File NEWB5/4/03 - Kelekian Collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals

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NEWB5/4/03

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Kelekian Collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals

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  • 1940s - Approximate date based on correspondence (Creation)

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1 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Tracings, rubbings and drawings of seals and scarabs, possibly all from the Kelekian Collection sold to Brooklyn Museum.

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  • Receipt signed by John D. Cooney, Brooklyn Museum, for the Kelekian Collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals, 12 July 1944


  • Draft letter from Newberry to Dikran Kelekian relating to his collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals and describing his contribution to the war effort, c.1945


  • Letter from John D. Cooney relating to the Lieder catalogue and Kelekian Collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals, 21 June 1944


  • Letter from Dikran Kelekian relating to his collections and asking after Newberry's health, 17 May 1941


  • Letter from Dikran Kelekian relating to his collection of cylinders, scarabs and seals, 12 June 1944


  • Letter from John D. Cooney arranging to collect the Kelekian Collection, 9 July 1944

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PEN/G.VI/E.B.

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