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Borchardt, Ludwig - correspondence

Correspondence from Ludwig Borchardt (1863-1938) dating of the great sphinx of Giza and king statues from Thebes in the Berlin Museum including sketches (1897); painting of the head of a princess orignially in the house of Captain Timmins (1914); inscription of Ay at Akhmim (1927) [in German].

Note:
MSS 5/50 is also numbered A 358

Breasted, James Henry - correspondence

Correspondence from James Henry Breasted (1865-1935) on topics including purchase of the MacGregor collection; arrangements for Newberry's visit; Phoenician tomb scene; information on a trip to Luxor; Egyptians not accepting the Rockefeller gift; review of The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago's Anatolian work in Antiquity, 1933.

Note:
MSS 5/102 is also numbered 9
MSS 5/106 is also numbered 8
MSS 5/112 is also numbered A.74
MSS 5/113 is also numbered 279

Brunton, Guy - correspondence

Correspondence from Guy Brunton (1879-1949) to Newberry and Mrs Newberry. Includes details of excavation work; reference to his appointment as Keeper, Cairo Museum; scarab in Cairo Museum; Newberry's Catalogue of Shawabti figures.

Carey, Edward - correspondence

Correspondence from Edward Carey (Registrar, Liverpool University) relating to Newberry's resignation of his professorship, appointment to Readership, and Report of Selection Committee on Margaret Murray and Thomas Eric Peet as candidates for the Brunner Chair of Egyptology.

Caton-Thompson, Gertrude - correspondence

Correspondence from Gertrude Caton-Thompson including on wheat, vulgare wheat in Prehistoric Egypt, a report by Dr Stapf, plant samples sent to Kew, arrow heads and flints.

Note:
MSS 9/12 is also numbered 42

Caton-Thompson, Gertrude

Cooney, John D. - correspondence

Correspondence between John D. Cooney (Brooklyn Museum) and Newberry including on: predynastic pottery with boats; requesting information from Newberry on items in the Amherst collection to be auctioned as well as other sale catalogues; purchase of cylinders and scarabs; Kelekian collection.

Cosson, Léonie de

Correspondence from Léonie de Cosson (wife of Anthony F.C. de Cosson) relating to her plan to publish the Bonomi diaries and draft reply from Newberry (1947).

Also includes letter of thanks to Mrs Newberry (1933).

Davis, Theodore M. (1837-1915) - correspondence

Correspondence including: asking Newberry to write a description of a tomb; describing the condition of the tomb; reference to photographs of the tomb. Also includes letter to Carter relating to him painting a coffin and referring to correspondence with Maspero. Also includes invitation sent to Davis to a meeting to observe whether any phenomena takes place on the anniversary of Pharaoh Akhnaton's death in the Valley of the Queens, 26 January 1909.

Note:
MSS 12/4 is also numbered 16
MSS 12/5 is also numbered A.279
MSS 12/6 is also numbered A 280
MSS 12/8 is also numbered 292

Dedekind, Alexander - correspondence

Note of recommendation from Alexander Dedekind to Carola von Cischini written on a business card in Sütterlinschrift.

Translation by Ann-Katrin Gill, 8th April 2016:
Frau Carola v. Cischini…recommends to you, esteemed dear lady, the one who presents this card to you, Percy E. Newberry, one of our very first Egyptologists from England, who would also like to visit your scarab collection, and who also has ample opportunity to interest purchasers in your collection.

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