Minns, Sir Ellis Hovell, 1874-1953 (Knight, archaeologist, orientalist and linguist)
- Existence: 1874 - 1953
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 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Published Methuen & Co., London
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.
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.
Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.
- Type: Archival Object X