File Posener - Černý MSS 21.118-19, 1622-725, 2201-16, 2420-1 - Posener, Georges - correspondence

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Posener - Černý MSS 21.118-19, 1622-725, 2201-16, 2420-1

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Posener, Georges - correspondence

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  • 1946-1970 (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 113 letters

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(1898-1970)

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110 letters from Posener, 1 carbon copy of a letter from Černý to Posener.
2 letters from Posener to Marie Černý.
Research:
-renewal of the Deir el-Medina ostraca project after the Second World War (WWII)
-Posener's publication plans, work on Kemit (later published as Posener, G., Catalogue des ostraca hiératiques littéraires de Deir el Médineh ii (Nos 1109 à 1167), (1951) & (1991) (OEB 3065))
-Posener's research on execration figures, literary ostraca, translations of various texts
-Černý's research on supposed consanguineous marriages in Egypt
-book exchange and mutual help in obtaining rare volumes in Britain, Egypt and France
Personal and family matters
-some remarks on the situation in Czechoslovakia after the communist coup on 25 February 1948
After Černý's death, Marie Černý consulted options for Černý's posthumous publications with Posener, especially the Late Egyptian grammar and the involvement of S. Groll in the grammar project.

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

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  • French

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After G. Posener married P. Kriéger, the later Kriéger-Poesner communications with Černý are combined with her husband's correspondence and are filed under 'Posener, G.'.

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