- 1880s-1926 (Anlage)
Umfang und Medium
7 boxes, 27 notebooks, 11 parcels, 8 rolls, 1 album, and 1 CD
Name des Bestandsbildners
British architect and archaeologist. Born, Brighton 1841. Died, Mehamid 1926. Educated privately. His first architectural appointment was with Sir Gilbert Scott where he was responsible for church restorations. Surveyor of the Fabric, Sir Paul's Cathedral, 1897. Architect to the Dean and Chapter, Chichester Cathedral, 1900. Took up residence in Egypt in the early 1900s after retiring from general practice. Worked with J. J. Tylor at El-Kâb, and was involved with the publishing of some of the private tombs there. Assisted Quibell and Green at Hierakonpolis. Appointed to oversee the restoration of buildings in Egypt, including ancient monuments. Published several books relating to his work on excavations as well as architectural related works.
The manuscripts were originally given to the Society of Antiquaries with the condition that the Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum and the Society of Antiquaries could extract and retain relevant information for their respective archives. Any residue would then be passed on to the Corporation of Brighton. In the event, all three bodies waived their claim on these papers, which were then subsequently offered to the Griffith Institute. The accession of the Somers Clarke MSS was announced at the Griffith Institute Committee meeting on 29-04-1948.
Via Mr A. J. Collins, Keeper, Department of Manuscripts, British Museum, 1947. CD with digital copies of plan and photographs of S. Clarke's house at El-Kâb presented by Mr Nicholas Warner in 2008.
Bereich "Inhalt und innere Ordnung"
Eingrenzung und Inhalt
Notebooks, notes, maps, plans, drawings, photographs, and correspondence. There is a small amount of material amongst these papers relating to Westminster Abbey (correspondence).
Bewertung, Vernichtung und Terminierung
Ordnung und Klassifikation
Presumably kept as received. Correspondence arranged alphabetically.
Bedingungen des Zugriffs- und Benutzungsbereichs
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford
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Anmerkungen zu Sprache und Schrift
Physische Beschaffenheit und technische Anforderungen
Bereich Sachverwandte Unterlagen
Existenz und Aufbewahrungsort von Originalen
These are originals.
Existenz und Aufbewahrungsort von Kopien