Arkell Papers

Papers of Anthony John ARKELL (1898-1980), colonial administrator and archaeologist

two boxes of material, relating to Arkell’s research on beads and the bead trade,

especially in North Africa
the material includes correspondence, notes, draft manuscripts and typescripts,

and miscellaneous ephemera
the papers have been catalogued and arranged into the following sections: (i.) glass beads and general; (ii.) Cambay, carnelian and agate beads; (iii.) Tuareg ornament; (iv.) miscellaneous

Related Resources
Collections of papers: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London; Durham University Library

Collections of objects, photographs, etc.: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford; Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London; Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

National Register of Archives: Arkell, Anthony John (1898-1980) Colonial Administrator and Archaeologist Link to record (external site)