Colin Campbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0067

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 2 pieces of correspondence placed in one file folder: a handwritten letter undated (circa 1917) and a postcard dated November 27, 1917. The letter discusses the authenticity of an Egyptian inscription on a bowl.

Dates

  • 1917

Biographical Note - Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell [1848-1931] was a Scottish Minister and collector. Campbell was minister of Dundee and chaplain to Queen Victoria. He visited Egypt several times, and formed a collection of Egyptian antiquities, including many cones and ostraca. He published works on the Gospels and translated Naville’s Lectures on religion. He also authored a number of books on Theban tombs and related subjects.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains 2 pieces of correspondence placed in one file folder: a handwritten letter undated (circa 1917) and a postcard dated November 27, 1917. The letter discusses the authenticity of an Egyptian inscription on a bowl.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Colin Campbell Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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