File NEWB2/461 - Leeds, Edward Thurlow - correspondence

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Leeds, Edward Thurlow - correspondence


  • 1916 - 1945 (no letters 1917-1939) (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 17 letters

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Correspondence from Edward Thurlow Leeds (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) including corrections to Newberry's list of nome signs (1916), relating to relocating material during the war including two predynastic bowls belonging to Newberry, Newberry sending his filing cabinets to the Griffith Institute (1939), damage during World War Two, donation of items by Newberry including Egyptian textiles (including draft reply from Newberry), museum acquisitions and copyright ownership of the Howard Carter material.

Also includes: copy of a letter from Newberry to Leeds on copyright ownership of the Howard Carter material; draft letter from Newberry on work during World War Two and gifting books to the Griffith Institute; draft letter from Newberry on donating Persian tiles to the Ashmolean Museum.

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MSS 28/61-71

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MSS 49/13-15

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MSS 50/39-40, plus one letter not listed by Dawson

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