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Letter from George W. Murray (22 May 1909)

Letter from George W. Murray dated 22 May [1909] with notes and queries on words and proper names in Kenzi, Mahas and Old Nubian. Corrections to Griffith MSS 14.5.2 above. Mention of Murray's list of Nubian personal names, cf. Griffith MSS 14.5.4 below.

Letter from G. W. Murray (17 January 1912)

Letter from G. W. Murray dated 17 January 1912. Discussion of names of Hill Nubian dialects. Attribution of typed word list of Hill Nuba languages (Griffith 14.15 below) to [J. W.] Sagar, cf. Sagar, J. W., "Notes on the history, religion, and customs of the Nuba" in Sudan Notes and Records 5 (1922), p.137-156.

Letter exchange between C. H. Read and Petrie

Correspondence exchanged between Charles Hercules Read and W. M. F. Petrie in 1907, two letters and one draft letter.
-C. H. Read to Petrie, 27-03-1907, 2 pages, comparing the scale of excavations in Egypt undertaken by the Germans and Americans and that the British were falling behind.
-Petrie to C. H. Read, not dated but presumably 1907, 3 pages, a draft of the reply in response to Read's letter of 27-03-1907, refutes Read's statement, and to the contrary, the British were in fact 'leading the way', describes his excavations in the Palace of Apries at Memphis, has funding for excavating in Egypt for the next 5 to 10 years, and the British Society of Antiquaries need to continue its support of British excavations.
-Petrie to C. H. Read, 27-05-1909, 1 page, the Hilton Price collection sale at Sotheby's.

Letter (continuation)

Letter (continuation):
-ink text on paper
-11.5 x 18.5 cm
'the reverse is the figure
of the Apteryx and a Wreath
to be composed of the plants
indigenous to the country.'


-ink text on paper
-11.3 x 18.3 cm
'21 May 1862
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields
My dear Sir
This moment in the receipt of yours
of this date
The materials for a perspective
view of the Schools have been
in the hands of a draughtsman
there several weeks. Tomorrow
if I am well enough (after the
Duke's party this evening) I will
call to see if it be done
Your obedient Servant
Joseph Bonomi
John Lee Esq(?) LLD
x x x'


-printed and ink text on paper
-11.5 x 18.5 cm
'Sir John Soane's Museum,
13, Lincoln's Inn Fields,
11 April 1866
On the principal face of the
Medal is a figure of Civilisation,
habited [in (crossed out)] like Minerva, in
the act of prescuting two Wreaths
or crowns, one, for the native the
other for Colonial produce.
Below is the figure of a
Canoe, and round the margin
is to be written NEW ZEALAND

Les équipes de Deir el Médineh

Two notebooks of L.-A. Christophe , Les équipes de Deir el Médineh:
-Notebook I: Ramesses III - An XXIV - An XXXI.
-Notebook II: Ramesses IV - An I - III.

Christophe, Louis-Antoine

Leningrad, 07/04/1930

Letter from Vasilij Vasilievich Struve to T. E. Peet. Leningrad, 07/04/1930 (no envelope). References to suggestions made by Peet on Struve’s publication and note on small hieratic texts in the Hermitage Museum that Struve intends to publish.

Leibovitch, Joseph - correspondence

12 letters from Leibovitch, 4 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Leibovitch.
1 carbon copy of a letter by Černý to Miss Keeves of the Egypt Exploration Society concerning copies of Inscriptions of Sinai i & ii (OEB 3261 and OEB 4432) for J. Leibovitch (Israel Exploration Journal).
-exchange of publications
-obtaining Annales du Service des Antiquités Egyptiennes [ASAE]
-publishing in ASAE
-new posts and research plans of both correspondents
-Černý's sojourns in Egypt in the 1950s

Lehmann-Haupt, Carl Ferdinand Friedrich and Therese - correspondence

Correspondence from Carl Ferdinand Friedrich and Therese Lehmann-Haupt including relating to the Chair in Greek at the University of Liverpool.

Also includes letter of thanks from Lehmann-Haupt's wife Therese to Mrs Newberry.

MSS 29/15 is also numbered A.195
MSS 29/16 is also numbered 273
MSS 29/17 is also numbered 37 (38 crossed out)
MSS 29/18 is also numbered 39

Legge, George Francis - correspondence

Correspondence from George Francis Legge including news from Egypt and reference to James Henry Breasted, T. Eric Peet, and Henri Édouard Naville.

MSS 29/8 is also numbered A.348
MSS 29/9 is also numbered A.345
MSS 29/10 is also numbered A.346

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