Correspondence from Cecil Mallaby Firth including asking Newberry to purchase an amethyst bead, on the effect of the war on the relationship between Great Britain and France, Pierre Lacau and the exploitation of Egyptian antiquities by foreign museums. Also includes letter written from Saqqara thanking Newberry for a plan.
Correspondence from Henri Franfort mainly in relation to his work for the Egypt Exploration Society.
Includes letters on: the Pepy cylinder; work at Abydos; Peker; work at Erment; visiting the Bissing collection and museum in Leiden (1928); work at Armana; identifying scarabs; possibility of finding Dr Käthe Bosse work outside Germany (1937).
Note: MSS 16/14 is also numbered A.81 MSS 16/15 is also numbered 230 MSS 16/16 is also numbered 5 MSS 16/17 is also numbered A.71 MSS 16/18 is also numbered 297 MSS 16/23 is also numbered 21 MSS 16/24 is also numbered 2 MSS 16/25 is also numbered 7
Correspondence from George Willoughby Fraser including one letter to Miss Edwards (13 January 1892) relating to the transport of items from Egypt and discoveries made with M.W. Blackden. Four letters sent to Newberry (1920-22) including relating to The Outline of History by H.G Wells, and a coptic cap.
Note: MSS 16/39 has been removed for conservation and has not been included in this description. MSS 16/35 is also numbered 32 MSS 16/37 is also numbered 234 MSS 16/38 is also numbered A.14
Correspondence from Henry Frowde (Oxford University Press) including one letter to Lord Carnavon relating to the press release for Five Years' Exploration at Thebes, and an acknowledgement of Newberry's letter.
Also includes draft re-write of the press release by Newberry.
Correspondence from Warren Royal Dawson including on: situation regarding excavation work in Egypt; translation of hieroglyphs; publications Dawson is working on; references to the tomb of Ay; funerary papyri of the 21st Dynasty; Queen Nozme; 21st dynasty burial sites; Newberry's articles on the Pig and the Olive; discussion of various Egyptologists in relation to biographies Dawson is writing and draft replies from Newberry; requesting collection sale catalogues.
Note: MSS 12/17 is also numbered 343 MSS 12/18 is also numbered A.199 MSS 12/19 is also numbered 343a