Records of the Glasgow Egypt Society, cultural society, fl.1912-1939, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Papers containing minutes, annual reports and lists of members of the society 1912-1939
  • Press cuttings regarding the society 1930-1938
  • Boxes of slides of various topics including Damascus, Baalbee, Palmyra, the Desert, Ancient Egypt, Jerusalem and Environs undated
  • Slides of maps undated
  • Slides of excavations at Megiddo, Jericho and Teleilat Ghassul, and sacred places and objects undated

Administrative / Biographical History

The aims of the Glasgow Egypt Society were to promote the interests of excavation and research in Egypt , especially by means of lectures and by contributing to the funds of such Associations as the The British School of Archaeology and the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Source: extract from the unpublished constitution of the Glasgow Egypt Society.


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Vikki Laidlaw, Hub Project Assistant, 14 October 2004

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