- 1898 - 1899 (Creation)
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Diary titled by Newberry 'The Theban Necropolis - Excavations 1898-1899 - Account of Men's wages for the Marquis of Northampton'.
Front section contains lists of men, the days worked and their wages.
On the front page of the diary Newberry has written 'Small service is true service whilst it lasts - of friends however humble scorn not one - The daisy by the shadow that it casts - Protects the lingering dew drop from the sun' and below 'If by such rose we see - A thorn there grows - Strive that no thorn shall be - Without its rose'.
Diary contains a brief daily log of activities and details of payments made, 1 January 1899 to 9 April 1899.
This item has been digitised and transcribed.
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Northampton, William Compton, Marquis of, Wilhelm Spiegelberg and Percy E. Newberry, Report on some excavations in the Theban necropolis during the winter of 1898-9 (London, 1908) (OEB 146483).