Papers relating to archaeological artefacts in the Oxford University Museum

Scope and Content

Series of 15 files relating to artefacts in the University Museum, including: correspondence relating to the donation of an Egyptian Mummy from the Prince of Wales; lists of material sent by H.M. Moseley in October 1876; short list of material from Lieutenant S.C. Holland in July 1873; notes on an American collection presented by Elizabeth Warden with a copy of a letter from Justin Wilson; notes on an Indian axe from George Selwyn Edwards; notes on 'a number of specimens of Polynesian curiosities' presented by Rev. King; notes on a Hittite axe presented by William St Chad Boscawen(?) (including letter from him pasted onto the paper; notes on coins from Theo? Vaux; notes on a bow with arrows presented by Edward J. Jenkins; notes on antiquities sent to Dr Fiedler of Dresden; list of flints given by J.W. Flower; notes on the Medhurst collection of ancient British artefacts; a note entitled 'Bulla'; a note entitled 'Fibula'; notes on artefacts presented by the Rev. W.G. Lawes and the Rev. Joseph King, Savage Island and Samoa.