Collection Griffith MSS - Francis Llewellyn Griffith Collection

Original Digital object not accessible

Identity area

Reference code

Griffith MSS


Francis Llewellyn Griffith Collection


  • 1880-1934 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

Approximately 12 metres - 13 shelves of material in 2 bays.

Context area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Notes area


-Fragments of an unidentified Abnormal Hieratic papyrus (originally Griffith MSS 20.12) were transferred to the Ashmolean Museum on 27/01/1997. The reference code 'Griffith MSS 20.12' was then reassigned to another group of papers.


-Griffith Demotic papyri - Fayum towns - Socnopaeus [folders 1, 2 and fragments in one parcel] (originally Griffith MSS 28) were transferred to the Ashmolean Museum. They were to be published by Dr Edda Bresciani. The reference code 'Griffith MSS 28' is no longer in use. Negatives of the papyri are available in the Griffith Institute Archive.

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Digital object (External URI) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places