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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

Petrie Journal 1884 to 1885 (Naucratis)

-Journal letters
-November 8, 1884, to May 31, 1885.
-Handwritten.
-At Naucratis, Petrie is assisted by F. Ll. Griffith, who is on his first visit to Egypt. In April 1885, Griffith is left to continue excavating at Naucratis while Petrie returns to Tanis to continue the previous season’s work. It was at Naucratis that Petrie earned the moniker “father of pots”, Griffith's being the “father of potsherds”, which is mentioned by Petrie in the journal.
-Main sites: Naucratis (Naukratis) and Tanis (San el-Hagar).
-Pages 15-68 and 92 are photocopies.
-Pages 40 and 69 are missing.
-Some pages are misnumbered (page numbers repeated or in wrong order).
-The transcription follows the correct order of all the pages. Problems with the numbering system are indicated in the notes.

Tutankhamun Archive

  • TAA
  • Collection
  • 1922-2014

Notebooks, negatives, photographs, maps, and drawings made during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun. For other material, refer to the catalogue.

Carter, Howard

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>
<a href="http://archive.griffith.ox.ac.uk/index.php/flora-and-fauna-percy-newberry-collection">Flora and Fauna</a>
<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

Sarah Joanne Clackson Collection

  • Clackson MSS
  • Collection
  • late 1980s - 2003

Notes, transcriptions, translations, article drafts, lecture drafts, card index, photographs, slides, overhead projector sheets, electronic data files, microfilm, correspondence, annotated photocopies and off-prints, relating to Coptic and Greek documents and Coptic archaeology.

Clackson, Sarah Joanne

Jenny Lane Journals

  • J. Lane MSS
  • Collection
  • 1873-1876

Journals of Jenny Lane, lady's maid to Lucy Renshaw, travelling companion of Amelia A. B. Edwards, describing in detail their various trips including the 1873-1874 journey through France and Italy, crossing from Brindisi to Alexandria on the Simla, thence up the Nile to Dendara, Karnak, Luxor, Aswan, Philae and Abu Simbel, and the return journey via Port Said, through Lebanon to Damascus, Baalbek and Beirut, Constantinople, Athens, and the Rhine. They contain vivid descriptions of the landscape, weather and peoples, and anecdotes and observations of fellow travellers and places visited. They cover the period from 4 September 1873 to 6 March 1876. 286 pages in three volumes, calf, worn, 8vo:

  • I: 4 September 1873 to 24 March 1874, dark red cover, 17.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm, 194 pages;
  • II: 1 May to 29 June 1874, dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages;
  • III: 26 February to 6 March 1876, black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Lane, Jenny

Journal 3

Journal covering the period from 26 February to 6 March 1876.
Black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Journal 2

Journal covering the period from 1 May to 29 June 1874.
Dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages.

Howard Carter Collection

  • Carter MSS
  • Collection
  • 1899-1939

Notebooks, notes, maps, drawings, newspaper cuttings, watercolours, and a silver inkwell. Made during Carter's career between 1899-1939. (This is material other than that directly connected with the tomb of Tutankhamun.)

Carter, Howard

Journal 1

Journal covering the period from 4 September 1873 to 24 March 1874.
Dark red cover, 17.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm, 194 pages.

Alexander Scharff Collection

  • Scharff MSS
  • Collection
  • 1935

Typescript in 7 folders of a complete synopsis of Theban tomb scenes, also three letters.

Scharff, Alexander

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