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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 1 Collection or Record:

 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
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