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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.

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

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.

Album of newspaper cuttings

Album of newspaper cuttings relating to the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, excavation of the tomb and finds. The album includes a partial index. Roughly half of the album has been filled.

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.

Articles and obituaries

Folder containing photocopies of the following articles and obituaries:
-'Percy Newberry (1869-1949)', in Garden History, 5(1): 45 (1977)
-'Newberry, Percy Edward (1869-1949)', Dictionary of National Biography 1941-1950, (Oxford, 1959)
-'Newberry, Percy Edward', Who Was Who 1941-1950, (1981)
-Newberry, Percy, 'Gardening 6000 Years Ago' in The Gardeners' Chronicle, no.678, 23 December 1899
-'Excavations at Thebes' read by J.E. Newberry, in The Builder, 5 November 1898
-Newberry, Percy, 'Obituary Notices - Mr. Howard Carter', in Nature, 25 March 1939
-Newberry, Percy, 'Obituary Notices - Sir Robert Mond F.R.S.', in Nature, 12 November 1938

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.

Correspondence catalogue by Warren Dawson

Notebook containing the catalogue of correspondence written by Warren Dawson. A note on the first page states that it was presented to the Griffith Institute by Mrs Newberry in 1950. The letters are organised alphabetically by the correspondent's surname, and appear to have been subsequently numbered, possibly on accession to the Archive. Arabic names have been sorted according to the first name.

Also includes a description of the biographical and diary notes in the collection (NEWB1/03-06), and calling cards which have been glued into the notebook.

Amherst, (Lady) Alicia Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Alicia Margaret Amherst (5th daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney; married 1898, Sir Evelyn Gascoyne-Cecil) mostly relating to research for her book on the history of gardening. Correspondence 1907 relating to the need to raise money, the sale of books and asking Newberry to seek an interview with Carnegie on the families behalf.

Amherst, (Lady) Florence - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Florence Amherst (3rd daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney) writing on behalf of her Mother, Margaret Susan Amherst, relating to the publication of an article by her Father and on his death.

Dates of letters:
10 September 1898
January 1909
26 August 1922

Amherst, (Lady) Margaret Susan - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Margaret Susan Amherst (d. 1919) (wife of Lord Amherst of Hackney) relating to: Newberry's work at Tel el Armana and Beni Hassan; the purchase of items including requests that Newberry purchase certain items on their behalf; Howard Carter's appointment; fraud and sale of house and belongings (1906); Newberry's divorce trial.

Note:
MSS 2/47a is also numbered 2/61
MSS 2/47b is also numbered 2/62 and 255

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

Amherst, (Lady) Sybil Margaret - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Sybil Margaret Amherst (d. 1926) (2nd daughter of Lord 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.

Amherst, (Lord) William Amhurst Tyssen - correspondence

Correspondence from Lord William Amhurst Tyssen Amherst (First Baron Amherst of Hackney) (1835-1909) on topics including: travel in Egypt; purchase of items from Egypt; articles written by Newberry.

Note:
MSS 2/71A is also numbered 96
MSS 2/73 is also numbered 43
MSS 2/74 is also numbered 49
MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20
MSS 2/76 is also numbered 41
MSS 2/77 is also numbered A.222
MSS 2/78 is also numbered A.223
MSS 2/79 is also numbered A.221
MSS 2/80 is also numbered A.228
MSS 2/84 is also numbered 33
MSS 2/85 is also numbered 35
MSS 2/86 is also numbered 34
MSS 2/87 is also numbered 37a
MSS 2/93 is also numbered 46
MSS 2/75 is also numbered 20

Andrews, (Mrs) Emma B. - correspondence

Correspondence from Mrs Emma B. Andrews (Associate of Theodore M. Davis) mostly referring to travel and books Newberry had sent.

Note:
MSS 3/3 is also numbered 39
MSS 3/4 is also numbered 32
MSS 3/7 is also numbered 33
MSS 3/9 is also numbered 14
MSS 3/11 is also numbered A.244
MSS 3/13 is also numbered 368

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