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Droop, John Percival, 1882-1963 (archaeologist)



  • Existence: 1882 - 1963

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


'Central Greece Etc', 1908-03 - 1908-09

Reference Code: GBR/1058/WAC/1/2
Scope and Contents 'Chaeronaea [?Chaevonaea] - Delphi. Bari - Molfetta etc. Zuto Bvdo. Olympia - Aetolia. Thessaly - Rini. Aegina - Mycenae. Philius'. An internal title reads 'Abstract of a Journal of a Tour in certain parts of the Mainland of Greece Undertaken together with J. P. Droop Esquire of London for the exploration of Mines of GOLD and other minerals together with an account of the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi. March 1908'. Pencil manuscript notes. Loose items: pencil drawings of pottery; 1 manuscript...
Dates: 1908-03 - 1908-09

'North Greece', 1907

Reference Code: GBR/1058/WAC/1/1
Scope and Contents

An internal title reads 'North Greece, Account of Travels and Excavations in different parts of Northern Hellas & [and] Thessaly undertaken in the year of grace 1907 in the company of J. P. Droop Esq [John Percival Droop of Trinity College, Cambridge] - Prendergast Student of the University of Cambridge'. Pencil manuscript notes.

Dates: 1907

'Zerelia', bulk: 1908-06 - 1908-12-08

Reference Code: GBR/1058/WAC/1/3
Scope and Contents

An internal title reads 'The Romance of Excavation or A Summary Account of Certain Unfruitful Endeavours to find the site of the city of ITONOS or failing that the rich prehistorica city of Phthiotis, all these trails being endured in the company of J. P. Droop Esquire of London and of M. S. Thompson Esquire Editor of the Oxford and Cambridge Review'. Pencil manuscript notes. Loose item: Bill from Rudolph Rohrer, photographer, Athens to A. J. B. Wace.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1908-06 - 1908-12-08