16 letters from Anthes and 2 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Anthes. Majority of the content is personal; Anthes communicated his wartime circumstances and subsequent career development, as well as the German Egyptology situation after the war (WWII). Černý provided professional information, as well as material assistance in the form of food rations sent to Anthes in the 1940s. Anthes and Černý exchanged information on ostraca discoveries, Černý updating Anthes on new finds at Deir el-Medîna during the 1940s and 1950s. Anthes recipricated by supplying information regarding finds during excavations at Mît Rahîna.
2 letters from Casales, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Casales. An amateur Egyptologist inquiring about a translation of the Lord's Prayer in ancient Egyptian. J. Černý and A. H. Gardiner composed the prayer in Egyptian.
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.