Showing 28 results

Archival description
Percy Edward Newberry Collection Flora and Fauna (Percy Newberry Collection)
Print preview

Holden, Thomas - correspondence

Correspondence from Thomas Holden relating to flora and gardening including enquiry from Lord Rennell relating to the discovery of old seeds.Note:MSS 24/45 is also numbered A.167MSS 24/46 is also numbered A.167bThere are two letters without refere...

Schweinfurth, Georg - correspondence

Correspondence from Georg Schweinfurth including relating to tombs near Drah abu'l Negga including sketch map and drawing (1902); Quartz, Emery and its possible mining in Assuan (1914); plant remains in the tomb of Tutankhamun and a publicati...

Notebook on Tehenu

Notebook with handwritten title on front cover 'TEHENU'. There is an index inside the front cover.Notes relating to Tehenu (also known as Temehu) including: discussion of hieroglyphs, millstones, throw sticks, the county name initial, bo...

Notebook 30 on the olive

Notebook numbered by Newberry 'NB 30'. This has been covered by a label by John Harris 'PEN/G.XIII/N.A - Miscellaneous notes, references and photographs'. There is an index at the front of the notebook.Contains notes mostly rel...

Libya and Sudan

Folder titled 'Geography. Nubia and the Sudan' and numbered 5.Includes:Notes on countries to the south of Egypt including Sudan and EthiopiaNotes on Punt and its inhabitants including a postcard featuring the Queen of PuntNotes on Cyrena...

The olive

Folder titled 'Olive' and numbered 4, containing two handbound notebooks labelled 'Olive Tree' and 'Olive Oil', an unbound notebook titled 'Olive Tree - The Maryut Region', and a mounted photograph of an oli...

The mandrake

Folder titled 'Mandrake (Scorpion King)' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Mandrake' in which where are notes on a hieroglyphic sign in the shape of a rosette which precedes the royal name on the Scorpion King's Mace...

Moringa

Folder titled 'Moringa' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Moringa'.Includes:Notes on species of moringaList of moringa synonymsDraft titled 'Note on M.Loret's identification of the b3k tree with the MoringaNotes...

Vines and wine

Folder titled 'Vine and Wine' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Vine and Wine'. Notebook contains notes on the cultivation of vines, royal vineyards, sealings of officials of the vineyards, wine jar inscriptions, wine, so...

Oils and unguents

Folder titled 'Oils and Unguents' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Oils and Unguents'. Notebook contains notes on oils and unguents including head dressing, oil used on the skin, massage, nwdw seeds, oil from moringa, oi...

Trees

Folder titled 'Trees' containing two notebooks (one handbound) also titled 'Trees'.Handbound notebook titled 'Trees' contains notes relating to trees including on tree names, characteristic trees and shrubs of Egypt, ...

Flora and Egyptian gardens

Folder titled 'Flora - miscellaneous; Egyptian Gardens' containing two handbound notebooks titled 'Flora - Miscellaneous' and 'Egyptian Gardens'.Notebook titled 'Flora - Miscellaneous' contains notes, tracin...

Birds

Folder titled 'Fauna: Birds' containing a handbound folder titled 'Birds'. Folder includes notes on different species of bird including the crested ibis and the Egyptian vulture including drawings. Also includes cutting of a ph...

Owls

Folder titled 'Owls [and hieroglyphic and hieratic renderings]' containing a handbound notebook titled 'Owls'.Includes:Notes on the owlDraft titled 'The owl as a hieroglyph' including tracings and drawingsTracing of a...

Bees and bee-keeping

Folder titled 'Bees' containing notes, drafts, correspondence, tracings, drawings and cuttings relating to bees, bee-keeping and honey in ancient Egypt, including draft titled 'Bee-Keeping in Ancient Egypt' (written later than ...

Research material on tombs in Asyut

Research material on tombs in Asyut, identified during previous archival processing as being for a publication on Assiut [Asyut], and corrections to Griffith, F., The inscriptions of Siut and Dêr Rîfeh, (1889) (OEB 140749).The original folder has ...

Photographs of Egypt

Photographs housed in an envelope labelled 'PEN/G.XIII/E.A - Various Photographs'. Includes photographs of landscapes, flora, presses, and a floral garland found in a tomb at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in 1885.