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Collection Overview

Creator:
Paton, David
Title:
Selected Papers of David Paton
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n343s
Dates:
1876-1923
Size:
2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists primarily of letters to Egyptologist David Paton (Princeton Class of 1874) about his four-volume work Early Egyptian Records of Travel: Material for a Historical Geography of Western Asia (1915-1922).

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists primarily of letters to Paton (Princeton Class of 1874) about his four-volume work Early Egyptian Records of Travel: Material for a Historical Geography of Western Asia (1915-1922), including letters from George Vincent Welter, Robert William Rogers, and the Egyptologist A. H. Sayce. There is also a scrapbook of postcards of Palestine, bearing Paton's references to the Bible, and including six letters by "Mr. Goffey" to William MacGregor and others, and a 7-page autograph manuscript about Egypt. In addition, there are some personal business correspondence, page proofs for an advertising circular for his book, a list of Paton's articles about Egypt, a diploma, and clippings.

Collection Creator Biography:

Paton, David

David Paton (Princeton Class of 1874) was an Egyptologist.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM22018 and AM15332 (scrapbook and diploma).

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Selected Papers of David Paton; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/5999n343s
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184