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
Correspondence from Johann Peter Adolf Erman (1854-1937) including relating to unpublished copy of insciptions from Siut and the Berlin Worterbuch, Newberry's publication of Rekhmara, and discussion of two hieroglyphic groups [in German].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
Correspondence from E. Fallaize (British Association for the Advancement of Science and Royal Anthropological Institute) including relating to a presidential address by Newberry, and funding the work of Miss Caton-Thompson in the Northern Fayum.
Correspondence from E. E. Evans-Pritchard referring to research and making arrangements to visit Newberry. Also includes correspondence and draft response relating to the use of the sistrum and Major Macpherson's letter on the subject.
Correspondence from Herbert Walter Fairman mainly relating to work and applications for jobs. Includes correspondence relating to: copying inscriptions for Newberry; his application for a job at the British Museum; copying work for Gardiner; work on the Beatty Papyri; the death of Peet; his application for the Cairo professorship; work on the Ay inscription; excavation work at Amarna; travel in Egypt; repeated applications to study at University College; his application for a post at Liverpool University.
Correspondence between Raymond O. Faulkner and Newberry including on their research and publication of Newberry's article on the sacred pole in the Journal of Egyptian Archaeology.
Topics discussed include: Hay and Bankes; sewn ships; the unification of Egypt and evidence including the Cairo slate palette, Narmer palette, and the Hierakonpolis ivory cylinder; Neith and Sais; Menes; Cottrell's broadcast on Akhenaton; the harpoon ensign in relation to publication by Baumgartel; the origin of hieroglyphic writing; Heliopolis; Onomartica by Gardiner; application for professorship at Liverpool University; drawings done by Myrtle Broome; olive trees.