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- Paton, David
- Selected Papers of David Paton
- Manuscripts Division
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- 2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 1-2
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
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:
David Paton (Princeton Class of 1874) was an Egyptologist.
AM22018 and AM15332 (scrapbook and diploma).
No appraisal information is available.
- Processing Information
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
- Conditions Governing 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:
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA(609) 258-3184