.54a
MSS 39/32 is also numbered 314

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