Correspondence from Nina de Garis Davies to Newberry and Mrs Newberry including asking Newberry's advice on camping at Beni Hasan with Rosalind Moss; details of travel and travel plans; cataloguing Newberry's collection of textiles.
Note: MSS 11/22 is also numbered 18a MSS 11/23 is also numbered 18 MSS 11/25 is also numbered 257
Correspondence from Giovanni Dattari (d. 1923) including: arranging to show Newberry his collection; Dattari's publication on coins; requesting Newberry's help with the translation of a seal including sketch.
Correspondence from Norman de Garis Davies (1865-1941) including on: excavation at Meryra; arranging for Newberry to bring certain things with him when he visits; trees in the garden of Akhenaten; the tomb of Mentu-her-khepeshef; travel plans to Egypt; shrine at the tomb of Puyemre; identification of Ay; publications; tomb of User; tomb of Rekhmire; dealings with Bayoumi and Droiton; death of Mrs Griffith; news of Steindorff in Germany (1938); World War Two.
Note: MSS 11/27 is also numbered 19 MSS 11/28 is also numbered 28 MSS 11/29 is also numbered 17 MSS 11/30 is also numbered 44 MSS 11/31 is also numbered 43 MSS 11/32 is also numbered 60 MSS 11/33 is also numbered 56 MSS 11/37 is also numbered 357 MSS 11/38 is also numbered 374 MSS 11/41 is also numbered 260 MSS 11/42 is also numbered 311 MSS 11/55 is also numbered 226 MSS 11/56 is also numbered 201 MSS 11/73 is also numbered A 108
Correspondence including: asking Newberry to write a description of a tomb; describing the condition of the tomb; reference to photographs of the tomb. Also includes letter to Carter relating to him painting a coffin and referring to correspondence with Maspero. Also includes invitation sent to Davis to a meeting to observe whether any phenomena takes place on the anniversary of Pharaoh Akhnaton's death in the Valley of the Queens, 26 January 1909.
Note: MSS 12/4 is also numbered 16 MSS 12/5 is also numbered A.279 MSS 12/6 is also numbered A 280 MSS 12/8 is also numbered 292
Correspondence from Amelia Blanford Edwards (1831-1892) relating to the work of the Egypt Exploration Fund; production of Newberry's book Beni Hasan; the work of Fraser and Blackden; telegram on the death of Edwards. Also includes letter to Griffith on his proposal to delay Newberry's publication and on transliteration and Egyptian types.
Some letters have been dictated by Edwards and signed by Emily Paterson, Private Secretary.
Note: MSS 13/4 is also numbered 97 MSS 13/5 is also numbered 131 MSS 13/7 is also numbered 107 MSS 13/18 is also numbered 124 MSS 13/19 is also numbered 125 MSS 13/24 is also numbered 144 There is an additional letter between MSS 13/25 and MSS 13/26 which is numbered 140 MSS 13/27 is also numbered 60 MSS 13/28 is also numbered 36 MSS 13/29 is also numbered 59 MSS 13/31 is also numbered 2 and 54
Note of recommendation from Alexander Dedekind to Carola von Cischini written on a business card in Sütterlinschrift.
Translation by Ann-Katrin Gill, 8th April 2016: Frau Carola v. Cischini…recommends to you, esteemed dear lady, the one who presents this card to you, Percy E. Newberry, one of our very first Egyptologists from England, who would also like to visit your scarab collection, and who also has ample opportunity to interest purchasers in your collection.
Correspondence from Johann Peter Adolf Erman (1854-1937) including relating to unpublished copy of insciptions from Siut and the Berlin Worterbuch, Newberry's publication of Rekhmara, and discussion of two hieroglyphic groups [in German].
Note: MSS 14/26 is also numbered 29 MSS 14/27 is also numbered A.30 MSS 14/28 is also numbered A.31
Correspondence from Sir Arthur John Evans (1851-1941) including relating to Evans' research, cylinder seals and arranging visits. Also includes letter relating to early Egyptian cults and their symbols which has the following note on the back by Newberry which appears to be an idea for an article: 'Primitive cults of Egypt as Illustrated by Nome Signs'.
Notes: MSS 14/36 is also numbered 15 MSS 14/38 is also numbered 274 MSS 14/39 is also numbered A.33 MSS 14/40 is also numbered A.34