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French, Elizabeth Bayard, née Wace, 1931-2021 (archaeologist)


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:


A House of Sphinxes E. B. Wace 1955, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/64
Scope and Contents

1955 Excavation Notebook for the House of Sphinxes compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace. Daily account of excavation written on r., small finds and sketch plans and section drawings on v. At the back of the notebook, a list of numbered trays and their small finds contents and papse notes.
1 insert: plan in pencil on tracing paper, originally placed at p. 60.

Dates: 1955

Archaeology Correspondence 1956 - 1962, 1956-11-24 - 1962-12-23

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/4/1/2
Scope and Contents Comprising this file of Lord Taylour's correspondence from 1959 - 1962 are a series of letters between Lord Taylour and fellow academics on such matters as book, article and print requests, reviews of each other's works, requests for academics and students to participate in excavations (financial arrangements for travel and boarding included) and requests for information, both academic queries and personal (for instance, Lord Taylour's request for the measurement of some teeth excavated in...
Dates: 1956-11-24 - 1962-12-23

E. B. Wace 1950 Cyclopean Terrace Building, 1950-1957

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/31
Scope and Contents 1950 excavation notebook for Clytemnestra Tomb threshold, terrace wall south-west of Clytemnestra and Cyclopean Terrace Building, compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace. Daily account of excavations on r. with sketch plans and section drawings and papse notes on v., with some repapse notes from 1957. Annotated later with small find basket numbers 'SFB'.3 inserts: plan hand drawn in pencil by EBW of the South West Trench; leaf of papse notes in ink by A.J.B. Wace; plan, hand drawn in ink by...
Dates: 1950-1957
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile. Closed to readers.

E. B. Wace 1952 Cyclopean Terrace Building Area, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/44
Scope and Contents

1952 Excavation Notebook for the Cyclopean Terrace Building (CTB), compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace, site supervisor for the area. Daily account of excavation on r., sketch plans, section drawings and diagrams on v. On f. 18 notes on Sinclair Hood's pottery which was excavated in 1951. At the back, a storage register, a list relating to the boxing of CTB finds and papse notes for CTB.
Tentative conclusions for the area summarised ff. 46-49.

Dates: 1952

EBW at Raphne: house where Agora staff went at weekends

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/3/2/2/24/1
Scope and Contents From the File:

This bundle of photographs, taken and prcoessedin different years, and post cards, was assembled by AJB Wace in a paper photographs wallet.


French, E. B. W. : The Professional Papers of Elizabeth Bayard Wace French (1931- 2021), archaeologist

Reference Code: GBR/3437/EBWF
Scope and Contents

The professional papers of archaeologist Dr Elizabeth (Lisa) French include correspondence, teaching notes, hand-outs from conferences and seminars, notes from her involvement with Neutron Activiation Analysis, research material for her PhD thesis on Mycenaean figurines and material relating to excavations on which she worked, including Phylakopi, Hagios Stephanos and Tiryns.

Dates: 1960-2013

GL Greece various 1970 -, 1970 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/3/2/18
Scope and Contents This file collates images from Lord Taylour's travels across Greece over a twelve-year period. Principal locations include Nauplia, Santorini, Athens, and Mycenae. Images of ancient historical sites and ancient Greek art, natural landscapes and geographical features, streets, hotels, views from rooms and balconies, museums, restaurants, town squares, people, churches, monasteries, castles, beaches, a marching band and procession in Mycenae, archaeologists working, mountains, a beach party...
Dates: 1970 - 1982

GQ VW microbus 1975; Childerley 1976, Hunter’s Close 1977-8, 1975 - 1978

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/3/2/22
Scope and Contents This album encompasses slides of villages, towns and cities in Italy, Corfu, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, France and England. Included are Volterra, the Perama Caves, Metsovo, Epidaurus, Nafplio, Rojenski and Bachkovo monasteries, Sighișoara, Budapest, Győr, Sopron, Childerley and Hunter's Close. This file incorporates images of landscapes, mountains, caves, street views, medieval Christian art, roads, a performance of 'Bacchae' at Epidaurus, churches, monasteries and baptistries (as...
Dates: 1975 - 1978

Mycenae 1952 Agamemnoneion E. Wace, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/45
Scope and Contents

1952 Excavation Notebook for supplementary soundings of the Agamemnonion compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace. Daily account of excavation with section drawings and sketch plans. Only small portion of notebook used. Papse notes at the back.

Dates: 1952

Mycenae 1953 Lisa Wace, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/53
Scope and Contents 1953 Excavation Notebook for House of the Oil Merchant (HOM), including annex, and the Cyclopean Terrace Building (CTB), compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace. Daily account of excavation of HOM at front (majority of notebook) and CTB at back, interspersed with corresponding papse notes throughout and some sketch plans.10 inserts: 1 hand drawn plan in ink traced from a 1952 drawing; 3 printed plan and section drawings of HOM; 2 plans in ink on blue drafting linen of HOM; 4 leaves typescript...
Dates: 1953

Mycenae 1954 House of Sphinxes I, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/60
Scope and Contents 1954 Excavation Notebook for the House of Sphinxes and the House of the Oil Merchant compiled by E. B. (Lisa) Wace. Book 1 of 2. Daily account of excavation on r. and sketch plans and small finds notes on v. Observations primarily focus on House of Sphinxes rooms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, corridor and the North Wall. House of the Oil Merchant notes included between entries for House of the Sphinxes. Extensive papse notes for both Houses at the back of the notebook.4 inserts: 2 scaled plans...
Dates: 1954

Mycenae 1954 House of Sphinxes II, 1954-1957

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/61
Scope and Contents

1954 Excavation Notebook, with repapse notes from 1957, for the House of Sphinxes, compiled by E.B. (Lisa) Wace and David French. Book 2 of 2. Daily excavation notes by EBW for Rooms 5, 6, 8 and 10. At the back of the notebook, EBW recorded papse notes and a list of key pottery, from rooms 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and corridor, for photography. 1957 repapse notes on ff.8-9, written by David French, cover House of the Oil Merchant Street.

Dates: 1954-1957

Mycenae Excavation1952, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/3/1/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Papers of Lord William Desmond Taylour (1904 - 1989) hold a considerable amount of photographic material - predominantly positive 35mm colour transparencies (slides) - taken during his many travels home and abroad throughout his life. The images feature not just archaeological topics but also a sweeping range of themes and locations, often with a contemporary anthropological perspective. Administrative records date mainly to Taylour's tenure as Director of the British Mycenae...
Dates: 1952

Palace NW Corner Area E 1955 Lisa Wace and Linda Witherill, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE/1/1/65
Scope and Contents

1955 Excavation Notebook for Palace North West corner area E, compiled by Lisa Wace and Linda Witherill. Daily account of excavation on r., small finds notes and sketch plans on v. At the back of the notebook, a list of a numbered tray and box, with small finds contents, and papse notes
1 insert: plan in pencil on tracing paper, originally placed at p. 9.

Dates: 1955

'The Mycenaeans', First (typed) draft and penultimate version, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR/5/4/2
Scope and Contents Typescript First Draft of the chapters on Writing, Chronology, Religion, Peace and War, History, annotated in ink by WDT with additional notes and comments by Lisa French and Frank Stubbings inserted as separate, smaller leaves of paper. Followed by Penultimate Versions on Written Sources: Linear B and Tradition - one copy of which has John Chadwick's comments in pencil and an accompanying typescript letter dated 18 December 1962, followed by the Penultimate Version of the chapters...
Dates: 1962