Frank Filce Leek Collection
- 1966-1985 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
8 folders in 1 box
Name of creator
British dentist and Egyptologist. Born, London 1903. Died, London 1985. Trained as dentist at King's College Hospital Dental School, 1926-30. Spent his whole working life as a dentist. Interest in Egyptology led him to study with V. Seton-Williams at the Institute of Archaeology, London. Worked with the team that examined the mummy of Tutankhamun in 1968. Joined the Manchester Mummy project in 1975. Elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1966.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by Mrs Phyllis M. Leek in 1986.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Notes and related correspondence concerning a prepared monograph on organic materials from the tomb of Tutankhamun. Two photographs showing F. F. Leek.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received. Arranged in three groups.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions, except for access to correspondence, which is subject to prior approval by the Archivist.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are the originals.
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