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Percy Edward Newberry Collection
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Biographical Material

This series includes material created by Newberry as well as material on Newberry created by others. It includes newspaper cuttings, letter lists, diary notes, photographs, as well as material relating to Newberry's genealogical research.This...

Percy Edward Newberry Collection

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  • Collection
  • 1629-1999

The Percy Newberry Collection has been listed thanks to a cataloguing grant from the The National Archives in 2015. The collection comprises a wide range of material on topics including Predynastic Egypt, Theban tombs, Egyptian flora and fauna, ea...

Newberry, Percy Edward

Research Material

Along with the subject files and notebooks is a large body of research material that does not have any apparent order. It includes several draft manuscripts, card indexes, research notes, tracings, drawings, and photographs. Topics include predyna...

Calling cards

Photographs or calling cards of members of Newberry's extended family. Some are named on the back by Newberry with a note on genealogy. Includes photographs of: Newberry's mother Sarah Newberry, 1905; Newberry's Uncle F.J. Newberry;...

Genealogical material

Genealogical material including correspondence relating to genealogy, family trees, notes on members of the family.Includes:Financial summary of the late Mrs Newberry's estate, 1871.Newspaper clippings relating to a court case between a Mr. N...

Predynastic Egypt

This group of material relates to predynastic Egypt and in particular Newberry’s research on nome ensigns and examples of predynastic pottery which feature nome ensigns on the mast heads of boats. It includes several unpublished drafts, plates for...

Dynastic History

This group of material relates to dynastic Egypt and in particular Newberry’s research on the Second Intermediate Period including on officials and Kings.

Tombs and Sites

This group of material relates to Tombs and Sites in Egypt and in particular Newberry’s research on tombs and sites at Thebes.

Religion and Culture

This group of material relates to ancient Egyptian religion and culture including Newberry's research on the cults of ancient Egypt and so-called 'Arts of Life' such as making fire and keeping bees.

Research Notebooks

Percy Newberry's series of notebooks includes notebooks on single subjects, indexed notebooks on a range of subjects and research journals. Many of the notebooks have been numbered (in the form NB followed by a number) by Newberry and are ref...

Notes on early Egyptian travellers

Notebook with title on first page 'Notes upon Early Egyptian Travellers' and below 'Henry Light - Giovanni d'Athanasi - Henry Salt - E.W.Lane 14 25tc 34tc - G.A. Hoskins 16tc - Dodwell Collection 1827 p.14 and 32'. Inside ...

Poole, Reginald Stuart - correspondence

Correspondence from Reginald Stuart Poole (1832-1895) including arranging to meet Newberry, commenting on a paper by Newberry and giving advice on excavation work.Note:MSS 35/53 is also numbered A.58MSS 35/54 is also numbered 151MSS 35/56 is also ...

Correspondence

Newberry's correspondence was sorted and listed after his death by Warren Dawson and donated along with the rest of his material to the Griffith Institute Archive in 1950. The correspondence was arranged alphabetically by surname, with the ex...

Griffith, Francis Llewellyn - correspondence

Correspondence from Francis Llewellyn Griffith including relating to Newberry's work at Beni Hasan; comparison of Newberry's copies of inscriptions with Hay's work by Blackden; publication of Beni Hasan and El Bersheh; Rekhmara insc...

Griffith, Francis Llewellyn

Weigall, Arthur Edward Pearse Broome - correspondence

Correspondence from Arthur Edward Pearse Broome Weigall (1880-1934) including relating to: a family connection to Ightham; his research and publications; advice on his career; family and relationships; study at Oxford; asking to go to Egypt with N...

McClure, Marie Louise Dora - correspondence

Correspondence from Marie Louise Dora McClure including relating to the Egypt Exploration Fund, social events and accommodation for Egyptologists visiting for a congress.Note:MSS 30/15 is also numbered A.247MSS 30/17 is also numbered 17MSS 30/18 i...

Newberry, John E. - correspondence

Correspondence from John E. Newberry (Newberry's brother) including relating to his work for Henri Edouard Naville in Deir el Bahari, people he met whilst travelling in Egypt, forwarding correspondence and news to Newberry including relating ...

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