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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.

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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)
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