10 letters from Newberry, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Newberry. Personal matters and research: -reading the name of king Khendjer, South Saqqâra, TopBib iii2.434 -Rosellini memorial volume, see Scritti dedicati alla memoria di Ippolito Rosellini nel primo centenario della morte (4 giugno 1943) (1945) (OEB 149922) -news on other Egyptologists, particularly E. Iversen and G. Steindorff
2 letters from the Nobel Prize Committee, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to the Nobel Prize Committee. Nobel Prize Committee asking for Černý's nominations for the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1964 and 1966. For 1964, Černý proposed Jean-Paul Sartre; in 1966, he declined, citing extensive fieldwork preparations as a priority.
12 letters from Parker, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Parker, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Barbara Sewell (Griffith Institute secretary) to Parker sent in Černý's absence. Mainly professional matters with a few personal references: -invitations extended to Černý to visit Brown University, the earliest sent in 1950 -exchange of offprints -students from Brown University in the UK (Richard Pierce) -assessments of students and colleagues (H. Goedicke) -the consequences of the Suez crisis for institutions in Egypt, particularly IFAO, 1956 -Demotic papyri -mathematical texts -material from Soknopaious Nesos
110 letters from Posener, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Posener. 2 letters from Posener to Marie Černý. Research: -renewal of the Deir el-Medina ostraca project after the Second World War (WWII) -Posener's publication plans, work on Kemit (later published as Posener, G., Catalogue des ostraca hiératiques littéraires de Deir el Médineh ii (Nos 1109 à 1167), (1951) & (1991) (OEB 3065)) -Posener's research on execration figures, literary ostraca, translations of various texts -Černý's research on supposed consanguineous marriages in Egypt -book exchange and mutual help in obtaining rare volumes in Britain, Egypt and France Personal and family matters -some remarks on the situation in Czechoslovakia after the communist coup on 25 February 1948 After Černý's death, Marie Černý consulted options for Černý's posthumous publications with Posener, especially the Late Egyptian grammar and the involvement of S. Groll in the grammar project.
5 letters from Sander-Hansen, 6 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Sander-Hansen. Setting up of the International Association of Egyptologists; membership of the organisation; publications. Černý recommending R. Haardt as Coptologist to Sander-Hansen.
27 letters from Sauneron to Černý. 2 letters from Sauneron to Marie Černý, 1 letter (with multiple drafts) from Marie Černý to Sauneron. Professional and personal matters: -Sauneron's research and news of research-based travelling -Egyptian philology, palaeography -studies in hieratic -book exchange and purchases -occasional news of family Marie Černý consulting Sauneron regarding posthumous publications of J. Černý, as well as the use of Černý's notebooks.
6 letters from Scott, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Scott. -Deir el-Medîna material in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, finds relating to the workman Khabekhnet and his family (Thebes, TT 2, TopBib i2.6-9) -Third Intermediate Period material -Scott's study trips to Europe -personal matters
1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Varille. 1 thank you note from Černý to Varille for Loret's obituary and for arranging a posthumous publication of Loret's book, see Loret, V., La résine de Térébinthe (SONTER) chez les anciens Égyptiens (1949) (OEB 2073).
1 letter from Werblowsky, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Werblowsky, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Fiona Strachan (Griffith Institute secretary) to Werblowsky, sent in Černý's absence. Professional references for S. I. Groll. Černý providing a strong recommendation.
1 carbon copy of a letter from Williams to J. R. Harris, sent to Černý for reference. A. A. Williams, Bursar of Queen's College, informing J. R. Harris, who had been recommended by Černý for a UNESCO project in Nubia, that the College supported Harris' participation in the project.
2 letters from E. M. Williams, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to E. M. Williams. Ostraca and other objects from collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in particular objects from the Theodore M. Davis excavations in the Valley of the Kings.
18 letters from Yoyotte. Professional and personal matters: -exchange of offprints and publications -QV 53 publication by Yoyotte, see Yoyotte, J., 'The Tomb of a Prince Ramesses in the Valley of the Queens (No. 53)', in Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 44 (1958), 26-30 (OEB 6811) -Yoyotte's visits to the UK -situation of IFAO after the Suez crisis -personal matters
Annotated proofs of Newberry, Percy E., The life of Rekhmara, vezîr of Upper Egypt under Thothmes III and Amenhetep II (circa BC 1471-1448) (1900) (OEB 146373), plates II (2 copies) & III, IX & X
Hand-copies of texts from the Tomb of Rekhmireʿ at TopBib i.2.207(4) and from the Tomb of Amenemopet (TT 29) at TopBib i.2.46(3), see Davies, Norman de Garis, The tomb of Rekh-mi-rē' at Thebes (1943) (OEB 137925), plates XVI, CXIX & CXXII[A]
Hand-copy of text from the Tomb of Rekhmireʿ at TopBib i.2.206(2), see Davies, Norman de Garis, The tomb of Rekh-mi-rē' at Thebes (1943) (OEB 137925), plates XXVI-XXIX.