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 Fonds

Arberry: the papers of Arthur John Arberry

Reference Code: GBR/1058/ARB
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927 - 1963
 Fonds

French, D. H. : Papers of David Henry French (1933-2017), archaeologist, relating to Aegean archaeology and prehistoric pottery surveys in Greece

Reference Code: GBR/3437/DHFH
Scope and Contents

Thessaly, Macedonia and Thrace pottery surveys 1959-1963 (working notes, hand drawn maps and site plans and pottery drawings); DPhil thesis; Mycenae pre-Mycenaean pottery survey; Greek, British and Austrian maps of Greece and the Balkans; published reference books by other authors on topics central to D. H. French's research

Dates: 1959 - 2017
 Fonds

Mycenae Excavation and Publication Archive

Reference Code: GBR/3437/MCNE
Scope and Contents The Mycenae Excavation and Publication archive comprises records created in connection with the British School at Athens (BSA) and British-Helleno excavations at the UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site of Mycenae, Greece. Dig and study seasons took place in the following years:1920-1923 – BSA excavations directed by A. J. B. Wace1939 – BSA excavations directed by A. J. B. Wace1950 – 1955 BSA excavations directed by A. J. B. Wace1956-1957 – Study seasons...
Dates: 1915-2013
 Fonds

Queen Mary Indian collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 89
Scope and Contents Material collected during the Royal couple's two visits to India in 1905-1906 and 1911-1912 with a few items from other periods. There are printed books, many of them presentation copies, relating to India; programmes, orders of ceremonial and other items from the visits, many specially bound; and albums of photographs and other material presented to King George and Queen Mary or compiled by them as souvenirs of their visits. The material is in English with the exception of one item in...
Dates: 1881 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Roberts: the papers of Sydney Castle Roberts

Reference Code: GBR/1058/ROB
Scope and Contents

The collection consists principally of printed works by Roberts and works he received and collected in the course of his research.

Dates: 1907 - 2022
 Fonds

Rowe: the papers of John Wilkinson Foster Rowe

Reference Code: GBR/1058/ROW
Dates: 1919 - 1980
 Fonds

Stavros John Papastavrou: Letters to him

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8967
Scope and Contents Around 130 letters to Papastavrou, found in books from his library, including translations of Greek poems, drafts of book reviews, and profiles of authors, mostly in Greek. Each letter is annotated with the details of the book in which it was found. The authors include Manto Aravantinou, Marios Bainos, Constantine Petrou Cavafy (Konstantinos Petrou Kavaphes), Helene Cohen, Rae Dalven, Ioannes Theophanous Kakrides, N. Kazanzakis, Helle I. Lampride, John Murray, Alexandros Anastasios Pallis...
Dates: 1938-1975
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Taylour: The Papers of Lord William Desmond Taylour (1904-1989), archaeologist

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WDTR
Scope and Contents The Papers of Lord William Desmond Taylour (1904 - 1989) hold a considerable amount of photographic material - predominantly positive 35mm colour transparencies (slides) - taken during his many travels home and abroad throughout his life. The images feature not just archaeological topics but also a sweeping range of themes and locations, often with a contemporary anthropological perspective. Administrative records date mainly to Taylour's tenure as Director of the British Mycenae...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922 - 1989
 Collection

Two Letter Class

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Dd-Qq
Scope and Contents

Many manuscripts acquired by the University Library before the middle of the nineteenth century either originated as or were made up into bound volumes, and classified alongside printed material. Most carry what is known as a 'two-letter' reference, running from Dd.1.1 through to Oo.7.60. They comprise mainly medieval and early modern manuscripts. Also are included are a number of Middle Eastern and Far Eastern manuscripts.

Dates: c.800-1800
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Wace: The Papers of Alan John Bayard Wace (1879-1957), archaeologist

Reference Code: GBR/3437/AJBW
Scope and Contents These papers pertain to the work of archaeologist Professor Alan J. B. Wace which was undertaken by him in professional contexts other than Mycenae, Greece. This collection comprises archaeological notebooks dating in their majority prior to Wace's commencement of excavations at Mycenae in 1920, albums of photographs and photographic negatives of Mediterranean travels, maps of Greece, newspaper clippings pertainly to archaeological discoveries, correspondence on archaeological topics and the...
Dates: 1880-1973

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