Manuscript Collections

Penniman Papers

Papers of Thomas Kenneth PENNIMAN (1895-1977), anthropologist and museum curator

  • twenty-two boxes of material, relating especially to Penniman’s work as Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum (1939-1963)

  • the material includes correspondence, notebooks, loose notes, typescripts, offprints of articles and newspapers cuttings

  • the papers have been listed

Related Resources

Collections of papers: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Collections of objects, photographs, etc.: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

National Register of Archives: Penniman, Thomas Kenneth (fl. 1933-1953) Anthropologist Link to record (external site)

 

Full Listing

Box 1 – Family History including American Connection

Item 1A 'Records of the family of Pennyman of Ormesby' by J. W. Pennyman includes separate family trees of Pennyman and Worsley (in pocket inside front cover), 1904.

Folder 1B – Correspondence 1957-76; misc. notes & addresses (folios 1-137)

1

Letter to Dr. J. F. Snyder from Chas A. Pope (Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis) dated 31st May 1957.

2

Postcard of the birth place of General Sylvanus Thayer (home of Braintree Historical Society) to Thomas K. Penniman from George D. Penniman.

3-5

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (T. K. Penniman) from Betty Hulburd (Gladys), dated 23rd August 1966. Includes a family tree on the last page (5), attached to letter are four newspaper cuttings (numbered 6-9).

6-9

Four newspaper cuttings attached to letter/items 3-5.

6 – Obituary for Philip E. Hulburd, no date, but Special to The New York Times, Meriden New Hampshire.

7 – Obituary for Philip Hulburd, no date, no newspaper details.

8-9 – Two cuttings from same newspaper (continued from previous page) – Obituary for Morris P. Penniman.

10

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Paul K. Knierim (Assistant Director, National Museum of Natural History), dated 25th November 1969. Regarding 'Corbin's Park', forwarded request to the State Historical Center, Concord New Hampshire.

11

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Hilbert R. Siegler (State of New Hampshire, Fish and Game Department), dated 3rd December 1969. He is sending him a complimentary copy of Department's publication 'New Hampshire Game and Furbearer's', history of Corbin's Park can be found on pages 119 to 124.

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 8th April 1970. Information given on various teachers: Marion L. Richardson (1907 to 1909), Miss Decatur (1909-1910), Harry B. Truston (1907 to 1909), Chester H. Sears (1909-1910), Robie M. Evans (1907-1908) and Frank M. Howe (1908-1910). Also mentioned a Mr. Leo Mellen a member of the Class of 1908.

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 2nd May 1970. More information on staff: Miss Constance C. Bauer (1907-1911) and Miss Helen E. Cummings (1906-1907).

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 6th July 1970. Thank you letter, he will be delighted to do investigations if agreeable to fee, etc.

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 22nd July 1970. Update on three photographs requested.

17

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. Darlyn Martin (Secretary to Mr. Perine, Middlebury College, Vermont), dated 18th November 1970. Information on two people Dr. Wm. Sargent Burrage and Dr. Edward Angus Burt, but unable to find any information on Bishop Bull.

18

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Library of Congress, Washington D.C., dated 7th December 1970. Asking for first names or initials for a novelist named Churchill who wrote in the early 1900's, novel was Coniston, also asking if he was English or American.

19

Reply to letter/item 18. From Robert H. Land to T. K. Penniman, dated 18th December 1970. Attached is two sheets item 20 and 20a.

20-20a

Two sheets – attached to item 19. Pages from Stanley J. Kunitz's Twentieth Century Authors (New York, Wilson, 1942-1955), contain an account of Winston Churchill's life and bibliography of his works. Item 20 is page 282 and item 20a is page 198 (? two editions).

21

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Harvey D. Butterfield (Bishop of Vermont), dated 21st December 1970. Discussing Rev. Arthur Crawshay Allison Hall, who was bishop in 1917.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Walter H. Lewis (Washington University), dated 31st December 1970. Information on Dr. E. A. Burt, also attached items 23 and 24.

23

Attached to letter/item 22, Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden concerning E. A. Burt.

24

Attached to items 22 and 23 – Leaflet on Missouri Botanical Garden.

25

Postcard to Thomas K. Penniman from cousin George, dated February 1971. Reproduction of an oil painting by Helen A. F. Penniman.

26-27

Two sheets – Letter (one sheet on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 1st April 1971. Thank you for cheque received. an update on his investigations into family heraldry.

28-30

Three sheets – Letter and attachment (item 30), to Mr. T. K. Penniman from T. Richardson Miner, Jr., (Middlebury College, Vermont), dated 12th April 1971. Answer to a letter he sent on 17th March, mentions the Ninevah slab, Dr. Wilson A. Farnsworth, Professor Walter Howard's Boden (Baden) Scholarship and Elbert Cole (an old classmate). Attached sheet 30, information on Walter Eugene Howard.

31

Newspaper cutting (picture of bulls pulling sledge) attached to letter (items 32-34).

32-34

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Carrie Paine (Mrs. Cameron Paine, Westmoreland N.H.), dated 19th April 1971.

35

Letter to Mr. Penniman from J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 20th May 1971. Further update on James Perryman of Ormesby Hall.

36-37

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Carrie Paine (Mrs. Cameron Paine, Westmoreland N.H.), dated 18th June 1971.

38

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edwin G. Sanford (Boston Public Library), dated 20th September 1971. Gives addresses Goodspeed's Bookshop and the Massachusetts Historical Society. He informs him there is known passenger list for the Lyon which arrived in Boston on November 1631. But gives a list of names (item 39) taken from Charles E. Banks The Planters of the Commonwealth.

39

Attached to letter/item 38 – Passengers and ships – pages 94-95.

40

Airmail letter to T. K. Penniman from Philip Chadwick Foster Smith (Peabody Museum. Salem, Massachusetts), dated 2nd November 1971. Unable to help regarding James Penniman and Edward Penniman, supplied other possible sources.

41

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Philip F. Purrington (Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts), dated 18th November 1971. He has forwarded his enquiry to a Donald Penniman.

42-45

Four sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 4th January 1972.

46

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Camp (Society of Genealogists), dated 25th January 1972. Thank you letter with regard to some research on the Penniman family in Essex and Yorkshire. Also cover note for item 47.

47

Attached to item/letter 46, list of researcher's recommended by the Society.

48-49

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 5th February 1972.

50-51

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 20th February 1972.

52

Letter to T. K. Penniman from O. S. Tomlinson (City Library, York), dated 1st March 1972. Lists of bodies who may have a copy of the book he is looking for 'Records of the Family of Pennyman of Ormesby', by

J. W. Pennyman 1904.

53

Handwritten card to Kenneth (Penniman) from Charlotte (Mrs. David H. Allan, Florida), dated 12th March 1972. Old classmate from K.U.A.

54-55

Two sheets – Letter to Kenneth (Penniman) from (Gladys) Elizabeth Heywood Hulburd, (Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 15th March 1972. Information on family members.

56

Envelope to items/letter 54 and 55.

57

Letter to Cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole Massachusetts), dated 13th May 1973. Answers to questions on inshore fishing.

58-59

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 1st June 1972.

60

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. M. Marten (Yorkshire Archaeological Society), 14th March 1972. Asking for information.

61

Duplicate of item/letter 60.

62-63

Two sheets – Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to George Dobbin Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 25th April 1972.

64-67

Four sheets – photocopies of pages 'Records of the family of Pennyman of Ormesby' compiled by James Worsley Pennyman, 1904 – Title page, contents page, Appendix N pages 119 and 120.

68-69

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 30th June 1972.

70-71

Two sheets – Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to George Dobbin Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 5th June 1972.

72

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated 19th July 1972.

73

Letter (small sheet) to cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole, Massachusetts), dated 29th October 1972. Has written to a Dr. McGuire Gibson, who should be contacting him, also discusses family members.

74

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. L. Cleland (Commonwealth Archives Office, Kingston, Australia), dated 15th March 1974. Unable to help concerning the whereabouts of Mrs. Daisy Bates' son. Also has given address of the National Library of Australia.

75

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bernice M. Sawyer MacWilliams (Register of Probate, Newport New Hampshire), dated 12th August 1974.

76-77

Two sheets – Letter to Cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole Massachusetts), dated 24th May 1974. Answers to questions about the ship Lyon.

78-79

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Mrs. Lucy R. Bishop (Vermont), dated 12th January 1975. An old classmate from 1910.

80

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Gardener MacLeay (?), dated 15th January 1975.

81

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Alan Cottrell (Master, Jesus College, Cambridge), dated 16th September 1975. Attached is information about Mr. John Eliot, but no record of James Penniman.

82-83

Two sheets – Attached to item/letter 81, information on John Eliot.

84

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Ruth Vysk (Department of Western MSS, Bodleian Library) dated 6th October 1975. No record of a James Penniman matriculating at the University between 1610 and 1630.

85-87

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

16th November 1975.

88

Letter to T. K. Penniman (small sheet) from D. L. Thomas (Search Office, Public Records Office), dated 16th January 1976. Suggests consulting Emigrants to America before 1700 by J. C. Molten.

89

Handwritten family tree of three people, attached to item/letter 88.

90-91

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

1st February 1976.

92

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Keith Hammerton (St. Mary's Vicarage, Harmondsworth), dated 19th March 1976. Marriage registers do not precede 1690, so unable to give information on Anne Tuttle married in 1631, he understands that the Guildhall Library have two boxes of the church's records, these may be of help.

93-95

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

22nd March 1976.

96-103

Seven photographs inside an envelope from Helen Roberts, garden views.

104-105

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

28th April 1976.

106

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Richardson Miner, Jr. (Middlebury College), dated 7th June 1976. Academic hood of Middlebury College.

107

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Thomas M. Mikula (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy). Talking about the death of Jim Cuthbert.

108-137

Thirty pages of miscellaneous notes and addresses:

Unnumbered list of staff on back of an envelope.

108 – Postcard from Harold Falconer, his address attached to postcard.

109 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 9th August 1970.

110 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 12th September 1971.

111 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 21st November 1971.

112 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 17th January 1972.

 

113 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 30th January 1972.

114 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 3rd October 1976.

115 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 5th April 1975.

116 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 20th April 1975.

117 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 12th November 1975.

 

118 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 20th December 1975.

 

119 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 10th March 1976.

 

120 – Index card contact details of Dr. Viola Garfield.

121 – Index card contact details of Mrs. Audrey Hawthorn.

122 – Index card, several names, etc.

123 – Index card contact details of Dr. A. J. Colson.

124 – Index card contact details of K. O. L. Burridge, H. H. Roberts and R. P. Rivers.

125 – Details of F. F. Hill.

126 – Index card contact details of Dr. Henry Field.

127 – Several names listed on an index card.

128 – Postcard to T. K. Penniman from A. E. G., dated 24th February 1972.

129 – Front of brown envelope, with sticker of Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey's address details on.

130 – Line drawing card with address details of Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

131 – Christmas card with picture of child on, from Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

132 – Card with thumb prints on, from Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

133 – Front of an airmail envelope, with Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey, address details on the back.

 

134 – Christmas card from Gladys (Mrs. Philip Holburd, Meriden, New Hampshire).

135-136 – Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Whiting, no date.

137 – Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Whiting, dated 5th February 1972.

Folder 1C – Family Trees and Wills (folios 1-55):

1-14

Envelope containing items 1-14 addressed to Sullivan County Probate Court:

1-2 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Morris G. Penniman.

3-3a – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Henry N. Penniman.

4 – Invoice from Register of Probate, 6th February 1975, copies of the will's of Morris G. Penniman and Henry N. Penniman.

5 – Notes scribbled down.

6 – Invoice from Register of Probate, 22nd January 1975, copy of the will of Frederick S. Penniman.

7-8 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Frederick S. Penniman.

9-10 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Mary A. Penniman.

11-14 – Four sheets from the Court of Probate – The Estate of Mary A. Penniman, breakdown etc.

15-19

Photocopies of pages from the Penniman Family by Rev. G. W. Penniman.

15 – Photocopy of pages 38-39.

16 – Photocopy of pages 40-41.

17 – Photocopy of pages 42-43.

18 – Photocopy of pages 44-45.

19 – Photocopy of pages 46-47.

20

Handwritten history of James Penniman and his family, including his wife Lydia Eliot and their ten children. Also mentions Lydia's second husband Thomas Wright who she married in 1665.

21-22

Two handwritten sheets family tree of William Penniman and Ruth (Thayer) Penniman 1706 – 147.1.

23-25

Three sheets (both sides of sheet) – Prepared Lecture given by Donald E. Penniman at the Reunion, July 21 1968. On Captain Edward Penniman.

26-48

Penniman Family Records relationship of five branches living in Baltimore, Maryland,1965.

26 – Family tree, starting with James Penniman (1600).

27 – Information on Thomas Kenneth Penniman 147.146.511.

28 – Carbon copy of letter to Cousin Thomas (T. K. Penniman) from Cousin George (Penniman), dated October 1965. This is a cover note of items 29-33.

29-33 – Five sheets carbon copy of a list of names attached to item 28.

34 – Family tree, starting with William Penniman (147.1), etc.

35 – Handwritten memorandum from George D. Penniman, giving approximate figures as of July 1966, of Penniman family records.

36 – One page of The 'Penniman Family Record' compiled by Rev. George Wallace Penniman (1857-1943) and enlarged by Paul Bigelow.

37 – Handwritten information with photographs by George D. Penniman (147.92.412) and Laura M. Penniman gathering material for the Penniman Family records.

38 – Information on 147.146 Thomas Taft Penniman, wife and children.

39 – Information on 147.146.5 Thomas Taft Penniman Jr, wife and children.

40 – Copy of item 39.

41 – Information on 147.146.51 Thomas Penniman, wife and children. 42 – Information on 147.146.55 Lizzie Mary Penniman, husband and children.

43 – Copy of item 27.

44 – Copy of item 41.

45 – Information on 147.14 Peletiah Penniman, wife and children.

46 – Information on 147.1 William Penniman, wife and children.

47 – Information on 147 James Penniman, wife and children.

48 – Information on 14 Joseph Penniman, wife and children.

49-53

Five sheets – Photocopies of pages from book 'Passengers and Ships'.

54

Handwritten letter to Dr. Penniman from Bodleian Library, no date. Attached to item 55.

55

Photocopy of the St. Louis entry in the World of Learning.

Folder 1D – Miscellaneous Publications (folios 1-84):

1

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 3, October 1975 – 12 pages plus cover.

2-4

2 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – 24 pages plus cover.

3 – Supplement to item 2 – 4 pages.

4 – Pedigree chart to fill in inserted inside item 2.

5-7

5 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – Supplement 2, February 1976 – 12 pages, including cover.

6 – Inserted inside item 5 – Letter to members from John W. Peters (Hon. Secretary), dated March 1976.

7 – Also inserted in item 5 – Registration Form for XIII International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences London, 31st August – 7th September 1976.

8-9

8 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – Supplement 3, July 1976 – 4 pages.

9 – Inserted inside item 8 – Letter to members from Jack H. Baxter.

10

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 2, June 1975 – 16 pages plus cover.

11

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 4, March 1976 – 16 pages plus cover.

12

Booklet – 'In The Beginning . . .'

13

Letter to Mr. Penniman from John W. Peters (Hon. Secretary, Essex Society for Family History), dated 14th September. A Welcome Letter to the Society.

14-16

Three sheets (both sides) – Handwritten notes on John Eliot, and various dates in the 1600's.

17

Printed sheet 'American Bibliography'.

18-19

Two printed sheets (both side) – 'Love at Buffalo Creek'. Taken from KUAlumni.

20

Printed sheet (both sides) – Class Notes, includes entry and photograph of Kenneth (T. K. Penniman), Taken from KUAlumni.

21

Letter to Classmates-KUA'10 from James W. Cuthbert, dated 1st August 1972. Cover letter to items 22-34, also hand written note at bottom of page to Kenneth (T. K. Penniman).

22-34

Newsletter Class of 1910 (13 sheets), dated 10th March 1974. Includes item 30 a photograph of T. K. Penniman, item 34 Class of 1910 Directory.

35

News sheet – Season's Greetings December 1973.

36

Directory – Class of 1910 – KUA as of February 1972.

37-38

Two sheets – Letter – Seasons Greeting to Kenneth Penniman from Jim Hawley, December 1971.

39-52

Fourteen sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 12th February 1972.

53-70

Seventeen sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 24th February 1973, item 70 is the Directory Class of 1910 – KUA as of February 1973.

71-80

Ten sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 28th February 1975 (and the year of our class – the 65th). Letter from L. Penniman on p.8.

81

Printed page in two colours – The Class of 1910's 65th (both sides).

82-84

82 – Booklet – 'Will to Resist' The Dartmouth College Case by Richard W. Morin.

83 – Letter placed inside item 82, to Mr. T. K. Penniman from A. Alexander Fanelli, dated 1st June 1971. Informing him that he is sending this booklet to answer questions he raised in his letter of 24th May.

84 – Booklet placed inside item 82 – 'Eleazar Wheelock and the Dartmouth College Charter' by Jere R. Daniell II.

Box 2 – Scrambled Memories (Unfinished Memoirs)

Folder 1 – Scrambled Memories, Parts of Chapters and odd notes (folios 1-100):

1

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 8th March 1972.

2

Index card with who to notify, possibly connected with item 1.

3

Index card same as item 2, possibly connected with item 1.

4-7

Four sheets – Handwritten (small sheet, both sides) scrambled notes for memoirs.

8

Envelope addressed to H. P. G. Unsworth, (dated 6th March 1972) more scrambled notes for memoirs.

9-11

Three index cards of notes for memoirs?

12-17

Six sheets (small sheet) of notes for memoirs.

18

Scribbled note on compliments slip.

19

Envelope with names written on first one Harvey Exeter College also John and Miriam Gower.

20

Letter attached to envelope item 19 – to Mr. Penniman from the rector Exeter College, 16th March 1972. Details on G. E. Harvey.

21-23

Three sheets (small sheet, on both sides) scrambled memories.

24

Notes written on envelope, attached to item/letter 25.

25

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Horder (Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd), dated 15th February 1972. Includes change of address.

26-46

Jumbo economy pad – scrambled life memoirs.

47-49

Three sheets – entitled 'Residues'.

50-78

Twenty nine sheets – The Oxford Pad – Scrambled Memories, Beginning and End, Odd Notes.

79-100

Parcel of Scrambled Memories of whom?

Folder 2 – Scrambled Memories – Carbon Copy (folios 1-249):

1-249

Carbon Copy of typescript – Scrambled Memories by T. K. Penniman, prelims and Chapter I (text only), pp. 1-194 – New England (page 56 missing, page 70a (index card) names to be filled in). Also part of Chapter II – New Old England, pages 195-260 (pages 231-240 missing).

Box 3 – Scrambled Memories

Envelope 1 – Personal Photographs (a-d):

a

Photograph (six prints) of T. K. Penniman in 1970's (same as Box 1, folder 1D, item 30).

b

Photograph (four prints), a younger T. K. Penniman sat on chair smoking pipe.

Photograph (two prints) of a younger T. K. Penniman, portrait sitting, with signature on bottom right of photograph, on back B1732Q.

Photograph (two prints) of a younger T. K. Penniman next to scrub wearing wellington's, on back 71.R.10 12,

Photograph larger version of item a.

Photograph (three prints) T. K. Penniman smoking pipe, in field holding straw, on back B2104Q.

c

Photo bromide of a line drawing of T. K. Penniman (two copies) signed Brown 70.

d

Photograph (two prints) of coat of arms of 'Pennyman' (see also next line).

Photograph (two prints) of memorial engraved tablet with the coat of arms (of previous item at the top) in Latin with the name 'Pennyman' the year is MDCXLIV (1644).

Envelope 2 – Photographs and letters connected with the photographs (a-g):

a

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Trinity College (unable to read signature), cover note for four photographs attached, dated 2nd July 1970.

b

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Trinity College (unable to read signature), cover note for additional photograph found after sending original four sent on 2nd July 1970, dated 7th July 1970.

c

Block makers pull (print) of Trinity College via Broad Street, late 1960's?

d

Photograph of garden full of trees. Cropping instructions on reverse.

e

Photograph of Chalice and Pattern, cropping instructions on reverse.

f

Photograph of carving two angels with chalice and fruit, cropping instructions on reverse, © Helmut Gernsheim.

g

Photograph or block-makers pull (print) of fireplace (mentioned in item a) Old Bursary fireplace.

Envelope 3 – Pictures autobiography – Beginning & end, miscellaneous also (a-d):

a

Leaflet – The American Precision Museum in Windsor Vermont.

Bromide print used on the front of leaflet (three copies).

Bromide print of rifling machine (gun barrels) used on page 2 of the leaflet (three copies).

Bromide print of map used on pages 5 and 6 of the leaflet (three copies).

b

Three bromide prints of various pots, etc.

 

Photograph of house and tree in foreground, on back B1725Q (two copies).

Photograph of a monument, on back B1725Q (two copies).

Photograph of large house, school or college, on back B1720Q (two copies).

d

Photograph in mount of T. K. Penniman with signature on bottom right of photograph, on back B1732Q (same as in envelope 1, b third item).

Envelope 4 – Pictures Oxford autobiography (a-e):

a

Colour negative – Merton College window.

b

Labelled Trinity College:

Bromide, line drawing of an avenue of trees (three prints).

Photograph of man with hands praying, written on back effigy of Thomas Pope in Trinity College Chapel.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.8.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.5.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.9.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.4.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.3.

Photograph of Trinity College Grounds, written on back 70.R.13.7.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.10.

Photograph of Trinity College Grounds, written on back 70.R.13.12.

Photograph of Trinity College Gates, written on back 70.R.13.6.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.9.

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Candlestick, written on back 71.R.3.8 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Chapel – Altar, etc. written on back 71.R.3.2 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Fireplace, written on back 71.R.3.11 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Stone Carving includes two angels either side of chalice surrounded by vines one column either side, written on back 71.R.3.6 (two copies).

Photograph of Trinity College from Broad Street (Late 1960's), written on the back 71.R.3.5 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Fireplace with wooden carving above, written on back 71.R.4.11 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Chapel – close-up of altar, written on back 71.R.3.7 (two copies).

Photograph Trinity College Gate and archway, written on back 71.R.3.12 (two copies).

Photograph Trinity College Chapel carving by pulpit, written on back 71.R.3.3 (two copies).

c

Birthday card to Tom Penniman from staff at Pitt Rivers Museum, picture of blossom in water jug (black and white photograph).

Photograph of man (T. K. Penniman(?)) sitting on chair next to dresser (two copies).

Photograph in garden with man (T. K. Penniman(?)) with walking stick crouching an older lady sat in chair (two copies).

Bromide of flint tool.

d

Photograph of flower, written on back Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree 3049 (three copies).

e

Photograph of T. K. Penniman with Barrel Organ, on the back B1656Q.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 70.L.78.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 70.L.82.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 49(H).

Envelope containing newspaper cutting from Oxford Mail of T. K. Penniman with Barrel Organ (same picture as B1656Q).

 

Package 5 – Personal Photographs (a-b):

a

Handwritten letter o Tom (Penniman), from George D. Penniman Jr., dated 3rd March 1972.

b

Photograph of young boy, written on back T. K. Penniman 1899-1900 born March 1895.

Photograph of T. K. Penniman, written on back – T. K. Penniman 1915, Graduation from Kimball Union Academy in 1910.

Photograph of T. K. Penniman in Pitt Rivers Museum, written on back – T. K. P. when I was elected Curator in 1939 at age of 44.

Envelope 6 – Photograph (a-b):

a

Letter to Mr. Unsworth from E. Thomas (Thomas Photos), dated 26th February 1971. Covering letter to print b.

b

Large photograph of History of Science Museum, supplied by Thomas Photos Negative 30640.

Box 7 (Kodak photographic paper box) – scrambled memories, plates, etc. (a-b):

a

Photograph – three men with beards and one boy stood or sat around a pole, on back B 2121 Q (two copies).

Photograph unidentified object, on back B 2120 Q (three copies).

Postcard of The church, Oxwich, Gower addressed to T. K. Penniman, unable to read senders name, dated 2nd March 1973.

Postcard of Trinity College, Dining Room, sent to T. K. Penniman, unable to read senders name, dated 24th October 1971.

b

Bromide of line drawing of man sat on horse and cart, with foal by horse, on back B 2239 Q (4 copies).

Original drawing of bromide above.

Box 8 (Ilford photographic paper box) – scrambled memories, plates, text figures (a-h):

a

Colour photograph of Pennyman coat of arms on the back Blakeslee-Kane Inc. No. E7587.

Post card with Pennyman coat of arms on left hand side, addressed to Prof. Thomas K. Penniman, from George D. Penniman. On the reverse other styles of the Pennyman coat of arms.

Photostat of postcard of Pennyman coat of arms front side (three copies).

Photostat of postcard of Pennyman coat of arms reverse side (three copies).

b

Colour photograph of two men (written on the back J. W. Cuthbert and grandson Lieut. Wesley Barbour.

c

Bromide or photograph of Title page of book Up-Biblum God by John Eliot (Cambridge, 1663), on the back B 1795 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Title page of The Holy Bible – translated in the Indian language (Cambridge, MDCLXIII, 1663), on the back B 1796 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Jesus Christ (Cambridge, MDCLXI, 1661), on the back B 1794 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Title page of The Indian Primer (Cambridge 1669), on the back B 1793 Q (two copies).

Photograph of buffalo (two copies).

Photograph of buffalo, with mountains in background (two copies).

d

Typescript on Ashley Hill or Ashley Place, handwritten letter at the bottom to Kenneth (Penniman) from Gladys, dated 13th April 1975.

Map of Hikes around Meriden, NH (New Hampshire), handwritten extensions of map plus areas encircled in red felt tip pen.

Large folded map 'Know your Town, Plainfield, New Hampshire', with in the bottom right hand cornered 'rev. by P.S. 7.11.73'.

e

Photograph of a drawing entitled 'The Route to California', on the back B 1832 Q (two copies).

Photograph of a drawing entitled 'American Farm Scenes' – B 1831 Q.

Photograph of a drawing no title, shows farm scene of family being transported in cart pulled by oxen, etc., on the back 71.R.10.11.

f

Postcard of The Mall, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Cutting from a magazine or journal, 'One of the Buffalo Yards in Corbin Park, etc.'

Unidentified picture, written on the back B 2122 Q.

Cutting from a magazine or journal, 'Mr. Ernest Harold Baynes driving the only team of buffaloes in the world, etc.'

Photograph of two oxen having yoke put on by a man, on the back

B 1787 Q (two copies).

Photograph of two oxen pulling cart, with a man to the side, on the back B 1791 Q (two copies).

Photograph of four oxen pulling in the snow, with two men and a dog, on the back B1792 Q (two copies).

Photograph two oxen in the snow, pulling sledge of logs, on the back

B 1789 Q (two copies).

Photograph used in magazine or journal 'Mr. Ernest Harold Baynes driving the only team of buffaloes in the world, etc.' On the back

B 1790 Q (two copies).

Photograph used in magazine or journal 'One of the Buffalo Yards in Corbin Park, etc.' On the back B 1788 Q (two copies).

g

Bromide of a line drawing of horse in Shaft Harness and horse in Trace Harness, on the back B 2118 Q.

h

Photograph entitled 'American Farm Scenes', on the back B 1831 Q (three copies).

Photograph of two men with two oxen, on the back B 2119 Q (two copies).

Photograph of man thatching house, on the back 5/1377.

Box 4 – Letters from T. K. Penniman and miscellaneous personal.

Folder 1 – Letters from T. K. Penniman – folios 1-142:

Item 1 – letter from St. Andrew's, Northampton, items 2-14 – Letters or postcards from Barnwood House Gloucester.

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), no date, personal instructions.

2

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 17th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

3

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Audrey (Dr. Butt), dated 19th November 1967. Informing her that the hospital (Barnwood House, Gloucester) is closing in March 1968.

4

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 19th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

5

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 21st November 1967, list of instructions.

6

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 22nd November 1967, list of personal instructions.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Eileen (Torr), dated 22nd November 1967. Personal letter thanking staff for their kindness, etc.

8

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 27th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

9

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 28th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

10

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 29th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

11

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 29th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

12

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th December 1967, personal instructions.

13

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 5th December 1967, list of personal instructions.

14

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Audrey (Dr. Butt), dated 24th December 1967, personal instructions and wishing her a happy Christmas and New Year.

Items 15-142 – from St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton.

15

Handwritten letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated 19th October 1968, personal instructions, mentions his will is now at Westminster Bank.

16

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

2nd November 1968, mentions Wassail (cot on the records (Columbia)).

17

Handwritten letter (both sides) from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 2nd November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

18

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

4th November 1968, mentions people to approach to do tape recording.

19

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

5th November 1968, personal instructions.

20

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 5th November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

21

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 10th November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

22

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

22nd November 1968, Gower songs.

23

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated

22nd November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, tape recordings.

24

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters, dated 27th November 1968, Gower songs tape recordings.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 27th December 1968, personal instructions.

26

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th July 1969 (incomplete letter, more pages?), asking about books on Japanese ceramics.

27-28

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 13th August 1969, thank you for information including photographs from Ko-ji and Ho-ten, etc.

29

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 30th August 1969, list of personal instructions.

30

Handwritten letter (small sheet) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd September 1969, covering letter for a cheque of £5.

31

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 15th October 1969, asking for information in Weber (? Reference book).

32

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th November 1969, personal instructions.

33

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 15th October 1969, asking for photograph of Ko-ji Ho-ten, page 449.

34

Typewritten part of a letter to B. Blackwood from T. K. Penniman,

3rd December 1969, headlined FAUDREE.

35

Scribbled notes on Faudree.

36

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 11th August 1970, covering letter, for Anthony Brown's Letter.

37

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 8th October 1970. Thank you note for a cheque and letter from Magdalen College, also other personal thoughts.

38-39

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th November 1970, asking him to find a book 'Angkor', etc.

40

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 11th November 1970, personal thoughts.

41

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to

Paul (Unsworth), 13th November 1970, thank you note and instructions.

42

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 23rd November 1970, list of personal instructions.

43

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th December 1970, personal instructions.

44

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 13th January 1971, gardening instructions, etc.

45

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 17th April 1971, personal instructions, includes enclosing a cheque for £3.00.

46

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th May 1971, personal instructions, includes enclosing a cheque for £6.00.

47

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Bernard (Fagg), 19th June 1971, asking to borrow things from the museum (books).

48

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 30th September 1971, personal instructions.

49

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th December 1971, personal chit-chat.

50

Handwritten letter to President (Trinity College) from T. K. Penniman, dated 27th December 1971. Asking for information on the Blakiston in the chapel, etc.

51

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. G. Ogston (The President Trinity College), dated 16th February 1972. Answer to item/letter 50.

52

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 2nd February 1972, personal instructions.

53

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 21st February 1971, personal instructions, etc.

54

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 25th February 1972, personal instructions.

55

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Eileen (Torr), 25th February 1972, personal chit-chat.

56-59

Four sheets – Letter to Roberts (a publisher) from T. K. Penniman 25th February 1972. Talking about his Scrambled Memories and the possibility of publishing in sections.

60

Photocopy of part of a letter (half sheet) to Bernard (Fagg) from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th February 1972. Talking a bout his will.

61

Photocopy of part of letter, may be item 66.

62

Original copy of letter (see item/letter 60).

63

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Librarian or assistant at Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 27th February 1972, personal instructions, etc.

64

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Editor of The Times, dated 2nd March 1972. Discussing various topics he has written or edited.

65

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Peter, 2nd March 1972, personal instructions.

66

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th March 1972, personal instructions.

67

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 10th March 1972, personal instructions.

68

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd April 1972, personal instructions.

69

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th May 1972, personal instructions.

70

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 4th June 1972, personal matters.

71

Attachment to item 70, one line of writing dated 4th June 1972.

72

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

6th June 1972, personal matters.

73

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

7th June 1972, personal matters.

74

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

8th June 1972, personal matters.

75

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

28th July 1972, personal matters.

76

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Bernard (Fagg), 28th July 1972. Discussing some of his work, now with McGuire Gibson and the Gower Society.

77

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 6th August 1973, personal matters, includes mention of Rattray.

78

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 14th August 1973, personal matters.

79

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 22nd August 1973, personal matters.

80

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 29th August 1973, personal matters.

81-82

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 30th August 1973, personal matters.

83

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 3rd September 1973, personal matters.

84

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 19th September 1973, personal matters.

85

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 20th September 1973, personal matters, mentions some of the Gower Folk songs.

86-87

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 22nd November 1973, personal matters. Refers also to Coghlan and the reviewing of No. 10.

88

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 23rd November 1973, personal matters. Mentions Parker of Ashmole, Dudley, etc. this is also a cover note to items 89 and 90.

89-90

Two pages of xerox/photostat of a book 'Peerage and Baronetage'.

91

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 24th November 1973, personal matters.

92

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 26th November 1973, personal matters.

93

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 4th December 1973, personal matters.

94

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 6th December 1973, personal matters.

95

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 8th December 1973, personal matters. Mentions Petty Officer Edgar Evans, R.N.

96

Part of a letter from T. K. Penniman to B. M. Blackwood dated 27th February 1974. Is a cover note to item 97, an inscription (New Babylonian tablet).

97

Photostat of inscription, attached to item 96.

98

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

14th October 1974, personal matters. Mentions Lady Scott and Valerie Finnis.

99

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 21st November 1975, personal matters. Mentions two books 'The Pruner's Handbook' and 'The Grafter's Handbook'.

100

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), Christmas 1975, personal matters.

101

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to R. R. Inskeep (Acting Curator), dated 28th February 1976. Mentions Lewis Balfour carrying out his father's wishes in handing over the Library and specimens, etc.

102

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Ray (Inskeep), dated

4th March 1976. Mentions Sally Chilver having his Gower book, also likes the photograph of Beatrice (Blackwood), etc.

103

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

16th March 1976. Personal matters.

104

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

8th May 1976. Personal matters, mentions disappointment on Inskeep not being elected.

105

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

17th May 1976. Personal matters, mentions reading Daily Telegraph that Cranstone would take up appointment at a time to be agreed, etc.

106

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

20th May 1976. Personal matters.

107

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd May 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for the colour slides (gardens?).

108

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

27th May 1976. Personal matters.

109

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

29th May 1976. Personal matters.

110

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 27th July 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for the gramophone, also mentions a forthcoming visit of Coghlan and Bockstoce.

111

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 31st July 1976. Personal matters.

112

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th August 1976. Personal matters.

113

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 7th August 1976. Personal matters, a thank you note for some items sent.

114

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

10th August 1976. Personal matters.

115

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 19th August 1976. Personal matters, mentions Lord Cherwell.

116

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 23rd August 1976. Personal matters.

117

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

24th August 1976. Personal matters, mentions Sir Henry Savile founder of the Savilian Professorships of Astronomy and Geometry in 1619.

118

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

12th September, 1976. Personal matters, includes a thank you for some xerox's received, also mentions a Dr. Willis.

119

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 18th September 1976. Personal matters.

120

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

24th September 1976. Personal matters, includes reference to American Anthropologist sending him a 100 offprints of his obituary of Beatrice Blackwood and he sent Paul 20 of these copies.

121

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 2nd October 1976. Personal matters, looking forward to the visit of Paul and Mr. Cranstone.

122

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th October 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for bringing Mr. Cranstone and also mentions mainly gardening matters.

123

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

14th October 1976. Personal matters.

124

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th October 1976. Personal matters.

125

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 31st October 1976. Personal matters, also a cover letter for item 126. Also mentions people he met at Oxford in his student days, amongst them Richard (Dickon) Hughes, Harold Acton, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, etc.

126

Hand-drawn diagram of villa or house, attached to item/letter 125.

127-128

Two sheets – Xerox/photostat of a letter from (Tom) Penniman to Adi and Ray (Inskeep), dated 31st October 1976. Personal matters, discusses Monde des Automatens.

129

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

5th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions the Committee on Publications, etc.

130

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 10th November 1976. Personal matters, includes asking for a copy of H. A. Pritchard's inaugural lecture 'Duty & Interest'.

131

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 12th November 1976. Personal matters, includes mentioning the husband of the principal of Somerville College a Mr. Craig doing some voluntary work for the PRM. Also mentions a student doing a bibliography of Beatrice Blackwood's work and makes some suggestions for other books to be consulted for this piece of work.

132-133

Two sheets – Xerox/photostat of a letter from (Tom) Penniman to Ray and Adi (Inskeep), dated 13th November 1976. Personal matters.

134

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

16th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions Mr. Craig and Dr. Hallpike, also that Dr. Hallpike is going to visit him, etc.

135

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

18th November 1976. Personal matters, includes voluntary help at the PRM.

136

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 28th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions that Harrison is to become Professor of Human Biology taken from the Gazette.

137

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th December 1976. Personal matters, mentions Morris Dancing. etc.

138

Handwritten letter (small sheet) from Adi (Inskeep) to Paul (Unsworth), dated 12th December 1976. Personal matters, includes asking if he has Museum Journal Article on musical boxes, yet.

139

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

26th December 1976. Personal matters, discusses not being allowed to smoke by members of staff.

140

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

28th December 1976. Personal matters.

141

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

7th January 1977. Personal matters, looking forward to the visit of Paul and Mr. Cranstone, soon.

142

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

7th January 1977 (he is not sure of date, Wednesday 19th written on bottom). Personal matters.

Folder 2 – Miscellaneous personal – folios 1-54:

1

Newspaper cutting from The Times, 20th January 1977, obituary of T. K. Penniman who died on 16th January 1977.

2

Copy of item 1.

3-4

Copy of will of Thomas Kenneth Penniman (second Codicil to his will 11th October 1968). This is dated 8th March 1972, mentions what gifts to Pitt Rivers Museum and how he would like it looked after.

5

Index card attached to item 6, more details about his will.

6

Attached to item 5, short letter from Morrell, Peel & Gamlen (Solicitors) to T. K. Penniman, dated 10th March 1972. Cover note of copies of will and first Coicil.

7

Index card jottings on what not to sell?

8-14

Seven sheets – Typed list of Bibliography of the published works of

T. K. Penniman – Books and Contributions to Books.

15-19

Five sheets – Original list of Bibliography of the published works of

T. K. Penniman, includes handwritten amendments and additions.

20-22

Three sheets – Another version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman, items 20 and 21 typed sheets, item 22 handwritten both sides of the sheet.

23-24

Two sheets – Another version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

25-32

Eight sheets – Not sure if this is final version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

33-36

Four sheets – Photostat of a version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

37

List of Reviews by T. K. Penniman, with handwritten amendments and additions.

38-39

Two sheets – Papers by T. K. Penniman.

40-41

Two sheets – Photostat, taken from Medical Publications 26th July 1972, entitled Anthropology by Penniman (3rd Edition, reprinted 1970). Book review written by Jacob W. Gruber.

42

Small envelope – Penniman Bookplates (PR), several gummed labels.

43

Envelope containing photograph of T. K. Penniman with hand organ (Oxford Mail, Friday 12th December 1952, Fifth Edition).

44

Copy of Oxford Mail, Friday 12th December 1952, Fifth Edition.

45

Four page leaflet on Pitt Rivers Museum.

46-47

Two sheets – From Oxford University Gazette, No. 3202 – Vol. XCIV Friday 26th June 1964 . Item 46 – pages 1301-1302, and item 47 1303-1304.

48-54

Pages 119-132, Hebdomadal Council and General Board of Faculties – Report of the Joint Committee for the Review of Activities,

29th November 1960 and 27th March 1961.

Folder 3 – Miscellaneous (hospital and power of attorney) – folios 1-39:

1

Black and white brochure on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, three photographs of hospital and inserts, (1) fees and (2) staff.

2

Booklet with blue ink cover on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton.

3-5

Three typed lists (not the same) of Mr. Penniman's Furniture.

6

Draft letter from staff at the Pitt River's Museum to Dr. Henderson. Making suggestions for Mr. Penniman's future when he leaves hospital.

7

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 26th May 1967. Discussing alternative measures for Mr. Penniman's future.

8

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 28th July 1967. Hospital is closing so alternative arrangements will have to be made for Mr. Penniman.

9

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 11th December 1967. Alternative arrangements for Mr. Penniman to stay at St. Andrew's Hospital in Northampton on or about 24th March 1968.

10

Letter from Dr. Butt (PRM) to Dr. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 18th December 1967. Thanking him for finding alternative arrangements for Mr. Penniman, etc.

11

Handwritten Letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Sandford (Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated 12th December 1969. Personal matters, mentions dragons.

12

Handwritten Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth S. (Sandford, Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated

29th December 1969. Personal matters, mentions his friend Kellaway, also Warren and Dimes and his unfortunate incident with a car in North Oxford.

13

Handwritten Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Sandford (Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated 11th December 1969. Personal matters.

14

Letter to Dr. K. Sandford from B. C. Worssam, on behalf of

Mr. Kellaway (Institute of Geological Sciences, London), dated

23rd December 1969. Discussing the Harleston Stone, from 'The Geology of Building Stones' by J. A. Howe, 1910.

15-17

Three sheets in the writing of T. K. Penniman, on notes on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, the history and building details, etc.

18

Letter from P. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 22nd May 1972. Regarding the increase of fees to Mr. Penniman.

19

Letter to P. Unsworth from A. G. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 23rd May 1972. A reply to item 18, pointing out rising costs and offering to come to a compromise.

20

Letter from Bernard Fagg (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 5th June 1972. Reply to item 19, asking that because of Mr. Penniman's financial position, if he could still pay the previous amount, etc.

21

Letter to Mr. Fagg from Mr. A. G. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 8th June 1972. Reply to item 20, may agree to Mr. Penniman paying the previous level, also forwarded other items raised to Dr. Banner.

22

Letter to Mr. Fagg from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 8th June 1972. Reply to item 20, recommends an appointment of receiver and has written to Mr. Penniman's solicitor's Morrell, Peel and Gamlen informing them of the position.

23

Letter from Bernard Fagg to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 12th June 1972. Reply to item 21, thanking the hospital for prompt action.

24

Written notes dated 13th June 1972 time 14.15 – 14.35, mentions speaking to a Mr. Naish of Morrell, Peel and Gamlen, trying to find next of kin in USA, a cousin details required.

25

Letter from Bernard Fagg to Dr. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 13th June 1972. Reply to item 22, thanking the hospital for prompt action. Also discussing whether the hospital could secure the safety of his bank papers and cheque book.

26

Letter to the Secretary University Chest from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 21st June 1972. Asking for information of next of kin of Mr. Thomas Kenneth Penniman.

27

Letter from Assistant Secretary/Librarian (Pitt Rivers Museum) to the Secretary, University Chest, dated 26th June 1972. Informing him/her that he will pass his letter to Mr. Unsworth on his return from holiday.

28

Letter from Secretary, University Chest to Dr. E. R. Banner, dated

6th July 1972. Reply to item 26, they have no more information on Mr. Penniman's next of kin, the best place would be the Pitt Rivers Museum.

29

Letter to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 21st July 1972. Discussing Mr. Thomas Kenneth Penniman, asking for information on his present circumstances.

30

Letter from Bernard Fagg to the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 27th July 1972. Reply to item 29.

31

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 4th August 1972. Thank you and reply to matters arising in item 30.

33

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 27th September 1972. No further action is to be taken in relation to Mr. Penniman's property and affairs.

33

Photostat/xerox of a general letter to current patients/relatives of St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, dated September 1974 (added handwritten). Informing them of increased costs and the proposed increase of fees.

34

Photostat/xerox of a letter to Bernard Fagg from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 5th December 1975. Discussing whether possible to move Mr. Penniman nearer to Oxford.

35

Photostat/xerox of a letter from R. R. Inskeep (Acting Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Horsley (Secretary of the Chest), dated 2nd March 1976. Putting forward Mr. T. K. Penniman, regarding circular letter ref. WTE/JWG of 24th February 1976, (sheltered housing).

36

Letter to Mr. V. Redfern (Anchor Housing Manager) from Dorothy D. G. Davidson (social worker, St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 22nd July 1976. Do not think it possible for Mr. Penniman to moved into sheltered accommodation, due to age and requires daily nursing.

37

Letter from Mr. V. Redfern (Anchor Housing Manager) to G. R. Nelson (University Offices), dated 28th July 1976. Informing him that unable to accommodate Mr. Penniman, reference to item 36.

38

Letter to R. R. Inskeep from G. R. Nelson, dated 4th August 1976. Concerning Anchor Housing Association accommodation, unable to get Mr. Penniman a placement, see also items 36 and 37.

39

Letter from H. P. G. Unsworth to G. R. Nelson, dated 12th August 1976. Thank you letter for his help, reply to item 38.

Box 5 – Photographs 1-14 (General Collection)

Folder 1 – Photographs 1-11 (General Collection):

1

a-g-j: Colour slides in bag – Memorial Garden.

2

Black white photographs spinning wheels and loom (a-j):

a – Spinning Wheel Welsh – (3.2079.60), © Hawlfraint.

b – Picture of a man cutting bushes or brambles, © Hawlfraint.

c – Hedgerow, © Hawlfraint.

d – Loom (? Welsh), (2592), © Hawlfraint.

e – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a spinning wheel.

f – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a loom (B 2117 Q).

g – Powered loom (74.R.11.12).

h – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a loom (B 2137 Q).

i – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a woman at a spinning wheel (B 2135 Q).

j – Close-up of a hand and spinning wheel.

3

No package or photographs, previously listed Horse and treadmill.

4

a-c – Three copies of Penniman Archives at Braintree, Massachusetts, (B 1839 Q).

d-f – Three copies of Frederick Charles Whiting, (B 1840 Q).

g – Postcard of Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan in Jesus College,

c. 1938-39.

h-j – Three copies of Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan in Jesus College, c. 1938-39 (B 1841 Q).

k – Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan, photographed by his sister in Hereford, November 1941.

l-n – Three copies of Urek tablet (Kish No. 36).

5

Postcards of cave paintings (a-i):

a – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 913.

b – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 956.

c – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 918.

d – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 941.

e – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 974.

f – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 902.

g – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 951.

h – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 972.

i – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 918.

6

Photographic bromides of line drawings of brooches (a-h):

a – Drawing of brooch (69.6.4).

b-d – Three copies – Drawing of three brooches (69.6.3).

e – Drawing of brooch (69.6.1).

f – Drawing of brooch (69.7.12).

g-h – Two copies – Drawing of brooch (69.6.2).

7

Black and white photographs Skulls and site – Culver Hole (Gower)

(a-p):

a-b – Two copies – Two bones (69.9.13).

c – Top view of a skull written on it 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

d – Front view of a skull (69.6.7).

e-f – Two copies – Bottom view of a skull (69.6.7).

g – Side view of a skull (60.6.8).

h – Front view of a skull (69.6.14).

i – Top view of a skull with fracture (69.6.6).

j – Top view of a skull written on it 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

k-l – Two copies – Bottom view of a skull (69.6.9).

m-n – Two copies – Line drawings of twelve skulls (69.7.8).

o-p – Two copies – Photograph of Culver Hole (71.R.11.2).

8

Black and white photographs of Culver Hole, etc. (a-z and 1-5).

a – Old diagram of Carmarthen Bay (no reference on back).

b – Beach and cliffs scene (B 1581 Q).

c – Wheelbarrow and tools in small cave or hole (B 1583 Q).

d – Three line drawings (maps), (69.7.2).

e – Beech and cliff scene (B 1582 Q).

f – Stone tool (three pieces) and stone tablet (nine pieces) (69.6.31).

g – Coast scene (69.6.29).

h – Silouette of coastal rocks (69.6.27).

i – Scene of coastal cliffs (69.6.69).

j – Cliff view with caves? (69.6.12).

k – Close up of cliff face, showing fissure (69.6.21).

l – Close up of sea crashing into cliff (69.6.24).

m – Rock face with candles and hurricane lamp (69.6.19).

n – Excavation underway, skull and other bones in a hole (69.6.18).

o – Rock face with measuring stick (69.6.17).

p-r – Three copies – Excavation finds four tools with scale at the bottom (69.6.15).

s – Sketch of a sectioned pot (69.6.16).

t – Excavation finds, necklace, coin and statuette (69.6.5).

u – Top view of a skull with fracture (69.6.6).

v – Front view of a skull (69.6.7).

w – Side view of a skull (69.6.8).

x – Top view of a skull with writing on 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

y – Front view of a skull (69.6.14).

z – Side view of a skull (B 1584 Q).

1 – Drawing of coastal features (69.7.10).

2 – Drawing – I. Culver Hole (plan and section), (69.7.7).

3 – Drawing – II. Vertical section, New Year Hole C-D 1930, (69.7.5).

4 – Drawing – III. Plans of New Year Hole 1930, (69.7.4).

5 – Beach and headland (69.6.12).

9

Smelting (a-y):

a-b – Two copies – Drawings (11) of various pouring pots, for smelting, etc. (B 5 Q).

c-d – Two copies – Drawing of pouring pot(?) for molten metal (B 2056 Q).

e-f – Two copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from The Tomb of Hapu, (B 2055 Q).

g-h – Two copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from The Tomb of two sculptors at Thebes, (B 2055 Q).

i-k – Three copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from The Tomb of Rekh-mi-re, (B 2055 Q).

l-m – Two copies – Drawing of machinery for smelting (B 9 Q).

n – Drawing of section through mould (B 2053 Q).

o – Three drawings in section (B 96 Q).

p – Five drawings of items made (B 2049 Q).

q-r – Two copies – Three drawings on sections of division of a mould (B 338 Q).

s – Kiln (B 564 Q).

t-u – Two copies – looks like bellows to get air inside a furnace(?) (no reference on the back).

v-w – Two copies – Six diagrams of kilns with pots in (no reference on the back).

x – Two diagrams (views) of a furnace and slag heap (B 2054 Q).

y – Three diagrams of furnaces (B 2050 Q).

10

Implements (a-p):

a – 22 small diagrams of pots etc, drawn in section (B 2051 Q).

b – Diagram of anvil and striking tools(?) (B 2068 Q).

c – Three diagrams of hammer heads (?) (B 2065 Q).

d – Three diagrams of the heads of hammers (?) (B 2064 Q).

e – Diagram of a piece of metal with tag (?) (B 2066 Q).

f-g – Diagram of two utensils for holding pots when pouring

(B 2057 Q), two copies.

h-i – Diagram of two types of saws (B 2058 Q), two copies.

j – Diagram of fire-making equipment (B 2059 Q).

k-l – Diagram of fire-making equipment (B 2063 Q), two copies.

m – Two diagrams of the raising hammer and one of metalworker's stake (B 2062 Q).

n – Two views of a diagram of a lathe (B 2052 Q).

o-p – Section drawing of a pot, with measurements (B 2060 Q), two copies.

11

Postcards and photographs (a-o):

a – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 150-51: Pair of parcel-gilt bronze leopards, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

b – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 139: Jade funeral suit, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

c – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 297: Grave guardian of three-coloured pottery, Ch'ung-p'u, nr Sian, Shensi, 1959.

d – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 274: Horseman of painted pottery, Ch'ien-hsien, Shensi, 1964.

e – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 80: Bronze ritual wine vessel, Funan, Anhui, 1957.

f – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 337: Celadon tripod vase, Lan-t'ien, Shensi, 1960.

g – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 364: White porcelain vase and cover with under-glaze painting, Peking, 1961.

h – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 167: Inlaid bronze vase, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

i – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 305: Gold bowl, Hochia, Sian, Shensi, 1970.

j – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 215: Bronze model of a chariot, Wu-wei, Kansu, 1969.

k – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 300: Figurine of a lady in three-coloured pottery. Ch'ung-p'u, nr Sian, Shensi, 1959.

l-m – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 222: Bronze flying horse, Wu-wei, Kansu, 1969. (Two copies).

n – Black white photograph of flying horse, B 2030 Q.

o – Letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from Sue Tickner (George Rainbind Limited), dated 4th June, covering letter.

 

 

Folder 2 – Photographs 12 (General Collection):

12

a – Newspaper cutting – parade with carriage carrying a man and lady in costume followed by troops in 18th/19th century costume.

b-c – Two copies of paper bromide of drawing of steam train going through mountainous area, next to river (B 1832 Q).

d-e – Two copies of paper bromide of a drawing – American Farm Scene (B 1831 Q).

f – Paper bromide of photograph – horse-drawn bus, with several passengers sitting on top, also two men standing at the side of carriage (B 2094 Q).

g-j – Four copies of paper bromide of a drawing of a family being drawn by two oxen in a cart, with men in field working (B71.R.10.11).

k – Photograph of three men with beards and one boy (B 2136 Q).

l – Original photograph of two oxen pulling plough (Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.).

m – Postcard – 'Gathering Maple Sap in New Hampshire'.

n-p – Three copies of paper bromide of oxen pulling tree trunks in the snow (B 1823 Q).

q-s – Three copies of paper bromide of horse with cart (B 1830 Q).

t-u – Three copies of paper bromide of drawing of two ladies in a carriage with driver (B 1824 Q),

v – Newspaper cutting (same picture as items t-u), entitled 'John Sloan, 1905 Fifth Avenue Critics'.

w-y – Three paper bromides of horse shoe's (72. L.1).

z – Postcard of Quechee Gorge.

1 – Postcard of Bloods Brook Covered Bridge at Meriden, New Hampshire.

2-3 – Two copies of paper bromide of Bloods Brook Covered Bridge at Meriden, New Hampshire (B 2163 Q).

4-5 – Two copies of paper bromide of Quechee Gorge (B 2164 Q).

6-7 – Two copies of paper bromide of cattle and horse in a stream with a water mill in the background (B 2162 Q).

8 – Cutting from a magazine 'The Child of many Prayers – 1753-1891 – an Early History of this Academy and its founder' picture is the same as items 6 and 7.

9 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of two oxen pulling timber in colour.

10 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of man putting yoke onto two oxen (black/white).

11 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of two oxen pulling pick-up truck with man standing by the side (black/white).

12 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of four oxen and two men in snow pulling timber (ripped), (colour).

13 – Covering letter for items 9-12, to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. Kathleen M. Serotkin, dated 4th January 1972.

14 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lester Smith (Assistant Manager, Travelers Insurance Companies), dated 9th November 1971. Regarding Currier & Ives print 'Haying-Time, The First Load'.

15 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lester Smith (Assistant Manager, Travelers Insurance Companies), dated 14th January 1972.

 

Folder 3 – Photographs 13 (General Collection):

13

a – Film 1 – positive film contacts 36 images.

b – Film 2 – positive film contacts 33 images.

c – Film 3 – positive film contacts 36 images.

d – Film 4 – positive film contacts 36 images.

e – Film 5 – positive film contacts 26 images.

Folder 4 – Photographs 14 (General Collection):

14

a – Typed details of La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Sword no. 1947.639.

b-c – Two copies of black and white photograph, stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figure 1, Sword no. 1947.639 (general view).

d – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.639.

e – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 4 and 5 (Magnification of parts of the sword), Sword no. 1947.639.

f – Black and white photograph stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Magnification of part of the sword), Sword no. 1947.639.

g – Typed details of La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Sword no. 1947.640.

h – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.640.

i-j – Two copies of black and white photograph, stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figure 1, Sword no. 1947.640 (general view).

k – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 4 and 5 (Magnification of parts of the sword), Sword no. 1947.640.

l – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Egypt, Newbury, Tweezers, Fig. 1.

m – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Roman Saw, Oxyrhynchus (general view) Fig. 1.

n – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Saxon Axe, Reading (general view of axe head) Fig. 1.

o – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Silchester Roman Axe (Wellington) Fig. 1.

p – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Lachis Iron Pick, area destroyed ca. 588 B.C. Lachis III Pl61:3 (general view).

q – Two black and white photographs stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc., second photograph is a print front x-ray negative.

r – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc. cross section.

s – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc. photo-micrograph of un-corroded section (magnified).

t – Handwritten note, mentions K. H. H. Walters photograph (not used).

u – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc.

v – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.33. Jugoslavia, Vace spear-head.

w – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.35. Woodeaton, tanged & socketed arrowhead.

x – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.32. Syria, Deve Huyuk, broken spearhead, Fig. 1.

y – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.639, (same photograph as item d).

z – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.640, (same photograph as item h).

1 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Oxrhynchus, Egypt, tanged lance head, Fig. 1.

2 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Silchester Roman Axe (Wellington) Fig. 2.

3 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet, Bed of River Lea near Stratford, Essex, Danish battle-axe.

 

 

Box 6 – Photographs 1-5 (General Collection) and notebook.

Folder 1 – Photographs 1-5 (General Collection):

1

Envelope containing negatives – Athens – Nos. 4-14 and 162-169.

2

Envelope containing negatives – Smyina – Nos. 15-20 and 151-161.

3

a – Paper bromide of drawing (cartoon) of a man wearing a gasmask

(B 1829 Q).

b – Paper bromide taken from a newspaper of 'Daisy Ashford aged nine' (B 1827 Q).

c – Paper bromide of drawing (cartoon) with type matter 'Virgina Woolf in the 1920's' (B 1831 Q).

d – Black and white photograph men with a kitten (? Beatrice Blackwood's kitten) (B 2179 Q).

e – Black and white photograph of buildings with two women in the foreground near a pond.

f – Black and white photograph of two woman and a girl with two dogs.

g – Black and white photograph of Japanese/Chinese print (B 1717 Q).

h – Black and white photograph of trigger etc. of a gun (PR 71.L.47).

i – Black and white photograph of trigger etc. of a gun (PR 71.L.46).

j – Black and white photograph of a rifle (PR 71.L.45).

k – Black and white photograph of two unfinished barrels for rifles

(PR 71.L.48).

l – Four page advertising leaflet for 'Lechertier Barbe Ltd., The Universal Camera Lucida'.

m – Envelope addressed to Mr. V. P. Narracott, containing six small black and white photographs.

4

a – Black and white photograph of plant in flower in memorial garden (72.R.8.2).

b – Black and white photograph of young plants in memorial garden (72.R.8.3).

c – Black and white photograph of tree in blossom in memorial garden.

d – Black and white photograph of trees and foliage in memorial garden.

e – Black and white photograph of tree/plant in memorial garden (71.15.20).

f – Black and white photograph of branches of tree or scrub (71.15.21).

g – Black and white photograph of a climbing plant (71.15.22).

h – Black and white photograph close-up of blossom on a tree (72.R.8.4).

i – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

j – Black and white photograph close-up of three flowers in bloom.

k – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

l – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

m – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

n – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

o – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

p – Black and white photograph close-up of four flowers in bloom.

q – Black and white photograph close-up of five flowers in bloom.

r – Black and white photograph close-up of several flowers in bloom.

5

a – Mounted black and white photograph on grey board of a jug containing a branch of blossom from a tree (1974 – V.P.N.).

b – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of a small vase of flowers.

c – Mounted black and white photograph cut flush to edge of photograph of a jug containing two branches of blossom from a tree.

d – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of two roses different colours in a glass jug. On the back is written 'Dear Tom Best wishes from Peter Narracott 1969'.

e – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of Our Lady with baby Jesus and one lit candle. On the back 'from Vernon Peter Narracott with all good wishes Peter 1970'.

Notebook

Notes and newspaper cuttings throughout on all subjects.

 

 

Box 7 – Interests General

Folder 1 – Ash-Tray Patent (folios 1-6), Bells (folio 7), China (folio 8, see also Box 5), Congregational Church (folio 9), Captain Cook (Pitt Rivers Exhibition) see also J. R. Forster for Catalogue Collection (folios 10-13), Gower see Rural Life Box 9, Guns (folios 14-23) see also Box 6, Hope Department (folio 24), Ivory (folios 25-41), Lerverian Curio Collection (folio 42), Linguistics (folios 43-47), Mammals (folios 48-49) and Captain Oates (folios 50-53):

1

Black and white photograph of ash-tray (? Patent) (PR 75.6.69).

2

Hand written letter (both sides of sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Walters), Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 25th September 1975. Regarding wood-turning lathes and that they have no staff who are practiced in wood turning.

3

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from the Patent Office, dated 3rd October 1975 (ref. SL). Refers to his letter dated 27th September 1975, mentions a subject matter search, also cover letter for item 4.

4

Printed pamphlet attached to item 3 (letter), entitled Patent Searches.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. C. Ralph (The Chartered Institute of Patent Agents), dated 10th October 1975 (ref. MCR/DTB). Pointing out that his office is purely an administrative body and giving a name of his nearest agent which is A. A. Thornton & Co.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from S. J. Holt (A. A. Thornton & Co.) dated 20th October 1975 (ref. SJH). Thanking him for his letter dated 14th October 1975. He can do a hand search for him for approximately £50 and answers some other questions previously put forward.

7

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Rev. Philip M. Martin, dated 2nd September 1969. Talking about the muffled peal of bells and how they are done, etc.

8

Typed extract from The Genius of China, catalogue of an exhibition of archaeological finds of the People's Republic of China held at the Royal Academy, London, from 29th September 1973 to 23rd January 1974.

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Revd. John Huxtable, dated 10th November 1971. Mentions a book by Dr. G. F. Nuttall 'Visible Saints 1640-1660' and also talks about John Eliot.

10-13

Envelope 'Captain Cook' containing items 10-13.

10 – Two colour leaflet advertising 'From the Islands of the South Seas 1773-4' an exhibition of a collection made on Captain Cook's Second Voyage of Discovery by J. R. Forster, from 1st May 1970.

11 – Press statement 'From the Islands of the South Seas'.

12 – Eight page booklet plus cover 'Captain James Cook – A Tribute by Alan Villiers'.

13 – Twenty four page booklet plus cover 'From the Islands of the South Seas 1773-4' – A Short Guide.

14-15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, two pages) to Mr. Penniman from Eldon Owens, no date. Mentions a Jennings rifle, etc.

16

Typed note (xerox/photocopy) ref. P.R. IV.71, USA, Vermont, Windsor, description of a percussion rifle.

17

Typed note (xerox/photocopy) ref. XI.597, British, Scotland, Dumfries, specimen from the Gunsmiths W. McCall & Co.

18

Handwritten letter (both sides) to T. K. Penniman from Eldon Owens, no date. Mentions Jennings rifle, also the factory of Robbins, etc.

19

Letter T. K. Penniman from Gertrude S. McGuire (Town Clerk, Windsor, Vermont), dated 4th August 1971. Cover letter to items 20-23.

20-21

Two pages photocopies of pages 274 and 275 Town of Windsor, mentions the armory for the manufacture of firearms by Robbins, Kendall & Lawrence.

22-23

Two pages photocopies of another article, includes a picture of Windsor in 1849 with the armory on the left hand side of the picture.

24

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Audrey Smith on behalf of Professor Varley, dated 3rd January 1972. Several people mentioned Rev. Frederick William Hope, J. O. Westwood, William John Burchell and Canon L. W. Grensted, etc.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from Tom (Penniman) to Paul (Unsworth), dated 17th May 1969. Asking for the name of the Colonel, Deputy Secretary of the Chest, also asking questions on Ivory.

26

Photocopy of letter from Daily Telegraph and Morning Post addressed to Dear Sir, dated 27th April. Gives a list of Ivory manufacturers.

27

Handwritten note (small sheet), 1971-72, completed book on Netsuke May 1971 – Gunther – Gurden.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & Simonett, Ltd.), dated 2nd June 1971. Regarding phosphoric acid.

29

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & imonett, Ltd.), dated 4th June 1971. Thank you for previous letter received, item 28, also asking for information on how flat plates or tablets of ivory with pained or carved minatures are made, etc.

30

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & Simonett, Ltd.), dated 9th June 1971. Answers to questions in item 29.

31

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

16th June 1971. Mentions layered structure and he has been misinformed and offers information on the subject.

32

Letter from T. K. Penniman to H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

18th June 1971. Cover note to a book supplied.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

25th August 1971. Cover note for returning the book sent in item 32, also cover note for items 34 and 35.

34-35

Two typewritten sheets of comments on the book received and returned in items 32 and 33.

36-38

Letter (three sheets) to Mr. Penniman from R. A. Malyn (University Registry, Oxford), dated 21st March 1962. Comments on his book Pictures of Ivory and other Animal Teeth.

39

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. J. Friedlein (F. Friedlein & Co. Ltd.), dated 2nd January 1974. Will be interested in receiving a copy of his book and co-operate in providing any information required for his revised edition.

40-41

Two sheets – Letter (one and half sheets) to T. K. Penniman from T. J. Friedlein (F. Friedlein & Co. Ltd.), dated 24th January 1974. Comments made on the book received, see item 39.

42

Newspaper cutting – The Times Tuesday March 16 1971 – entitled 'Part of the Leverian curio collection is offered for sale'.

43

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from William Sturtevant (Curator of North American Ethnology, Department of Anthropology), dated 30th September 1975. Giving permission to show pictures of John Eliot's translation and his other titles as shown in J. C. Pilling's 'Bibliography of the Algonquian Indian Empire', also a covering letter to items 44-47.

44

Photocopy (five sheets) of International Journal of American Linquistic's 31: 206-220 July 1965.

45

Photocopy (six sheets) of Current Trends in Liquistic's vol. 10 'Liquistic's in North America' 1973 – Mouton, pp. 727-733.

46

Photocopy (four pages) of Natick Consonants in Reference to Proto-Central Algonquian: I, by Shirley Silver, pp. 112-115.

47

Photocopy (twenty sheets) of Current Trends in Liquistic's vol. 10 1973 – Mouton, pp. 657-676.

48

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from James Smith (Department of Zoology), dated 15th April 1971. Suggesting some books to help in his research: Young, J. Z., The Life of Mammals, OUP, 1957 and Ewer,

R. F., Ethology of Mammals, Logos Press, London, 1968.

49

Letter (small sheet, air mail) to Dr. T. K. Penniman from H. J. Frith (Chief of Division, CSIRO, Division of Wildlife Research), dated

6th May 1971. Talking about pouch life of a young kangaroo.

50-51

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. F. Griffiths (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Antartic Division, New Zealand), dated 28th April 1972. Do not know of any memorials which have been specifically erected to Captain L. E. G. Oates on the Antarctic Continent. Also this is a cover letter to items 52 and 53.

52

Newspaper cutting, entitled 'Museum honours '' A Very Gallant Gentleman'' '.

53

Handwritten in pencil dedication to Edgar Evans.

 

Folder 2 – Origins of Civilisation (folios 1-8):

1-2

Two typed sheets, starts off: 'The three great civilisations . . .' signed off at the end 'T. K. Penniman'.

3

Written notes, date at top in pencil 20.2.72 – top line reads 'Bradford. Note on former work …' (attached to items 4 - 5).

4

Note on index card to Paul or Eileen to xerox note (items 5 and 5).

5

Xerox/photocopy of notes and pages of book mentioned in items 3 and 4. Page v – poetry by James Elroy Flecker, Brumana (1913), p. x – part of Preface, and eight pages of plates of photographs of Iraq.

6

Envelope written on front 'Origins of Civilization, Lecture for Sir John Beazley's course in 1944, & control lecture for a 3 term course with Bibliography.

6.1 – Printed leaflet (four pages) – Origins of Civilisation, gives lists of books suggested for course.

6.2 and 6.3 – Two sheets of typescript, entitled '100 Years of Anthropology'.

6.4 – Typewritten copy of 26 pages, also includes newspaper cuttings and handwritten amendments and additions in the typed text. 'The Origins of Civilisation from the Bosphorus to the Indus. An introduction to the use of material remains in the study of History. 31 January 1944 and 5 May 1944 by T. K. Penniman. '

7

Origins of civilization 7.1-74:

7.1 - 7.4 – Art (four pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.5 - 7.8 – Boats (four pages of typed and handwritten notes, some pages on both sides).

7-9 - 7.23 – Chronology (fifteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.24 - 7.36 – Copper (thirteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.37 - 7.58 – Fire (twenty two pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.59 - 7.74 – Fracture (sixteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8

Origins of civilization 8.1-139:

8.1 - 8.26 – Horses (twenty six pages of handwritten notes or typed notes and newspaper cuttings, some pages written on both sides).

8.27 - 8.52 – Iron (twenty six pages of pages of handwritten notes or typed notes and letters, some pages written on both sides).

8.53 - 8.64 – Mesolithic (twelve pages of handwritten or typewritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.65 - 8.74 – Plough (main notes) (ten pages of handwritten or typewritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.75 - 8.104 – Pottery (thirty pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.105 - 8.115 – Textiles (eleven pages of handwritten notes, typewritten notes and newspaper cuttings, some pages written on both sides).

8.116 - 8.130 – Writing (fifteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.131 - 8.139 – Photographs (nine) – Mesopotamia and sherds (only 8.138 is numbered B 1721 Q).

 

Folder 3 – Origins of Civilisation (folios 9-10):

9

Origins of Civilisation 9.1-9.69:

9.1 - 9.69 – Music material (sixty nine pages of handwritten or typed notes, and sheet music, (some pages written on both sides)).

10

Origins of Civilisation 10.1-10.37:

10.1 - 10.37 – Various odd facts (thirty seven pages of handwritten or typed notes also newspaper cuttings, (some pages written on both sides)).

 

 

Box 8 – Interests General continued

Folder 1 – Interests General continued (folios 1-3):

1

Oxford University 1.1 - 1.11

1.1 – Brown envelope with notes written on.

1.2-1.3 – Black write photograph of Oxford High Street (same picture) on the back V. P. Narracott.

1.4 – Covering letter to item 1.5. Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Peter Spokes, dated 29th September 1970.

1.5 – Photostat of page of book (page 68 The Smith), includes cartoon of St. Dunstan and the Devil (From Hone's Every-day Book 1826).

1.6 – Letter to Dr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce (University Registry), dated 27th September 1971. Regarding a Miss Shillito and her gift?

1.7 – Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Graham Weddell (Department of Human Anatomy, Oxford University), dated 25th October 1973. Regarding a Latin inscription.

1.8 – Letter (both sides) to Mr. T. K. Penniman from P. M. Jenkinson (The President's Secretary, Magdalen College), dated 15th August 1970. Answering several queries.

1.9 – Excavation on the line of the Outer City Wall in St. Helen's Passage (typed sheet, both sides) from Nick Palmer (President) and Sebastian Rahtz (Excavation Secretary).

1.10-1.11 – Two sheets handwritten Latin notes.

2

Interest General continued 2.1 – 2.9

2.1 – Sample of paper (embossed with printed pattern).

2.2 – Typed notes – Richard de Bas: Paper Museum & Mill.

2.3-2.9 – Seven black and white postcards - Musée Historique du Papier, Richard de Bas, Ambert (Puy-de-Dôme) Les Etendoirs.

3

Interest General continued 3.1 – 3.21

3.1-3.3 – Three sheets of photocopies of newspaper cuttings, one entitled 'Muddle that endangered part of our heritage' this in on all three sheets, the third sheet also has 'Pitt-Rivers archaeology collection for the nation' handwritten Times 19 June 1974.

3.4-3.7 – Four black and white photographs taken in the Museum Memorial Garden.

3.8-3.17 – Brown envelope 'Burmese coll. in P.R.M. for publication our second series (General).

3.8 – 3.13 – Second brown envelope – 1. Burma, The Silk Industry in ''The Empress'', August 1904. 2. Monograph on Silk in Burma Mr. J. P. Hardman, I.C.S. Six sheets of photocopies of magazine/articles, all run on, dated August 1904.

3.14 – Typed notes ''Note on Burmese Collection in Pitt Rivers Museum''.

3.15 – Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Audrey, dated 30th October 1970. Mentions a Burmese lady Daw Mya Sein and eminent Burmese historian coming to St. Hugh's for one year.

3.16 – Handwritten letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Htin Aung, dated 6th August 1971. Informing him he would be willing to translate some Burmese books.

3.17 – Handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth) dated 17th August 1971. Informing that Dr. H. Ting Aung came to museum asking for information on what work has to be done by him.

3.18 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 14th July 1971. Asking about a picture of Ivor Allen, wants his picture to hang with others in picture gallery.

3.19 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 19th June 1971. Asking that no one apart from staff to hear or use his Gower tapes.

3.20 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 11th April 1975. Asking for an address of the London School of Weaving, and various other requests.

3.21 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 21st September 1968. Asking for a picture of Mr. Walters father for the picture gallery.

 

 

Folder 2 – Interests General continued – Press Cuttings (folio 4):

4

4.1 – Newspaper cutting 'The glory that was Thrace', by Terence Mullay.

4.2 – Newspaper cutting 'Aeschylus still holds the stage'.

4.3 – Newspaper cutting The Times Saturday 17th August 1974, 'Drastic measures needed as water erosion threatens magnificent relic of ancient Java', by Kapto Sunoto.

4.4 – Newspaper cutting The Times Friday 17th October 1975, 'Records speak of busy trading in primeval Paradise-land', by Michael Rice.

4.5 and 4.6 – Two sheets – Newspaper cutting The Times Saturday Review Saturday 18th October 1975, 'Oxford remembered', by Harold Macmillan.

4.7 – Newspaper cutting The Times 28th November 1975, 'Forty years of uproar, six times a week', by Bernard Levin.

4.8 – Newspaper cutting Daily Telegraph Saturday 31st January 1976, 'Dirty work at the Olympics', by Enoch Powell.

4.9 – Newspaper cutting Daily Telegraph Tuesday 9th March 1976, 'Adam Smith and the Open Society' by Prof. F. A. Hayek.

 

Folder 3 – Interests General continued (folios 5-8):

5

5.1 – Booklet 'With Christmas Greetings and all Good Wishes for the New Year from Rhodes House, Oxford, 1976'.

6

6.1-6.2 – Two sheets of typewritten notes on Rip van Winkle.

7

Ships:

7.1 – Quarterly Journal 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. 58, No. 1, February 1972.

7.2 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from N. E. Upham (National Maritime Museum, Assistant Keeper, Department of Ships, dated 11th July 1974. Covering letter for item 7.1, mentions an article by Hohn H. Harland, about full history of the development of steering gear. Also covering note for items 7.2-7.20.

7.3 – Typed notes mentions John Camden Hotten and Charles Edward Banks, etc.

7.4-7.18 – Photocopy of pp. 129-144 (15 pages) of 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. IV., No. 5 May 1914 – Mediaeval Ships – No. VII by H. H. Brindley and The Whipstaff by H. S. Vaughan.

7.19-7.20 – Photocopy of pp. 89-90 (two pages) of 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. III., No. 3 March 1913 Notes.

8

8.1 – Letter addressed to Dear Sir (? T. K. Penniman) from G. Hill (Royal Mint), dated 27th July 1971, ref. G S 14/65. Discussing sovereigns, hand written note at the end 'Sovereigns with Queen Victoria effigy have not been minted since 1901'.

 

Folder 4 – Interests General continued (folios 9-10):

9

9.1 – Plate I, Figure 2 – looks like x-ray image of metal object.

9.2 – Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 10th January 1956. Covering letter for items 9.3-9.7.

9.3 – Typed notes of Carbon steel strips heated in a carbon-monoxide atmosphere and forge welding at temperatures of 950°C to 1000°C.

9.4 – Diagram of low carbon steel strips heated in a carbon monoxide atmosphere from 950°C to 1000°C and forge welded.

9.5 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 1 and Fig. 2.

9.6 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 3 and Fig. 4.

9.7 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 5 and Fig. 6.

9.8 – Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated 26th August 1955. Apologising for errors made on Gestetner Wax of the first sheet of our report (see 9.9-9.10).

9.9-9.10 – Two sheets – covering letter to 9.11-9.17, to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated

25th August 1955.

9.11-9.17 – Seven sheets – North Indian Sword (Firangi), Pitt Rivers Collection (1063) – Report including photographs.

9.18-9.19 – Two sheets – covering letter to 9.20-9.27, to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated

23rd June 1955.

9.20-9.27 – Eight sheets – P.R. Coll. Almedinilla, Spain. Dagger from Tomb, c.200 B.C. Report and other related literature on the dagger, includes three photographs.

9.28 – Post-it note dated 8th June 1955, covering note to items 9.29-9.36.

9.29-9.36 – Eight sheets – Early Iron Age Sword found in a Tomb at Almedinilla, Cordova, Spain. Report including seven photographs.

10

Trees:

10.1-10.2 – Two sheets – Letter to Dr. Penniman from Linacre College, dated 12th March 1971. Regarding answers to questions about trees.

10.3-10.4 – Two sheets – Notes on trees.

10.5 – Photocopy of two page spread (pp.162 and 163) Hardwoods – Mahogany, Makarati, Makore, Mandio, Mansonia, Maple, Maple Birds Eye, Marble-wood and Melawis.

10.6-10.8 – Three sheets – Photocopy of pages 88, 89 and 247 (not sure which book they come from?).

 

 

Box 9 – Correspondence, typescripts, newspaper cuttings (Rural Life – Gower) etc.

Folder 1 – Miscellaneous correspondence (folios 1-29):

1

Letter (handwritten, on both sides of sheet and folded into four pages) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Taylor, dated 4th September 1942. Personal matters, regarding friends, etc., in the Gower.

2

Letter (handwritten small sheet on both sides), from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated 1st December 1968. Regarding four songs sung by Philip Tanner of Llanennith in Gower, etc.

3

Letter (handwritten small sheet on both sides), from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated 10th July 1969. Asking when he is coming next to visit and to bring tape recorder.

4

Index card – Gower.

5

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from G-Gwent Jones (The Gower Society), dated 4th August 1969. Mentions Philip Tanner also mentions Edgar Evans.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Chief Librarian (Public Libraries Department, Central Library, Swansea), dated 26th August 1969. Mentions a list of books (not attached to letter).

7-9

Three sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from the Rev. O. J. Lewis (The Vicarage, Llangennith), dated 14th February 1972. Included is the list of priests and priors of Llangennith, etc.

10

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from (unable to read signature) address is Bron Hafren, Garthmyl, Montgomery SY15 6RT, dated

15th August 1972.

11

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Eileen and Ernie (King's Head Hotel, Llangennith), dated 14th January 1973. Personal letter discussing old friends and places etc.

12

Hand written letter (small sheet, both sides, folded to make four pages) to Tom (Penniman) from ? and John, dated 19th March 1974. Personal talking about friends and places.

13

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Prof. Grimes, dated 18th March 1974. Personal matters.

14

Letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Col. Charles David, dated 7th September 1974. Discussing his letter in The Times including reminiscences of Ernest Helme and also mentions Craig y Nos Castle and Madame Patti, etc.

15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from M. R. Hausheer, dated 8th September 1974. Mentions his letter to The Times of September 7th.

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from M. R. Hausheer, dated 15th September 1974. Thank you letter, also mentions that St. Fagan's Folk Museum have a recording of some of Phil Tanner's songs.

17-18

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 9th October 1974. Personal matters.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 16th October 1974. Mentions Antony Baines and mentions that she will be going to see Mr. Unsworth at the Pitt Rivers at the end of the month.

20-22

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (on both sides of sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Foster (Jesus College, Oxford), dated 25th November 1974. Discusses Gower names, e.g. Delvid, Lagadranta and Mozzard, etc.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Foster (Jesus College, Oxford), dated 6th December 1976. Discusses Gower names, etc.

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Evan Evans, dated 9th April 1975. Mentions of pictorials of Swansea Bay to Worms Head, etc.

25-26

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from William Tucker, dated 4th December 1975. Personal matters mentions a Frank Bevan.

27-28

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets), to Tom (Penniman) from Eileen (Llangennith), dated 14th February 1976. Personal matters.

29

Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from William Tucker, dated 9th January 1976. Personal matters.

 

Folder 2 – Newspaper cuttings, photographs and postcards (folios 1-33):

1

Newspaper cutting – dated 26th August 1974 (handwritten). 'Repair work to Gower sea wall'.

2

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): Telegraph May 1st (no year). 'Don't divide Glamorgan Clerk pleads'.

3

Newspaper cutting – (no details) – 'He'ud if he kud but cas't'.

4

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): Southwest Evening Post

4th December 1972. 'Designation of Gower not a perfect defence'.

5

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): 6th December 1972, also written comment 'Perhaps, next year, even more so!' Title of piece: 'The intriguing Gower Journal'.

6

Newspaper cutting – (no details), 'Gower's Cavemen of old – Bones found near Llanmadoc – Ten skulls at least'.

7

Newspaper cutting – (no details), 'History and folk lore of three Gower parishes'.

8

Newspaper cutting – Friday August 12 1966 (no newspaper details), '' 'Post' man's Diary'' – 'Seventh century search on Burry Holm'.

9

Newspaper cutting – Western Mail Friday September 23, 1966. 'Mass grave is found on old religious isle'.

10

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): South Western Evening Post 7th July 1966. 'Burry Holm 'dig' may unearth grisly discoveries'.

11

Newspaper cutting – (no details), faded picture entitled 'The Hills of Gower'.

12

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): 2 December 1933 (no newspaper details). 'The Last of the Weavers of Gower – Silent Looms of Cheriton Valley – by J.D.W.'

13

Newspaper cutting – (no details), picture of a char-a-banc bus owned by Mr. G. Taylor of Swansea.

14

Photocopy of item 12.

15

Photocopy of newspaper cutting, (handwritten details): Evening Post 30th January 1965. 'Oxford Museum theft recalls – Book tribute to farmers of Gower'.

16

Photocopy of newspaper cutting – 'The False Light of Rhossili' (no newspaper details).

17-18

Two sheets – Photocopy of newspaper cutting – Poetry on Rhossili (no newspaper details).

19

Page from July Catalogue Kilvrough Estate 1918.

20

Postcard – 'Cockle Gathers, Gower Coast' – PT23790.

21

Postcard – 'Sunset at Worm's Head, Gower' – PT28478.

22

Postcard – 'Rhossili Bay and Worms Head, Gower' – PT27685.

23

Postcard – 'The Blue Pool, Llangennith' – PT28397.

24

Index card – with details of Mr. James Roberts.

25

Hand-drawn map of Gower attached to item 24.

26

Photographic bromide of Llangennydd Church, 1881 – B 1834 Q.

27

Photographic bromide of church window – B 2105 Q.

28

Black and white photo of a small church with grave stones in foreground – B 2093 Q.

29

Black and white photo of memorial stone to Edgar Evans – B 2092 Q.

30

Black and white photograph – B1736 Q. Details written on bag containing photograph 'Gower, carbon copy pp. 70-71. 25. Makereti weaving. Taken in Oxford about 1912'.

31

Black and white photo of man on ladder thatching roof – 5/1377.

32

Copy print from the Photo Library Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading – man in front hurdle fencing – 35/8936.

33

Copy print from the Photo Library Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading – man cutting branches to make hurdle fence – 35/8934.

 

Package 3 – Magazines, pamphlets, etc. (folios 1-5):

1

The Gower Society – Programme March, April, May & June 1975 – four pages.

2

The Gower Society – Newsletter February 1975 – four pages.

3

The Gower Society 1954 – booklet entitled 'Gower' – 56 pages plus cover.

4

The Gower Church Magazine Vol. 76 No. 901, January 1975, 16 pages plus cover, written on top 'Mrs. R. Saton'.

5

Gower Twenty One – 1970 – 76 pages plus cover. Inside a letter to Mr. Penniman from unable to read signature, dated 28th January 1972 – address is 66 Pennard Road, Southgate, Swansea SA3 2AA.

 

Folder 4/5 – Typescripts (folios 1-21 and 1-19):

4 (1-21)

Typed notes (21 sheets) – 'Cave and Shell Heap Exploration in West Gower' – before The Swansea Scientific and Field Naturalists' Society on 12th January 1938 at 7.30 p.m. in the Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea.

5 (1-19)

Typed notes (19 sheets) for an article or book 'Caves and Shell Heaps in West Gower' by T. K. Penniman, M.A., F.S.A.

 

Folder 6 – Typescript (unnumbered folios):

 

Typescript of: 'Work and Song in the North-west Gower' by T. K. Penniman including 'Musical Notation' by Carole Bridgewater. [Many pages re-typed and could be duplicates. Missing pages may be found amongst the unnumbered section].

 

Box 10 – Interests Rural Life

Folder 1 – Miscellaneous correspondence 1933-1976 (folios 1-35):

1-2

Two sheets – Handwritten letter, addressed to the curator Pitt Rivers Museum from Allan Gray, 3rd November 1933. Receipt for cheque received, for £2.12s.0d for work carried out on early plough.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Nicholas Polunin (Fielding Curator, Department of Botany), dated 18th July 1941. Thank you for literature and wheat grains received. Gives his interpretation of plants supplied, etc., also covering letter for item 5.

5

Photocopy of newspaper cutting 'Wheat from an Ancient Tomb – seed reproduced in India, handwritten date 4th August 1933.

6

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Nicholas Polunin (Fielding Curator, Department of Botany), dated 15th August 1941. Results on wheat grains sent has been called 'Mummy Wheat'.

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Stephen Fuchs (Vienna), dated 5th July 1949. About the origin of the spinning wheel.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from F. G. Payne (Assistant Keeper, Welsh Folk Museum, St. Fagan's Castle, Cardiff), dated 17th February 1950. Regarding ploughs also cover note for item 9.

9

Black and white photograph of a plough, written on the back Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, B.I.48 Model of Glamorganshire plough. Obtained from the Rev. M. L. Smith, November 1894.

10

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), dated 6th September 1974. Cover note to photograph, item 11 attached.

11

Black and white photograph of a plough, same photograph as item 9. Written on the back Old Fashioned Plough (model) Gower, Glamorganshire Purchased 1894, PR 74 L 104.

12

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman), from Pete (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 16th September 1974. Cover note for item 13.

13

Black and white photograph of plough share (shoe) PR 74 L 103.

14

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 27th September 1974. Regarding sending a photograph of tyring a wooden wheel.

15

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from James Arnold, dated 2nd December 1974. Regarding harnessing, etc.

16

Small card with a note with some of the wording reading: 'we regret we do not have a print of a power driven loom'.

17

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Crispin Gill (Editor of The Countryman), dated 11th December 1974. Giving permission to use photographs supplied.

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Denise Barlow (Permission Department, Cambridge University Press), dated 7th July 1975. Permission granted to use plate 2, Dung Cart.

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 15th September 1975. Cover note to item 20, (horse machine).

20

Photocopy of a horse machine, attached to item/letter 19.

21

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 25th September 1975. Cover note to item 20, (horse gearing).

22

Photocopy of a horse gearing advertisement, attached to item/letter 21.

23-24

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated 3rd October 1975. Concerning the treadmill.

25

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated

23rd February 1976. Concerning the treadmill.

26

 

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Scourfield (Assistant Keeper, Welsh Folk Museum), dated 29th March 1976. Enquiry about horse gear.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Carol Forsyth (Photographic Services, Smithsonian Institution), dated 31st March 1976. Concerning Treadmill, drawing has been passed on to Division of Agriculture and Mining and also returning cheque.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated

9th June 1976. Concerning the treadmill.

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. A. C. Fuller (Director and Manager, Taskers Trailers Limited), dated 25th June 1976. Cover letter for items 30-34.

30-34

Five sheets of photocopied price lists of Taskers Trailers Limited, attached to letter/item 29.

35

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. W. Goode (Accountant, Cambridge University Press), dated 16th July 1976. This is a covering letter for an invoice not attached.

 

Folder 2 – Interests – Rural Life – Photographs (folios 1-31):

1

Postcard – Welsh Coracles.

2-3

Two photographic bromides, reproductions of item 1 – B 2165 Q.

4

Original photograph of two carts, with description – 74 R-11-10.

5-6

Two photographic bromides of item 4 – 74 R-11-10.

7-8

Two photographic bromides of Old fashioned plough (model) Gower, Glamorgan purchased in 1894 – PR 74.L.704.

9-10

Two photographic bromides of Shoe of Ploughshare Rajputana purchased 1907 (Oldman) – PR 74.L.103.

11

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Juliet Bowman, dated

9th February 1972. Covering letter for item 12.

12

Black and white photograph of Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, photograph by Sydney W. Newbery, ref. no. A2549.

13-15

Three photographic bromides of original drawing item 16, Horse in Treadmill – B 2199 Q.

16

Line drawing of Horse in Treadmill.

17-19

Three photographic bromides of Taskers equipment – B 2203 Q.

20-22

Three photographic bromides of original drawing item 23, Two horse's in Treadmill, etc. – B 2196 Q.

23

Drawing of two horse's in treadmill, etc.

24-26

Three photographic bromides of (see item 27 original photograph) two horse's at work – B 2204 Q.

27

Original photograph of 'Horse-works, Ewhwch Farm, Rhandirmwyn, Carmarthenshire'.

28

Photographic bromide of a line drawing of a Wiltshire Water-mill –

B 2116 Q.

29

Photographic bromide man working on quern stone – 74.R.11.11.

30

Black and white photograph of a man working in mill – copy print supplied from the Photo Library of the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, neg. no. 35/9734.

31

Covering note to T. K. Penniman for item 30.

 

Folder 3 – Interests – Rural Life – Notes from 'Wright's English Dialect Dictionary' (folios 1-13):

1-13

Thirteen folios of written notes.

 

Item 4 – Book – 'Annotated List of Photographs in the Division of Agriculture and Forest Products' – compiled by Pauline B. Christian, (Division of Agriculture and Forest Products, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 1968).

Box 11 – Correspondence, photographs, etc. – Kish

Folder 1 – Kish (folios 1-12):

1

Letter (handwritten) to Penniman from Robert Hamilton (department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 13th January (no year).

2

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. Stein, dated 6th June 1937.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten) from T. K. Penniman to McGuire Gibson, dated 25th January 1972.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 3rd February 1972. Reply to items/letter 3-4.

6

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rene Waterlin, dated 7th February 1972.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 18th February 1972. Thanks for the photograph of Uhaimir.

8

Letter to Mr. Unsworth from Roger Moorey (Assistant Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 21st February 1972. After T. K. Penniman's notebooks on excavations at Kish.

9

Letter from Mr. Unsworth to Roger Moorey (Assistant Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 14th March 1972. Reply to item/letter 8, suggested writing to Dr. McGuire Gibson.

10

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 9th June 1972. He is still after field notes on Kish, but has said carbon 14 dating is being done.

11-12

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 27th September 1972. He says that he has no notes of T. K. Penniman's.

 

Folder 2 – Kish (Photographs 1-124):

Kish photographs to be incorporated in photograph collection.

 

Folder 3a – Kish (typescript – top copy and illustrations, folios 1-120).

 

Folder 3b – Kish (typescript – carbon copy, folios 1-120).

 

Folder 4 – Kish (Miscellaneous Notes, folios 1-6):

1-6

Six sheet – Small sheets of random notes.

 

Box 12 – Correspondence – A

Folder 1 – Accessions (Donations Vol. XVIII) – folios 1-84:

1

Letter from Miss E. M. Almedingen dated 27th August 1962 concerning a Russian Copper Samovar, accession number 1962.8.11.

2-4

Three letters connected with the Cameroonian Ambassador in 1963 regarding a rug of skins accession number 1964.2.1:

2 – is a letter to Miss Blackwood from the Vice Chancellor's Secretary dated 15th July 1963.

3 – is a letter from the Vice Chancellor to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

19th June 1963.

4 – is a letter from Mr. T. K. Penniman to the Cameroonian Ambassador dated 16th July 1963.

5-6

Two letters from Miss J. Chamberlayne in 1961 concerning 6 pieces of Nigerian currency accession number 1961.8.7:

5 – Letter from Miss J. Chamberlayne dated 25th August 1961.

6 – Letter from Miss J. Chamberlayne dated 29th August 1961.

7-44

Various correspondence, etc. of Miss Lucy Margaret Eyre:

7 and 8 – Order Service for the Funeral of Lucy Margaret Eyre at

St. Briavels dated 17th August 1963.

9 and 10 – duplicate of 7 and 8.

11 – Index card on John Edward Eyre, explorer in Australia.

12 – Index card on Gervase Selwyn Eyre eldest son of John Edward Eyre.

13 – Index card on Lucy Eyre (nee Baines) daughter of Rev. Edward Baines married Gervase Eyre, Mother of Margaret Eyre.

14 and 15 – List of items collected (bequests) from Hudnalls, St. Briavels, Lydney, Glos. – accession numbers 1963.11.1 – 1963.11.35.

16 – Letter to Miss M. Eyre from Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

17th March 1950.

17 – Postcard from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman postmarked 23rd March 1950, St. Briavels.

18 – Postcard from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

29th March 1950.

19 – Letter to Miss M. Eyre from Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 21st April 1950.

20 – Letter from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman no date.

21 – Notes handwritten by Miss M. Eyre.

22 – Letter from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman no date.

23 and 24 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 3 September 1963, regarding items left to Pitt Rivers Museum from the estate of Miss M. Eyre.

25 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 9th September 1963.

26 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 6th October 1963.

27 – Letter to Mr. Sydney Francis from Pitt Rivers Museum unable to read signature, dated 22nd October 1963.

28 – Letter to Mr. Sydney Francis from Pitt Rivers Museum no name on copy of letter, dated December 1963.

29 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 16th September 1974.

30 – Postcard from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 20th September 1974.

31 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 25th September 1974.

32 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 14th December 1975.

33 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 2nd February 1976.

34 – Postcard from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 12th January 1977.

35-43 – Lucy Margaret Eyre, Reminiscences of Burma c. 1898.

44 – Family Tree starting with John Eyre and the Rev. Edward Baines.

45

Faraday - bust in Pitt Rivers Museum, letter from Mr. T. K. Penniman to Dr. F. M. Brewer dated 3rd February 1972.

46-48

Miss Fitz Randolf, correspondence regarding accession numbers 1962.7.67-76 (pipes):

46 – Card from Miss J. M. E. Price, regarding Miss Fitz Randolph's collection no date, etc.

 

47 – Letter to Miss J. M. E. Price from Pitt Rivers Museum, unable to read signature dated 9th July 1962.

48 – Letter from Miss Julie M. E. Price to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated

11th July 1962.

49-52

Miss E. B. Gardner, correspondence regarding accession numbers 1963.10.89-105:

49 – Letter from Miss E. B. Gardner to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

29th September 1963.

50 – Small white card with notes scribbled on.

51 and 52 – Letter (2 sheets) from Miss E. B. Gardner to Mr. T. K. Penniman, dated 14th September 1963.

53-57

E. Higgins (Mrs J. C. Higgins), correspondence regarding accession number 1962.7.1:

53 and 54 – Letter from E. Higgins to the curator, dated June 21st, no year, possibly 1962.

55 – Second letter from E. Higgins to the curator a continuation of previous letter, dated 21st June, no year, possibly 1962.

56 and 57 – Letter from E. Higgins to T. K. Penniman, dated 27th June no year possibly 1962.

58

Letter from M. D. W. Jeffrey's (South Africa) to the Curator Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 9th July 1961, accession number 1961.8.2.

59

Letter from Andreas Kronenborn to Professor Pritchard, reference to accession numbers 1961.8.3-6.

60

Letter from E. H. North to Mr. Wooton, dated 4th August 1961, regarding accession number 1961.8.1 (porcelain pipe).

61-62

Correspondence P. Opie regarding accession number 1962.12.1.

61: Card from Mr and Mrs Peter Opie, including drawn picture of a puzzle, instructions for solving puzzle of interlocking rings.

62: Envelope addressed to Miss B. M. Blackwood, stamped

22nd November 1962, includes postage stamp.

63

Typewritten note from Miss A. M. Percival listing accession numbers 1961.9.10-14: two wooden carvings from Trobiand Islands, skirt from Papua, grass skirt from New Guinea and outrigger canoe from the South Seas.

64

Letter from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (J. N. Huwes) to Dr. Butt, dated 16th February.

65-66

Two letters from the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh (Cyril Aldred) to T. K. Penniman, regarding accession number 1964.3.3:

65 – Dated 18th March 1964.

66 – Dated 20th March 1964.

67-73

St. Cuthbert's Mission, Tsolo, Cape Province South Africa (photographs) 1963 (see 1963.1.1-33):

67 – Photograph of three women and a man (landscape picture).

68 – Photograph of Pondomise girls in their finery (portrait picture).

69 – Photograph of herd boy with cattle (portrait picture).

70 - Photograph of two women smoking home grown tobacco (landscape picture).

71 – Photograph of young men who had recently emerged from several months training in Circumcision Schools – resplendent in all their new finery, now they are men, (landscape picture).

72 – Photograph of two women one with a Pondomise head ring (landscape picture).

73 – Photograph of men in head dresses etc. (landscape picture).

74

Professor A. Thomson – letter from Mary Lees to T. K. Penniman, dated 14th July 1962. Regarding papers and property of the late Mrs. P. M. Mackenzie the daughter of Professor A. Thomson.

75-84

Accessions miscellaneous items

75-77

Bastet:

75 – Draft of a label (handwritten), for cat goddess Bast (Bastet), P.R.3804.

76 – Notes for the label (75) P.R.3804.

 

77 – Letter from J. Cerny? (Queens College, Oxford) to T. K. Penniman dated 29 September 1963.

78

Letter from Lord Leigh to Miss Blackwood, dated 12th August 1964, saying he has specimens available.

79

Letter from Margaret Irvine to Miss Blackwood, dated 23rd May 1957, thank you letter.

80

Postcard from A. Malaher to Miss Blackwood, dated 1st June 1952.

81

Morland Collection, Letter to Mrs. Harris from Beatrice Blackwood, dated 3rd September 1970.

82

Postcard of Monuments in Swinbrook Church, from E.T. to Miss Blackwood, postmarked 7th May 1968.

83 and 84

List of correspondence of Sir Edward Burnett Tylor.

 

Folder 2 – R. Aitken, 1957, folios 1-3:

1

Letter from R. Aitken to T. K. Penniman dated 2nd October 1957, discussing Russian artefacts, includes diagram of sickle and hatchet.

2

Second page of letter – mentioned above item 1.

3

Notes regarding items discussed in letter items 1 and 2.

Folder 3 – American Indian Collections, 1939-42, folios 1-29:

1

Handwritten note – regarding boxes of American Indian Specimens stored by the American Museum of Natural History, New York and of the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2

Address handwritten for Miss D. Stewart, 519 Canon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

3

Handwritten note – regarding specimens from Navajo Country collected by Miss Chabot and paid for by Miss D. Stewart.

4

Letter from Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Stewart, concerning Miss Blackwood's property, dated 30th November 1939.

5

Letter from Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, concerning storage of a box, dated 19th January 1940.

6

Letter from Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, confirming arrival of box to be stored, 1st March 1940.

7

Letter from Miss Dorothy Stewart to Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History), regarding storage of a box for Miss Blackwood, dated 4th March 1940.

8

Letter to Beatrice Blackwood from Maria Chabot, regarding her trip to Navajo Reservation, dated 16th March 1940.

9

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History), thank you note for storing box, dated

26th March 1940.

10

Letter from Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, clarification required on position of second box to be put into storage, 10th April 1940.

11

Letter to Beatrice Blackwood from Mary R. van Stone (School of American Research, Museum of New Mexico), regarding storage of a box of Indian Art goods, dated 19th April 1940.

12

Letter (handwritten) to Beatrice Blackwood from Maria Chabot, regarding saddle blankets, dated 30th April 1940.

13

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Miss Dorothy Stewart, regarding sending money for purchase of silver and saddle blankets for Maria Chabot, dated 14th May 1940.

14

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) regarding the whereabouts of second box, dated

14th May 1940.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Manager of the Westminster Bank (Oxford Branch). regarding transfer of money to USA, dated 17th May 1940.

16

Letter to Beatrice Blackwell from Dorothy Stewart (handwritten on paper headed Mrs. Charles H. Dietrich), regarding a loan for the Navajo trip purchases made by Maria Chabot, dated 1st June 1940.

17

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Miss Dorothy Stewart, thanking her for the loan for the purchases made by Maria Chabot, Draft no date.

18

Small 4 page leaflet, entitled 'New Threat to Pueblos', October 1941.

19

Typewritten note regarding microfilm: 'Microfilm of Indian Art Exhibit at San Francisco Fair.

20

Letter to Mr. G. E. S. Turner (University Museum) from Robert Yellowtail (Crow Agency, Montana), reference Chief Plenty Coups, dated 19th July 1940.

21

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the President of the USA, regarding the building of dams on the Rio Grande, dated 10th December 1941.

22

Letter to the Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from the Steward, Lincoln College, Oxford, dated 24th February 1942, regarding correspondence between the museum and Major Thomas.

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Eugene B. Power (University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan), dated 24th February 1942, regarding Indian Art strip film.

24

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum, from Dorr G. Yeager (United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service), dated 21st September 1942, regarding a package of publications.

25-27

Three pages of suggested exchanges with Museums in Canada and U.S.A.

28

List of specimens purchased on behalf of Pitt Rivers Museum in August and September 1939, which are being held in U.S.A.

29

Summary of visit to Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico, Long Vacation 1939, by Beatrice Blackwood.

Folder 4 – Anthropology – proposed school, c. 1946-49, folios 1-126:

1

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 19th November 1946.

2

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 12th December 1946.

3

Second letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 12th December 1946.

4

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 16th January 1947.

5

Draft of a letter from T. K. Penniman, dated 24th February 1947.

6

Covering letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman dated 3rd March 1947, draft correspondence item 7 attached.

7

Draft letter sent with item 6 to colleagues by T. K. Penniman.

8

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 3rd February 1947, invitation to a meeting on 19th February 1947.

9

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman dated 6th March 1947, an invitation to a meeting on Friday 2nd May 1947.

10

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 12th March 1947.

11

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 29th July 1947.

12

Letter sent to Miss B. M. Blackwood from J. S. Werner (Department of Human Anatomy, University Museum, Oxford). dated 8th January 1948.

13

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th April 1948.

14

Covering letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from D. B. Harden (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford), dated 7th June 1948, sent with item 15.

15

Copy of letter to D. B. Harden (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum) from K. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties, University Registry, Oxford), dated 4th June 1948, sent in conjunction with item 14.

16

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, 3rd February 1949.

17

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 5th March 1949.

18

Copy of letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Last (Principal, Brasenose College, Oxford), no date.

19-34

Sixteen pages of Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology.

35

Suggestions for our contribution for an Honour School, Pitt Rivers Museum.

36

Proposed Honour School of Anthropology, Minutes of meeting of 14th November 1947.

37

Suggestions for a General Paper.

38

Notes to Dr. Weiner, possible draft.

39

More hand written notes, Social Anthropologists and Physical Anthropologists.

40

Notification of a meeting of Sub-Faculty of Anthropology for Friday 12th March 1948, Proposal for a Final Honour School in Anthropology, from T. K. Penniman dated 25th February 1948.

41 and 42

Two sheets of documents (Syllabuses) for item 40.

43

Short note from Dr. Cohn on Indian and Far Eastern Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

44

Memo: Suggested papers in Mediterranean Archaeology for Part II, General (Proposed Honour School in Anthropology).

45

Memo: European Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology, from C. F. C. H. 22nd January 1948.

46-48

Three sheets of hand written minutes for Sub-Faculty Meeting on Honour School of Anthropology dated Friday 12th March 1948.

49 and 50

Two sheets, of suggestions from which a selection might be made, for Compulsory, General and Special Section Papers.

51

Pitt Rivers Museum, Suggested Courses for Honour School.

52 and 53

Two sheets. suggestions for students papers to be taken by Dr. Weiner's students, Social People, Archaeologists or Ethnologists.

54

Suggestions from Professor Hawkes on papers to be taken.

55

Suggestions from E. W. Gilbert, replacing 'Human Geography' with 'Geography of Man'. etc. dated 24th February 1947.

56-62

Seven sheets – Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology, for submission to the Sub-Faculty.

63

Letter – Meeting in Pitt Rivers Museum on Honour School, 15th October 1947, sent by T. K. Penniman to his colleagues.

64 and 65

Two sheets - Letter to Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard (Institute of Social Anthropology) from C. F. C. Hawkes (Keble College, Oxford), dated 12th June 1947, regarding the meeting on 3rd May 1947, with other Faculties interested in Archaeology.

66-71

Six sheets – The detailed requirements proposed in each subject.

72 and 73

Three sheets (only two numbered) – Proposed Draft Statute, of the Honour School of Anthropology.

74

Papers that would be taken by 'Archaeologist', handwritten.

75

Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology, draft for discussion, includes amendments in pencil.

76

Tentative suggestions for papers in proposed Honour School of Anthropology, includes amendments in biro and notes in pencil and biro on reverse.

77 and 78

Two sheets – Possible amendments to Draft Statute of the Honour School of Anthropology.

79

Suggested Draft Statue and Regulations, amendments for Honour School of Anthropology by T. K. Penniman.

80

Papers to be taken by Physical Anthropologists, by J. S. W., dated 18th November, 1946.

81

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Archaeology and Technology by B. M. B., C. F. C. H. and T. K. P.

82

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Social Anthropology.

83

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Archaeology and Technology.

84

Hand drawn flowchart of papers to be taken.

85

Suggested papers for Honour School: Archaeology and Ethnology of the New World, Archaeology and Ethnology of the Eskimo and Ethnology of Melanesia, including New Guinea.

86-101

26 sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, with written amendments.

102

Copy of item 88, from Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, '(i) Statute'.

103-113

11 sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, updated sheets of 86-101.

114

Notes – C. Special Section, this page will be replaced by one giving exact titles and syllabus for the Board Meeting.

115

Notes – C. Special Section, this page to be replaced by one giving exact titles and syllabus for the Board Meeting. More data than on item 114.

116-117

Two sheets - Reference List for Regional Studies No. 5, Aboriginal America.

118-119

Two sheets - Reference List for Regional Studies No. 6, Oceania.

120

Agreements achieved of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology Meeting on 12th March 1948.

121

Minutes of Meeting in the Pitt Rivers Museum on Wednesday 15th October 1947, to prepare a Suggested Classificatory Scheme for an Honour School in Anthropology, dated 22nd October 1947.

122-123

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Principal of Brasenose College, dated 28th May 1949.

124

List of potential teachers for Proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

125

Sub-Faculty of Anthropology, meeting of 28th May 1949, letter from Sir John Myers.

126

Agenda for the meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology, meeting of 28th May 1949.

 

Folder 5 – Archaeology – Committee for, Folios 1-36:

1

Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

14th October 1958.

2

General Board of Faculties, (Vol. XCIV – 22nd December 1959). Communication from the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum, pp. 5-18.

3-4

3 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

13th October 1959, P. C. E., dated 8th October 1959.

 

4 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Second Meeting, on Tuesday 20th January 1959, P. C. E., dated 8th October 1959.

5-6

5 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

20th January 1959, J. P. B., dated 16th January 1959.

 

6 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Meeting, on Tuesday 14th October 1958, J. P. E., dated 16th January 1959.

7-10

7 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

19th January 1960, J. Boardman (Secretary)., D.L., 14th January 1960.

 

8 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Third Meeting, on Tuesday 13th October 1959, D. L., 14th January 1960.

 

9 – Committee for Archaeology, Draft Annual Report, 1958-9 (both sides of sheet).

 

10 – Committee for Archaeology, for meeting on 19th January 1960, European Archaeology, situation and prospects, (C. F. C. H., 16th January 1960), D. L., 18th January 1960 (both sides of the sheet).

11-12

11 – Committee for Archaeology, The Public Lectures Sub-Committee, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday 16th February 1960, followed by meeting of Committee for Archaeology afterwards, J. Boardman (Secretary)., D.L., dated 11th February 1960.

 

12 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Fourth Meeting, on Tuesday 19th January 1960, D. L., 11th February 1960.

13-15

Three sheets - Report to the Committee for Archaeology, Proposed Amendments, C. F. C. H., 12th November 1960.

16-19

16 – Cover note to Report to the Committee for Archaeology, covering items 17-19.

 

17 – Comments on the draft of a new Ashmolean Statute, and accompanying documents.

 

18-19 – Two sheets – Proposed Institute of Classical and European Archaeology.

20-28

20 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 1st March 1960, J. P. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

21 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the fifth meeting, held on Tuesday 16th February 1960, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

22 – Report to the Committee for Archaeology, sub-committee instructed to amend their draft, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

23-25 – Three sheets – Comments on the draft of a new Ashmolean Statute and accompanying documents, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

26 – Committee for Archaeology (for meeting on 19th January 1960), European Archaeology, situation and prospects, C. F. C. H., D. L. dated 18th January 1960.

 

27 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 10th May 1960, J. P. B., dated 4th May 1960.

 

28 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the six meeting, held on Tuesday 1st March 1960, J. F. B., dated 4th May 1960.

29-32

29 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 11th October 1960, J. P. B., dated 3rd October 1960.

 

30 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the seventh meeting, held on Tuesday 10th May 1960, J. F. B., dated 3rd October 1960.

 

31 – Copy of a letter from R. Anson-Owen to Mr Boardman, dated 25th June 1960.

 

32 – Plan of approaches to New Cast Gallery.

33-36

33 – Committee for Archaeology cover notes for items 34-36, J. P. B., dated 9th November 1960.

 

34-36 – Proposals for an Institute of Classical and European Archaeology and estimates for the quinquennium 1962-7, J. P. B., dated 10th November 1960.

 

Folder 6 – A. J. Arkell (1-9):

1-2

Two sheets of a letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 19th March 1952 (handwritten and on both sides of each sheet).

3

A letter from T. K. Penniman to A. J. Arkell, dated 21st March 1952, a reply to items 1 and 2.

4

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 3rd July 1958 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

5

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 14th January 1960 (typewritten).

6

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 22nd January 1960 (typewritten).

7-9

Three sheets of what looks like an Inventory possibly of items given to Pitt River's Museum by Anthony J. Arkell.

 

Folder 7 – Armour – Japanese:

1

Hand drawn illustration of various cords – Kake-o, Shozuhu-no-o, Uke-o and Midzu-nomi-no-o

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Martin R. Holmes, Assistant Keeper, The London Museum, dated 29th July 1952.

Folder 8 – Ashmolean Museum:

1

A note from T. K. Penniman 19th August 1940, received from the Ashmolean a series of objects connected with fire making with flints

nos. 1927.6619-6633 (except for no. 6623A, a bow shaped steel which was missing).

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Humphrey Sutherland, Heberden Coin Room. Ashmolean Museum, dated 14th December 1951.

 

Box 13 – Correspondence – B

Folder 1 – Babylonian Tablets (folios 1-4), A. Baines (folios 5-8) and J. M. Baines (folios 9-15).

Babylonian Tablets:

1

Very fragile letter (?to be repaired), handwritten both sides ?returned 17th June 1889, ? Long

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 18th December (? no year).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 13th December 1941.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 13th November

1947.

 

A. Baines:

5

Letter to Tony (?) from Anthony Baines (Honorary Editor, The Galpin Society), dated 10th April (no year), handwritten.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines, dated 24th October 1970.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines, dated 1st December 1975.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines (Honorary Editor, The Galpin Society), dated 24th November 1976, Typewritten on both sides of the sheet.

 

J. M. Baines:

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 29th November 1954, typewritten both sides of sheet.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to J. Manwaring Baines, dated

30th November 1954, regarding the loan of Dawson's cast iron Roman Statuette.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 3rd December 1954, delivery of two cast iron statuettes

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 10th December 1954, further information on the Beauport Statuettes work done by Mr. Downes.

13

Letter from T. K. Penniman to J. Manwaring Baines, dated

13th December 1954, regarding the work being done by Mr. Downes.

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 2nd February 1955, reference to Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute, article by Dr. H. R. Schubert, 1947.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 7th February 1955, address supplied of Dr. H. R. Schubert.

 

Folder 2 – H. Balfour (folios 1-35) and L. Balfour (folios 36-62).

Henry Balfour:

1

Journeys of Henry Balfour – 1888-1933.

2-13

Twelve sheets – A Bibliography of the Scientific Writings of Henry Balfour by B. M. Blackwood 1888-1933 (typewritten press copy).

14-25

Twelve sheets – Henry Balfour, F.R.S. by A. C. Haddon (typewritten with alterations made in pen and pencil).

26

Letter to Miss Beatrice Blackwood from B. Phillips (Lafayette Ltd), dated 2nd May 1939 – brass plate.

27

Letter to Miss Beatrice Blackwood from B. Phillips (Lafayette Ltd), dated 17th May 1939 – enlargement photograph of Professor Balfour.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from B. Lawrence (Lafayette Ltd), dated

24th August 1939 – returned portrait of Professor.

29-32

Four sheets – Letter to Henry Balfour from Andrew Lang, dated 30th November ?1908, handwritten, also item 33 attached. newspaper cutting.

33

Newspaper cutting, dated 21st January 1908, attached to items 29-32, article by Andrew Lang, correcting an error in 'Anthropological Essays'.

34

Letter to Henry Balfour from A. Werner, dated 21st January 1933 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

35

Letter to Henry Balfour from A. Werner, dated 11th January 1933 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

Lewis Balfour:

36

Index card for Lewis Balfour.

37

Newspaper cutting, Latest Wills: Lewis Balfour.

38-39

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of the sheets)– Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 14th February 1939.

40

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 20th February 1939, presenting to the Pitt Rivers Museum, his father's musical instruments, fire making implements and his library of scientific books.

41

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 20th February 1939, regarding additional space form the University Authorities.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 22nd February 1939, regarding increased accommodation at a house in Crick Road.

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Clerk of Accounts, University Chest Office, dated 28th February 1939, regarding a delay in getting no. 9 Crick Road ready.

44

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 31st March 1939, regarding suggestions for labelling specimens.

45

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 8th May 1939 (handwritten).

46

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 19th June 1939, regarding receipt of a book plate.

47

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 13th July 1939, regarding formal acknowledgement from the University Authorities.

48

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 31st August 1939, acknowledging receipt of Annual Report.

49

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 23rd April 1941 (handwritten)

50

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 16th November 1954, regarding collection of hand mangles.

51

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, no date (handwritten).

52

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Vice Chancellor, dated 20th February 1939, regarding the Balfour collection and additional space required.

53

Note dated February 1939 – Balfour's Gift and need for a 10 room house, etc.

54

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 23rd February 1939, regarding a letter to the Chest and Registrar.

55

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Registrar, dated 3rd March 1939.

56

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the University Chest Office, dated

27th July 1939.

57-58

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Taylor Jelf & Co. (Solicitors), dated 24th July 1939.

59-60

Two sheets – Draft letter to the Trustees of the Pitt Rivers Museum from Taylor Jelf & Co (Solicitors) on behalf of Lewis Balfour,

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Taylor Jelf & Co. (Solicitors) dated

31st July 1939

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 27th November 1971 (handwritten on both sides of sheet)

 

Folder 3 – A. S. Barnes (folios 1-8) and E. J. Baumgartel (folio 9)

A. S. Barnes:

1

Four page leaflet, Oxford University Archaeological Society, Hilary Term, 1946 – list of meetings and committee members.

2-7

Six index cards (five are written on both sides), seem to be random notes for a speech or lecture.

8

Key to lantern slides of Blade Cores (one sheet written on both sides).

 

E. J. Baumgartel:

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. J. Baumgartel, dated 18th August 1956, invitation to attend the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in Philadelphia (U.S.A.).

 

Folder 4 – I. M. Beasley (H. G. Beasley, collection), folios 1-16:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated Monday, handwritten (both sides of the sheet) on from Belgrave Hotel, Torquay.

2-3

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, no date, handwritten (both sides of the sheets) on headed paper from Cranmore Ethnographical Museum, (which has been crossed out).

4

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from Irene Beasley, no date, handwritten on both sides of the sheet.

5-7

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated 8th February 1941 (handwritten on both sides of all sheets, page 1 thermographed with: Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

8

Telegram to Penniman, Pitt Rivers Museum from Hurrell, Cranmore, Chislehurst, dated 22 February 1941.

9-11

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

2nd February 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

1st March 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

14

 

One folded sheet – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated 8th April 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

15-16

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

6th December 1944 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address White Barn, Sunningdale, Berks).

 

Folder 5 – I. de Beauclair (folio 1), F. W. Beechey and E. Belcher Collection (folios 2-34), W. Bennett (folios 35-36) and L. Bier (folio 37).

I. de Beauclair:

1

Letter to Miss Blackwood from I. de Beauclair, dated 8th November 1952 (Switzerland).

 

F. W. Beechey and E. Belcher:

2

Handwritten cover note on piece of torn paper.

3

Abstract of the collections of artefacts made by captain Frederick William Beechey and Lieutenant Edward Belcher during the voyage of H.M.S. Blossom in 1826 and 1827 to North West Alaska..

4

Russian typescript.

5

Typed copy of a Title page for a publication, The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce, edited by T. K. Penniman and B. M. Blackwood.

6-7

Two sheets – Observations by T. K. Penniman regarding The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce, dated 29th October 1975.

8-10

Three sheets – List of Maps and List of Illustrations for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

11-32

Twenty two sheets – The Catalogue for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

33-34

Two sheets – Missing from the Belcher Collection for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

 

W. Bennett:

35

Letter to T. K. Penniman from W. Bennett, dated 2nd December 1956, (handwritten).

36

Letter to T. K. Penniman from W. Bennett, dated 24th November 1957, (handwritten).

 

L. Biek:

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. Biek, dated 24th February 1957, (handwritten).

Folder 6 – B. M. Blackwood (folios 1-167):

1

Postcard (Mittenwald) from B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, unable to read postmark, (picture is of violins).

2

Note to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood), Saturday 6 p.m.

3

Christmas card of a robin to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood).

4

Note from Miss B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, dated Wednesday 23rd April, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

5

Note from Miss B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, dated 21st March (handwritten).

6

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), no date (handwritten, from Plantation Road, Oxford).

7

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), no date (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Plantation Road, Oxford).

8

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), Friday 30th August (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

9

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th July (handwritten, long division arithmetic on reverse).

10

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 13th June (handwritten), attached to item 11.

11

Typed information on a book The History of Music in Sound, attached to letter/item 10.

12

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd October (handwritten).

13

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th October (handwritten).

14

Postcard (Zagreb) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr. T. K. Penniman, unable to read postmark, except to say from Split.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from D. M. Hawke, dated 5th February 1956, regarding the question of Miss B. M. Blackwood's extension.

16

Draft of letter/item 15, dated 3rd February 1956.

17

Postcard from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Miss Toir (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 26th November 1967.

18

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 18th April 1968 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Kent).

19

Postcard (Wells, Somerset) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr. T. K. Penniman, postmarked 22nd August 1968.

20

Postcard (Wells Cathedral, clock) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, postmarked ?? 1968.

21

Postcard (Wells Cathedral and Moat) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, postmarked 27th July 1968.

22

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th November 1968 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

23

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd December 1968, regarding visit of Dr. Oakley.

24

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 9th July 1969 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

25-26

Two sheets - Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd July 1969 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets).

27

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd September 1969, regarding Occasional Paper No. 4 on the Prehistoric Metallurgy of Copper and Bronze in the Old World.

28

Postcard (Wells Cathedral and Moat) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, dated 12th September 1969 (duplicate as item 21).

29

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 1st October 1969, regarding five items (1) double nose flutes, (2) Rosalind L. B. Moss and Bertha Porter, (3) Kish photographs, (4) Japan Society Vo. 32 and (5) electors of Professor Radcliffe Brown.

30

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 10th October 1969, various items mentioned, including list of Electors to Radcliffe Brown, etc.

31

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 21st January 1970 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

32

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th March 1970, various items mentioned, including re-binding of two books: Prayer Book and The New England Company 1649, (typed on both sides of sheet). Also attached to letter is item 33.

33

Notes on: Wheat from Mohenj O-Daro.

34

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th May 1970, eight items mentioned: (1) Netsuke, (2) Garden, (3) Air photographs, (4) Recording, (5) Tibetan Lama, (6) Snipe, (7) Shinto and (8) Lafcadio Hearn.

35

Photo-copy of a book page: The Handbook of British Birds, Volume IV, page 199 (The Common Snipe).

36

Duplicate copy of item 35.

37

Cover note to items 38-43, Dr. C. Low's Classification (Snipe).

38-43

Six sheets – Low's Literature of the Charadriiformes (since 1894), attached to item 37, signed at the end by Donald ?, 19th March 1929.

44

Postcard (Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, dated 21st July 1970.

45

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 4th September 1970, five items mentioned: (1) thank you a cheque, (2) address for Rev. A. M. Jones, (3) Burmese mss, (4) Wellesz on Byzantium Music and (5) pictures on Burmese orchestras.

46

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Paul (?), 14th November 1970, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

47

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 17th December 1970, seven items mentioned: (1) discussing visiting time, (2) Durham photographs and sketches, (3) photographs given by Mrs. Barrett-Lennard in 1940, (4) Daguerrotype Oxford English Dictionary, (5) Negatives of two pictures from Miss Taylor's album, (6) repairing of shoes and (7) Corona Auto typewriter ribbons, (typewritten sheet on both sides).

48

Covering letter to item 49, from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), dated 30th April 1971.

49

Attached to letter/item 48, Clementine (song).

50

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 5th May 1971, five items mentioned: (1) Elizabeth Sandford, Chinese woman's shoe, (2) A. E. Gunther's address, (3) Churchill's marriage in 1908, (4) box labelled 'Autographs of Anthropologists' , (5) plants for the library.

51-53

Three sheets of notes on various items written on both sides of sheet.

54

Note on Duke of Bedford from Burke.

55

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th May 1971, delivery of manuscript to Fagg's house and other personal matters.

56

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd July 1971, answers to several questions.

57

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th August 1971, answers to more questions.

58

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th September 1971, discussing the last Annual Report and other personal matters.

59

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th September 1971, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

60

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th September 1971 (second letter on same date), (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), dated 10th December 1975 (small sheet, handwritten both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), no date (small sheet handwritten both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

63

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), 27th October 1976, (small sheet, handwritten both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

64

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd September 197?, mentioning several items including: Dr. Percival visiting Essex to pick manuscript of Miss Eyre's visit to Burma in 1890's, etc. Also a copy of a crest for Balfour's Golden Wedding – item 65.

65

Copy of crest with inscription in Crantz for the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Balfour, attached to letter/item 64.

66

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1971, used as a cover note to items 67-69.

67

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten extract from D. N. B. on Sir James George Frazer by E. O. James.

68

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten notes from Handbook of American Indians by B. A. E. Bull on Carlisle School.

69

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten list of books on Cambridge Expedition to Torres Straits (Cambridge University Press, 1901-35).

70

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th October 1971, various person matters including a lot of additional notes added afterwards in ink (not sure by whom), and covering note to items 71 and 72. Also reference to accession number 1940.5.8 Truckle Cart.

71

Attached to letter/item 70: handwritten notes to 1940.5.8.2.

72

Attached to letter/item 70: typed notes of donations by Miss A, M, Percival, collected by her in 1939, piece of bark cloth, dress of lace bark with ornaments, model canoe and 2 stools.

73

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 10th November 1971, answers to some questions: (1) date of the death of Lord Cherwell, (2) address of Public Record Office and (3) books of Miss M. A. Czaplicka.

74-75

Two sheets – Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th January 1971, ten items mentioned: (1) Cumae, (2) Sibyl, (3) Florey, (4) Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Alexander Scott, (5) Putnam & Co. Ltd, (6) quotation: 'Il ne faut pas être plus royaliste que le roi' etc., (7) Date of Pearl Harbour, 7th December 1941, (8) tartan, (9) History of the Clarendon Press, (10) address for George Burchett (tattoist).

76

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th January 1972, cover note for item 77 and 78.

77

Attached to letter/item 76 – information required on quotations, numbered 1-8.

78

Attached to letter/item 76 – information required on lamps and lighting, numbered 1-5.

79

Index card addressed to B.B. (Beatrice Blackwell), seven questions asked – reply in letter/item 80.

80-81

Two sheets – Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th February 1972, seven items mentioned: (1) Xerox of Tiresias, (2) John Dryden, (3) Milton, (4) Old Time Maori, (5) Camera Gun or Gun Camera, (6) Smith, S. Percy and (7) Rout, Ettie On Maori.

82-83

Two sheets of photo-copied pages – on Makereti's.

84

Photocopy sheet, with the following words being explained: Tiquadra, Tiresias, Tiridates II, Tiridates III and Tiridates.

85

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 16th February 1972, (small sheet, handwritten).

86

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 25th February 1972, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

87

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th March 1974, (typewritten on both sides of the sheet). Regarding a draft for a suggested leaflet to be given away with old copies of No.4? Also covering note to item 88.

88

Attachment to letter/item 87, information required for four items:

(1) André Leroi Gourhan, (2) Lord Forrester, (3) Lord Florey and

(4) Langdon.

89

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th March 1972, discussing visiting on 27th March.

90

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 5th June 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

91

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 7th June 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

92

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th July 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

93

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th August 1972, (small sheet handwritten on both sides, from Kent).

94

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th October 1972, (small sheet handwritten on both sides).

95

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th October 1972, (handwritten on both sides).

96

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th July 1973, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

97

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 18th October 1973, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

98

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 17th May 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

99

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 13th June 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet), is also a covering note for item

100.

100

Attached to letter/item 99, text etc. in French: Chapuis et Gélis. Le Monde des Automates, Vol. II Ch. xviii, p. 138.

101

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th June 1974, includes information on (1) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin 13, (2) address for the National Maritime Museum.

102

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th July 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet) is also a covering note for items 103 and 104.

103

Attached to letter/item 102. Information on Lutes and Guitars.

104

Attached to letter/item 102 and item 103. Two photocopy sheets of a letter from the Town Clerk, The Council House, Bristol, regarding a music box ref 1943.5.B9.

105

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th June 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

106

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th July 1974, (handwritten).

107

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 2nd August 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

108

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

109

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 15th October 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

110

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th October 1974, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

111

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 29th November 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

112

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd December 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet), attached to items 113-119.

113

Attached to letter/item 112 – Photocopy of pages 1 and 4 of King George VI, the Prime Minister's Broadcast, Thursday, February 7, 1952.

114

Attached to letter/item 112 and put inside item 113 – Photocopy of pages 2 and 3 of King George VI, the Prime Minister's Broadcast, Thursday, February 7, 1952.

115-119

Attached to letter/item 112, items 113 and 114 – Four pages of photocopies of book pages Excavations at Kish, pp. 30-34.

120

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 22nd May 1975, (small sheet, handwritten).

121

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th June 1975, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

122

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th June 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

123

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th August 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

124

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 4th September 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

125

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 9th September 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

 

126

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

127

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th October 1975, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

128

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 21st October 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

129

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 6th November 1975, (small sheet, handwritten).

130

Letter from T. K. Penniman (at St. Andrews Hospital, Northampton) to Dr. Andrews, dated 6th December 1975, checking addresses in preparation for a short biography on Beatrice Blackwood, (handwritten).

131

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from F. H. Thompson, Assistant Secretary, Society of Antiquaries of London, dated 10th December 1975. Thank you letter for receipt of Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood to be published in Antiquaries Journal.

132

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from E. T. Williams, Balliol College, Oxford, on behalf of the Dictionary of National Biography, dated 23rd December 1975. Thank you letter for receipt of Life of Beatrice Blackwood to be published in next supplement.

133

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Barbara Craig (The Principal), Somerville College, Oxford, dated 27th December 1975 (handwritten, both sides of the sheet).

134

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Richard B. Woodbury, Editor in Chief, American Anthropological Association, dated 11th January 1976. Discussing the publication of the Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood.

135

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Josephine Charney (Kent), dated

19th January 1976, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides).

136

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mary Douglas (Acting President), Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI), dated 3rd February 1976. Stating that the Memoir of Beatrice Blackwood will be deposited in the RAI Library.

137

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Richard B. Woodbury, Editor in Chief, American Anthropological Association, dated 16th February 1976. Discussing the publication of the Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood.

138

Letter to Mr. Penniman from C. R. Hallpike, dated 15th November 1976 (handwritten). Talking about Miss Blackwood's unpublished material for the Pitt River's Museum.

139-140

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 12th December 1975 (small sheets, handwritten, one sheet written on both sides).

141

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 3rd January 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

142

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 16th January 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

143

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 12th February 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides).

144

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 30th March 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

145

Photocopy of Britten 1899 Old Clockes and Watches, pp. 346-347.

146

Photocopy of Britten 1899 Old Clockes and Watches, pp. 348-349.

147

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 10th October 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

148

Two photos, no description supplied, one of a little girl and the other of a man and little girl.

149

Newspaper cutting – The Times 2nd December 1975 – Deaths – Beatrice Blackwood.

150

Newspaper cutting – The Times 2nd December 1975 – Obituary – Beatrice Blackwood.

151

Newspaper cutting – The Daily Telegraph 2nd December 1975 – Deaths – Beatrice Blackwood.

152

Newspaper cutting – The Daily Telegraph 2nd December 1975 – Obituary – Beatrice Blackwood.

153

Note: from D. M. Hawkes, announcing Blackwood three year extension.

154

Four copies reprinted from American Anthropologist Volume 78, Number 2, June 1976 – Obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood.

155-161

Seven sheets – Typewritten copy for an obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood (with handwritten corrections).

162-163

Two sheets – Typed duplicate copy (NCR set) of obituary of Miss B. M. Blackwood, also includes a letter at the end addressed to T. K. Penniman from Alicia Percival, this states this is a draft copy for an obituary to be placed in the Folklore journal.

164-167

Four sheets – Typed copy for obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood.

 

 

Folder 7 – J. M. Blomfield (J. E. Blomfield Collection (folios 1-16) and J. Boden (folio 17).

J. M. Blomfield:

1

Letter to the Curator from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 28th April 1940, regarding giving the museum some coral pieces (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

2

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 2nd May 1940, further correspondence on shells and a diary (handwritten).

3

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 8th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheet).

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 16th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheet, small sheet).

5-6

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 28th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheets, small sheets).

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from G. R. Cassels (brother of Mrs. J. M. Blomfield), dated 10th August 1940, (handwritten on both sides of sheet, small sheet).

8-9

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from G. R. Cassels (brother of Mrs. J. M. Blomfield), dated 13th August 1941, (handwritten on both sides of sheet, small sheet).

10

Accessions – Donations VII p. 56 and 65, Mrs. Blomfield, December 1922 and March 1923.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Department of Botany, The University of Oxford, acknowledging receipt of books from the late Dr. E. J. Blomfield, dated 27th August 1941.

12-16

Four sheets – A Preliminary Report on the folio Green Notebook with unfinished Essays or Chapters on the Nature of Man.

 

Joseph Boden:

17

Information gathered on Joseph Boden, (handwritten, both sides of the sheet).

 

 

Folder 8 – Boise Committee (folios 1-4), J. Bradford (folio 5), H. S. Braunholz

(folio 6), W. C. Brice (folios 7-15), M. Brown (16-20), K. O. L. Burridge (folios 19-25), B. C. Burrows ((folio 26), E. A. Burt (folios 27-31) and M. Busk (folio 32).

Boise Committee:

1

Scribbled notes mentioning: Wager, Penniman, Le Gros Clark, Harrison and Weiner, etc.

2

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce, dated 28th September 1962, regarding £25,000 donated by Mr. C. W. Boise in 1955.

3

Handwritten note to Miss Noyce, dated 29th September 1962, possibly from T. K. Penniman.

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce, dated 27th September 1962, regarding grant of £600 a year for two years to Mr. Brian Quilliam from the Boise Fund.

 

John Bradford:

5

Letter to Penniman, from John Bradford, dated 4th November, regretting being away as he is ill handwritten letter on small sheet, from Oakwood Hospital, Kent.

 

H. S. Braumholz:

6

Letter to Penniman, from H. S. Braumholz (Department of Oriental Antiquities and of Ethnography, British Museum), dated 11th December 1944. Regarding Louis Clarke to have tapestries, (handwritten on small sheet).

 

W. C. Brice:

7

Booklet (16 pages plus cover), The Da'i re-yi Mu'addel of Seydi 'Ali Re'is by William Brice, Colin Imber and Richard Lorch, Seminar on Early Islamic Science, Monograph 1, July 1976.

8

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 8th April 1973, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet), mentions Statistical Geography.

9

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 9th December 1975, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet), mentions the death of Beatrice Blackwood.

10

Offprint from Academia Litterarum Bulgarica – Primus Congressus Studiorum Thracicorum – Thracia II – Serdicae 1974 – entitled Nomadism in Thrace – its Nature and Origins by William C. Brice (pp. 99-101) .

11

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 23rd December 1975, (handwritten), Langdon's Jemdet Nasr Pictographic Tablets.

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated

11th February 1976, (handwritten both sides of the sheets), mentions NW Treasurer catalogue.

14-15

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated

22nd December 1976, (handwritten both sides of the sheets), mentions Festival of Islam exhibitions.

 

M. Brown:

16

Plain postcard to T. K. Penniman from Tina (wife to Maurice Brown), postmarked 8th September 1971, mention of Dorathea Fitzgerald Vigne.

17-19

Three sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Tina (wife to Maurice Brown), dated 28th September, (handwritten on both sides of the sheets).

20

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Maurice (Brown), dated 29th September, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

K. O. L. Burridge:

21

Postcard - the picture of :The Gulf by J. Brueghei, postmarked Oxford dated Thursday 30th July 1970, addressed to T. K. Penniman from Ken (Burridge).

22-23

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Julian Burridge, dated

12th October 1972, dated 28th September, (handwritten one side only).

24

Notelet to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Burridge) in Vancouver, dated 31st December, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, with a picture of a mouse under a toadstool).

25

Christmas card (three ships) to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Burridge).

 

B. C. Burrows:

26

Letter to curator from Lady Burrows, dated 23rd March 1939 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

E. A. Burt:

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mary Bires (Reference Librarian, St. Louis University, St. Louis. Missouri, USA), dated 29th April 1976. Regarding information on Dr. Edward Angus Burt, items 28-31 attached to letter.

28-31

Four sheets photocopies, with references to Dr. Edward Angus Burt, attached to letter/item 27.

 

M. Busk:

32

Newspaper cutting regarding the estate of Dame Marian Busk.

 

 

Folder 9 – E. Buxton, L. H. Buxton and St. J. D. Buxton

1-2

Folded letter from L.H. Dudley Buxton to Henry Balfour, dated

2nd September 1922, on board the S.S. Gorgistan (at sea off the South China coast).

3-4

Two sheets on lined paper – Letter from L. H. Dudley Huxton to Henry Balfour, dated 6th June 1922 (Peking Union Medical College).

5

Printed note (on small sheet) from Mrs Dudley Buxton and her sons, on their sad bereavement, dated March 1939.

6

Covering letter of folios 7-25, from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Buxton, dated 11th November 1942, (list of books lent by Dr. Buxton's brother to the Pitt River's Museum, till Elspeth Buxton comes of age).

7-25

19 sheets of books listed see item 6, (bookplates completed 1st April 1952).

26-31

Six sheets (Duplicates) – list of books sold to Messrs. Thornton and Son, at Miss Buxton's request for £67.

32-37

Six sheets (Duplicates) – list of books sold to Messrs. Thornton and Son, at Miss Buxton's request for £67. This list also includes other duplicates which were not sold.

38

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 22nd March 1939. Regarding the loan of some of his late brother's books.

39

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 16th June 1939. Sending to the Pitt River's Museums some of his brothers books including eight volumes of Archaeologia.

40

Short note to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated

28th December 1942, acknowledgement of letter sent 11th November regarding the state of his brother's books.

41

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Buxton, dated 14th February 1949. Regarding the relocation of his brother's books, due to having to vacate Crick Road where books are stored.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated

17th February 1949, a reply to item 41.

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 21st May (no year), regarding a photograph of his brother.

44

Airmail letter to Mr. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 28th June 1949. Regarding the books and periodicals of her late father.

45

Letter (small sheet size) to Mrs Spurgin from R. C. Gurden (Librarian and Secretary of Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 16th January 1951. Asking when Elspeth Buxton is returning to England.

46

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 25th January 1951. Informing her of status of periodicals lent to Pitt Rivers, etc.

47

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 26th January 1951. Thank you for item 46.

48

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 9th March 1951. Further informing her of status of books periodicals lent to Pitt Rivers, etc.

49

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 18th April 1951. Discussing disposal of some of her father's books.

50

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 9th May 1951. Informing her of a typed list of duplicate books from her collection.

51

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 5th June 1951. Cover note to a list of duplicate books.

52

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 7th June 1951. Thanking her for being quick about the books she wants to keep and to let the Museum buy equivalent books to bear her father's name as a donor.

53

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to The Librarian School of Geography, dated 8th June 1951. Asking whether they would like some editions of the Geographical Journal, which are duplicates from the donation from Elspeth Buxton from her late father's collection.

54

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 16th June 1951. Informing her of some items which are duplicates and whether she would like some of them.

55

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 22nd July 1957, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, small size).

56

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 6th June (no year), (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, small size).

57

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 10th June (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

58

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 12th June 1951. Informing her that she can take out any of the books donated by her father.

59

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 4th June (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

60

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 3rd April (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 10th April (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 5th August (no year, (handwritten on sides of the sheet, small size).

63

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 27th June 1951. The sale of some of the donated books from Elspeth Buxton's father (Dr. Buxton), discussing the cheque of £67.

64

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from the Vice-Chancellor's Secretary, dated 28th June 1951.

65

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from W. M. Gibson (University Registry, Oxford), dated 28th July 1951.

 

 

Box 14 – Correspondence – C-F

Folder 1 – H. Cairns (folio 1), Cambridge University (folio 2) and E. Canziani (folios 3-27).

H. Cairns:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Hugh Cairns (The Nuffield Department of Surgery), dated 23rd June 1939.

 

Cambridge University:

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. M. Taylor (Cambridge University, General Board of the Faculties), dated 4th May 1961.

 

Miss E. Canziani:

3

Plain postcard to Miss Blackwood from Miss E. Canziani, dated

20th July 1940.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Miss E. Canziani, dated 30th July 1940, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

5

Letter (small size) to Miss E. Canziani from Bernard Drake (Drake, son & Parton), dated 5th September 1940, covering letter to a draft Codicil of her Will.

6

Receipt of costume lent by Miss Estella Canziani, mentioned are the following accession numbers: 1941.8.240a-c (coat, cap and veil), 1941.8.241 (Necklace and pendant of blue beads), 1941.8.242-4 (three glass bracelets), 1941.8.245a-b (pair of ornaments), 1941.8.246-7 (two metal frontlets) and 1941.8.248 (jingling ornament of metal).

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 22nd November 1949, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

8

Envelope addressed to the Curator, post marked 23rd November 1949, goes with item 7.

9

Handwritten letter to Stella, not sure of sender dated 24th November 1949. Written on the back is another letter to Mr. Penniman from Miss E. Canziani, dated 26th November 1949.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 2nd May 1950, discussing books and periodicals held, (small sheet).

11

Letter from T. K. Penniman to The Keeper, City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, dated 10th May 1950, sending books on art and architecture from the collection of Miss Canziani (small sheet).

12

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 10th May 1950, discussing books and periodicals held by Pitt Rivers and the despatch of others to Birmingham (see item 11), (small sheet).

13

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 11th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman to The Keeper, City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, dated 10th May 1950, receipt of books on art and architecture from the collection of Miss Canziani (small sheet).

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 12th May 1950, discussing putting Pitt Rivers stamp on books and Birmingham will have another look at Revista Abruzzesi (small sheet).

16

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 14th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

17

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 29th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

18

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Pettazzord (Rome), dated

16th June 1950, discussing volumes of Lares donated by Miss Canziani (small sheet).

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 15th November 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

20

Copy of a letter from Alfred W. Braithwaite to E. Canziani, dated 22nd March 1962, concerning Wills.

21

Letter from Rogers, Chapman and Thomas, dated 24th February 1967, concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

22

Letter addressed to Michael, not signed so not sure who it is from (possibly Beatrice Blackwood, an answer to item 23) dated 31st March 1967. Concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

23-27

Five sheets – Letter to Beatrice (Blackwood) from Michael, dated

28th March 1967. Concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

 

 

Folder 2 – A. Churchill (folio 1), R. Cinatti (folios 2-16) and Civilization (folios

17-34).

A. Churchill:

1

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Churchill, dated 21st May 1960. Regarding a Babylonian brick, Japanese prints and Macedonian Icons.

 

R. Cinatti:

2

Note to Tom (Penniman) from J. S. E-P. (Evans-Pritchard), (Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford), dated 22nd September 1958, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 8th October 1958 (small sheet).

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 18th October 1958 (small sheet).

5

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Hawke, dated 25th November 1958 (small sheet). Information on student Cinatti, change from B.Litt. to B.Sc.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 1st December 1958. Student would like to be admitted as B.Litt.

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 2nd December 1958 (small sheet). Answer to item 6, has passed on so as the matter can be sorted.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti (Lisbon), dated 11th November 1960, (handwritten on both sides folded sheet into 4 pages).

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Cinatti, dated 14th November 1960.

10-11

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of sheet 1) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti, (no date).

12-13

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Carrington da Costa (Lisbon), dated 20th April 1961. Asking for Mr. Cinatti's stay to be extended to November 1961.

14-15

Two sheets (handwritten on one side only of each sheet – Letter to

T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti, dated 15th September 1962.

16

Blank postcard, from A.L.C.B. (St. Catherine's College) to The Curator (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 27th September 1962, a thank you note about Cinatti.

Civilisation:

17

Four page publication from Pitt Rivers Museum, 'Origins of Civilization', listing books for students to study each term.

18

Duplicate of item 17, with some handwritten additions.

19-23

Five sheets – Typewritten list of books, etc. as per items 17 and 18.

24

Origins of Civilization: Subjects of Lectures.

25

Origins of Civilization: Part IV (small sheet).

26

Origins of Civilization (small sheet).

27

Origins of Civilization: suggestions for Reading and other work, T. K. Penniman's copy.

28

Origins of Civilization: suggestions for Reading and other work, Miss Blackwood's copy (dated 31st January 1944).

29

Archaeology and History – Britain to A.D. 600, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944.

30

Archaeology and History – Rome, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944.

31

Archaeology and History – Greek Archaeology, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944 (on both sides of the sheet).

32

Archaeology and History – Middle Ages, list of books to read (on both sides of the sheet).

33

Ancient Egypt: The Historic Periods.

34

Ancient Egypt: Brief Bibliography (on both sides of the sheet).

 

Folder 3 – R. Clausen (folios 1-21), H. H. Coghlan (folios 22-29) see also Mettallurgy – C. Panseri and G, de G. Sieveking (see also Box 7, Iron), G. L. Collie (folios 30-33), R. J. Collins (folios 34-35) and Coltart Scholarship (folio 36).

R. Clausen:

1

Handwritten exam questions – General Ethnomusicology (two sheets, small size).

2

Typewritten exam questions – General Ethnomusicology (as item 1).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 13th April 1956. Regarding a meeting of the Ethno-musicology committee.

4

Copy of letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 10th August 1957, regarding Stanley Kelly.

5-7

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Layard, dated

22nd May 1958, regarding the thesis of R. Clausen.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsman, dated 22nd May 1958. Regarding co-examining R. Clausen in Oxford.

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 24th May 1958. Reply to item 8, suggests meeting.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. J. Layard, dated 23rd May 1958. Regarding the thesis of R. Clausen a reply to items 5-7.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 31st May 1958. Reply to item 9 agreement of meeting date.

12

Copy of letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 4th June 1958. Requesting dates when available to sit an oral exam.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 5th June 1958. Reply to item 11 of dates for examination.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 7th June 1958. Discussing dates for examination of R. Clausen.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 21st June 1958. Reply to item 14, regarding examination date and discussing questions for the examination.

16

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 23rd June 1958. Confirming date of oral examination to be Friday 15th August at

2.30 p.m.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 23rd June 1958. Confirming date of oral examination to be Friday 15th August at

2.30 p.m., and also asking for a date for written exam prior to oral examination.

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 9th July 1958. Reply to item 17 of dates for examinations.

19

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 11th July 1958. Confirming dates of oral and written examinations.

20

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 5th August 1958, (handwritten).

21

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 10th August 1958, (handwritten).

 

H. H. Coghlan see also Mettallurgy – C. Panseri and G, de G. Sieveking (also Box 7 Iron):

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 20th September 1974, (handwritten, both sides).

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 18th February 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

24

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 6th May 1975, (handwritten).

25

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 9th May 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

26

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 12th June 1975, (handwritten).

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 26th September 1975, (handwritten).

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 12th December 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 23rd July 1976, (handwritten).

 

G. L. Collie:

30

Note from Logan Museum, Beloit College, Beliot, Wisconsin, with an address in France (handwritten).

31

Letter to Henry Balfour from G. Collie (Dordoyne, France), dated

8th August 1927, (handwritten).

32

Letter to Henry Balfour from G. Collie (Beliot, Wisconsin), dated

5th October 1927. Regarding examples from the Aurignacian of South-western France, etc.

33

List of items sent to Pitt Rivers Museum (attached to letter/item 32), material from Middle Aurignacian, accession numbers 1940.9.1-17 (17 items in total).

 

R. J. Collins:

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. J. Collins, dated 25th May 1956, talking about model ships.

35

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. J. Collins, dated 29th May 1956, talking about model ships, in particular the Lizard.

 

Coltart Scholarship:

36

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. A. Barber (The Rector, Exeter College), dated 19th June 1946, conditions of the Coltart Scholarship in Anthropology.

Folder 4 – H. Cory (folio 1), P. H. Costigan (folios 2-4) and Crick Road (No. 9) (folios 5-19).

H. Cory:

1

Air mail letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Cory (Mwanza, Tanganyika), dated 3rd July 1959. Ref. no. 5A/69 regarding his private collection of figurine's.

 

P. H. Costigan:

2-3

Two sheets (handwritten on small sheets) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from P. H. Costigan, dated 18th August 1960.

4

Note on Pitt Rivers headed paper about personal details of P. H. Costigan.

 

Crick Road (No. 9):

5

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Sir Arthur (A. C. McWatters), dated 23rd February 1939. Mentions that as a temporary measure Pitt Rivers could have the dining room and top floor.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 20th April 1939. Regarding expenses, etc.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 26th May 1939. Covering letter to item 8, attached.

8

Letter to Professor Osborn from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 26th May 1939. Regarding temporary occupation of 9 Crick Road, the cost of caretaking.

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Clerk of Accounts, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 14th June 1939. Regarding wages for Mr. Whiting.

10

Letter from Professor Osborn to Sir Arthur (A. C. McWatters), The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 20th September 1939. Regarding temporary occupation of the Drawing Room, at 9 Crick Road.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 21st September 1939. Regarding item 10.

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Clerk of Accounts, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 27th November 1939. Regarding letter sent by him 24th November 1939.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, 28th January 1941. Regarding caretaking costs, and the occupation of Kew Botanists at 9 Crick Road (small sheet).

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Osborn, dated 28th February 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road (note on both sides of sheet).

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Osborn, dated 2nd March 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road.

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Osborn, dated 1st March 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road, answer to item 14.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Swain, dated 31st May 1949. Concerning moving out of Crick Road (small sheet).

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Keen (University Chest Office), dated 30th May 1949. Asking for actual date that Pitt Rivers will be leaving Crick Road (half sheet).

19

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Osborn, dated 2nd July 1949. Thank you note for returning keys for Crick Road (half sheet).

 

Folder 5 – L. G. and E. M. Davie, (folios 1-12), R. Day (Cork) see Evans, Joan and Maira, A. Digby (folios 13-16), Mrs Dolmetsch (folios 17-20) and Dordogne (folios 21-28).

L. G. and E. M. Davie:

1-2

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 7th June 1960. Pottery being sent by Rail.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 11th June 1960, (handwritten, half sheet).

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 20th June 1960, (handwritten on both sides, half sheet).

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 1st August 1960, (handwritten).

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 14th August 1960, (handwritten).

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 28th August 1960, (handwritten on both sides, half sheet).

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 2nd April 1962. Delivery of pot which has been re-fired.

9-10

Two sheets (handwritten) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 19th October 1963.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 2nd November 1963, (handwritten).

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 1st September 1972, (handwritten on both sides, small sheet).

 

A. Digby:

13

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 10th September 1958. Regarding correspondence with Mr. H. Cory and a large collection of figurines (small sheet, on both sides).

14

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Adrian (Digby), dated 12th September 1958. Talking about figurines mentioned in item 13.

15

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 6th January 1959 (small sheet).

16

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 9th January 1959 (small sheet).

 

Mrs Dolmetsch:

17

Letter from The Keeper to Mrs Dolmetsch, dated 31st October 1947, (both sides of the sheet). Regarding the Llanfairwaterdine inscription.

18

Written note (small sheet) to Kenneth from Donald (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 18th November 1947, a cover note for items 19 and 20.

19-20

Two sheets – excerpt of letter from Mrs Dolmetsch dated 12th November 1947.

Dordogne Pre-historic Sites:

21

Handwritten (small sheet), H. V. V. Noone's notes, based on a list from M. D. Peyrony.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. V. Noone, dated 29th February 1948, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides and folded in half).

23-28

Six sheets of handwritten in pencil – sites and finds.

 

 

Folder 6 – Druce Bequest see Crick Road, E. J. Dunn (folios 1-19), M. E. Durham (folios 20-45), R. L. Downes (folios 46-55) and H. H. Dubs (folio 56).

E. J. Dunn:

1

Cover note Dunn Collection (handwritten, small sheet).

2-9

Eight sheets – A list of the Bushman Collection presented to the Pitt Rivers Museum in 1936 by Mr. E. J. Dunn.

10-11

Two sheets – Notes on the Dunn Collection of Bushman stone implements.

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, (no date), (handwritten, small sheet).

13-14

Two sheets – Letter to Professor Balfour from Lilian Dunn, dated 20th May 1929, (handwritten, small sheet).

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, 1st August 1939 in France, (handwritten on both sides, small sheet).

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, 25th May 1939 (handwritten, small sheet).

17

Letter to Director of Pitt Rivers Museum from J. S. Dunn (Victoria, Australia), dated 1st December 1951 (handwritten, both sides). Requesting a list of the collection given by E. J. Dunn.

18-19

Two sheets (handwritten, small sheet) – Letter to Curator or Director of Pitt Rivers Museum from J. S. Dunn (Victoria, Australia) dated

2nd March 1952. Requesting official acceptance of the collection/gift given by E. J. Dunn.

 

M. E. Durham:

20-25

Six sheets – Some notes on the collection of ornaments worn by Balkan peasants and made by native craftsmen.

26

Blank postcard written in pencil to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 2nd September 1940.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 15th September 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 20th September 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 17th October 1940, discussing drawings and photo's sent earlier.

30

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 31st October 1940, (both sides). Regarding Balkan ornaments and a special chair for a head man.

31-32

Two sheets (handwritten) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 8th November 1940. Parcel of specimens to be sent as registered post.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham18th November 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman and Miss B. Blackwood from M. E. Durham, 15th December 1940, (on both sides).

35

Postcard blank, large and folded, to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 26th March 1941.

36

Postcard blank to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, postmarked 24th April 1941.

37-39

Three sheets hand written on both sides – Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 29th April 1941.

40

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 4th November 1941. Regarding delivery of Balkan ornaments, etc.

41

Change of address card for William G. Lockwood, addressed to Pitt Rivers Museum.

42

Handwritten letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from William G. Lockwood, dated 24th March 1962, regarding pictures of Miss M. E. Durham's collection.

43

Rough notes hand written on both sides, no names, but against supplying photo's or publication of M. E. Durham's collection.

44

Letter to Mr. Lockwood from secretary Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 23rd February 1962. Regarding photographs of M. E. Durham Collection.

45

Letter to Anthony Wootton from William Lockwood, dated 4th February 1962. Asking for photographs of M. E. Durham Collection.

 

R. L. Downes:

46

Notes on the Hasting Statuette, attached to item 47.

47

Newspaper cutting The Times, 23rd November 1954, letter to the editor from R. L. Downes, regarding the Hastings Statuette, see also item 46.

48

Letter (both sides of small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 4th December 1954. Reply to a letter sent 30th November 1954.

49-51

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated

7th December 1954. Reply to a letter sent 6th December 1954.

52

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. L. Downes, 10th December 1954.

53

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 13th December 1954. Reply to item 52 and a continuation of items 49-51.

54

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 9th January 1955. Results of an iron test and reference to an article which appeared in the Birmingham Post on 18th December 1954.

55

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated

30th January 1955. Giving permission to publish results.

 

H. H. Dubs:

56

Letter to Dr. Penniman from H. H. Dubs, dated 12th January 1955. Use of iron in early China.

 

Folder 7 – Eastern Art (folios 1-7), T. A. Edison (folios 8-10), J. & M. Evans (folios 11-47 and 47a) – includes letters from R. Day (Cork) and E. E. Evans-Pritchard (folios 48-57).

Eastern Art:

1

Letter (small sheet both sides) to Kenneth from Donald (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 27th January 1946. Project for setting up an Asian Museum.

2

Small sheet – Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture, third meeting 28th October 1946 (Agenda).

3-4

Two sheets – Minutes of the meeting of unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford,

6th January 1946.

5

Minutes for the second meeting of the unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford, 19th May 1946.

6

Minutes for the third meeting of the unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford, 28th October 1946.

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Rawson (Museum of Eastern Art), dated 28th April 1958, (small sheet).

 

Thomas A. Edison:

8

Letter (both sides of a sheet) to T. K. Penniman from W. A. Wagner (Sales Director, Thomas A. Edison Limited), dated 7th December 1945. Regarding a machine suitable for recording native speech and music (Spring Motor Executive Ediphone).

9

Letter (airmail) to T. K. Penniman from Joel Hakanson (Assistant Manager, International Division, Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, New York), dated 29th June 1949. Ref . 4160 shipping of wax cylinders.

10

Duplicate of item 9.

 

J. & M. Evans:

11

Letter (handwritten, folded small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Evans, dated 5th August (no year). Regarding documents/letters including letters from Robert Day of Cork belonging to her father John Evans.

12

Letter (handwritten) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Evans, no date. Mentions Professor J. L. Myers regarding Lapp's skull.

13

Letter (handwritten) to Pitt River's Library from Lady Evans, dated

15th May 1939. Asking if the library has a copy of Sir E. B. Tylor's book 'Ana hua' – a record of a journey he made in Mexico in 1856.

14

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

20th April 1867, includes some diagrams of axes?

15

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

2nd April 1868, includes some diagrams of stone circle?, Lisivageen.

16

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to My Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 2nd March 1868, includes a diagrams of adze.

17

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

14th November 1868, includes some sketches of plaited gold threads, also attached further sketches items 18 and 19.

18

Attached to letter/item 17 small piece of paper with sketch of Celtic ornaments.

19

Attached to letter/item 17 and item 18, more sketches of various pieces of Celtic ornaments.

20

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 17th December 1868, cover note to items 21-26 (photos pictures of gold Celtic ornaments).

21-26

Six photos/pictures of gold ornaments attached to letter/item 20.

27

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans),

16th February 1869, includes a sketch of a bronze spear head & a gold fibula.

28

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

12th March 1869, includes a sketch of a hollow vessel open at both ends, made of a hard grey sandstone, attached is item 29.

29

Attached to letter/item 28, another sketch of the vessel item 28.

30

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 5th June 1869, includes sketches of arrowhead.

31

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 14th July 1869, includes a sketches of axe heads?

32

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 23rd May 1869, Ashanti ornaments.

33

Handwritten note (small strip of paper written on both sides) to Evans from unable to read signature (from Durham), dated 19th September 1869. Talking about Ashanti beads from Robert Day.

34

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

3rd February 1870, attached is a newspaper cutting item 35.

35

Newspaper cutting attached to item/letter 34. Cork Cuvierian and Archaeological Society, fourth meeting.

36-37

Two sheets (one full size folded written on one side only and one half sheet size, written on both sides) – Letter from Robert Day to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 28th October 1870. Regarding artefacts from New Zealand includes sketch of a headdress.

38

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 10th June 1871, includes a sketch of Maori scroll work carving.

39

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 20th November 1875, includes a sketch of a Maori carving.

40

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Me. Evans (John Evans), dated 6th March 1878, attached to item 41.

41

Attached to letter/item 40, a sketch of a jade axe.

42

Sketch of a jade pendant, note that this is from a letter 7th April 1880.

43

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 20th November 1880, includes a sketch of spear head (Maori), attached is item 44.

44

Attached to letter/item 43, sketch (folded in half) of green translucent Jade mace?

45

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 4th May 1881, includes a sketch of a jade figure.

46

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 16th May 1881, includes a sketch of a stone celt from Peru?

47

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 3rd June 1882, includes a sketch of an axe head and a knife.

47a

Postcard of the Empress Theodora (6th century), (Rome) to T. K. Penniman from John (John Evans), dated 27th August 1949.

 

E. E. Evans-Pritchard:

48

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale, (University Registry), dated 26th August 1943, regarding Rockefeller Foundation for Social Studies.

49

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 29th May 1948, personal matters, salaries of professors, etc.

50

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (University Registry), dated 11th February 1958.

51

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Registrar, dated 11th February 1958.

52

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 7th February 1972.

53

Evans-Pritchard, references to Accessions Books.

54-56

Three sheets – Anuak (Evans-Pritchard), specimens deposited in the Pitt Rivers Museum.

57

Notes written on both sides of sheet, in pencil.

 

Folder 8 – B. E. B. Fagg (folios 1-2) see also Box 4, F. O'D. Fawcett (folios 3-6), E. F. Fenwick (folios 7-12), J. R. Forster (folios 13-14), V. M. Fosbery (folios 15-20), J. G. Frazier (folios 21-37) and K. Furze (folios 38-44).

B. E. B. Fagg see also Box 4:

1

Note (handwritten in pencil) from Bernard (Fagg) to Paul, dated

20th October 1972.

2

Letter from Bernard Fagg (Pitt Rivers) to P. Hulin (The Oriental Institute, Oxford), dated 7th March 1974. Ref. no. 101.20, regarding tablet in the British Museum.

 

F. O'D. Fawcett:

3

Letter to the curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum from Major F. O'D. Fawcett, dated 7th May 1956. Requesting to visit museum to look at some of the items his father bequeathed.

4-6

Three hand-written sheets of a list of items donated by F. O'D. Fawcett's father.

 

E. F. Fenwick:

7

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Violet Melville, dated 31st July 1941, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding a Maori Feather Cloak, asking museum to write to Miss E. Fenwick.

8

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 5th August 1941 (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Thanking the museum for finding a place for the Maori Feather Cloak.

9

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 11th August 1941 (handwritten on both sides of a folded sheet, to make into 4 pages). Informing museum that she is going to send one of the feather cloaks by parcel post.

10

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 14th August 1941 (handwritten on one side of a small sheet). No history of the cloak available.

11

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 14th August 1941 (handwritten on one side of a small sheet). Glad to hear that the cloak had arrived safely.

12

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 11th August 1941 (handwritten, both sides a folded sheet, to make into 4 pages). More information on feather cloaks from New Zealand.

 

J. R. Forster:

13-14

Two sheets – Draft Synopsis of the Forster Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

V. M. Fosbery:

15

Letter to V. M. Fosbery from H. L. Donovan, dated 11th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet).

16

Letter to V. M. Fosbery from H. L. Donovan, dated 14th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet).

17

Letter to Mr. Balfour from V. M. Fosbery, dated 14th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a large sheet).

18-20

Three photographs of cornered stones. Pictures taken by W. Dennis Moss, Cirencester.

 

J. G. Frazier (for copy of Frazer Lecture see J. H. Hutton file):

21

Handwritten notes on Sir J. G. Frazier, written on the back of a diary page 17th-23rd September 1973.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. G. Frazier, dated 7th October 1930, (handwritten on both sides of sheet). Acceptance of invitation of a special meeting of the Anthropological Society in Oxford, on Spencer's last journey.

23-24

Two sheets – Photocopy of a letter to T. K. Penniman from J. G. Frazier, dated 14th October 1930, (handwritten on one side only). Returning proofs of his Spencer articles

25-27

Three sheets – Photocopies of notes on Albemarle Club headed paper.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Myers, dated 23rd May 1941. Covering letter for items 29-32, Glasgow pamphlet.

29-32

Four photocopy sheets – Man – A Record of Anthropological Science XLII, 1-18, pp. 1-4, January-February, 1942.

33

Letter from T. K. Penniman to President, dated 13th October 1941. Regarding the Frazier Lecturer.

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman from President, dated 14th October 1941, answer to letter/item 33.

35

Agenda for the Board of the faculty of Anthropology and geography in seventh week of Trinity Term 1941, Election of the Frazier Lecturer in Social Anthropology for Trinity Term 1942.

36

List of Frazier Lecturers from 1922 till 1943 (small sheet, some entries typed others handwritten).

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Secretary of Faculties, dated 6th June 1941, regarding future Frazier Lectures.

 

K. Furze:

38

Index card, with the name of Dame Katherine Furze, her address and artefact details.

39

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dame Katherine Furze, dated

8th December 1948, (small sheet). Regarding amulet given to museum by her mother Mrs. John Addington Symonds, in 1901, with the view of her giving the museum more of her mother's amulets (Bellucci's).

40

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine Furze, dated

27th November 1948, (small sheet). Reply to item/letter 39, also asking information on the Basque Rosary.

41

Cutting from the The Crown Colonist February 1949, on Diatomite mining in Kenya.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine Furze, dated

31st January 1949, (small sheet, handwritten).

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. Janet Vaughan (niece of Dame Katherine Furze), dated 2nd February 1949, (small sheet).

44

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine, dated 15th February 1949, (small sheet). Reply to item/letter 39, also asking information on the Basque Rosary. Thanking him for her visit to the museum, also attaching cutting from The Crown Colonist item 41.

 

 

Folder 9 – Furnaces (folios 1-64):

1

Handwritten note (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz (dated 4th March, probably 1958). Possibly covering note for items 2-6.

2-3

Two sheets – Draft copy covering Somerset Chew Valley – Iron-smelting hollows, Iron smelting furnace, etc.

4-6

Three sheets – Draft copy (folios 21-23), covering Villa complex – Iron smelting hollows, Iron forging hut, Iron smelting furnace, etc.

7

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz (dated 6th February, probably 1958). Possibly covering note for items 8-11.

8-11

Four sheets – Draft copy (folios 21-24), covering Villa complex – Iron smelting depression no.1, etc.

12

Handwritten note (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Biek no indication of who it was from, returning Dorman Long Reports.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Anstee (University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life), dated 13th February 1958.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 14th February 1958. Requesting material about smelting pits and bellows nozzles exposed during excavations of the Chew Valley Roman Villa site in Somerset.

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 18th February 1958. Thank you for material received see also item 14.

16

Handwritten note to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz, 20th February 1958.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from L. Biek (Ministry of Works), dated 23rd February 1958. Will be visiting Oxford on 25th February.

18

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 26th February 1958. Regarding the visit of Mr. Biek, who is sending details about slag's, etc.

19

Handwritten notes in pencil, with equation at the end to determine slag?

20

Letter to Mr. Penniman from John Anstee (University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life), dated 24th April 1958. Regarding looking at a tool sent on 23rd April 1958.

21

Typed note – L'industria Siderurica Britannia Romana by Henry Cleere.

22

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. M. U. Jones, dated 29th April 1958. To be cross referenced with item/letter 20.

23

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 13th May 1958. Regarding Iron Age Smelting Furnace a gift from Major Lloyd of Wayside Museum, Zennor, St. Ives, Cornwall in 1938.

24

English translation of item 25. Addressed to Professor T. K. Penniman from M. Bertolone, dated 19th May 1958.

25

Original Italian letter, translation is item 24.

26

Four page Italian leaflet – Centro di Studi Preistorici ed Archeologici.

27

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 17th June 1958. Regarding despatch of a box containing pre-historic iron smelting furnace.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to L. Biek, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking progress on the report from the metallurgist on the Chew Valley iron.

29

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking if Rhatz would like to supply a paragraph for publication.

30

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. W. T. Jones, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking if for a brief summary with drawing of the iron working site.

31

Letter (handwritten small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. W. U. Jones, dated 6th July 1958. Reply to item/letter 30.

32

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. W. U. Jones, dated 26th July 1958. Covering letter for items 33 and 34.

33

Attached to item/letter 32 – A possible iron working pit on a Romano-British site at Rough Ground, Lechlade, Gloucestershire – 41/223007, by Margaret U. Jones.

34

Attached to covering item/letter 32 and item/report 33, folded diagram of Rough Ground site.

35

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 26th August 1958. Deferring disposal on primative furnace parts.

36

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr, Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 28th August 1958. Reply to item 35, boxes on their way to the Science Museum.

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from C. K. C. Andrew (County Archivist, County Record Office, North Riding of Yorkshire, Northallerton), dated 13th November June 1958 (typed both sides of sheet). Trevelgue promontory-fort, Newquay, Cornwall.

38

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Michael J. O'Kelly (Cork Public Museum), dated 1st December 1958, (handwritten on small sheet both sides). Cover letter to items 39 and 40.

39

Draft with handwritten amendments on Somerset, Cheddar, Chelms Combe, attached to item/letter 38.

40

Attached to letter/items 38 and 39, drawing of furnace with clay dome.

41

Photograph of reconstruction of 2nd century shaft furnace – Ashwicken, attached to letter/item 42.

42

Covering letter to photograph/item 41, to T. K. Penniman from R. F. Tylecote (Department of Metallurgy, University of Durham), dated 10th June 1959, ref. RFT/MJ.P2.

43

Letter to Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 17th June 1959, (handwritten). Regarding R. F. Tylecote's report, item 42.

44

Letter to Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 27th February, (handwritten). Giving addresses for copies of Ancient Metallurgical Furnaces to be sent to various addresses and individuals in Europe.

45

Crew Park Furnaces – information needed (small sheet typed note).

46

Diagram of furnace no. 1.

47

Handwritten notes on bowl furnace by P. Rhatz.

48-56

Film/paper bromides:

48 – Two illustrations – entitled Depression No. 1 and Iron-working hut.

49 – Overall plan of Chew Park.

 

50 – Detailed plan of Chew Park.

51 – Photograph of part excavation site, on back 'CP 434 – I. W. Hart'.

52 – Photograph of part excavation site, on back 'CP 474 – I. W. Hart'.

53 – Diagram of Section of Rake Back of Furnace 1, Chew Park (posthole 317).

54 – Photograph of part of excavation site, written on back 'I.S. Dep 2 CP 433'.

55 – Photograph of part of excavation site, written on back 'I.S. Dep 2 CP432'.

56 – Small illustration in bag bellows/nozzles.

57

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz, dated 17th February (no year), covering letter to film/paper bromides items 59-61.

58

Hand written note (both sides of a small sheet), to Mr. Rhatz probably from T. K. Penniman, answers to questions asked in item 57.

59-61

Film/paper bromides discussed in items 57 and 58:

59 – Excavation photograph – written on the back 'p. 22 Furnace 1'.

60 – Two illustrations – plan and Depression No. 2, Iron smelting features, 3rd century – Chew Park.

61 – Illustration – Chew Park, Furnace No. 1, written on back 'p. 22 – Furnace No. 1'.

62-63

Original illustrations of Roman Furnaces, attached to item 64:

62 – Two illustrations with pencil additions 'Fig 2 – Perspective view and Plan view – Roman Cupellation Furnaces'.

63 – Two illustrations with pencil additions 'Fig 1 – Perspective view and Plan view – Roman Cupellation Furnaces'.

64

Typed manuscript entitled Furnaces – taken from W. Gowland, 'Remains of a Roman Silver Refinery at Silchester' (Archaeologia Vol. 57, pp. 113-124, 1900), illustrations 62-63 taken from article as well.

 

Box 15 – Correspondence – Gal - Gun

Folder 1 – J. Galizia (folio 1), M. Galpin see under Weaving, P. W. Gathercole (folio 2), H. L. Gibbs (folios 3-16), Gloucester, City Museum (folios 17-18), Gold Coast, National Museum (folios 19-21), H & J Gough (folios 22-28), R. Graves (folios 29-30) and W. F. Grimes (folios 31-33).

J. Galizia:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Galizia & Son (Fine Art Founders), dated 22nd February 1957. Regarding how to cast Chinese bronze gong.

P. W. Gathercole:

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from P. W. Gathercole (Curator, University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

7th December 1973. Regarding the Forster Collection.

 

H. L. Gibbs:

3

Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), no date (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding truvat (weaver's knife), etc.

4

Letter from T. K. Penniman to H. L. Gibbs, Esq., B. E.M., dated

2nd December 1948 (small sheet). Thanking him for collection of livery weaving.

5-6

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated

12th December 1948. Reply to letter/item 4.

7-8

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated 16th Janu-ary 1949. Regarding discussions held with a Mr. H. E. Wrench (Shutford Plush Mills), i.e. donation of any plush livery loom items.

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gibbs, dated 18th January 1949 (small sheet). Thanking him for news on plush livery loom donation.

10

Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), 28th January 1949, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding Mr. Wrench's address.

11-12

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated 2nd Febru-ary 1949. Informing Mr. Penniman a matter of urgency to contact Mr. Wrench, before looms are scrapped.

13

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gibbs, dated 4th February 1949 (small sheet). Reply to letter/items 11-12.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Wrench, dated 11th February 1949 (small sheet). Regarding seeing the loom or collecting it for preservation, etc.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Wrench, dated 16th February 1949. Reply to letter/item 14, informing Mr., Penniman that the loom can stay where it is until ready to be collected.

16

Handwritten note in pencil (on both sides of the sheet), taken from Murray's Dictionary, explanation of truvat (trevat).

 

Gloucester, City Museum:

17

List of items held be Pitt Rivers Museum, donated by Gloucester, City Museum, attached to letter/item 18, later destroyed as fakes, dated

20th October 1950.

18

Attached to item 17. Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. N. Taylor (Curator), dated 19th October 1950. Agreeing to destruction of items on list.

 

Gold Coast, National Museum:

19

Index card, Mr. J. O. Kufour, Secretary to the National Museum of the Gold Coast.

20

Handwritten letter on both sides of small sheet. To Penniman from

J. W. Lawrence (The Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge), dated 16th February 1951. Thank you for box of implements sent from the Pitt Rivers Museum for the National Museum of the Gold Coast.

21

Letter to Mr. Penniman from O. Davies (National Museum of the Gold Coast), dated 16th October 1954. Discussing items donated by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

H & J Gough:

22

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Jane Gough, dated 1st August (no year). Regarding her husband Hugh Gough, who is in New York, being willing to repair Broadwood piano.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Jane Gough, dated 24th November (no year). Her husband Hugh Gough, is till in New York.

24

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

23rd January 1961. Informing him can repair the Broadway piano.

25

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gough, dated

24th January 1961. Agreeing to quoted price for repairs.

26

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated 25th January 1961. Safe arrival of piano.

27

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

14th February 1961. Informing him that piano is ready for collection.

28

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

27th February 1961. Informing him that piano will need retuning in a few weeks time and his statement of accounts was attached (not available now).

 

R. Graves:

29

Newspaper cutting: entitled Lillibullero, a letter from S. V. Pollock in response to a letter? from Robert Graves.

30

Handwritten letter (on both sides of the sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Robert Graves, dated 26th February 1973 (Mallorca, Spain).

 

W. F. Grimes:

31

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Professor W. F. Grimes (University of London, Institute of Archaeology), dated

12th November 1959. Regarding Culver Hole material.

32

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor W. F. Grimes, dated

13th November 1959. Reply to letter/item 31, update on Culver Hole material.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor W. F. Grimes (University of London, Institute of Archaeology), dated 30th November 1959. Regarding Culver Hole material.

 

Folder 2 – H. & R. Gunther (folios 1-24):

1

Handwritten note on half sheet (both sides), headed paper (Pitt Rivers Museum) with the name Mr. H. P. G. Unsworth addressed to Mr. Penniman, dated 17th and signed Paul . Attached to two sheets of photocopied paper item 2.

2

Two sheets of photocopied paper, attached to item/note 1. First sheet in French, with a figure of Yori-tomo (portrait). Second sheet copy of 14 netsuke's, handwritten at top of page Behrens Plate LXXVII.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from George Pender (Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press), Ltd.), dated 6th January 1968. Reference to wood veneers, attached is item 4.

4

Attached to letter/item 3, a sample of wood veneer (Japanese Wood Veneer Silver Grey No. 4888).

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the General Manager (Thomas Goodall & Co. Ltd.), dated 9th January 1968. Reference to Japanese Wood Veneers.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. A. Shaw (Department of Forestry, Commonwealth Forestry Institute, University of Oxford), dated

21st October 1969. Regarding the identity of the wood of a small netsuke, also covering letter for item 7.

7

Attached to letter/item 6, a list of books.

8

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 29th May 1970, (small handwritten note on both sides of sheet). Regarding a rare netsuke, named 'moth on acorn'.

9

Letter (on both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Rosemary Angel (Officer in charge Museums Department for Director, Royal Botanic Gardens), dated 3rd June 1970. Reference Juglandaceae and Aceraceae, includes a list of books for reference.

10

Memorandum (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Kenneth Oakley (British Museum (Natural History)), dated 9th July 1970. This is cover note to letter/item 11.

11

Attached to item 10, memorandum from E. N. Arnold to Dr. K. P. Oakley, dated 8th July 1970. Queries about Tortoises and Turtles T. K. Penniman, includes lists of books for reference.

12

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from D. E. Owen (The Manchester Museum), dated 3rd August 1970. The Whitworth Gallery passed to David Owen, a letter concerning netsuke.

13

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated

19th December 1970. Concerning netsuke progress.

14

Letter (copy) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 19th May 1971. Concerning netsuke progress.

15

Letter (original) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 19th May 1971. Concerning netsuke progress.

16

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 20th May 1971. Regarding alterations to manuscript, on Gunther collection of netsuke.

17

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Bernard (Fagg), dated 21st May 1971. Regarding Gunther collection of netsuke.

18

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bernard (Fagg), dated 27th May 1971. Reply to item 17, also discusses publication via Clarendon Press.

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 23rd February 1972. Discussing details of authors of various parts of the publication.

20-24

Typescript for Gunther Catalogue:

20 – Typescript for the Introduction or Preface.

21 – Earlier version of item 20.

22 – Title page (3rd copy).

23 – Spine (3rd copy).

24 – List of corrections to be made on the back of a large envelope.

 

Folder 3 – H. & R. Gunther (folios 25-53):

25

Headed Pitt Rivers Museum card, addressed to A. E. Gunther.

26

Letter to Dr. Schuyler Jones from A. E. Gunther, dated 11th December 1970. Regarding Bibliographical Note for the Netsuke Volume.

27-31

Photocopy/Xerox of Biographical Note for Netsuke Volume; Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford (5 sheets), with handwritten corrections.

32-36

Original typescript of Biographical Note for Netsuke Volume; Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford (5 sheets).

37

Photograph of Japanese Netsuke.

38

Letter to Bernard (Fagg) from Tom (Penniman), (both sides of sheet), dated 23rd October 1970. A reply to letter/item 39, discussing the printing of a book on Netsuke and the possibility of a backer.

39

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bernard (Fagg), dated 21st October 1970. Regarding a foundation executive for the project on Ashanti Gold weights and a possible backer of a book on Netsuke's a William Kohler.

40

Handwritten cover note for items 41-45, from Malcolm (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge) to Bernard (Fagg), dated 7th October 1970.

41-45

Five sheets (typescript) – Ashanti Gold Weights – attached to item 40.

46

Envelope with notes scribbled on containing item 47 a photograph.

47

Photograph – written on the back is 1965 6 B 1 Delther, not part of Gunther's collection.

48

Draft for Editor's Preface on Dr. Hermann Arthur Gunther, by A. E. Gunther, dated 23rd August 1944.

49

Small sheet – Medical Netsuke, the Hermann Gunther Collection loaned by A. E. Gunther, 1944. Cover note for items 50-53.

50-53

Four sheets – list of netsuke in the Hermann Gunther Collection.

 

 

Folder 4 – H. & R. Gunther (folios 54-87):

54

Covering letter to items 55-61, handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Narracott (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 29th October 1968. Asking for more photographs of a skeleton beating a gong, no. 754 in the Museum of the History of Science.

55-61

Photographs, etc.:

55 – of inscription – ref. B1724Q, 737.

56 – of inscription – ref. B1724Q, 2409.

57 – no ref. no., 1006.

58 – Small card with the name Vernon Peter Narracott, plus signature.

59 – Netsuke no. 2049, ref. no. 33/36.

60 – Netsuke no. 2049, ref. no. 33/35.

61 – No ref. no. no writing on the back.

62

Covering letter to items 63 and 64. Handwritten letter on small sheet (on both sides) to T. K. Penniman from V. P. Narracott.

63-64

Photographs:

63 – Netsuke no. 1939, film no. 43.

64 – No description on the back, enlargement.

65

Notes on netsukes.

66

List of books and papers dealing with netsuke.

67

Duplicate of item 66, with additional amendments.

68-70

Three sheets – of typescript on Shinto.

71-73

Three sheets – photocopy/xerox of Manchurian Tussore Silk by Norman Shaw, BA, Second Assistant, B. Chinese Maritime Customs, pp. 167-169.

74-75

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox of Silk - Chinkiang by F. Kleinwachter, Commissioner of Customs, pp. 54-55.

76

Photocopy/xerox of Silk – Wuhu by J. Lloyd E. Palm, acting Commissioner of Customs, p. 43, No. 93 1880, 30th October 1880.

77-78

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox of Silk – Hankow by Francis W. White, Commissioner for Customs, pp. 34-35, No.110 1880, 21st October 1880.

79-80

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox – Silk – Chefod by George Hughes, Commissioner of Customs, pp. 25, No. 1889 1880, 4th October 1880.

81-82

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox – booklet The Goddess of Mercy, Kuanyin in Chinese Art Exhibition, Berkeley Galleries 15th November – 31st December 1943.

83-87

Five sheets – photocopy/xerox of China the Maritime Customs – Silk replies from Commissioners of Customs by Norman Shaw B.A. Title page, Newchwang, No. 95 1880, 1st November 1880, pp. 9, 13, 17 & 19.

 

Folder 5 – H. & R. Gunther (folios 88-159):

88-158

Gunther Japanese characters (typescript), 88-93 – Inscriptions unrelated to signatures and 94-158 – signatures etc.

159

Letter (on both sides of the sheet) to Mr. Penniman from H. A. Gunther, dated 14th June 1942. Regarding various pieces of ivory donated to museum.

 

 

Box 16 – Correspondence – R. C. Gurden (one folder only)

Folder 1 – R. C. Gurden (folios 1-99):

1

Index cards, wording for the museum garden in remembrance of R. C. Gurden.

2

Newspaper cutting in memoriam of R. C. Gurden.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. Gurden, dated 4th October.

5-10

Six sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

11-12

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

13-17

Five sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

18

Christmas card from Mick, Joan, Jenny, Sally and Chris.

19

Black white photo – Ronald Gurden written on the back.

20-25

Six sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

26-27

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten) to Mr. Penniman from Harold Gurden no date.

28-29

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, on sheet written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 6th April 1959.

30

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 10th April 1961.

31

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 19th April 1961.

32

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 20th April 1961.

33

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 19th April 1961.

34-35

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 28th April 1961.

36

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 25th May 1961.

37

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated June 1961.

38

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 5th June 1961.

39

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 12th June 1961.

40-41

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 21st June 1961.

42

Letter (handwritten) to Dear Sir from Mrs H. Gurden, dated 20th July 1961.

43

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurdon and boys, dated 11th August 1961.

44

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Ron Arthur ?, dated 14th August 1961.

45-46

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, 10th May 1961.

47-48

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, 21st June 1962.

49

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Gertrude Hamlin, dated 6th July 1962.

50

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Gertrude Hamlin, dated 11th July 1962.

51-52

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, dated 16th July 1962.

53

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and Christopher, dated 7th March 1972.

54

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, dated 9th September 1972.

55

Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from M. Llewellyn, dated 15th September 1972.

56-57

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 18th January 1973.

58

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 19th May 1973.

59

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 9th July 1973.

60

Colour photo of two little girls (Jennifer and Sally, from Mick).

61-64

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), attached to item 60, to Mr. Penniman from Michael, dated 8th June 1975.

65-66

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

67-70

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 14th July 1975.

71-75

Five sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 10th October 1975.

76

Envelope containing a colour photograph of two little girls, attached to letter/items 77-80.

77-80

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 15th November 1975.

81

Index card with addresses for Mrs. R. C. Gurden, attached to letter/items 82-84.

82-84

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 2nd August 1976.

85-87

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 16th November 1976.

88-90

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 31st December 1976.

91-99

Envelope containing photographs:

91-97 photographs enclosed in second envelope (all the same picture of Ron Gurden):

98 Framed picture of Ron Gurden (mounted 10 cm x 6.5 cm).

99 Framed picture of Ron Gurden (7.5 inches x 5.5 inches).

 

Box 17 – Correspondence – H-J

Folder 1 – T. Harrison (folios 1-5), C. F. C. Hawkes (folios 6-14) and T. Heyerdahl (folio 15):

T. Harrison:

1

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 31st May 1949. Answer to item/letter 3.

2

Letter (small sheet) from R. C. Gurden (Secretary, Pitt Rivers Museum) to T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 15th December 1949. Covering letter to a card index of the Borneo specimens in the museum.

3

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 30th May 1949. Asking for a copy of catalogue referring to Borneo specimens.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 5th December 1950. Asking if it was OK to publish his card index.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 19th December 1950. Confirming that he had received his letter of 13th December and could understand his fears about publishing.

 

C. F. C. Hawkes:

6-7

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 2nd December 1959. Regarding Special Lectureships and Readership applications.

8-10

Three sheets – Copy of a letter to Anson-Owen from C. F. C. Hawkes, dated 2nd December 1959. Regarding lectureship in Pre-historic Archaeology.

11-13

Three sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 9th March 1960. Regarding Special Lectureships and Readership applications.

14

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 3rd August 1960.

 

T. Heyerdahl:

15

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Thor Heyerdahl, dated 16th February 1955. Thank you for supplying good photographs of Pitcairn Island arrow-heads.

 

 

Folder 2 – M. Higham (folios 1-44):

1

Postcard of Oxford University Encaenia possession, notes written on back, Crayke Castle, York, 4th January, from Martin.

2

Postcard the book of Kells, Trinity College, Dublin, notes written on back Crayke Castle, York, from Martin.

3

Photocopy of journal page entitled 'The Civilized Way', hand written comments added. Item/postcard 4 attached to this item.

4

Postcard of Rhossli Bay, Gower, to T. K. Penniman from I. M. C. postmarked 20th September 1972.

5-6

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Martin Higham, dated 3rd February 1975.

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