Manuscript Collections

Caton-Thompson Papers

Papers of Gertrude CATON-THOMPSON (1888-1985), archaeologist

  • one box of material, relating to Caton-Thompson’s excavations in Egypt in the early 1930s
  • the material includes correspondence, notebooks and maps
  • the papers have not yet been catalogued in detail

Related Resources

Collections of papers: Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge; Royal Geographical Society; British Library (Manuscript Collections); Bodleian Library, University of Oxford; Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

National Register of Archives: Thompson, Gertrude Caton- (1888-1985) Anthropologist and Egyptologist Link to record (external site)

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Thompson, Gertrude Caton- (1888-1985), archaeologist
Link to article
(external site)

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