Collection Hincks MSS - Edward Hincks Collection

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Hincks MSS

Titre

Edward Hincks Collection

Date(s)

  • early 1830s-1866 (Production)

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Collection

Étendue matérielle et support

3 file boxes, 2 small boxes, and 2 hard bound notebooks

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Nom du producteur

(1792-1866)

Notice biographique

Irish Egyptologist, Assyriologist, and clergyman. Born, Cork 1792. Died, Killyleagh 1866. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied Hebrew. BA, 1812. Jnr. Fellow, 1813. MA, 1817. Ordained priest, 1817. BD, 1823. DD, 1829. Rector of Ardtrea, 1819-25. Rector of Killyleagh, 1825-66. Contributed considerably to the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs and Babylonian cuneiform. Published many articles and books, including a Hebrew dictionary.

Histoire archivistique

The correspondence and a small amount of other papers were in the possession of Hincks's family. Prof. F. Ll. Griffith purchased them in 1932 from Hincks's grandson, Mr E. F. Davidson. The hand copy of an article by Hincks made by W. R. Dawson was in the possession of Sir A. H. Gardiner. The casts and portrait painting came from Mr E. F. Davidson.

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Correspondence and other various other papers, part of the bequest of Prof. F. Ll. Griffith. Hand copy of article, part of the bequest of Sir A. H. Gardiner. The casts presumably came directly from Mr E. F. Davidson. The portrait painting came from Mr E. F. Davidson in 1953.

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Portée et contenu

Correspondence, notes, unfinished lecture, small number of casts from Egyptian and Assyrian objects, portrait painting (oil on canvas, 79 x 104 cm, 107.5 x 133 cm with frame) by Richard Hooke (1820-1908), and a hand copy made by W. R. Dawson of Hincks, On Certain Egyptian Papyri in the British Museum, published in 'Transactions of the British Archaeological Association at its Second Annual Congress held at Winchester, August 1845'.

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Accroissements

Mode de classement

Kept as received. Correspondence has been arranged in alphabetical order.

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Conditions de reproduction

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Langue des documents

  • anglais
  • français
  • allemand
  • latin

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

No problems.

Instruments de recherche

List in 'Mrs Waley's lists' folder. Catalogue for correspondence and other papers by Warren R. Dawson.

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Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

These are originals.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

None.

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-The portrait painting used to hang on the stairs below the 2nd floor of the old Griffith Institute building and was later kept in storage at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, until November 2018.

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