1 letter from Brunton. Correspondence concerned with a memorial volume for I. Rosellini, published as: Studi in memoria di Ippolito Rosellini nel primo centenario della morte (4 giugno 1843 - 4 giugno 1943), 2 vols. (1949-1955) (OEB 159067).
1 letter from the Clarendon Press, 1 draft of a letter from Černý to the Secretary of the Clarendon Press, both typewritten. Brief correspondence concerning the possibility of publication of the Coptic Etymological dictionary, the Press had comments as to whether the Nag Hammadi lexicon should also be included, as well as other formalities. Černý was considering a publication in Germany, to which the Press had no objections.
46 letters from Dawson, 4 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Dawson. Biographies of Egyptologists for inclusion in Who was Who in Egyptology, including Černý's suggestion to include portraits and examples of the handwriting of individual Egyptologists; further themes discussed in the letters included papyri and New Kingdom history.
45 letters from Desroches-Noblecourt, 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Desroches-Noblecourt. 7 letters from Desroches-Noblecourt to M. Černý, 1 draft letter from M. Černý to Desroches Noblecourt. Professional and personal matters: -objects in the Louvre, including technical description of papyri provided by Desroches-Noblecourt. -transcriptions of texts -UNESCO campaign in Nubia, and mapping of graffiti
the arrangement of UNESCO contracts, lodgings and expenses for Černý -family contacts -In 1948, Desroches-Noblecourt referred to the political situation in Czechoslovakia -In correspondence with M. Černý, Desroches-Noblecourt referred to posthumous publications of J. Černý and discussed the participation of S. Sauneron and S. Groll with various proposed publication projects
4 letters from Gadd, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Gadd Černý's work on oracles; I. E. S. Edwards' candidature to the British Academy, the position of Oriental Studies in the British Academy.
129 letters from A. H. Gardiner, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to A. H. Gardiner. 1 copy of a letter from A. H. Gardiner to R. Caminos forwarded to Černý. 1 letter from M. L. Horn to Černý, forwarded through A. H. Gardiner.
Correspondence from A. H. Gardiner concerned with both professional and personal matters, notably: -ostraca and papyri and their collection and publication -research queries - measures of capacity -other publications by Černý and Gardiner - P. Wilbour, the Will of Naunakhte -questions of ancient Egyptian administration and economy -academic positions, Oxford, London -publishing in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology -British Academy -Topographical Bibliography and the Griffith Institute -family and other personal matters
16 letters from Glanville, 1 copy of a letter from Černý to Glanville. 1 copy of a letter from Glanville to A. J. Arkell, copy sent to Černý. 1 memorandum of agreement between Černý and the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press. 1 letter from Glanville to Jean Tudor-Pole (Černý’s secretary). 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Carl Winter, Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Professional and personal matters: -Černý’s arrival in the UK in 1946 -Černý’s external examinership for Cambridge -A. J. Arkell's situation -publication of the rock-tombs at Meir, see Blackman, A. M. and Apted, M. R. The Rock tombs of Meir, v (1954) (OEB 1684) and vi (1954) (OEB 1685) -Černý’s communications with the Fitzwilliam Museum concerning photographs for Georges Nagel -furthering Černý’s participation in the Cambridge Ancient History volumes -the future of the Oxford Egyptological Chair -Glanville requesting advice on finding someone suitable to write a reference for a proposed publication on Josef Čapek
7 letters from Godron 1 carbon copy of a letter from (Helen Murray?, Černý's colleague) written on behalf of Černý's to Godron 1 copy of a letter to Godron, presumably forwarded to Černý Godron's studies in early dynastic material, Palermo stone, collections at Mariemont, and Godron's Coptic studies; Godron's visits to the United Kingdom.
12 letters from Griffiths, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Griffiths. -consultation of J. G. Griffiths' research on Horus and Seth eventually published as: Griffiths, J. G., The Conflict of Horus and Seth from Egyptian and Classical Sources. A Study in Ancient Mythology (1960) (OEB 1819) -recommendations for A. B. Lloyd from Swansea -Černý's support for J. G. Griffiths' application for a Leverhulme fellowship
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.