History, Ancient

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Colin Campbell Collection

Identifier: MSS.0067

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

John Phillip Hyatt Papers

Identifier: MSS.0220
Scope and Content Note The J. Philip Hyatt papers comprise material dating from Hyatt’s student days to his death in 1972. Correspondence files contain letters from 1936 to 1972 and are not at all complete with certain years much more fully represented than others. Important correspondents include W.F. Albright, Nelson Glueck, George E. Mendenhall, Bruce Metzger, H.H. Rowley, Samuel Sandmel, Claus Westerman, and G. Ernest Wright. Manuscript or print copies of most of Hyatt’s...
Dates: c. 1927-1972

Arno Poebel Collection

Identifier: MSS.0337

General Gates P. Thruston Collection

Identifier: MSS.0454
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an address, biographical and collection details, journal articles, and a manuscript relating to General Gates P. Thruston.

Please note that additional information regarding ‘The Thruston Collection’ is located in the Secretary of the University Records, RG 900, under Robert McGaw.

Dates: 1900 - 1910

Barbara Tsakirgis Papers

Identifier: MSS.0903


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