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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.

Diary notes and lists of correspondence

Folder contains biographical notes which appear to have been written based on diary entries including: autobiographical notes; diary notes 1893-1930 including information on travel, work and names of people Newberry saw or was in touch with; lists of correspondence; cuttings of journal 1900-1902; sketches of scarabs, 1902; autobiographical notes on first meeting Reginald Stuart Poole and Flinders Petrie, 1941; bibliography.

Also includes numbered lists of correspondence received 1888-1935 with a brief summary of contents. Lists do not appear to be in any order, although some are sorted by year. These numbers correspond to numbers written on letters held in this collection.

Biographical material including history of the Egypt Exploration Society

Folder contains:

-First page of a report titled 'Report on the work of the Archaological Institute' written by Newberry on his involvement establishing an Archaeological Institute at the University of Liverpool

-Short history of the Archaeological Survey of Egypt (now known as the Egypt Exploration Society) by Newberry including his involvement, with hand written corrections and notes c.1931-2 (written for the 50th anniversary meeting of the EES (see AHG/42.222.33, Griffith Institute)), and list of Officers-in-Charge of the Survey, 1890-1932

-Letter lists 1887-1892 with a short summary of contents and numbered, these numbers correspond to numbers written on letters held in this collection

-Handwritten notes on the history of the Archaeological Survey of Egypt

-One page of typed notes on people who worked on the tomb of Tutankhamun

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. Newberry (possibly Newberry's father Henry James Newberry) and his neighbour over the death of two of the neighbour's horses after they ate Yew tree cuttings from the latter's garden, March 1872.
-Order for the burial of the dead for Caroline Newberry, 4th January 1919.
-Sale catalogue for the property of the late Mrs Newberry, 1871.
-Letter of probate relating to the estate of Caroline Elizabeth Newberry (-1863), 16th October 1866.
-Reprint from The Parmaceutical Journal, 24th February 1906, on the history of Francis NewberySons Limited
-Wyatt family trees
-Typed article on Ralph Newbery (1560-1605) and correspondence relating to a children's book called 'Dives pragmaticus - the Great Marchant Man - a book in English Metre' written by Thomas Newbery in 1563 and reprinted with an introduction by Percy Newberry in 1910.
-Newspaper cutting on the funeral of Robert S. Johnston
-Photograph of a woman and child, c.1855-1880
-Bill for funeral arrangements for the late Amy Louisa Newberry, April 1859
-Financial details relating to the division of the late Mrs Newbery's estate
-Remembrance cards
-Copy of an indenture relating to the sale of property
-Sketches of family crests

Lectures

Copies of lectures by Newberry including:
-Typed and handwritten lecture on foreign relations during the 18th Dynasty
-Typed lecture on the debt of western civilisations to ancient Egypt
-Handwritten lecture on the Delta as the origin of Egyptian culture delivered to the British Association for the Advancement of Science in Brighton, 1948
-Typed lecture possibly given at the opening of the Institute of Archaeology established by the University of Cairo, c.1925
-Typed introductory lecture given in Cairo two years after the Institute of Archaeology was established by the University of Cairo on history and archaeology, c.1930
-Typed lecture on the history of ancient Egypt and ancient Egyptian culture

Tutanchamon - Sonderheft Der Woche

Folder has been labelled 'German Publication (1924) of photographs from Tutankhamuns Tomb. (found amongst the material of the late Percy E. Newberry)'.

Folder contains a German publication titled 'Tutanchamon - Sonderheft Der Woche' or in English 'Tutankhamun - Special Weekly Issue' (OEB 151539) on the tomb of Tutankhamun. The pages of the publication are not in order within the folder. There are also two newspaper or magazine cuttings of an image of a buckle in the form of a leopard's head from a Sem Priest's robe, copyright 1923.

Publications including bibliography

Folder including versions of a bibliography of Newberry.

Includes:

-Reprint, proof copy, typed draft and photocopy of Magee, Diana, 'The Egyptological Bibliography of Percy Edward Newberry (1869-1949), in The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, Volume 76, 1990 (OEB 32075)

-Correspondence relating to the bibliography of Percy Newberry, 1989.

-Numbered list 1-61 of Newberry's publications under the title 'Extracts from my Note-books'.

-Photocopy of Newberry, Percy E., 'Notes on the History of Medicine in Ancient Egypt', in The Pharmaceutical Journal and Transactions, 24 November 1888.

Davies, Nina de Garis - correspondence

Correspondence from Nina de Garis Davies to Newberry and Mrs Newberry including asking Newberry's advice on camping at Beni Hasan with Rosalind Moss; details of travel and travel plans; cataloguing Newberry's collection of textiles.

Note:
MSS 11/22 is also numbered 18a
MSS 11/23 is also numbered 18
MSS 11/25 is also numbered 257

Dattari, Giovanni (d. 1923) - correspondence

Correspondence from Giovanni Dattari (d. 1923) including: arranging to show Newberry his collection; Dattari's publication on coins; requesting Newberry's help with the translation of a seal including sketch.

Note:
MSS 11/17 is also numbered A 260

Davies, Norman de Garis (1865-1941) - correspondence

Correspondence from Norman de Garis Davies (1865-1941) including on: excavation at Meryra; arranging for Newberry to bring certain things with him when he visits; trees in the garden of Akhenaten; the tomb of Mentu-her-khepeshef; travel plans to Egypt; shrine at the tomb of Puyemre; identification of Ay; publications; tomb of User; tomb of Rekhmire; dealings with Bayoumi and Droiton; death of Mrs Griffith; news of Steindorff in Germany (1938); World War Two.

Note:
MSS 11/27 is also numbered 19
MSS 11/28 is also numbered 28
MSS 11/29 is also numbered 17
MSS 11/30 is also numbered 44
MSS 11/31 is also numbered 43
MSS 11/32 is also numbered 60
MSS 11/33 is also numbered 56
MSS 11/37 is also numbered 357
MSS 11/38 is also numbered 374
MSS 11/41 is also numbered 260
MSS 11/42 is also numbered 311
MSS 11/55 is also numbered 226
MSS 11/56 is also numbered 201
MSS 11/73 is also numbered A 108

Davis, Theodore M. (1837-1915) - correspondence

Correspondence including: asking Newberry to write a description of a tomb; describing the condition of the tomb; reference to photographs of the tomb. Also includes letter to Carter relating to him painting a coffin and referring to correspondence with Maspero. Also includes invitation sent to Davis to a meeting to observe whether any phenomena takes place on the anniversary of Pharaoh Akhnaton's death in the Valley of the Queens, 26 January 1909.

Note:
MSS 12/4 is also numbered 16
MSS 12/5 is also numbered A.279
MSS 12/6 is also numbered A 280
MSS 12/8 is also numbered 292

Edwards, Amelia Blanford (1831-1892) - correspondence

Correspondence from Amelia Blanford Edwards (1831-1892) relating to the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund; production of Newberry's book Beni Hasan; the work of Fraser and Blackden; telegram on the death of Edwards. Also includes letter to Griffith on his proposal to delay Newberry's publication and on transliteration and Egyptian types.

Some letters have been dictated by Edwards and signed by Emily Paterson, Private Secretary.

Note:
MSS 13/4 is also numbered 97
MSS 13/5 is also numbered 131
MSS 13/7 is also numbered 107
MSS 13/18 is also numbered 124
MSS 13/19 is also numbered 125
MSS 13/24 is also numbered 144
There is an additional letter between MSS 13/25 and MSS 13/26 which is numbered 140
MSS 13/27 is also numbered 60
MSS 13/28 is also numbered 36
MSS 13/29 is also numbered 59
MSS 13/31 is also numbered 2 and 54

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