Correspondence from James Edward Quibell (1867-1935) relating to his excavation work in Egypt and referring to other Egyptologists and their work including Flinders Petrie, Howard Carter, Victor Loret, Archibald Sayce, Wilhelm Speigelberg and Jacques de Morgan.
Includes correspondence relating to: a painted tomb found by F.W. Green; travel in Egypt; measurements of the Ramasseum; finds at El Kab including flat alabaster dishes and the relationship between Libyans and the Old Kingdom population; relationship between Egyptologists; death of Miss Yuill; finds in 1897 including a slate palette; life in Berlin and his colleagues; work at the Egyptian museum; job as Inspector of the Antiquities Service in Egypt shared with Howard Carter; Palermo stone and Breasted's work on it (1922).
Also includes letter to Mrs Helena Newberry bidding her farewell (1896).
Also includes letter from Newberry on behalf of the Archaeological Institute, University of Liverpool requesting the concession at Cheikh Abd el-Gournah (1923).
MSS 38/5 is also numbered A.304
MSS 38/6 is also numbered A.234
MSS 38/9 is also numbered A.300
MSS 38/10 is also numbered A.270
MSS 38/11 is also numbered A.255
MSS 38/14 is also numbered A.257
MSS 38/15 is also numbered A.274
MSS 38/17 is also numbered A.368
MSS 38/18 is also numbered 27
MSS 38/19 is also numbered 28
MSS 38/20 is also numbered 42
MSS 38/21 is also numbered 39
MSS 38/22 is also numbered 37
MSS 38/25 is also numbered 26
MSS 38/26 is also numbered 27
MSS 38/27 is also numbered A.307
There is a letter without Dawson reference which is numbered 59.