File NEWB2/483 - Lyons, (Sir) Henry George - correspondence

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Lyons, (Sir) Henry George - correspondence


  • 1899 - 1935 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 27 letters

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Correspondence from Sir Henry George Lyons (1864-1944) including relating to his research on technical tools and requesting publication references from Newberry. On several letters Newberry has made a note of the relevant publication.

Also includes correspondence relating to: excavation work in Egypt; Lyons' position at the Science Museum, London; giving a lecture on Tutankhamun; reference to Newberry's work Cyprus; publication of an atlas of ancient Egypt with Francis Llewelyn Griffith; donation made by Newberry towards the museum purchasing 'Napier's Bones'; the effect of earthquakes in Egypt.

MSS 29/72 is also numbered 222
MSS 29/74 is also numbered 203
MSS 29/75 is also numbered A.188
MSS 29/76 is also numbered 17a
MSS 29/77 is also numbered 17
MSS 49/16 is also numbered A 364
MSS 49/17 is also numbered A 366
MSS 49/18 is also numbered 24
MSS 49/19 is also numbered 4
MSS 49/20 is also numbered A 329
MSS 49/21 is also numbered A 316
MSS 49/22 is also numbered 12

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MSS 29/61-80

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MSS 49/16-22

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