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Joseph Bonomi Collection

  • Bonomi MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1824-1870s

1) Bonomi drawings and paintings: 52 handmade ‘portfolios’ containing pencil and pastel drawings, watercolours, tracings and commercial prints, almost certainly arranged by Bonomi, some later rearrangement was done by Bonomi's descendants [Bonomi MSS 1-52].
2) Typescript of diary: carbon-copy(?) typescript of extracts from Joseph Bonomi’s diary, entries for periods in Egypt dating between 25th March 1829 to 26th May 1834 [Bonomi MSS 53].

Bonomi, Joseph

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

Sudan. Sulb or Soleb. Temple of Amun and Amenophis III. Court. Two columns

View of two columns from the Court of the Temple of Amun and Amenophis III at Sulb or Soleb in Sudan (TopBib vii.170):

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • loose, between Bonomi MSS 8.4 (top, middle and bottom) and Bonomi MSS 8.5 (upper and lower)
  • 23.1 x 27.6 cm
  • [on sketch] 'Soleb' (pencil note)
  • [on sketch] encircled '5a' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on sketch] '31' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Sudan. Sulb or Soleb. Temple of Amun and Amenophis III

General view of the Temple of Amun and Amenophis III at Sulb or Soleb in Sudan (TopBib vii.169):

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.5 (upper)
  • 22.0 x 5.2 cm
  • [on mount] encircled 'c' (pencil note, later addition)
  • [on mount] '5' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on mount] '2' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Sudan. Sulb or Soleb. Temple of Amun and Amenophis III

General view of the Temple of Amun and Amenophis III at Sulb or Soleb in Sudan (TopBib vii.169):

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.5 (lower)
  • 31.9 x 11.5 cm
  • [on mount] encircled 'b' (pencil note, later addition)
  • [on mount] 'West bank / about half way / between Dongola / and 2nd Cataract' (pencil note, later addition)
  • [on mount] '5' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on mount] '2' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt/Sudan. Shilal

View of the last Shilal (cataract), near Wadi Halfa:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.4 (top) and Bonomi MSS 8.4 (middle)
  • 18.3 x 9.1 cm
  • [on sketch] 'the last shilal/near wady halfa' (pencil note)
  • [on sketch] '3' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt/Sudan. Wadi Halfa

View of the Wadi Halfa:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.4 (top) and Bonomi MSS 8.4 (bottom)
  • 25.3 x 10.9 cm
  • [on sketch] 'Wady halfa' (pencil note)

Egypt. Derr. Modern village

View of modern village at Derr:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.4 (middle) and Bonomi MSS 8.4 (bottom)
  • 25.3 x 10.9 cm
  • [on mount] '4' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt. Ibrîm

View of Ibrîm:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.3 (upper)
  • 19.2 x 8.3 cm
  • [on sketch] '(?) Ibrim' (pencil note)
  • [on sketch] 'South and nearby (???) (???)' (pencil note)
  • [on mount] '3' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on mount] '2' (crossed out) (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on mount] 'DERR' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt. (Recto) Ibrîm; (verso) Qasr Ibrîm(?)

(Recto) general view of Ibrîm; (verso) partial view of unidentified ruins at Qasr Ibrîm(?):

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • partially mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.3 (lower)
  • 19.2 x 8.3 cm
  • [on sketch - recto] 'Ibrim' (pencil note)
  • [on sketch - verso] 'IBRIM' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
  • [on mount] '3' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt. Elephantine.

View of Elephantine:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.2 (upper)
  • 15.0 x 3.6 cm
  • [on sketch] 'Elephantine'
  • [on sketch] 'Philae' (ink note)
  • [on mount] '2' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Egypt. Philae. 'Kursi Faraoun'

View of 'Kursi Faraoun' in Philae:

  • pencil sketch on paper
  • mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 8.2 (lower)
  • 20.8 x 14.3 cm
  • [on sketch] 'Kursi Faraoun' (ink note)
  • [on sketch] 'Philae' (ink note)
  • [on mount] '2' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Elise Jenny Baumgartel Collection

  • Baumgartel MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1960-1975

1) Two typescripts with pages from the published edition, and handwritten notes and editing marks, together with a small box of glass negatives of plates marked 'Plates for Part 2'. Both titled ''Egypt's Beginnings', being the third edition of The Cultures of Prehistoric Egypt by Elise J. Baumgartel.' Also notes on the manuscript by Barry Kemp, dated 1975.
2) Collected notes and photographs relating to Predynastic material in The Brooklyn Museum. Two reports: one a copy of 'Report of Henry de Morgan on his researches in the Nile Valley between Esneh and Gebel-Silsilèh, during the winter of 1907-1908'; the other, no title or date, addressed 'To A. Augustus Healy, Esq., President of the Brooklyn of Arts & Sciences' [sic].
3) Seven card index boxes:
a) Naqada and Ballas Site Index [4 boxes]: Identified contents of grave groups from numbered tombs in Predynastic cemetery at Naqada, also Naqada town site, and Ballas (excav. Petrie, 1895), with current museum location; arranged by tomb number and cross referenced to Naqada and Ballas (London, 1896). The card index was created by Elise J. Baumgartel as the basis for her Petrie's Naqada Excavation. A Supplement (London, 1970); subsequently maintained and updated by Joan Crowfoot Payne, ‘Appendix to Naqada Excavations Supplement’, JEA 73 (1987), 181-9.
b) Petrie’s Naqada Site Records [2 boxes] (sketches of numbered graves showing disposition of bodies and grave goods): photocopies of the entries in site notebooks, filed by tomb number.
c) Petrie’s Ballas Site Records [1 box] (sketches of numbered graves showing disposition of bodies and grave goods): photocopies of the entries in site notebooks, filed by tomb number.

Baumgartel, Elise Jenny

Howard Carter Collection

  • Carter MSS
  • Collection
  • 1899-1939

Notebooks, loose notes, maps, plans, drawings, newspaper cuttings, watercolours, and a silver desk-set. The documentation was created during Carter's career between 1899-1939. This material excludes material connected with the tomb of Tutankhamun, see the Tutankhamun Archive.

Carter, Howard

Notebook Černý MSS 17.130

Various New Kingdom texts:

  • monuments from Uppsala, Victoriamuseet för Egyptiska fornsaker
  • hieratic text in Tura quarries
  • a group of records created from older notes including objects seen with dealers in Berlin, Akhmim and Cairo
  • copied from publications
  • copied from A. H. Gardiner's notes
  • note with a query concerning a graffito from Thebes

Myrtle Florence Broome Collection

  • Broome MSS
  • Collection
  • 1927-1937

415 items of correspondence written by Miss Broome to her parents whilst working at Abydos between 1927 and 1937.

Fifteen items are groups of two letters (16, 35, 51, 55, 97, 111, 154, 198, 227, 268, 306, 319, 325, 363, 408, and 414, not all of them by Miss Broome), four of which are actually cards/postcards (16A, 306A, and 414A-B); item 156 is a group of three letters [= 429 letters and 4 cards/postcards in total].

A few letters include drawings/maps; seven letters include photographs (111, 123, 273-276, and 279); letter 337 includes a newspaper cutting; many of the letters include the original envelopes in which they were sent; some other letters mention the enclosure of additional items which are now lost.

Broome, Myrtle Florence

Harold Parkinson Collection

  • Parkinson, H. MSS
  • Collection
  • 1930-1994

1) Original measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [corrected version].
2) Drawings of Eighteenth Dynasty tombs (incomplete original set and complete sets of photocopies/prints) (1980s).
3) Prints of the measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [version with error].
4) Drawings of reconstructions of Egyptian boats (1993-4).
5) Models, plaster and resin moulds and casts for plaque depicting a scene from the lid of box from the tomb of Tutankhamun (c. 1979) - the plaque has been sold in the British Museum shop since the late 1990s (copyright issued in the late 1990s for a while, then reissued c. 2010).
6) Model, plaster and resin moulds and casts for the mask of Tutankhamun (1978).
7) Models, plaster and resin moulds and casts for small figurines (2 seated Isis suckling Horus, Bes amulet and scarab, 1970s).
8) Album of newspaper cuttings titled "Illustrations", mostly from the Illustrated London News, bound in illustrated binding by Harold Parkinson (c. 1930).

Parkinson, Harold

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

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

With an unsigned dedication on the front matter by Mr Rolf Gardiner:

"For the Library of the Griffiths[sic] Institute
on the occasion of a Memorial Dinner
held, by invitation of the Provost, at the
Queen's College, Oxford, in commemoration of
Sir Alan Gardiner
on Saturday 23 May 1964

Followed by the signatures of the attendees.

With an enclosure at the back containing the souvenir booklet printed by Oxford University Press on the occasion of the Memorial Dinner (sections: "Menu", "Sir Alan Gardiner, Kt.", a portrait photograph, and "Sir Alan Gardiner's Publications"), and a loose calling card of Rolf Gardiner.

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