4 letters from Habachi. 1 letter from Habachi to Marie Černý. Publication exchange, social contacts, Černý's stay in Egypt in 1958, especially his sojourn in Nubia. The letter to Marie Černý concerns copies of obituaries.
8 letters from Harari, 1 carbon copy of a letter to Harari from I. E. S. Edwards sent on behalf of Černý. Professional and personal matters; the death of B. Grdseloff and Grdseloff's papers; book purchases; and Harari's work on the ancient Egyptian legal system.
15 letters from Harris, 5 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Harris. An invitation from the Board of the Faculty of Oriental Studies to act as Supervisor to J. R. Harris, 1 carbon copy of a reply from Černý to the Secretary of Faculties. A communication from Merton College (Elizabeth Ratcliff, College secretary) concerning a reference for J. R. Harris, 1 carbon copy of a reply from Černý to Merton College. A communication from Christ Church College (Dean of Christ Church) concerning a reference for J. R. Harris, 1 carbon copy of a reply from Černý’s to the Dean of Christ Church College. A communication from Brasenose College (the Principal) concerning a reference for J. R. Harris, 1 carbon copy of a reply from Černý to the Principal of Brasenose College. 1 payroll notice from the Committee of Advanced Studies, for Cerny, for the supervision of J. R. Harris. 1 Notice of appointment of Examiners for Černý concerning his student J. R. Harris. 2 letters from H. W. Fairman (University of Liverpool) concerning J. R. Harris' examination, 1 carbon copy of a reply from Černý to H. W. Fairman regarding the examination of J. R. Harris. 1 invitation from Černý to I.E.S. Edwards to act as examiner for J. R. Harris Correspondence concerned mainly with J. R. Harris' studies, examinations and grant and scholarship applications.
10 letters from Hayes, 7 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Hayes. Correspondence mainly concerned with professional matters: -Deir el-Medina finds in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, notably from the tomb of Sennedjem, TopBib i2.5, photographs of the objects from the tomb -question of ownership of a scribal palette in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 47.123, bought from the art dealer, John Tano -21st Dynasty chronology -publications exchange -Černý's plan to finalize his book on the royal workmen -Hayes satisfied with Eric Young as their new team member, Young had been recommended by Černý -also personal matters, including a planned visit by Černý to New York
1 letter from Helck, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Helck. Correspondence represents the smaller part of a larger exchange (existing letters contain references to other letters) concerning Helck's publication: Helck, W. Zur Verwaltung des Mittleren und Neuen Reichs (1958) (OEB 6234). Following this publication, Černý decided not to publish his planned paper on Viziers (see Černý MSS 5.7-8), which Helck regretted.
38 letters from Iversen, 13 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Iversen with copies of Sidgwick & Jackson correspondence concerning Iversen's publication plans. 3 letters from Sidgwick & Jackson, concerning a publication of Iversen's (Iversen, E. The Myth of Egypt and its Hieroglyphs in European Tradition (1961) (OEB 8508)). Iversen's research and publications, but also some references to personal matters: -Iversen's study of p. Carlsberg VII -Iversen's publications on pigments, paint and Egyptian hieroglyphs used in European tradition -stamp collecting; Iversen supplied Danish stamps to Černý -Iversen's visits to the UK
Album (43.5 x 33.5 cm) of approx. 134 studio (including Beato) and smaller, possibly amateur photographs, put together following Miss Lane's two trips to Egypt and the Near East between 1873 and 1876. Locations include a number of cities in Egypt, Beirut, Damascus, Athens and Rome.
Collection of antiquities and miscellanea collected by Miss Lane during her trips, including stone wall fragments, some with remains of decoration, Greek and Egyptian pottery fragments (modern and ancient), rough pottery oil lamps, shells, botanical specimens, strings of mummy beads, a decorated wooden spoon with an inscription to Miss Lane, a fabric sample and an ink well in the form of a boat.