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Miscellanea Macedonica including an account of a visit to the site of Olynthus, bulk: 1915-01-19 - 1915-02-06, 1915-1923

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW/1/19

Scope and Contents

In diary format, notes, sketch plans, copies of inscriptions, observations of the environment and architecture (especially churches) whilst travelling through Macedonia. At the begiining, a page in another hand on the Bektashi.
Towards the back of the notebook, 5 leaves of notes, dated March 12 1923, at Mycenae, on excavation in the Granary, the Rhyton well, and the South House . At the back, a number of leaves torn out. Bibilographic notes, packing and laundary lists, expenses tally, A poem composed for Lisa (born 1931), records of spending and on the final leaf, brief, impressionistic jottings of thoughts and experiences whilst travelling during 1915.
1 insert: a verse, not in AJBW's hand, in Greek ,from Vlach culture


  • Majority of material found within 1915-01-19 - 1915-02-06
  • 1915-1923


1 notebook(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Greek, Modern (1453-)

Custodial History

Former reference Wace Archive 79, Cambridge transfer, Box 11

Physical Description

Green cloth cover, with loops for a pencil attached to both front and back cover, with a tiny pencil still present in the loop at the back. Text block of squared paper, handwritten in pencil, 17.5 x 11.5cm.
Foliated by AJBW, ff. 94
Top and tail of spine bumped, otherwise volume is in sound, good condition. This is a higher quality notebook than any Wace used previously.
1 insert of a leaf of paper written in ink

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository

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