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Siegfried Hugo Erdmann Schott Collection

  • Schott MSS
  • Collection
  • 1920s-1940s

(a) Approximately 3,500 negatives recording scenes from private tombs at Thebes, accompanied by a concordance in five notebooks .
(b) There are also several hundred photographs which were received in exchange with the Abteilung Ägyptologie, Trier.
(c) Microfilm roll with copies of the negatives.

Schott, Siegfried Hugo Erdmann

Griffith Institute Stereoscopic Photographs Collection

  • GI Stereoscopic Photographs
  • Collection
  • c. 1896-1904

1) 103 stereoscopic photographs published by Underwood & Underwood, consisting of views of Egypt (49), China (50), Europe (3), and India (1).
2) Sawyer's View-Master Model B, black bakelite (c. 1944-1947), and twelve View-Master reels with seven pictures of Egypt each (© 1950): 3301 'Cairo, Egypt'; 3302 'The Famous Mosques of Cairo, Egypt'; 3303 'The Great Pyramids and Sphinx, Giza, Egypt'; 3304 'The Tombs of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt'; 3305 'Treasures of King Tut-Ankh-Amen, Cairo, Egypt'; 3306 'The River Nile, Assuan to Cairo, Egypt'; 3307 'The Valley of the Nile, Egypt'; 3308 'People of the Nile Valley, Egypt'; 3309 'Sakkara and Memphis, Egypt'; 3310 'Luxor & El Karnak, Egypt'; 3311 'Ancient Thebes, Egypt'; and 3312 'Assuan on the Nile, Egypt'.
3) 50 stereoscopic glass positives accompanied by a handwritten numbered index of images and a Gaumont stereoscopic viewer. The positives were created in Egypt sometime between 1900 and 1914. Views include Alexandria, Cairo (street scenes and inside the Egyptian Museum), the pyramids at Giza, the Luxor Temple, the Valley of the Kings, and Aswan.

Underwood & Underwood

William Arnold Stewart Collection

  • Stewart MSS
  • Collection
  • 1927 to mid 1940s

Journal, photographs, typescript, and various notes connected with Stewart's work on the reconstruction of some of the furniture of Queen Hetepheres for the Harvard-Boston Expedition.
Xerox of a typescript entitled 'Creative Work in Palestine. Technical and Crafts Education 1918-1946'.

Stewart, William Arnold

John Williams Rubbings Collection

  • Wiliams MSS
  • Collection
  • Between 1830-1840

4 albums containing rubbings mainly of objects in the British Museum, and also other museums and private collections including those in the J. Lee collection.

Williams, John

Percy Edward Newberry Collection

  • NEWB
  • 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, early Egyptian travellers, ancient Egyptian religion and culture, as well as Newberry's genealogy. Formats include notebooks, research notes, photographs, tracings, rubbings and neswpaper clippings.

The collection has been divided into 5 series: Biographical Material; Correspondence; Research Notebooks; Subject Files and Research Material.

The following key subject terms collate material on the same subject which have been listed in different series:
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/nome-ensigns-percy-newberry-collection">Nome Ensigns</a>
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<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/predynastic-egypt-percy-newberry-collection">Predynastic Egypt</a>
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/scarabs-and-seals-percy-newberry-collection">Scarabs and Seals</a>

Newberry, Percy Edward

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 series also includes Newberry's excavation diary during his work for Lord Northampton from 1898 to 1899.

Group photographs with Egyptologists

Folder containing 3 black and white group photographs which include Percy Newberry and all appear to have been taken in Egypt.

Photographs include the following information:
-Note on the back suggests it was taken in the 1920s and names Abu Bakr, Hermann Grapow, Percy Newberry, Georg Steindorff, Hermann Junker and Selim Hassan.
-Back of the photograph is date stamped 17 January 1930 and a note reads 'A Benni Hassane' [at Beni Hasan].
-Note on the back of the photograph suggests that it is a photograph taken at Cairo University in the 1920s, and lists the people seated left to right as: 1. [?], 2. [?], 3. Selim Hassan 4. Newberry 5. [?] 6. Junker 7. Vikentiev 8. Henri? Frankfort 9. [?] and in the front row 1. Baudouin? Van de Walle, 2. [?], 3. [?].

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; Newberry's Grandfather F.W. Newberry; Mrs Sarah Pine born Kenward (1790-?); Mrs Thomas Kenward; William Munk; James Newberry (1781-); Elizabeth Newberry (1791-); Thomas Kenward (1788-); Mrs James Newberry born Dixy. Also includes receipt for 12 calling cards, 1867.

Press cuttings

Folder titled by John Harris 'PRESS CUTTINGS' with newspaper cuttings glued or fastened on to each page.

Newpaper cuttings are on a range of topics relating to ancient Egypt and Egyptology including congresses taking place, exhibitions such as the exhibition of Egyptian Art at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, book reviews, news relating to Percy Newberry, current research, obituaries, Sudan, Libya and the Libyan Desert.

Amherst, (Lady) Mary Rothes Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Mary Rothes Margaret Amherst (eldest daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; marriage 1885, Lord William Cecil; in 1909 succeeded as Baroness Amherst of Hackney) on topics including relating to the purchase of items in Egypt; the sale of the families book collection to Liverpool; the identification of museum papyri.

Note:
MSS 2/48a is also numbered 1/50 and A.96

Assad, Iskander - correspondence

Correspondence from Iskander Assad, an Egyptian student, including arranging to meet Newberry in London and asking for help on his appointment to Keeper of the Ancient Egyptian Department of the Agricultural Museum, Cairo.

Note:
MSS 26/3 is also numbered A.181

Benson, Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Margaret Benson (1865-1916) (daughter of Mary Benson) including relating to squeezes of a big stone and finds from a temple [presumably the Temple of Mut].

Note:
MSS 4/73 is also numbered A 229
MSS 4/77 is also numbered 43
MSS 4/80 is also numbered 41

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