Collectie Hincks MSS - Edward Hincks Collection

Identificatie

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Hincks MSS

Titel

Edward Hincks Collection

Datum(s)

  • early 1830s-1866 (Vervaardig)

Beschrijvingsniveau

Collectie

Omvang en medium

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

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

(1792-1866)

Biografie

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.

Geschiedenis van het archief

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.

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

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.

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

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'.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

Aanvullingen

Ordeningstelsel

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

Voorwaarden voor toegang en gebruik

Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Voorwaarden voor reproductie

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels
  • Frans
  • Duits
  • Latijn

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

No problems.

Toegangen

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

Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

These are originals.

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None.

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Aantekeningen

Aantekening

-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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