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Minns, Sir Ellis Hovell, 1874-1953 (Knight, archaeologist, orientalist and linguist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1953

Biography

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns (1874-1953), archaeologist, orientalist and linguist (especially Russian), was a Fellow of Pembroke College, 1899-1953 (President, 1928-49), and Disney Professor of Archaeology, 1927-49.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Correspondence to Sir Ellis Minns (1874-1953), 7 Mar. 1938-27 June 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/368-371
Dates: 7 Mar. 1938-27 June 1952
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Correspondence with others (M)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9824/C/24
Scope and Contents

These are: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, Magdalene College, Cambridge, F. R. Mansbridge, J. I. O. Masson, Francis Meynell, J. G. Millward, E. H. Minns, Christopher Morris.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Ellis Hovell Minns: Influence of Materials upon Writing

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6588
Scope and Contents

'Influence of Materials upon Writing', lectures delivered by E.H. Minns as Sandars Reader in Bibliography at Cambridge, November 1925, 81 folios: (fo. 1-58) text, with comparative tables of certain alphabets inserted (fos 7a, 12a, and 21a); (fo. 59-70) photographs. The writing is on the recto only.

Dates: 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter of Alexander Birkenmajer to Sir Ellis Minns, 23 Jan. 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/111
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.

Dates: 23 Jan. 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter to T.C. Lethbridge, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9777/16/30
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Published Methuen & Co., London

Dates: 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letters from E. H. Minns to Morison, 1941-1951

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/D/197
Scope and Contents

One letter is undated. Another (1949) is partly written in a Carolingian hand. With these is an offprint of an article by Minns, with his ms. annotations.

Dates: 1941-1951
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds
 File

Other people, 1920-1966 (The date-range is estimated.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9812/F/11
Scope and Contents

Ca. 40 photographs. Those identified by annotations on the versos or accompanying notes are: Max Beaverbrook, T. M. Cleland, Brooke Crutchley, O. A. Dickman, J. L. Garvin, Adrian Frutiger, E. P. Goldschmidt, Method Kaláb, E. A. Lowe, Ronald Mansbridge, William Maxwell, Ellis Minns, Eugene Power, Frederick W. Schmidt, G. B. Shaw, Karl Young, Hermann Zapf. With these are photographs of 2 steam locomotives.

Dates: 1920-1966 (The date-range is estimated.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7722
Scope and Contents Correspondence mainly with archaeologists, art historians, numismatists and historians of antiquity, with some photographs (box 3). The writers include Vasilii Mikhailovich Alekseev (1 letter); Aleksandr L'vovich Bert'e-Delagard (1); Petr Petrovich Efimenko (2); Boris Vladimirovich Farmakovsky (4); Vasilii Alekseevich Gorodtsov (2); Igor' Emmanuilovich Grabar' (2); Boris Nikolaevich Grakov (4); Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov (2); Vasilii Vasil'evich Latyshev (1); Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev (5);...
Dates: 1900-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9436
Scope and Contents The correspondence includes many letters from Russian and other East European colleagues. Correspondents include: (2-4) VSEVOLOD ARENDT (1935-37); (5-6) PERCY BARNARD (1925-34); (9-31) ALEXANDER BIRKENMAYER (1921-46); (32-33) ALEKSEI BOBRINSKOI (1934-35); (34) PAUL BOYER (1938); (35) HEINRICH BÜLLE (1937); (36-37) PENELOPE, LADY BETJEMAN (née CHETWODE) (1936); (38) VASILE CHRISTESEN (1930); (42) MARIE CZAPLICKA 1917); (43-44) V. DANILEVICH (1933-35); (47-55) ROMAN DYBOSKI (1922-26); (56)...
Dates: 1900-1945 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Sir Ellis Minns: Correspondence and papers, 25 Oct. 1926-15 Aug. 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8856/88-92
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 25 Oct. 1926-15 Aug. 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Ellis Minns: Notebook of Russian Grammar

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9245
Scope and Contents

Notes of Russian Grammar, in English. There are titles in French: on the inside is the title 'Cahier de Russe', and on the first page 'Cours de M. Boyer'; from the back of the book runs 'Cours de M. Alexandrovski'.

Dates: 1898
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 11
 
Type
Archival Object 7
Collection 5
 
Subject
Alphabets 1
Archaeology 1
Lectures 1
 

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