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Seligman, Charles Gabriel - correspondence

Correspondence Charles Gabriel Seligman including relating to his and Newberry's research from research. Includes correspondence on: totemism and animal cults (1912); Faragab (1915); the Sed festival (1923 and 1933); iron (1924); wearing of the rahat and wedding ceremonies in Sudan (1927); milk customs (1927); E. E. Evans-Pritchard and his appointment as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the Egyptian University, Cairo (1931); Ritchie's analysis of Newberry's collection of ancient Egyptian glass; gardening and sending seeds; Newberry's paper on olives and his reference to a camel stick (1938).

Also includes two letters from Seligman's wife, Brenda, on the practise of incision and the health of 'Sligs' (1926).

Note:
MSS 39/66 is also numbered 39
MSS 39/67 is also numbered 249
MSS 39/70 is also numbered 247
MSS 39/73 is also numbered 207

Shaw, Mary Stout - correspondence

Correspondence from Mary Stout Shaw including relating to travel, research on shabtis and persea wood, and requesting an article for inclusion in a book on Egyptian gardens with draft reply from Newberry.

Smith, (Sir) Grafton Elliot - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Grafton Elliot Smith (1871-1937) including relating to research on Akhenaton and the 18th Dynasty.

Also includes correspondence relating to Newberry's wish to endow an annual lecture, administered by the Royal Society, on eugenics and the problems of inheritance including extract of a letter from Professor Elliot Smith and letter introducing Newberry to Dr. Dale (Medical Research Council).

Note:
MSS 40/58 is also numbered A.377
MSS 40/60 is also numbered A.79
MSS 40/61 is also numbered 6
MSS 40/67 is also numbered A.110

Spencer, (Lady) Sarah Isabella - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Sarah Isabella Spencer (d.1919) (Daughter of 4th Earl Spencer) including relating to a book she is writing on Thomas Carlyle, the health of her brother and asking about the source of various quotes.

Note:
MSS 41/5 is also numbered A.338

The Editor of Nature - correspondence

Correspondence from the Editor of Nature relating to the publication of Newberry's presidential address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science (1923), and obituaries of Sir Robert Mond (1938) and Howard Carter (1939).

Waddell, William Gillan - correspondence

Correspondence from William Gillan Waddell including relating to his book on Manetho, research on Egyptian chronology, the translation of words including the Latin words baca and baculum, news from Egypt including via Mrs Ghorbal (1933).

Walker, John - correspondence

Correspondence from John Walker including relating to visiting Newberry and the publication of a book translated by Walker from Arabic on folk medicine among the modern Egyptian peasantry.

Wallis, Harold - correspondence

Correspondence from Harold Wallis relating to Newberry's purchase of articles from his collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, including receipt of payment signed by Alice and Violet Wallis (1933).

Note:
MSS 44/85 is also numbered 26a.
Warren Dawson's list of correspondence includes MSS 44/84 however this letter is now missing.

Webster, Charles K. - correspondence

Letter from Charles K. Webster (University of Liverpool Press) thanking Newberry for his services 'to the cause of scholarship in Liverpool' and enclosing letter from Ernest Hodder Williams (3 November 1920) on the University of Liverpool Press.

Wellcome, (Sir) Henry - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Henry Wellcome relating to a collection of objects excavated and the possibility of hiring Thomas Eric Peet to catalogue them, including copy of letter from Peet suggesting a rate of pay.

Williams, Caroline Ransom - correspondence

Correspondence from Caroline Ransom Williams including relating to the Medical Papyrus and James Breasted's publication of it; Newberry visiting the New York Historical Society's collections; comments on articles on the Abbott objects; her publication of a book on jewellery; visiting museum collections.

Note:
MSS 45/66 is also numbered A 105

Woodhouse, W. - correspondence

Letter from W. Woodhouse (Nicolson Museum, University of Sydney) relating to Sir Charles Nicholson's collection and a photograph taken for Newberry of a slab containing the cartounches of Akhenaton and his wife.

Woolley, (Sir) Charles Leonard - correspondence

Correspondence from Sir Charles Leonard Woolley including relating to: writing an article on Hittite graves (1913); introduction of vines to Egypt (1922) etymology and link between Asia and Egypt (1922); research, publications and visting Newberry.

Also includes letter forwarded by John Garstang, to him from Woolley, relating to writing an article on Hittite burial customs.

Note:
MSS 46/63 is also numbered 364
MSS 46/64 is also numbered 365
MSS 46/65 is also numbered 363
MSS 46/66 is also numbered 352
MSS 46/78 is also numbered 215

Scarabs and seals

Notebook containing cuttings and drawings of scarabs; cuttings and rubbing of cylinder seal impressions, (one dated 1929); notes on scarabs, seals and the sealing process.

Also includes envelope containing photographs of scarabs.

This notebook was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Sealings, Scarabs, Cylinders'.

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