Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Archaeology

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — ARAN

Archives of the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1915 - 2017

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/ARAN
Scope and Contents The majority of records cover faculty governance and administration.
Dates: 1915 - 2017
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Arthur Bernard Cook: Notebooks and Theocritus Material

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7347
Scope and Contents Early notebooks, notes for Cook's lectures, and material relating to Theocritus.
Dates: 1887-1940 (Circa)
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).
 File

British School of Archaeology at Athens [Greece], 1940 - 1953-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/7/59
Scope and Contents Papers including: agendas and minutes of the Managing Committee of the School, and annual reports, 1940-47, with an article on archaeology in Greece, 1939-45, by Thomas Dunbabin, Deputy Director; correspondence between LSA and [Benedict] Humphrey Sumner, Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, on LSA's membership of the Committee as the representative of All Souls; letter from Professor Bernard Ashmole, Chairman of the Committee, welcoming LSA.
Dates: 1940 - 1953-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

Charles Bernard Denston: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10248
Scope and Contents Autobiography, short stories, poems, personal recollections of working at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and Duckworth Laboratory of Physical Anthropology in Cambridge, press cuttings and printed material on the experiences of former prisoners of war held by the Japanese.
Dates: 1938-2012
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).
 Series

Charles Phillips photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0276/SEPH/7/PHILLIPS
Scope and Contents Digital copies of Charles Phillips acquired during research into his life and career at the time of the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the ship burial at Sutton Hoo in 2019. Includes mounted photograph of Charles Phillips and also some of Phillips and others at the site in Sutton Hoo
 Fonds

Charles Thurstan Shaw: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/Ms Add.9534
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, both personal and professional, biographical material, professional papers from Thurstan Shaw’s time in Africa, archaeological notebooks and lecture notes.
  1. First item
  2. second item
Dates: 1914 - 2014
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

Diary of Libyan Desert Expedition

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND AS
Scope and Contents Copy of Peel's diary, kept during an expedition to Libya and Egypt led by Brigadier Ralph Bagnold, in areas including Wadi el Aqaba and the Gilf Kebir Plateau.
Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-04
Conditions Governing Access: The diary is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

Dorothy Garrod and Theodore McCown: correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9840
Scope and Contents All letters are between Garrod and McCown with the exception of:
Nos. 9 and 29 George Grant McCurdy (1863-1947) (Director, American School of Prehistoric Research, Yale University). Letters to Dorothy Garrod (1932).
No. 14 Raleb _____. Letter to Dorothy Garrod (1932)
Nos. 22,64 and 120] Laura E. Garrod. Letters to Theodore McCown (1932-37(
No. Sir Ellis Hovell Minns. Letter to Dorothy Garrod (1935).
Dates: 1930-1954
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

Miles Crawford Burkitt: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7959
Scope and Contents The collection comprises postcards, notebooks, archaeological notes, correspondence, articles and cuttings.
Dates: 1900-1970 (circa)
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

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 at...
Dates: 1915-2013
 Item

Notebook 140, covering 18 to 27 June 1968, 1968-06-18 - 1968-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/140
Scope and Contents The notebook contains a description of the journey to Athens [pages 497-536], followed by descriptions of the following locations: Athens itself [536-39], Herakleion [540-61 and 577-88], and Khania [562-76].
Dates: 1968-06-18 - 1968-06-27
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Eugenie Strong, 1877 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Strong
Scope and Contents The papers include personal and biographical records, academic and personal correspondence, family correspondence, and working papers concerning publications and lectures. Correspondents include literary figures, archaeologists, Roman Catholic dignitaries, diplomats, artists and academics. Perhaps the most striking feature of the papers is the almost complete chronological series of 44 files of general correspondence [chiefly in-letters], 1879-1943, at GCPP Strong 2/1. The catalogue entry for...
Dates: 1877 - 1965
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Underwater Exploration Group, 1961 - 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.92
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.
Dates: 1961 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the Society for the Promotion of Archaeological Research in Cambridge, 1983 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.109
Scope and Contents From the Management Group: The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.
Dates: 1983 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7722
Scope and Contents Correspondence mainly with archaeologists, art historians, numismatists and historians of antiquity, with some photographs (box 3). The writers include Vasilii Mikhailovich Alekseev (1 letter); Aleksandr L'vovich Bert'e-Delagard (1); Petr Petrovich Efimenko (2); Boris Vladimirovich Farmakovsky (4); Vasilii Alekseevich Gorodtsov (2); Igor' Emmanuilovich Grabar' (2); Boris Nikolaevich Grakov (4); Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov (2); Vasilii Vasil'evich Latyshev (1); Nikolai Petrovich Likhachev (5);...
Dates: 1900-1950 (Circa)
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

Sir John Milner Gray: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7739
Scope and Contents The collection contains a wide range of correspondence and papers relating to Gambia, Kenya, Kilwa, Pemba, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, West Africa, and other parts of the continent. Some of the topics covered are tribes, languages, the slave trade, the Portuguese in Africa, and archaeology. There are articles by J. Schacht, Emin Pasha, Gervase Mathew, M. Posnansky, and others on Africa, as well as publications by Gray himself. Some of these pieces are found in Tanganyika Notes and Records and...
Dates: 1950 (Circa)
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

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

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.