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Howard Carter Collection

  • Carter MSS
  • Collection
  • 1899-1939

Notebooks, notes, maps, drawings, newspaper cuttings, watercolours, and a silver inkwell. Made during Carter's career between 1899-1939. (This is material other than that directly connected with the tomb of Tutankhamun.)

Carter, Howard

Tutankhamun Archive

  • TAA
  • Collection
  • 1922-2014

Notebooks, negatives, photographs, maps, and drawings made during the excavation of the tomb of Tutankhamun. For other material, refer to the catalogue.

Carter, Howard

Correspondence

Professional and personal correspondence, the majority of letters date between 1946-1970 and are addressed to J. Černý in London, Oxford, Prague and other European, American and Egyptian addresses and locations. The letters contain Egyptological information regarding text readings, translations, exchange of information on objects in museums or in situ, sites and texts.

Alan Henderson Gardiner Collection

  • Gardiner MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1900-1963

Notebooks, notes, card indexes of the Pyramid Texts and Late Egyptian, copies of inscriptions, corpus of transcribed hieratic ostraca and papyri, photographs, drawings, correspondence, copies of his own publications, and portraits.

Gardiner, (Sir) Alan Henderson

Tait, G.A.D. - correspondence

Correspondence from G.A.D. Tait (Eton College) relating to the museum at Eton College of Egytian antiquities (known as the Myers Museum) including refurbishment, display of objects, objects of interest, visits by Newberry and his donations and assistance, exhibitions, affects of World War Two, and the involvement of the 'boys'. Also includes draft letter from Newberry on his activities during the War (1943).

Steindorff, Georg - correspondence

Correspondence mostly to Essie Newberry with some correspondence to Newberry including relating news of his family in the period around and during the Second World War. Also includes reference to other Egyptologists in Germany, excavation work at Aniba, and work on a Coptic Grammar.

Also includes draft reply from Newberry on what he did during the Second World War and damage from bombs (1946).

Several letters are in German.

Also includes photograph of Steindorff at his home in California (1946).

Note:
MSS 42/2 is also numbered A.218
MSS 42/3 is also numbered A.231
MSS 42/4 is also numbered A.254
MSS 42/5 is also numbered 21
MSS 42/6 is also numbered 18
MSS 42/8 is also numbered 33
MSS 42/12 is also numbered A.118
MSS 42/13 is also numbered A.119
MSS 42/14 is also numbered A.117
MSS 42/15 is also numbered A.115

Stearn, William Thomas - correspondence

Correspondence from William Thomas Stearn (Royal Horticulture Society) relating to botany and gardening including identification of plants, Moringa and his research on the genus Allium (onions). Also includes draft reply from Newberry on the pomegranate.

Spiegelberg, Wilhelm - correspondence

Correspondence from Wilhelm Spiegelberg including relating to: research; his marriage (1898); excavation plans (1898); thanking Newberry; political situation in Egypt (1898); publications; work on inscriptions; arranging to visit Newberry and having Newberry to stay; life after the First World War including restrictions on travel, work, and family news (1921); comments on papers by Newberry; teaching Mr Bellairs Egyptology (1928); management of the Egyptian museum, Cairo (1930).

MSS 41/31 includes a watercolour sketch, which is a self portrait of Spiegelberg working at a desk surrounded by papers and books (1902).

MSS 41/34 is a letter to Lord Carnarvon relating to a chapter for publication and thanking him for the time working for him (1911).

Also includes two picture postcards, one of 17 Daniel Hirtz Strasse, Strasbourg and one of the Piramidi di Terra sul Renon.

Note:
MSS 41/12 is also numbered A 232
MSS 41/13 is also numbered A 361
MSS 41/14 is also numbered A 262
MSS 41/15 is also numbered 54
MSS 41/17 is also numbered 55
MSS 41/18 is also numbered 44
MSS 41/19 is also numbered 46
MSS 41/20 is also numbered 45
MSS 41/21 is also numbered 53
MSS 41/22 is also numbered 52
MSS 41/23 is also numbered 49
MSS 41/24 is also numbered 48
MSS 41/25 is also numbered 47
MSS 41/26 is also numbered 50
MSS 41/27 is also numbered 45
MSS 41/32 is also numbered 322
MSS 41/37 is also numbered A.317
MSS 41/41 is also numbered 40
MSS 41/43 is also numbered 32

Spencer, (Lady) Sarah Isabella - correspondence

Correspondence from Lady Sarah Isabella Spencer (d.1919) (Daughter of 4th Earl Spencer) including relating to a book she is writing on Thomas Carlyle, the health of her brother and asking about the source of various quotes.

Note:
MSS 41/5 is also numbered A.338

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