Scope and Contents
This series comprises letters sent to Alan Wace, with a few copies of his letters sent in reply, by archaeologists and scholars. Notable correspondents include Sophia Schliemann, Sir Arthur Evans and Carl Blegen. There are over ninety individual correspondents. Most letters pertain to archaeological research, discoveries and enquiries. Some correspondence after Alan Wace's death, undertaken by his wife Helen and daughter Lisa, is also included as it relates to posthumous publications.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is held by the individual author of a letter, or by their heirs, not by this Archive.
3 archive box(es) (3 boxes) : paper
Language of Materials
Letters are grouped firstly in a sub-series which pertains to their immediate provenance upon accession to the archives. The largest and initial batch were Wace's letters that were retained at his home 26 Millington Road, Cambridge. Within a sub-series, the letters are arranged by file in alphabetical order of the surname of the sender, as they were organised by the Wace family.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Photographs included in the correspondence are monochrome positive prints, gelatin-silver process, unless otherwise noted at item level.
- From the Fonds: Wace, Alan John Bayard, 1879-1957 (archaeologist) (Person)
Part of the University of Cambridge: Faculty of Classics Archives Repository
Faculty of Classics
Cambridge CB3 9DA United Kingdom