Item Gardiner MSS 41.18 - Second copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962)

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Gardiner MSS 41.18


Second copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962)


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In the possession of Nina de Garis Davies (gifted by Alan H. Gardiner himself in June 1963).
Bequeathed to the Ashmolean Museum in 1965.

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Transferred from the Sackler Library in October 2021 (

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Second copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962).

It includes an undated letter from Robert Hamilton to Mrs de Garis Davies, indicating he is returning the work after reading it and thanking her for lending it to him.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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