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Classics Faculty - Teaching collection of glass lantern slides

Reference Code: GB3437/CLAS
Scope and Contents

The Faculty of Classics' teaching collection of monochrome glass lantern slides, featuring ancient Greek and Roman architecture, sculpture, pottery, coins and other artefacts from classical antiquity.

Dates: 1910-1934

Crawford: Papers of Michael Hewson Crawford (1939-), ancient historian and numismatist, regarding 'Imagines Italicae' Papers: Italic inscriptions, numismatics and epigraphy of the ancient Mediterranean

Reference Code: GBR/3437/CRFD
Scope and Contents These working papers pertain to research and correspondence undertaken by Professor Michael H. Crawford as principal editor of Imagines Italicae: A Corpus of Italic Inscriptions (Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies Supplement 110). London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 2011. This is a three volume catalogue, and associated database, of inscriptions in early Latin, Umbrian and Oscan, created under the aegis of University College...
Dates: 2000-2016

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

French, E. B. W. : The Professional Papers of Elizabeth Bayard Wace French (1931- 2021), archaeologist

Reference Code: GBR/3437/EBWF
Scope and Contents

The professional papers of archaeologist Dr Elizabeth (Lisa) French include correspondence, teaching notes, hand-outs from conferences and seminars, notes from her involvement with Neutron Activiation Analysis, research material for her PhD thesis on Mycenaean figurines and material relating to excavations on which she worked, including Phylakopi, Hagios Stephanos and Tiryns.

Dates: 1960-2013

Hallward: Letters from Bertrand L. Hallward (1901-2003), classicist and university administrator, to his father N. L. Hallward written during travels in Greece and Austria in 1923

Reference Code: GBR/3437/HLWD
Scope and Contents

8 letters written by Bertrand Hallward to his father Norman Hallward during the former's travels in Greece and Austria during 1923. A typescript transcription of the correspondence undertaken by Ruth Chadwick and Christabel Sworder, together with photocopies of maps of the regions in which B. L. Hallward travelled in 1923

Dates: 1923

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

Owen: The Papers of Gwilym Ellis Lane Owen (1922-1982), scholar of ancient philosophy

Reference Code: GBR/3437/OWEN
Scope and Contents

The papers range in date and content from undergraduate notes from the 1940s to complete drafts of unpublished manuscripts and working papers presented at seminars, up to Owen's death in 1982. Correspondence is minimal.

Dates: 1940-1982

Southern Association of Ancient Philosophy, minute books

Reference Code: GBR/3437/SAAP
Scope and Contents

Records the minutes, attendees, and titles of papers given at meetings of the Southen Association for Ancient Philosophy. The majority of abstracts, and occasionally even entire texts, of papers given at meetings are included.

Dates: 1956 - 2005

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

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

Walbank: Papers and the Collection of Epigraphic Squeezes of Michael Burke Walbank (1933-2018), classical epigrapher

Reference Code: GBR/3437/WLBK
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises 3,000 epigraphic squeezes (paper impressions) made by Dr Michale B. Walbank of Greek inscriptions excavated by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCS) in the Athenian Agora and other sites in Attica and Corinth, Greece. It also includes notebooks, correspondence, photographs, index cards and working papers which suppported research upon and publication of these inscriptions.

Dates: 1950-2018

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