File Parker - Černý MSS. 21.112-14, 1560-6, 2189-94 - Parker, Richard A. - correspondence

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Parker - Černý MSS. 21.112-14, 1560-6, 2189-94

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Parker, Richard A. - correspondence

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  • 1950-1960 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 16 letters

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(1898-1970)

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12 letters from Parker, 3 carbon copies of letters from Černý to Parker, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Barbara Sewell (Griffith Institute secretary) to Parker sent in Černý's absence.
Mainly professional matters with a few personal references:
-invitations extended to Černý to visit Brown University, the earliest sent in 1950
-exchange of offprints
-students from Brown University in the UK (Richard Pierce)
-assessments of students and colleagues (H. Goedicke)
-the consequences of the Suez crisis for institutions in Egypt, particularly IFAO, 1956
-Demotic papyri
-mathematical texts
-material from Soknopaious Nesos

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Some of the letters are not in chronological order within the assigned archive numbering sequence.

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  • English

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