- 1920-1937 (Creation)
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British broker at Lloyds and historian. Born, Ealing 1888. Died, Bletchley 1968. Educated at St. Paul's School. Many honours including OBE, FRSE, FRSL, FSA, Hon. Fellow, Imperial College of Science, and Hon. Fellow of the Egypt Exploration Society. Learned hieroglyphs in order to further his studies into early medicine. Published widely in many fields including Egyptology.
Previously with F. F. Leek.
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Presented by Mr David Brown in 1990.
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- Diary with brief retrospective entries dated 6th January 1920 to 13th January 1939.
- Notebook containing Dawson's list of his publications, 1903 to 1936.
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Kept as received.
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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
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Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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