Penniman Papers

Papers of Thomas Kenneth PENNIMAN (1895-1977), anthropologist and museum curator

twenty-two boxes of material, relating especially to Penniman’s work as Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum (1939-1963)

the material includes correspondence, notebooks, loose notes, typescripts, offprints of articles and newspapers cuttings

the papers have been listed

Related Resources

Collections of papers: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Collections of objects, photographs, etc.: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

National Register of Archives: Penniman, Thomas Kenneth (fl. 1933-1953) Anthropologist Link to record (external site)

 

Full Listing

Box 1 – Family History including American Connection

Item 1A – 'Records of the family of Pennyman of Ormesby' by J. W. Pennyman includes separate family trees of Pennyman and Worsley (in pocket inside front cover), 1904.

Folder 1B – Correspondence 1957-76; misc. notes & addresses (folios 1-137)

1

Letter to Dr. J. F. Snyder from Chas A. Pope (Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis) dated 31st May 1957.

2

Postcard of the birth place of General Sylvanus Thayer (home of Braintree Historical Society) to Thomas K. Penniman from George D. Penniman.

3-5

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (T. K. Penniman) from Betty Hulburd (Gladys), dated 23rd August 1966. Includes a family tree on the last page (5), attached to letter are four newspaper cuttings (numbered 6-9).

6-9

Four newspaper cuttings attached to letter/items 3-5.

6 – Obituary for Philip E. Hulburd, no date, but Special to The New York Times, Meriden New Hampshire.

7 – Obituary for Philip Hulburd, no date, no newspaper details.

8-9 – Two cuttings from same newspaper (continued from previous page) – Obituary for Morris P. Penniman.

10

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Paul K. Knierim (Assistant Director, National Museum of Natural History), dated 25th November 1969. Regarding 'Corbin's Park', forwarded request to the State Historical Center, Concord New Hampshire.

11

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Hilbert R. Siegler (State of New Hampshire, Fish and Game Department), dated 3rd December 1969. He is sending him a complimentary copy of Department's publication 'New Hampshire Game and Furbearer's', history of Corbin's Park can be found on pages 119 to 124.

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 8th April 1970. Information given on various teachers: Marion L. Richardson (1907 to 1909), Miss Decatur (1909-1910), Harry B. Truston (1907 to 1909), Chester H. Sears (1909-1910), Robie M. Evans (1907-1908) and Frank M. Howe (1908-1910). Also mentioned a Mr. Leo Mellen a member of the Class of 1908.

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 2nd May 1970. More information on staff: Miss Constance C. Bauer (1907-1911) and Miss Helen E. Cummings (1906-1907).

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 6th July 1970. Thank you letter, he will be delighted to do investigations if agreeable to fee, etc.

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John P. Cotton (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 22nd July 1970. Update on three photographs requested.

17

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. Darlyn Martin (Secretary to Mr. Perine, Middlebury College, Vermont), dated 18th November 1970. Information on two people Dr. Wm. Sargent Burrage and Dr. Edward Angus Burt, but unable to find any information on Bishop Bull.

18

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Library of Congress, Washington D.C., dated 7th December 1970. Asking for first names or initials for a novelist named Churchill who wrote in the early 1900's, novel was Coniston, also asking if he was English or American.

19

Reply to letter/item 18. From Robert H. Land to T. K. Penniman, dated 18th December 1970. Attached is two sheets item 20 and 20a.

20-20a

Two sheets – attached to item 19. Pages from Stanley J. Kunitz's Twentieth Century Authors (New York, Wilson, 1942-1955), contain an account of Winston Churchill's life and bibliography of his works. Item 20 is page 282 and item 20a is page 198 (? two editions).

21

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Harvey D. Butterfield (Bishop of Vermont), dated 21st December 1970. Discussing Rev. Arthur Crawshay Allison Hall, who was bishop in 1917.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Walter H. Lewis (Washington University), dated 31st December 1970. Information on Dr. E. A. Burt, also attached items 23 and 24.

23

Attached to letter/item 22, Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden concerning E. A. Burt.

24

Attached to items 22 and 23 – Leaflet on Missouri Botanical Garden.

25

Postcard to Thomas K. Penniman from cousin George, dated February 1971. Reproduction of an oil painting by Helen A. F. Penniman.

26-27

Two sheets – Letter (one sheet on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 1st April 1971. Thank you for cheque received. an update on his investigations into family heraldry.

28-30

Three sheets – Letter and attachment (item 30), to Mr. T. K. Penniman from T. Richardson Miner, Jr., (Middlebury College, Vermont), dated 12th April 1971. Answer to a letter he sent on 17th March, mentions the Ninevah slab, Dr. Wilson A. Farnsworth, Professor Walter Howard's Boden (Baden) Scholarship and Elbert Cole (an old classmate). Attached sheet 30, information on Walter Eugene Howard.

31

Newspaper cutting (picture of bulls pulling sledge) attached to letter (items 32-34).

32-34

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Carrie Paine (Mrs. Cameron Paine, Westmoreland N.H.), dated 19th April 1971.

35

Letter to Mr. Penniman from J. R. B. Walker (College of Arms), dated 20th May 1971. Further update on James Perryman of Ormesby Hall.

36-37

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Carrie Paine (Mrs. Cameron Paine, Westmoreland N.H.), dated 18th June 1971.

38

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edwin G. Sanford (Boston Public Library), dated 20th September 1971. Gives addresses Goodspeed's Bookshop and the Massachusetts Historical Society. He informs him there is known passenger list for the Lyon which arrived in Boston on November 1631. But gives a list of names (item 39) taken from Charles E. Banks The Planters of the Commonwealth.

39

Attached to letter/item 38 – Passengers and ships – pages 94-95.

40

Airmail letter to T. K. Penniman from Philip Chadwick Foster Smith (Peabody Museum. Salem, Massachusetts), dated 2nd November 1971. Unable to help regarding James Penniman and Edward Penniman, supplied other possible sources.

41

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Philip F. Purrington (Whaling Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts), dated 18th November 1971. He has forwarded his enquiry to a Donald Penniman.

42-45

Four sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 4th January 1972.

46

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Camp (Society of Genealogists), dated 25th January 1972. Thank you letter with regard to some research on the Penniman family in Essex and Yorkshire. Also cover note for item 47.

47

Attached to item/letter 46, list of researcher's recommended by the Society.

48-49

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 5th February 1972.

50-51

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Thomas (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 20th February 1972.

52

Letter to T. K. Penniman from O. S. Tomlinson (City Library, York), dated 1st March 1972. Lists of bodies who may have a copy of the book he is looking for 'Records of the Family of Pennyman of Ormesby', by

J. W. Pennyman 1904.

53

Handwritten card to Kenneth (Penniman) from Charlotte (Mrs. David H. Allan, Florida), dated 12th March 1972. Old classmate from K.U.A.

54-55

Two sheets – Letter to Kenneth (Penniman) from (Gladys) Elizabeth Heywood Hulburd, (Meriden, New Hampshire), dated 15th March 1972. Information on family members.

56

Envelope to items/letter 54 and 55.

57

Letter to Cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole Massachusetts), dated 13th May 1973. Answers to questions on inshore fishing.

58-59

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 1st June 1972.

60

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. M. Marten (Yorkshire Archaeological Society), 14th March 1972. Asking for information.

61

Duplicate of item/letter 60.

62-63

Two sheets – Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to George Dobbin Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 25th April 1972.

64-67

Four sheets – photocopies of pages 'Records of the family of Pennyman of Ormesby' compiled by James Worsley Pennyman, 1904 – Title page, contents page, Appendix N pages 119 and 120.

68-69

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from George D. Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 30th June 1972.

70-71

Two sheets – Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to George Dobbin Penniman Jr. (Baltimore), dated 5th June 1972.

72

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated 19th July 1972.

73

Letter (small sheet) to cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole, Massachusetts), dated 29th October 1972. Has written to a Dr. McGuire Gibson, who should be contacting him, also discusses family members.

74

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. L. Cleland (Commonwealth Archives Office, Kingston, Australia), dated 15th March 1974. Unable to help concerning the whereabouts of Mrs. Daisy Bates' son. Also has given address of the National Library of Australia.

75

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bernice M. Sawyer MacWilliams (Register of Probate, Newport New Hampshire), dated 12th August 1974.

76-77

Two sheets – Letter to Cousin Thomas (Penniman) from Donald Penniman (Walpole Massachusetts), dated 24th May 1974. Answers to questions about the ship Lyon.

78-79

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Mrs. Lucy R. Bishop (Vermont), dated 12th January 1975. An old classmate from 1910.

80

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Gardener MacLeay (?), dated 15th January 1975.

81

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Alan Cottrell (Master, Jesus College, Cambridge), dated 16th September 1975. Attached is information about Mr. John Eliot, but no record of James Penniman.

82-83

Two sheets – Attached to item/letter 81, information on John Eliot.

84

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Ruth Vysk (Department of Western MSS, Bodleian Library) dated 6th October 1975. No record of a James Penniman matriculating at the University between 1610 and 1630.

85-87

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

16th November 1975.

88

Letter to T. K. Penniman (small sheet) from D. L. Thomas (Search Office, Public Records Office), dated 16th January 1976. Suggests consulting Emigrants to America before 1700 by J. C. Molten.

89

Handwritten family tree of three people, attached to item/letter 88.

90-91

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

1st February 1976.

92

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Keith Hammerton (St. Mary's Vicarage, Harmondsworth), dated 19th March 1976. Marriage registers do not precede 1690, so unable to give information on Anne Tuttle married in 1631, he understands that the Guildhall Library have two boxes of the church's records, these may be of help.

93-95

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

22nd March 1976.

96-103

Seven photographs inside an envelope from Helen Roberts, garden views.

104-105

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen Roberts (North Haven, Connecticut). dated

28th April 1976.

106

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Richardson Miner, Jr. (Middlebury College), dated 7th June 1976. Academic hood of Middlebury College.

107

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Thomas M. Mikula (Headmaster, Kimball Union Academy). Talking about the death of Jim Cuthbert.

108-137

Thirty pages of miscellaneous notes and addresses:

Unnumbered list of staff on back of an envelope.

108 – Postcard from Harold Falconer, his address attached to postcard.

109 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 9th August 1970.

110 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 12th September 1971.

111 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 21st November 1971.

112 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 17th January 1972.

 

113 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 30th January 1972.

114 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 3rd October 1976.

115 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 5th April 1975.

116 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 20th April 1975.

117 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 12th November 1975.

 

118 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 20th December 1975.

 

119 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Tony dated 10th March 1976.

 

120 – Index card contact details of Dr. Viola Garfield.

121 – Index card contact details of Mrs. Audrey Hawthorn.

122 – Index card, several names, etc.

123 – Index card contact details of Dr. A. J. Colson.

124 – Index card contact details of K. O. L. Burridge, H. H. Roberts and R. P. Rivers.

125 – Details of F. F. Hill.

126 – Index card contact details of Dr. Henry Field.

127 – Several names listed on an index card.

128 – Postcard to T. K. Penniman from A. E. G., dated 24th February 1972.

129 – Front of brown envelope, with sticker of Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey's address details on.

130 – Line drawing card with address details of Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

131 – Christmas card with picture of child on, from Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

132 – Card with thumb prints on, from Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey.

133 – Front of an airmail envelope, with Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Tracey, address details on the back.

 

134 – Christmas card from Gladys (Mrs. Philip Holburd, Meriden, New Hampshire).

135-136 – Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Whiting, no date.

137 – Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Whiting, dated 5th February 1972.

Folder 1C

– Family Trees and Wills (folios 1-55):

1-14

Envelope containing items 1-14 addressed to Sullivan County Probate Court:

1-2 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Morris G. Penniman.

3-3a – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Henry N. Penniman.

4 – Invoice from Register of Probate, 6th February 1975, copies of the will's of Morris G. Penniman and Henry N. Penniman.

5 – Notes scribbled down.

6 – Invoice from Register of Probate, 22nd January 1975, copy of the will of Frederick S. Penniman.

7-8 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Frederick S. Penniman.

9-10 – Two sheets – Last Will and Testament of Mary A. Penniman.

11-14 – Four sheets from the Court of Probate – The Estate of Mary A. Penniman, breakdown etc.

15-19

Photocopies of pages from the Penniman Family by Rev. G. W. Penniman.

15 – Photocopy of pages 38-39.

16 – Photocopy of pages 40-41.

17 – Photocopy of pages 42-43.

18 – Photocopy of pages 44-45.

19 – Photocopy of pages 46-47.

20

Handwritten history of James Penniman and his family, including his wife Lydia Eliot and their ten children. Also mentions Lydia's second husband Thomas Wright who she married in 1665.

21-22

Two handwritten sheets family tree of William Penniman and Ruth (Thayer) Penniman 1706 – 147.1.

23-25

Three sheets (both sides of sheet) – Prepared Lecture given by Donald E. Penniman at the Reunion, July 21 1968. On Captain Edward Penniman.

26-48

Penniman Family Records relationship of five branches living in Baltimore, Maryland,1965.

26 – Family tree, starting with James Penniman (1600).

27 – Information on Thomas Kenneth Penniman 147.146.511.

28 – Carbon copy of letter to Cousin Thomas (T. K. Penniman) from Cousin George (Penniman), dated October 1965. This is a cover note of items 29-33.

29-33 – Five sheets carbon copy of a list of names attached to item 28.

34 – Family tree, starting with William Penniman (147.1), etc.

35 – Handwritten memorandum from George D. Penniman, giving approximate figures as of July 1966, of Penniman family records.

36 – One page of The 'Penniman Family Record' compiled by Rev. George Wallace Penniman (1857-1943) and enlarged by Paul Bigelow.

37 – Handwritten information with photographs by George D. Penniman (147.92.412) and Laura M. Penniman gathering material for the Penniman Family records.

38 – Information on 147.146 Thomas Taft Penniman, wife and children.

39 – Information on 147.146.5 Thomas Taft Penniman Jr, wife and children.

40 – Copy of item 39.

41 – Information on 147.146.51 Thomas Penniman, wife and children. 42 – Information on 147.146.55 Lizzie Mary Penniman, husband and children.

43 – Copy of item 27.

44 – Copy of item 41.

45 – Information on 147.14 Peletiah Penniman, wife and children.

46 – Information on 147.1 William Penniman, wife and children.

47 – Information on 147 James Penniman, wife and children.

48 – Information on 14 Joseph Penniman, wife and children.

49-53

Five sheets – Photocopies of pages from book 'Passengers and Ships'.

54

Handwritten letter to Dr. Penniman from Bodleian Library, no date. Attached to item 55.

55

Photocopy of the St. Louis entry in the World of Learning.

Folder 1D

– Miscellaneous Publications (folios 1-84):

1

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 3, October 1975 – 12 pages plus cover.

2-4

2 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – 24 pages plus cover.

3 – Supplement to item 2 – 4 pages.

4 – Pedigree chart to fill in inserted inside item 2.

5-7

5 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – Supplement 2, February 1976 – 12 pages, including cover.

6 – Inserted inside item 5 – Letter to members from John W. Peters (Hon. Secretary), dated March 1976.

7 – Also inserted in item 5 – Registration Form for XIII International Congress of Genealogical and Heraldic Sciences London, 31st August – 7th September 1976.

8-9

8 – Booklet – The Essex Society for Family History Handbook 1975 – Supplement 3, July 1976 – 4 pages.

9 – Inserted inside item 8 – Letter to members from Jack H. Baxter.

10

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 2, June 1975 – 16 pages plus cover.

11

Booklet – The Essex Family Historian, Number 4, March 1976 – 16 pages plus cover.

12

Booklet – 'In The Beginning . . .'

13

Letter to Mr. Penniman from John W. Peters (Hon. Secretary, Essex Society for Family History), dated 14th September. A Welcome Letter to the Society.

14-16

Three sheets (both sides) – Handwritten notes on John Eliot, and various dates in the 1600's.

17

Printed sheet 'American Bibliography'.

18-19

Two printed sheets (both side) – 'Love at Buffalo Creek'. Taken from KUAlumni.

20

Printed sheet (both sides) – Class Notes, includes entry and photograph of Kenneth (T. K. Penniman), Taken from KUAlumni.

21

Letter to Classmates-KUA'10 from James W. Cuthbert, dated 1st August 1972. Cover letter to items 22-34, also hand written note at bottom of page to Kenneth (T. K. Penniman).

22-34

Newsletter Class of 1910 (13 sheets), dated 10th March 1974. Includes item 30 a photograph of T. K. Penniman, item 34 Class of 1910 Directory.

35

News sheet – Season's Greetings December 1973.

36

Directory – Class of 1910 – KUA as of February 1972.

37-38

Two sheets – Letter – Seasons Greeting to Kenneth Penniman from Jim Hawley, December 1971.

39-52

Fourteen sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 12th February 1972.

53-70

Seventeen sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 24th February 1973, item 70 is the Directory Class of 1910 – KUA as of February 1973.

71-80

Ten sheets – Newsletter Class of 1910 K.U.A. 28th February 1975 (and the year of our class – the 65th). Letter from L. Penniman on p.8.

81

Printed page in two colours – The Class of 1910's 65th (both sides).

82-84

82 – Booklet – 'Will to Resist'The Dartmouth College Case by Richard W. Morin.

83 – Letter placed inside item 82, to Mr. T. K. Penniman from A. Alexander Fanelli, dated 1st June 1971. Informing him that he is sending this booklet to answer questions he raised in his letter of 24th May.

84 – Booklet placed inside item 82 – 'Eleazar Wheelock and the Dartmouth College Charter' by Jere R. Daniell II.

Box 2

– Scrambled Memories (Unfinished Memoirs)

Folder 1

– Scrambled Memories, Parts of Chapters and odd notes (folios 1-100):

1

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 8th March 1972.

2

Index card with who to notify, possibly connected with item 1.

3

Index card same as item 2, possibly connected with item 1.

4-7

Four sheets – Handwritten (small sheet, both sides) scrambled notes for memoirs.

8

Envelope addressed to H. P. G. Unsworth, (dated 6th March 1972) more scrambled notes for memoirs.

9-11

Three index cards of notes for memoirs?

12-17

Six sheets (small sheet) of notes for memoirs.

18

Scribbled note on compliments slip.

19

Envelope with names written on first one Harvey Exeter College also John and Miriam Gower.

20

Letter attached to envelope item 19 – to Mr. Penniman from the rector Exeter College, 16th March 1972. Details on G. E. Harvey.

21-23

Three sheets (small sheet, on both sides) scrambled memories.

24

Notes written on envelope, attached to item/letter 25.

25

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Horder (Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd), dated 15th February 1972. Includes change of address.

26-46

Jumbo economy pad – scrambled life memoirs.

47-49

Three sheets – entitled 'Residues'.

50-78

Twenty nine sheets – The Oxford Pad – Scrambled Memories, Beginning and End, Odd Notes.

79-100

Parcel of Scrambled Memories of whom?

Folder 2

– Scrambled Memories – Carbon Copy (folios 1-249):

1-249

Carbon Copy of typescript – Scrambled Memories by T. K. Penniman, prelims and Chapter I (text only), pp. 1-194 – New England (page 56 missing, page 70a (index card) names to be filled in). Also part of Chapter II – New Old England, pages 195-260 (pages 231-240 missing).

Box 3

– Scrambled Memories

Envelope 1

– Personal Photographs (a-d):

a

Photograph (six prints) of T. K. Penniman in 1970's (same as Box 1, folder 1D, item 30).

b

Photograph (four prints), a younger T. K. Penniman sat on chair smoking pipe.

Photograph (two prints) of a younger T. K. Penniman, portrait sitting, with signature on bottom right of photograph, on back B1732Q.

Photograph (two prints) of a younger T. K. Penniman next to scrub wearing wellington's, on back 71.R.10 12,

Photograph larger version of item a.

Photograph (three prints) T. K. Penniman smoking pipe, in field holding straw, on back B2104Q.

c

Photo bromide of a line drawing of T. K. Penniman (two copies) signed Brown 70.

d

Photograph (two prints) of coat of arms of 'Pennyman' (see also next line).

Photograph (two prints) of memorial engraved tablet with the coat of arms (of previous item at the top) in Latin with the name 'Pennyman' the year is MDCXLIV (1644).

Envelope 2

– Photographs and letters connected with the photographs (a-g):

a

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Trinity College (unable to read signature), cover note for four photographs attached, dated 2nd July 1970.

b

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Trinity College (unable to read signature), cover note for additional photograph found after sending original four sent on 2nd July 1970, dated 7th July 1970.

c

Block makers pull (print) of Trinity College via Broad Street, late 1960's?

d

Photograph of garden full of trees. Cropping instructions on reverse.

e

Photograph of Chalice and Pattern, cropping instructions on reverse.

f

Photograph of carving two angels with chalice and fruit, cropping instructions on reverse, © Helmut Gernsheim.

g

Photograph or block-makers pull (print) of fireplace (mentioned in item a) Old Bursary fireplace.

Envelope 3

– Pictures autobiography – Beginning & end, miscellaneous also (a-d):

a

Leaflet – The American Precision Museum in Windsor Vermont.

Bromide print used on the front of leaflet (three copies).

Bromide print of rifling machine (gun barrels) used on page 2 of the leaflet (three copies).

Bromide print of map used on pages 5 and 6 of the leaflet (three copies).

b

Three bromide prints of various pots, etc.

 

Photograph of house and tree in foreground, on back B1725Q (two copies).

Photograph of a monument, on back B1725Q (two copies).

Photograph of large house, school or college, on back B1720Q (two copies).

d

Photograph in mount of T. K. Penniman with signature on bottom right of photograph, on back B1732Q (same as in envelope 1, b third item).

Envelope 4

– Pictures Oxford autobiography (a-e):

a

Colour negative – Merton College window.

b

Labelled Trinity College:

Bromide, line drawing of an avenue of trees (three prints).

Photograph of man with hands praying, written on back effigy of Thomas Pope in Trinity College Chapel.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.8.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.5.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.9.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.4.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.3.

Photograph of Trinity College Grounds, written on back 70.R.13.7.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.10.

Photograph of Trinity College Grounds, written on back 70.R.13.12.

Photograph of Trinity College Gates, written on back 70.R.13.6.

Photograph of Trinity College, written on back 70.R.13.9.

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Candlestick, written on back 71.R.3.8 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Chapel – Altar, etc. written on back 71.R.3.2 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Fireplace, written on back 71.R.3.11 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Stone Carving includes two angels either side of chalice surrounded by vines one column either side, written on back 71.R.3.6 (two copies).

Photograph of Trinity College from Broad Street (Late 1960's), written on the back 71.R.3.5 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Fireplace with wooden carving above, written on back 71.R.4.11 (two copies).

Photograph interior of Trinity College, Chapel – close-up of altar, written on back 71.R.3.7 (two copies).

Photograph Trinity College Gate and archway, written on back 71.R.3.12 (two copies).

Photograph Trinity College Chapel carving by pulpit, written on back 71.R.3.3 (two copies).

c

Birthday card to Tom Penniman from staff at Pitt Rivers Museum, picture of blossom in water jug (black and white photograph).

Photograph of man (T. K. Penniman(?)) sitting on chair next to dresser (two copies).

Photograph in garden with man (T. K. Penniman(?)) with walking stick crouching an older lady sat in chair (two copies).

Bromide of flint tool.

d

Photograph of flower, written on back Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree 3049 (three copies).

e

Photograph of T. K. Penniman with Barrel Organ, on the back B1656Q.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 70.L.78.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 70.L.82.

Photograph of organ, on the back PR 49(H).

Envelope containing newspaper cutting from Oxford Mail of T. K. Penniman with Barrel Organ (same picture as B1656Q).

 

Package 5

– Personal Photographs (a-b):

a

Handwritten letter o Tom (Penniman), from George D. Penniman Jr., dated 3rd March 1972.

b

Photograph of young boy, written on back T. K. Penniman 1899-1900 born March 1895.

Photograph of T. K. Penniman, written on back – T. K. Penniman 1915, Graduation from Kimball Union Academy in 1910.

Photograph of T. K. Penniman in Pitt Rivers Museum, written on back – T. K. P. when I was elected Curator in 1939 at age of 44.

Envelope 6

– Photograph (a-b):

a

Letter to Mr. Unsworth from E. Thomas (Thomas Photos), dated 26th February 1971. Covering letter to print b.

b

Large photograph of History of Science Museum, supplied by Thomas Photos Negative 30640.

Box 7 (Kodak photographic paper box)

– scrambled memories, plates, etc. (a-b):

a

Photograph – three men with beards and one boy stood or sat around a pole, on back B 2121 Q (two copies).

Photograph unidentified object, on back B 2120 Q (three copies).

Postcard of The church, Oxwich, Gower addressed to T. K. Penniman, unable to read senders name, dated 2nd March 1973.

Postcard of Trinity College, Dining Room, sent to T. K. Penniman, unable to read senders name, dated 24th October 1971.

b

Bromide of line drawing of man sat on horse and cart, with foal by horse, on back B 2239 Q (4 copies).

Original drawing of bromide above.

Box 8 (Ilford photographic paper box)

– scrambled memories, plates, text figures (a-h):

a

Colour photograph of Pennyman coat of arms on the back Blakeslee-Kane Inc. No. E7587.

Post card with Pennyman coat of arms on left hand side, addressed to Prof. Thomas K. Penniman, from George D. Penniman. On the reverse other styles of the Pennyman coat of arms.

Photostat of postcard of Pennyman coat of arms front side (three copies).

Photostat of postcard of Pennyman coat of arms reverse side (three copies).

b

Colour photograph of two men (written on the back J. W. Cuthbert and grandson Lieut. Wesley Barbour.

c

Bromide or photograph of Title page of book Up-Biblum God by John Eliot (Cambridge, 1663), on the back B 1795 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Title page of The Holy Bible – translated in the Indian language (Cambridge, MDCLXIII, 1663), on the back B 1796 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Jesus Christ (Cambridge, MDCLXI, 1661), on the back B 1794 Q (two copies).

Bromide or photograph of Title page of The Indian Primer (Cambridge 1669), on the back B 1793 Q (two copies).

Photograph of buffalo (two copies).

Photograph of buffalo, with mountains in background (two copies).

d

Typescript on Ashley Hill or Ashley Place, handwritten letter at the bottom to Kenneth (Penniman) from Gladys, dated 13th April 1975.

Map of Hikes around Meriden, NH (New Hampshire), handwritten extensions of map plus areas encircled in red felt tip pen.

Large folded map 'Know your Town, Plainfield, New Hampshire', with in the bottom right hand cornered 'rev. by P.S. 7.11.73'.

e

Photograph of a drawing entitled 'The Route to California', on the back B 1832 Q (two copies).

Photograph of a drawing entitled 'American Farm Scenes' – B 1831 Q.

Photograph of a drawing no title, shows farm scene of family being transported in cart pulled by oxen, etc., on the back 71.R.10.11.

f

Postcard of The Mall, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Cutting from a magazine or journal, 'One of the Buffalo Yards in Corbin Park, etc.'

Unidentified picture, written on the back B 2122 Q.

Cutting from a magazine or journal, 'Mr. Ernest Harold Baynes driving the only team of buffaloes in the world, etc.'

Photograph of two oxen having yoke put on by a man, on the back

B 1787 Q (two copies).

Photograph of two oxen pulling cart, with a man to the side, on the back B 1791 Q (two copies).

Photograph of four oxen pulling in the snow, with two men and a dog, on the back B1792 Q (two copies).

Photograph two oxen in the snow, pulling sledge of logs, on the back

B 1789 Q (two copies).

Photograph used in magazine or journal 'Mr. Ernest Harold Baynes driving the only team of buffaloes in the world, etc.' On the back

B 1790 Q (two copies).

Photograph used in magazine or journal 'One of the Buffalo Yards in Corbin Park, etc.' On the back B 1788 Q (two copies).

g

Bromide of a line drawing of horse in Shaft Harness and horse in Trace Harness, on the back B 2118 Q.

h

Photograph entitled 'American Farm Scenes', on the back B 1831 Q (three copies).

Photograph of two men with two oxen, on the back B 2119 Q (two copies).

Photograph of man thatching house, on the back 5/1377.

Box 4

– Letters from T. K. Penniman and miscellaneous personal.

Folder 1

– Letters from T. K. Penniman – folios 1-142:

Item 1 – letter from St. Andrew's, Northampton, items 2-14 – Letters or postcards from Barnwood House Gloucester.

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), no date, personal instructions.

2

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 17th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

3

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Audrey (Dr. Butt), dated 19th November 1967. Informing her that the hospital (Barnwood House, Gloucester) is closing in March 1968.

4

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 19th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

5

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 21st November 1967, list of instructions.

6

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 22nd November 1967, list of personal instructions.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Eileen (Torr), dated 22nd November 1967. Personal letter thanking staff for their kindness, etc.

8

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 27th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

9

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 28th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

10

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 29th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

11

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 29th November 1967, list of personal instructions.

12

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th December 1967, personal instructions.

13

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Audrey Butt, dated 5th December 1967, list of personal instructions.

14

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Audrey (Dr. Butt), dated 24th December 1967, personal instructions and wishing her a happy Christmas and New Year.

Items 15-142 – from St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton.

15

Handwritten letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated 19th October 1968, personal instructions, mentions his will is now at Westminster Bank.

16

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

2nd November 1968, mentions Wassail (cot on the records (Columbia)).

17

Handwritten letter (both sides) from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 2nd November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

18

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

4th November 1968, mentions people to approach to do tape recording.

19

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

5th November 1968, personal instructions.

20

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 5th November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

21

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 10th November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, etc.

22

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Beatrice Blackwood, dated

22nd November 1968, Gower songs.

23

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated

22nd November 1968. Discusses Gower songs, tape recordings.

24

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters, dated 27th November 1968, Gower songs tape recordings.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 27th December 1968, personal instructions.

26

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th July 1969 (incomplete letter, more pages?), asking about books on Japanese ceramics.

27-28

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 13th August 1969, thank you for information including photographs from Ko-ji and Ho-ten, etc.

29

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 30th August 1969, list of personal instructions.

30

Handwritten letter (small sheet) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd September 1969, covering letter for a cheque of £5.

31

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 15th October 1969, asking for information in Weber (? Reference book).

32

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th November 1969, personal instructions.

33

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 15th October 1969, asking for photograph of Ko-ji Ho-ten, page 449.

34

Typewritten part of a letter to B. Blackwood from T. K. Penniman,

3rd December 1969, headlined FAUDREE.

35

Scribbled notes on Faudree.

36

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 11th August 1970, covering letter, for Anthony Brown's Letter.

37

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 8th October 1970. Thank you note for a cheque and letter from Magdalen College, also other personal thoughts.

38-39

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th November 1970, asking him to find a book 'Angkor', etc.

40

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 11th November 1970, personal thoughts.

41

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to

Paul (Unsworth), 13th November 1970, thank you note and instructions.

42

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 23rd November 1970, list of personal instructions.

43

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th December 1970, personal instructions.

44

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 13th January 1971, gardening instructions, etc.

45

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 17th April 1971, personal instructions, includes enclosing a cheque for £3.00.

46

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th May 1971, personal instructions, includes enclosing a cheque for £6.00.

47

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Bernard (Fagg), 19th June 1971, asking to borrow things from the museum (books).

48

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 30th September 1971, personal instructions.

49

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th December 1971, personal chit-chat.

50

Handwritten letter to President (Trinity College) from T. K. Penniman, dated 27th December 1971. Asking for information on the Blakiston in the chapel, etc.

51

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. G. Ogston (The President Trinity College), dated 16th February 1972. Answer to item/letter 50.

52

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 2nd February 1972, personal instructions.

53

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated 21st February 1971, personal instructions, etc.

54

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 25th February 1972, personal instructions.

55

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Eileen (Torr), 25th February 1972, personal chit-chat.

56-59

Four sheets – Letter to Roberts (a publisher) from T. K. Penniman 25th February 1972. Talking about his Scrambled Memories and the possibility of publishing in sections.

60

Photocopy of part of a letter (half sheet) to Bernard (Fagg) from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th February 1972. Talking a bout his will.

61

Photocopy of part of letter, may be item 66.

62

Original copy of letter (see item/letter 60).

63

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to Librarian or assistant at Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 27th February 1972, personal instructions, etc.

64

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Editor of The Times, dated 2nd March 1972. Discussing various topics he has written or edited.

65

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Peter, 2nd March 1972, personal instructions.

66

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th March 1972, personal instructions.

67

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 10th March 1972, personal instructions.

68

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd April 1972, personal instructions.

69

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th May 1972, personal instructions.

70

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 4th June 1972, personal matters.

71

Attachment to item 70, one line of writing dated 4th June 1972.

72

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

6th June 1972, personal matters.

73

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

7th June 1972, personal matters.

74

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

8th June 1972, personal matters.

75

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood),

28th July 1972, personal matters.

76

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Bernard (Fagg), 28th July 1972. Discussing some of his work, now with McGuire Gibson and the Gower Society.

77

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 6th August 1973, personal matters, includes mention of Rattray.

78

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 14th August 1973, personal matters.

79

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 22nd August 1973, personal matters.

80

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 29th August 1973, personal matters.

81-82

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 30th August 1973, personal matters.

83

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 3rd September 1973, personal matters.

84

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 19th September 1973, personal matters.

85

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 20th September 1973, personal matters, mentions some of the Gower Folk songs.

86-87

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 22nd November 1973, personal matters. Refers also to Coghlan and the reviewing of No. 10.

88

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 23rd November 1973, personal matters. Mentions Parker of Ashmole, Dudley, etc. this is also a cover note to items 89 and 90.

89-90

Two pages of xerox/photostat of a book 'Peerage and Baronetage'.

91

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 24th November 1973, personal matters.

92

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 26th November 1973, personal matters.

93

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 4th December 1973, personal matters.

94

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 6th December 1973, personal matters.

95

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Beatrice (Blackwood), 8th December 1973, personal matters. Mentions Petty Officer Edgar Evans, R.N.

96

Part of a letter from T. K. Penniman to B. M. Blackwood dated 27th February 1974. Is a cover note to item 97, an inscription (New Babylonian tablet).

97

Photostat of inscription, attached to item 96.

98

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

14th October 1974, personal matters. Mentions Lady Scott and Valerie Finnis.

99

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 21st November 1975, personal matters. Mentions two books 'The Pruner's Handbook' and 'The Grafter's Handbook'.

100

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), Christmas 1975, personal matters.

101

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to R. R. Inskeep (Acting Curator), dated 28th February 1976. Mentions Lewis Balfour carrying out his father's wishes in handing over the Library and specimens, etc.

102

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Ray (Inskeep), dated

4th March 1976. Mentions Sally Chilver having his Gower book, also likes the photograph of Beatrice (Blackwood), etc.

103

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

16th March 1976. Personal matters.

104

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

8th May 1976. Personal matters, mentions disappointment on Inskeep not being elected.

105

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

17th May 1976. Personal matters, mentions reading Daily Telegraph that Cranstone would take up appointment at a time to be agreed, etc.

106

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

20th May 1976. Personal matters.

107

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 22nd May 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for the colour slides (gardens?).

108

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

27th May 1976. Personal matters.

109

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

29th May 1976. Personal matters.

110

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 27th July 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for the gramophone, also mentions a forthcoming visit of Coghlan and Bockstoce.

111

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 31st July 1976. Personal matters.

112

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 4th August 1976. Personal matters.

113

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 7th August 1976. Personal matters, a thank you note for some items sent.

114

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

10th August 1976. Personal matters.

115

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 19th August 1976. Personal matters, mentions Lord Cherwell.

116

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 23rd August 1976. Personal matters.

117

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

24th August 1976. Personal matters, mentions Sir Henry Savile founder of the Savilian Professorships of Astronomy and Geometry in 1619.

118

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

12th September, 1976. Personal matters, includes a thank you for some xerox's received, also mentions a Dr. Willis.

119

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 18th September 1976. Personal matters.

120

Letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

24th September 1976. Personal matters, includes reference to American Anthropologist sending him a 100 offprints of his obituary of Beatrice Blackwood and he sent Paul 20 of these copies.

121

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 2nd October 1976. Personal matters, looking forward to the visit of Paul and Mr. Cranstone.

122

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 9th October 1976. Personal matters, includes thanking him for bringing Mr. Cranstone and also mentions mainly gardening matters.

123

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

14th October 1976. Personal matters.

124

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 29th October 1976. Personal matters.

125

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 31st October 1976. Personal matters, also a cover letter for item 126. Also mentions people he met at Oxford in his student days, amongst them Richard (Dickon) Hughes, Harold Acton, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Graves, etc.

126

Hand-drawn diagram of villa or house, attached to item/letter 125.

127-128

Two sheets – Xerox/photostat of a letter from (Tom) Penniman to Adi and Ray (Inskeep), dated 31st October 1976. Personal matters, discusses Monde des Automatens.

129

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

5th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions the Committee on Publications, etc.

130

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 10th November 1976. Personal matters, includes asking for a copy of H. A. Pritchard's inaugural lecture 'Duty & Interest'.

131

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 12th November 1976. Personal matters, includes mentioning the husband of the principal of Somerville College a Mr. Craig doing some voluntary work for the PRM. Also mentions a student doing a bibliography of Beatrice Blackwood's work and makes some suggestions for other books to be consulted for this piece of work.

132-133

Two sheets – Xerox/photostat of a letter from (Tom) Penniman to Ray and Adi (Inskeep), dated 13th November 1976. Personal matters.

134

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

16th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions Mr. Craig and Dr. Hallpike, also that Dr. Hallpike is going to visit him, etc.

135

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

18th November 1976. Personal matters, includes voluntary help at the PRM.

136

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 28th November 1976. Personal matters, mentions that Harrison is to become Professor of Human Biology taken from the Gazette.

137

Handwritten letter (both sides) from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), 5th December 1976. Personal matters, mentions Morris Dancing. etc.

138

Handwritten letter (small sheet) from Adi (Inskeep) to Paul (Unsworth), dated 12th December 1976. Personal matters, includes asking if he has Museum Journal Article on musical boxes, yet.

139

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

26th December 1976. Personal matters, discusses not being allowed to smoke by members of staff.

140

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

28th December 1976. Personal matters.

141

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

7th January 1977. Personal matters, looking forward to the visit of Paul and Mr. Cranstone, soon.

142

Handwritten letter from (Tom) Penniman to Paul (Unsworth),

7th January 1977 (he is not sure of date, Wednesday 19th written on bottom). Personal matters.

Folder 2

– Miscellaneous personal – folios 1-54:

1

Newspaper cutting from The Times, 20th January 1977, obituary of T. K. Penniman who died on 16th January 1977.

2

Copy of item 1.

3-4

Copy of will of Thomas Kenneth Penniman (second Codicil to his will 11th October 1968). This is dated 8th March 1972, mentions what gifts to Pitt Rivers Museum and how he would like it looked after.

5

Index card attached to item 6, more details about his will.

6

Attached to item 5, short letter from Morrell, Peel & Gamlen (Solicitors) to T. K. Penniman, dated 10th March 1972. Cover note of copies of will and first Coicil.

7

Index card jottings on what not to sell?

8-14

Seven sheets – Typed list of Bibliography of the published works of

T. K. Penniman – Books and Contributions to Books.

15-19

Five sheets – Original list of Bibliography of the published works of

T. K. Penniman, includes handwritten amendments and additions.

20-22

Three sheets – Another version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman, items 20 and 21 typed sheets, item 22 handwritten both sides of the sheet.

23-24

Two sheets – Another version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

25-32

Eight sheets – Not sure if this is final version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

33-36

Four sheets – Photostat of a version of Bibliography of the published works of T. K. Penniman.

37

List of Reviews by T. K. Penniman, with handwritten amendments and additions.

38-39

Two sheets – Papers by T. K. Penniman.

40-41

Two sheets – Photostat, taken from Medical Publications 26th July 1972, entitled Anthropology by Penniman (3rd Edition, reprinted 1970). Book review written by Jacob W. Gruber.

42

Small envelope – Penniman Bookplates (PR), several gummed labels.

43

Envelope containing photograph of T. K. Penniman with hand organ (Oxford Mail, Friday 12th December 1952, Fifth Edition).

44

Copy of Oxford Mail, Friday 12th December 1952, Fifth Edition.

45

Four page leaflet on Pitt Rivers Museum.

46-47

Two sheets – From Oxford University Gazette, No. 3202 – Vol. XCIV Friday 26th June 1964 . Item 46 – pages 1301-1302, and item 47 1303-1304.

48-54

Pages 119-132, Hebdomadal Council and General Board of Faculties – Report of the Joint Committee for the Review of Activities,

29th November 1960 and 27th March 1961.

Folder 3

– Miscellaneous (hospital and power of attorney) – folios 1-39:

1

Black and white brochure on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, three photographs of hospital and inserts, (1) fees and (2) staff.

2

Booklet with blue ink cover on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton.

3-5

Three typed lists (not the same) of Mr. Penniman's Furniture.

6

Draft letter from staff at the Pitt River's Museum to Dr. Henderson. Making suggestions for Mr. Penniman's future when he leaves hospital.

7

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 26th May 1967. Discussing alternative measures for Mr. Penniman's future.

8

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 28th July 1967. Hospital is closing so alternative arrangements will have to be made for Mr. Penniman.

9

Letter to Dr. Butt (PRM) from T. E. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 11th December 1967. Alternative arrangements for Mr. Penniman to stay at St. Andrew's Hospital in Northampton on or about 24th March 1968.

10

Letter from Dr. Butt (PRM) to Dr. Burrows (Medical Superintendant, Barnwood House, Gloucester), dated 18th December 1967. Thanking him for finding alternative arrangements for Mr. Penniman, etc.

11

Handwritten Letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Sandford (Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated 12th December 1969. Personal matters, mentions dragons.

12

Handwritten Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth S. (Sandford, Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated

29th December 1969. Personal matters, mentions his friend Kellaway, also Warren and Dimes and his unfortunate incident with a car in North Oxford.

13

Handwritten Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Sandford (Department of Geology and Mineralogy, Oxford), dated 11th December 1969. Personal matters.

14

Letter to Dr. K. Sandford from B. C. Worssam, on behalf of

Mr. Kellaway (Institute of Geological Sciences, London), dated

23rd December 1969. Discussing the Harleston Stone, from 'The Geology of Building Stones' by J. A. Howe, 1910.

15-17

Three sheets in the writing of T. K. Penniman, on notes on St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, the history and building details, etc.

18

Letter from P. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 22nd May 1972. Regarding the increase of fees to Mr. Penniman.

19

Letter to P. Unsworth from A. G. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 23rd May 1972. A reply to item 18, pointing out rising costs and offering to come to a compromise.

20

Letter from Bernard Fagg (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 5th June 1972. Reply to item 19, asking that because of Mr. Penniman's financial position, if he could still pay the previous amount, etc.

21

Letter to Mr. Fagg from Mr. A. G. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 8th June 1972. Reply to item 20, may agree to Mr. Penniman paying the previous level, also forwarded other items raised to Dr. Banner.

22

Letter to Mr. Fagg from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 8th June 1972. Reply to item 20, recommends an appointment of receiver and has written to Mr. Penniman's solicitor's Morrell, Peel and Gamlen informing them of the position.

23

Letter from Bernard Fagg to Mr. Heritage (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 12th June 1972. Reply to item 21, thanking the hospital for prompt action.

24

Written notes dated 13th June 1972 time 14.15 – 14.35, mentions speaking to a Mr. Naish of Morrell, Peel and Gamlen, trying to find next of kin in USA, a cousin details required.

25

Letter from Bernard Fagg to Dr. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital), dated 13th June 1972. Reply to item 22, thanking the hospital for prompt action. Also discussing whether the hospital could secure the safety of his bank papers and cheque book.

26

Letter to the Secretary University Chest from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 21st June 1972. Asking for information of next of kin of Mr. Thomas Kenneth Penniman.

27

Letter from Assistant Secretary/Librarian (Pitt Rivers Museum) to the Secretary, University Chest, dated 26th June 1972. Informing him/her that he will pass his letter to Mr. Unsworth on his return from holiday.

28

Letter from Secretary, University Chest to Dr. E. R. Banner, dated

6th July 1972. Reply to item 26, they have no more information on Mr. Penniman's next of kin, the best place would be the Pitt Rivers Museum.

29

Letter to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 21st July 1972. Discussing Mr. Thomas Kenneth Penniman, asking for information on his present circumstances.

30

Letter from Bernard Fagg to the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 27th July 1972. Reply to item 29.

31

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 4th August 1972. Thank you and reply to matters arising in item 30.

33

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Bernard Fagg from the Official Solicitor, Royal Courts of Justice, dated 27th September 1972. No further action is to be taken in relation to Mr. Penniman's property and affairs.

33

Photostat/xerox of a general letter to current patients/relatives of St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, dated September 1974 (added handwritten). Informing them of increased costs and the proposed increase of fees.

34

Photostat/xerox of a letter to Bernard Fagg from Dr. E. R. Banner (St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 5th December 1975. Discussing whether possible to move Mr. Penniman nearer to Oxford.

35

Photostat/xerox of a letter from R. R. Inskeep (Acting Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum) to Mr. Horsley (Secretary of the Chest), dated 2nd March 1976. Putting forward Mr. T. K. Penniman, regarding circular letter ref. WTE/JWG of 24th February 1976, (sheltered housing).

36

Letter to Mr. V. Redfern (Anchor Housing Manager) from Dorothy D. G. Davidson (social worker, St. Andrew's Hospital, Northampton), dated 22nd July 1976. Do not think it possible for Mr. Penniman to moved into sheltered accommodation, due to age and requires daily nursing.

37

Letter from Mr. V. Redfern (Anchor Housing Manager) to G. R. Nelson (University Offices), dated 28th July 1976. Informing him that unable to accommodate Mr. Penniman, reference to item 36.

38

Letter to R. R. Inskeep from G. R. Nelson, dated 4th August 1976. Concerning Anchor Housing Association accommodation, unable to get Mr. Penniman a placement, see also items 36 and 37.

39

Letter from H. P. G. Unsworth to G. R. Nelson, dated 12th August 1976. Thank you letter for his help, reply to item 38.

Box 5

– Photographs 1-14 (General Collection)

Folder 1

– Photographs 1-11 (General Collection):

1

a-g-j: Colour slides in bag – Memorial Garden.

2

Black white photographs spinning wheels and loom (a-j):

a – Spinning Wheel Welsh – (3.2079.60), © Hawlfraint.

b – Picture of a man cutting bushes or brambles, © Hawlfraint.

c – Hedgerow, © Hawlfraint.

d – Loom (? Welsh), (2592), © Hawlfraint.

e – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a spinning wheel.

f – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a loom (B 2117 Q).

g – Powered loom (74.R.11.12).

h – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a loom (B 2137 Q).

i – Photographic bromide of a drawing of a woman at a spinning wheel (B 2135 Q).

j – Close-up of a hand and spinning wheel.

3

No package or photographs, previously listed Horse and treadmill.

4

a-c – Three copies of Penniman Archives at Braintree, Massachusetts, (B 1839 Q).

d-f – Three copies of Frederick Charles Whiting, (B 1840 Q).

g – Postcard of Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan in Jesus College,

c.

1938-39.

h-j – Three copies of Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan in Jesus College, c. 1938-39 (B 1841 Q).

k – Harry Maurice Ritchie MacMillan, photographed by his sister in Hereford, November 1941.

l-n – Three copies of Urek tablet (Kish No. 36).

5

Postcards of cave paintings (a-i):

a – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 913.

b – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 956.

c – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 918.

d – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 941.

e – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 974.

f – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 902.

g – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 951.

h – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 972.

i – Montignac-sur-Vézère (Dodogne) – 24. 291. 571. 75. 918.

6

Photographic bromides of line drawings of brooches (a-h):

a – Drawing of brooch (69.6.4).

b-d – Three copies – Drawing of three brooches (69.6.3).

e – Drawing of brooch (69.6.1).

f – Drawing of brooch (69.7.12).

g-h – Two copies – Drawing of brooch (69.6.2).

7

Black and white photographs Skulls and site – Culver Hole (Gower)

(a-p):

a-b – Two copies – Two bones (69.9.13).

c – Top view of a skull written on it 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

d – Front view of a skull (69.6.7).

e-f – Two copies – Bottom view of a skull (69.6.7).

g – Side view of a skull (60.6.8).

h – Front view of a skull (69.6.14).

i – Top view of a skull with fracture (69.6.6).

j – Top view of a skull written on it 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

k-l – Two copies – Bottom view of a skull (69.6.9).

m-n – Two copies – Line drawings of twelve skulls (69.7.8).

o-p – Two copies – Photograph of Culver Hole (71.R.11.2).

8

Black and white photographs of Culver Hole, etc. (a-z and 1-5).

a – Old diagram of Carmarthen Bay (no reference on back).

b – Beach and cliffs scene (B 1581 Q).

c – Wheelbarrow and tools in small cave or hole (B 1583 Q).

d – Three line drawings (maps), (69.7.2).

e – Beech and cliff scene (B 1582 Q).

f – Stone tool (three pieces) and stone tablet (nine pieces) (69.6.31).

g – Coast scene (69.6.29).

h – Silouette of coastal rocks (69.6.27).

i – Scene of coastal cliffs (69.6.69).

j – Cliff view with caves? (69.6.12).

k – Close up of cliff face, showing fissure (69.6.21).

l – Close up of sea crashing into cliff (69.6.24).

m – Rock face with candles and hurricane lamp (69.6.19).

n – Excavation underway, skull and other bones in a hole (69.6.18).

o – Rock face with measuring stick (69.6.17).

p-r – Three copies – Excavation finds four tools with scale at the bottom (69.6.15).

s – Sketch of a sectioned pot (69.6.16).

t – Excavation finds, necklace, coin and statuette (69.6.5).

u – Top view of a skull with fracture (69.6.6).

v – Front view of a skull (69.6.7).

w – Side view of a skull (69.6.8).

x – Top view of a skull with writing on 'E 11.6 etc.' (69.6.10).

y – Front view of a skull (69.6.14).

z – Side view of a skull (B 1584 Q).

1 – Drawing of coastal features (69.7.10).

2 – Drawing – I. Culver Hole (plan and section), (69.7.7).

3 – Drawing – II. Vertical section, New Year Hole C-D 1930, (69.7.5).

4 – Drawing – III. Plans of New Year Hole 1930, (69.7.4).

5 – Beach and headland (69.6.12).

9

Smelting (a-y):

a-b – Two copies – Drawings (11) of various pouring pots, for smelting, etc. (B 5 Q).

c-d – Two copies – Drawing of pouring pot(?) for molten metal (B 2056 Q).

e-f – Two copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from The Tomb of Hapu, (B 2055 Q).

g-h – Two copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from The Tomb oftwo sculptors at Thebes, (B 2055 Q).

i-k – Three copies – Drawing of Egyptian bronze workers, from TheTombofRekh-mi-re, (B 2055 Q).

l-m – Two copies – Drawing of machinery for smelting (B 9 Q).

n – Drawing of section through mould (B 2053 Q).

o – Three drawings in section (B 96 Q).

p – Five drawings of items made (B 2049 Q).

q-r – Two copies – Three drawings on sections of division of a mould (B 338 Q).

s – Kiln (B 564 Q).

t-u – Two copies – looks like bellows to get air inside a furnace(?) (no reference on the back).

v-w – Two copies – Six diagrams of kilns with pots in (no reference on the back).

x – Two diagrams (views) of a furnace and slag heap (B 2054 Q).

y – Three diagrams of furnaces (B 2050 Q).

10

Implements (a-p):

a – 22 small diagrams of pots etc, drawn in section (B 2051 Q).

b – Diagram of anvil and striking tools(?) (B 2068 Q).

c – Three diagrams of hammer heads (?) (B 2065 Q).

d – Three diagrams of the heads of hammers (?) (B 2064 Q).

e – Diagram of a piece of metal with tag (?) (B 2066 Q).

f-g – Diagram of two utensils for holding pots when pouring

(B 2057 Q), two copies.

h-i – Diagram of two types of saws (B 2058 Q), two copies.

j – Diagram of fire-making equipment (B 2059 Q).

k-l – Diagram of fire-making equipment (B 2063 Q), two copies.

m – Two diagrams of the raising hammer and one of metalworker's stake (B 2062 Q).

n – Two views of a diagram of a lathe (B 2052 Q).

o-p – Section drawing of a pot, with measurements (B 2060 Q), two copies.

11

Postcards and photographs (a-o):

a – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 150-51: Pair of parcel-gilt bronze leopards, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

b – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 139: Jade funeral suit, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

c – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 297: Grave guardian of three-coloured pottery, Ch'ung-p'u, nr Sian, Shensi, 1959.

d – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 274: Horseman of painted pottery, Ch'ien-hsien, Shensi, 1964.

e – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 80: Bronze ritual wine vessel, Funan, Anhui, 1957.

f – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 337: Celadon tripod vase, Lan-t'ien, Shensi, 1960.

g – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 364: White porcelain vase and cover with under-glaze painting, Peking, 1961.

h – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 167: Inlaid bronze vase, Manch'eng, Hopei, 1968.

i – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 305: Gold bowl, Hochia, Sian, Shensi, 1970.

j – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 215: Bronze model of a chariot, Wu-wei, Kansu, 1969.

k – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 300: Figurine of a lady in three-coloured pottery. Ch'ung-p'u, nr Sian, Shensi, 1959.

l-m – Postcard, The Chinese Exhibition – Number 222: Bronze flying horse, Wu-wei, Kansu, 1969. (Two copies).

n – Black white photograph of flying horse, B 2030 Q.

o – Letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from Sue Tickner (George Rainbind Limited), dated 4th June, covering letter.

 

 

Folder 2

– Photographs 12 (General Collection):

12

a – Newspaper cutting – parade with carriage carrying a man and lady in costume followed by troops in 18th/19th century costume.

b-c – Two copies of paper bromide of drawing of steam train going through mountainous area, next to river (B 1832 Q).

d-e – Two copies of paper bromide of a drawing – American Farm Scene (B 1831 Q).

f – Paper bromide of photograph – horse-drawn bus, with several passengers sitting on top, also two men standing at the side of carriage (B 2094 Q).

g-j – Four copies of paper bromide of a drawing of a family being drawn by two oxen in a cart, with men in field working (B71.R.10.11).

k – Photograph of three men with beards and one boy (B 2136 Q).

l – Original photograph of two oxen pulling plough (Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.).

m – Postcard – 'Gathering Maple Sap in New Hampshire'.

n-p – Three copies of paper bromide of oxen pulling tree trunks in the snow (B 1823 Q).

q-s – Three copies of paper bromide of horse with cart (B 1830 Q).

t-u – Three copies of paper bromide of drawing of two ladies in a carriage with driver (B 1824 Q),

v – Newspaper cutting (same picture as items t-u), entitled 'John Sloan, 1905 Fifth Avenue Critics'.

w-y – Three paper bromides of horse shoe's (72. L.1).

z – Postcard of Quechee Gorge.

1 – Postcard of Bloods Brook Covered Bridge at Meriden, New Hampshire.

2-3 – Two copies of paper bromide of Bloods Brook Covered Bridge at Meriden, New Hampshire (B 2163 Q).

4-5 – Two copies of paper bromide of Quechee Gorge (B 2164 Q).

6-7 – Two copies of paper bromide of cattle and horse in a stream with a water mill in the background (B 2162 Q).

8 – Cutting from a magazine 'The Child of many Prayers – 1753-1891 – an Early History of this Academy and its founder' picture is the same as items 6 and 7.

9 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of two oxen pulling timber in colour.

10 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of man putting yoke onto two oxen (black/white).

11 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of two oxen pulling pick-up truck with man standing by the side (black/white).

12 – Magazine/newspaper cutting from New Hampshire Profiles of four oxen and two men in snow pulling timber (ripped), (colour).

13 – Covering letter for items 9-12, to T. K. Penniman from Mrs. Kathleen M. Serotkin, dated 4th January 1972.

14 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lester Smith (Assistant Manager, Travelers Insurance Companies), dated 9th November 1971. Regarding Currier & Ives print 'Haying-Time, The First Load'.

15 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lester Smith (Assistant Manager, Travelers Insurance Companies), dated 14th January 1972.

 

Folder 3

– Photographs 13 (General Collection):

13

a – Film 1 – positive film contacts 36 images.

b – Film 2 – positive film contacts 33 images.

c – Film 3 – positive film contacts 36 images.

d – Film 4 – positive film contacts 36 images.

e – Film 5 – positive film contacts 26 images.

Folder 4

– Photographs 14 (General Collection):

14

a – Typed details of La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Sword no. 1947.639.

b-c – Two copies of black and white photograph, stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figure 1, Sword no. 1947.639 (general view).

d – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.639.

e – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 4 and 5 (Magnification of parts of the sword), Sword no. 1947.639.

f – Black and white photograph stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Magnification of part of the sword), Sword no. 1947.639.

g – Typed details of La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Sword no. 1947.640.

h – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.640.

i-j – Two copies of black and white photograph, stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figure 1, Sword no. 1947.640 (general view).

k – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 4 and 5 (Magnification of parts of the sword), Sword no. 1947.640.

l – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Egypt, Newbury, Tweezers, Fig. 1.

m – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Roman Saw, Oxyrhynchus (general view) Fig. 1.

n – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Saxon Axe, Reading (general view of axe head) Fig. 1.

o – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Silchester Roman Axe (Wellington) Fig. 1.

p – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Lachis Iron Pick, area destroyed ca. 588 B.C. Lachis III Pl61:3 (general view).

q – Two black and white photographs stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc., second photograph is a print front x-ray negative.

r – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc. cross section.

s – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc. photo-micrograph of un-corroded section (magnified).

t – Handwritten note, mentions K. H. H. Walters photograph (not used).

u – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.34. Frilford, tanged iron knife, etc.

v – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.33. Jugoslavia, Vace spear-head.

w – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.35. Woodeaton, tanged & socketed arrowhead.

x – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, 1953.1.32. Syria, Deve Huyuk, broken spearhead, Fig. 1.

y – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.639, (same photograph as item d).

z – Two black and white photographs stuck to sheet of paper with typed information, La Tène sword from Basle Museum, Figures 2 and 3 (Close-up views of hilt and point), Sword no. 1947.640, (same photograph as item h).

1 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Oxrhynchus, Egypt, tanged lance head, Fig. 1.

2 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet of paper with typed information, Silchester Roman Axe (Wellington) Fig. 2.

3 – Black and white photograph stuck to white sheet, Bed of River Lea near Stratford, Essex, Danish battle-axe.

 

 

Box 6

– Photographs 1-5 (General Collection) and notebook.

Folder 1

– Photographs 1-5 (General Collection):

1

Envelope containing negatives – Athens – Nos. 4-14 and 162-169.

2

Envelope containing negatives – Smyina – Nos. 15-20 and 151-161.

3

a – Paper bromide of drawing (cartoon) of a man wearing a gasmask

(B 1829 Q).

b – Paper bromide taken from a newspaper of 'Daisy Ashford aged nine' (B 1827 Q).

c – Paper bromide of drawing (cartoon) with type matter 'Virgina Woolf in the 1920's' (B 1831 Q).

d – Black and white photograph men with a kitten (? Beatrice Blackwood's kitten) (B 2179 Q).

e – Black and white photograph of buildings with two women in the foreground near a pond.

f – Black and white photograph of two woman and a girl with two dogs.

g – Black and white photograph of Japanese/Chinese print (B 1717 Q).

h – Black and white photograph of trigger etc. of a gun (PR 71.L.47).

i – Black and white photograph of trigger etc. of a gun (PR 71.L.46).

j – Black and white photograph of a rifle (PR 71.L.45).

k – Black and white photograph of two unfinished barrels for rifles

(PR 71.L.48).

l – Four page advertising leaflet for 'Lechertier Barbe Ltd., The Universal Camera Lucida'.

m – Envelope addressed to Mr. V. P. Narracott, containing six small black and white photographs.

4

a – Black and white photograph of plant in flower in memorial garden (72.R.8.2).

b – Black and white photograph of young plants in memorial garden (72.R.8.3).

c – Black and white photograph of tree in blossom in memorial garden.

d – Black and white photograph of trees and foliage in memorial garden.

e – Black and white photograph of tree/plant in memorial garden (71.15.20).

f – Black and white photograph of branches of tree or scrub (71.15.21).

g – Black and white photograph of a climbing plant (71.15.22).

h – Black and white photograph close-up of blossom on a tree (72.R.8.4).

i – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

j – Black and white photograph close-up of three flowers in bloom.

k – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

l – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

m – Black and white photograph close-up of a flower in bloom.

n – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

o – Black and white photograph close-up of two flowers in bloom.

p – Black and white photograph close-up of four flowers in bloom.

q – Black and white photograph close-up of five flowers in bloom.

r – Black and white photograph close-up of several flowers in bloom.

5

a – Mounted black and white photograph on grey board of a jug containing a branch of blossom from a tree (1974 – V.P.N.).

b – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of a small vase of flowers.

c – Mounted black and white photograph cut flush to edge of photograph of a jug containing two branches of blossom from a tree.

d – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of two roses different colours in a glass jug. On the back is written 'Dear Tom Best wishes from Peter Narracott 1969'.

e – Mounted black and white photograph on white board, of Our Lady with baby Jesus and one lit candle. On the back 'from Vernon Peter Narracott with all good wishes Peter 1970'.

Notebook

Notes and newspaper cuttings throughout on all subjects.

 

 

Box 7

– Interests General

Folder 1

– Ash-Tray Patent (folios 1-6), Bells (folio 7), China (folio 8, see also Box 5), Congregational Church (folio 9), Captain Cook (Pitt Rivers Exhibition) see also J. R. Forster for Catalogue Collection (folios 10-13), Gower see Rural Life Box 9, Guns (folios 14-23) see also Box 6, Hope Department (folio 24), Ivory (folios 25-41), Lerverian Curio Collection (folio 42), Linguistics (folios 43-47), Mammals (folios 48-49) and Captain Oates (folios 50-53):

1

Black and white photograph of ash-tray (? Patent) (PR 75.6.69).

2

Hand written letter (both sides of sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Walters), Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 25th September 1975. Regarding wood-turning lathes and that they have no staff who are practiced in wood turning.

3

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from the Patent Office, dated 3rd October 1975 (ref. SL). Refers to his letter dated 27th September 1975, mentions a subject matter search, also cover letter for item 4.

4

Printed pamphlet attached to item 3 (letter), entitled Patent Searches.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. C. Ralph (The Chartered Institute of Patent Agents), dated 10th October 1975 (ref. MCR/DTB). Pointing out that his office is purely an administrative body and giving a name of his nearest agent which is A. A. Thornton & Co.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from S. J. Holt (A. A. Thornton & Co.) dated 20th October 1975 (ref. SJH). Thanking him for his letter dated 14th October 1975. He can do a hand search for him for approximately £50 and answers some other questions previously put forward.

7

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Rev. Philip M. Martin, dated 2nd September 1969. Talking about the muffled peal of bells and how they are done, etc.

8

Typed extract from The Genius of China, catalogue of an exhibition of archaeological finds of the People's Republic of China held at the Royal Academy, London, from 29th September 1973 to 23rd January 1974.

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Revd. John Huxtable, dated 10th November 1971. Mentions a book by Dr. G. F. Nuttall 'Visible Saints 1640-1660' and also talks about John Eliot.

10-13

Envelope 'Captain Cook' containing items 10-13.

10 – Two colour leaflet advertising 'From the Islands of the South Seas 1773-4' an exhibition of a collection made on Captain Cook's Second Voyage of Discovery by J. R. Forster, from 1st May 1970.

11 – Press statement 'From the Islands of the South Seas'.

12 – Eight page booklet plus cover 'Captain James Cook – A Tribute by Alan Villiers'.

13 – Twenty four page booklet plus cover 'From the Islands of the South Seas 1773-4' – A Short Guide.

14-15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, two pages) to Mr. Penniman from Eldon Owens, no date. Mentions a Jennings rifle, etc.

16

Typed note (xerox/photocopy) ref. P.R. IV.71, USA, Vermont, Windsor, description of a percussion rifle.

17

Typed note (xerox/photocopy) ref. XI.597, British, Scotland, Dumfries, specimen from the Gunsmiths W. McCall & Co.

18

Handwritten letter (both sides) to T. K. Penniman from Eldon Owens, no date. Mentions Jennings rifle, also the factory of Robbins, etc.

19

Letter T. K. Penniman from Gertrude S. McGuire (Town Clerk, Windsor, Vermont), dated 4th August 1971. Cover letter to items 20-23.

20-21

Two pages photocopies of pages 274 and 275 Town of Windsor, mentions the armory for the manufacture of firearms by Robbins, Kendall & Lawrence.

22-23

Two pages photocopies of another article, includes a picture of Windsor in 1849 with the armory on the left hand side of the picture.

24

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Audrey Smith on behalf of Professor Varley, dated 3rd January 1972. Several people mentioned Rev. Frederick William Hope, J. O. Westwood, William John Burchell and Canon L. W. Grensted, etc.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from Tom (Penniman) to Paul (Unsworth), dated 17th May 1969. Asking for the name of the Colonel, Deputy Secretary of the Chest, also asking questions on Ivory.

26

Photocopy of letter from Daily Telegraph and Morning Post addressed to Dear Sir, dated 27th April. Gives a list of Ivory manufacturers.

27

Handwritten note (small sheet), 1971-72, completed book on Netsuke May 1971 – Gunther – Gurden.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & Simonett, Ltd.), dated 2nd June 1971. Regarding phosphoric acid.

29

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & imonett, Ltd.), dated 4th June 1971. Thank you for previous letter received, item 28, also asking for information on how flat plates or tablets of ivory with pained or carved minatures are made, etc.

30

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. C. Ling (Puddefoot, Bowers & Simonett, Ltd.), dated 9th June 1971. Answers to questions in item 29.

31

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

16th June 1971. Mentions layered structure and he has been misinformed and offers information on the subject.

32

Letter from T. K. Penniman to H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

18th June 1971. Cover note to a book supplied.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Harris (Ivory) Limited), dated

25th August 1971. Cover note for returning the book sent in item 32, also cover note for items 34 and 35.

34-35

Two typewritten sheets of comments on the book received and returned in items 32 and 33.

36-38

Letter (three sheets) to Mr. Penniman from R. A. Malyn (University Registry, Oxford), dated 21st March 1962. Comments on his book Pictures of Ivory and other Animal Teeth.

39

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. J. Friedlein (F. Friedlein & Co. Ltd.), dated 2nd January 1974. Will be interested in receiving a copy of his book and co-operate in providing any information required for his revised edition.

40-41

Two sheets – Letter (one and half sheets) to T. K. Penniman from T. J. Friedlein (F. Friedlein & Co. Ltd.), dated 24th January 1974. Comments made on the book received, see item 39.

42

Newspaper cutting – The Times Tuesday March 16 1971 – entitled 'Part of the Leverian curio collection is offered for sale'.

43

Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from William Sturtevant (Curator of North American Ethnology, Department of Anthropology), dated 30th September 1975. Giving permission to show pictures of John Eliot's translation and his other titles as shown in J. C. Pilling's 'Bibliography of the Algonquian Indian Empire', also a covering letter to items 44-47.

44

Photocopy (five sheets) of International Journal of American Linquistic's 31: 206-220 July 1965.

45

Photocopy (six sheets) of Current Trends in Liquistic's vol. 10 'Liquistic's in North America' 1973 – Mouton, pp. 727-733.

46

Photocopy (four pages) of Natick Consonants in Reference to Proto-Central Algonquian: I, by Shirley Silver, pp. 112-115.

47

Photocopy (twenty sheets) of Current Trends in Liquistic's vol. 10 1973 – Mouton, pp. 657-676.

48

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from James Smith (Department of Zoology), dated 15th April 1971. Suggesting some books to help in his research: Young, J. Z., The Life of Mammals, OUP, 1957 and Ewer,

R. F., Ethology of Mammals, Logos Press, London, 1968.

49

Letter (small sheet, air mail) to Dr. T. K. Penniman from H. J. Frith (Chief of Division, CSIRO, Division of Wildlife Research), dated

6th May 1971. Talking about pouch life of a young kangaroo.

50-51

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. F. Griffiths (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Antartic Division, New Zealand), dated 28th April 1972. Do not know of any memorials which have been specifically erected to Captain L. E. G. Oates on the Antarctic Continent. Also this is a cover letter to items 52 and 53.

52

Newspaper cutting, entitled 'Museum honours '' A Very Gallant Gentleman'' '.

53

Handwritten in pencil dedication to Edgar Evans.

 

Folder 2

– Origins of Civilisation (folios 1-8):

1-2

Two typed sheets, starts off: 'The three great civilisations . . .' signed off at the end 'T. K. Penniman'.

3

Written notes, date at top in pencil 20.2.72 – top line reads 'Bradford. Note on former work …' (attached to items 4 - 5).

4

Note on index card to Paul or Eileen to xerox note (items 5 and 5).

5

Xerox/photocopy of notes and pages of book mentioned in items 3 and 4. Page v – poetry by James Elroy Flecker, Brumana (1913), p. x – part of Preface, and eight pages of plates of photographs of Iraq.

6

Envelope written on front 'Origins of Civilization, Lecture for Sir John Beazley's course in 1944, & control lecture for a 3 term course with Bibliography.

6.1 – Printed leaflet (four pages) – Origins of Civilisation, gives lists of books suggested for course.

6.2 and 6.3 – Two sheets of typescript, entitled '100 Years of Anthropology'.

6.4 – Typewritten copy of 26 pages, also includes newspaper cuttings and handwritten amendments and additions in the typed text. 'The Origins of Civilisation from the Bosphorus to the Indus. An introduction to the use of material remains in the study of History. 31 January 1944 and 5 May 1944 by T. K. Penniman. '

7

Origins of civilization 7.1-74:

7.1 - 7.4 – Art (four pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.5 - 7.8 – Boats (four pages of typed and handwritten notes, some pages on both sides).

7-9 - 7.23 – Chronology (fifteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.24 - 7.36 – Copper (thirteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.37 - 7.58 – Fire (twenty two pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

7.59 - 7.74 – Fracture (sixteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8

Origins of civilization 8.1-139:

8.1 - 8.26 – Horses (twenty six pages of handwritten notes or typed notes and newspaper cuttings, some pages written on both sides).

8.27 - 8.52 – Iron (twenty six pages of pages of handwritten notes or typed notes and letters, some pages written on both sides).

8.53 - 8.64 – Mesolithic (twelve pages of handwritten or typewritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.65 - 8.74 – Plough (main notes) (ten pages of handwritten or typewritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.75 - 8.104 – Pottery (thirty pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.105 - 8.115 – Textiles (eleven pages of handwritten notes, typewritten notes and newspaper cuttings, some pages written on both sides).

8.116 - 8.130 – Writing (fifteen pages of handwritten notes, some pages written on both sides).

8.131 - 8.139 – Photographs (nine) – Mesopotamia and sherds (only 8.138 is numbered B 1721 Q).

 

Folder 3

– Origins of Civilisation (folios 9-10):

9

Origins of Civilisation 9.1-9.69:

9.1 - 9.69 – Music material (sixty nine pages of handwritten or typed notes, and sheet music, (some pages written on both sides)).

10

Origins of Civilisation 10.1-10.37:

10.1 - 10.37 – Various odd facts (thirty seven pages of handwritten or typed notes also newspaper cuttings, (some pages written on both sides)).

 

 

Box 8

– Interests General continued

Folder 1

– Interests General continued (folios 1-3):

1

Oxford University 1.1 - 1.11

1.1 – Brown envelope with notes written on.

1.2-1.3 – Black write photograph of Oxford High Street (same picture) on the back V. P. Narracott.

1.4 – Covering letter to item 1.5. Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Peter Spokes, dated 29th September 1970.

1.5 – Photostat of page of book (page 68 The Smith), includes cartoon of St. Dunstan and the Devil (From Hone's Every-day Book 1826).

1.6 – Letter to Dr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce (University Registry), dated 27th September 1971. Regarding a Miss Shillito and her gift?

1.7 – Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Graham Weddell (Department of Human Anatomy, Oxford University), dated 25th October 1973. Regarding a Latin inscription.

1.8 – Letter (both sides) to Mr. T. K. Penniman from P. M. Jenkinson (The President's Secretary, Magdalen College), dated 15th August 1970. Answering several queries.

1.9 – Excavation on the line of the Outer City Wall in St. Helen's Passage (typed sheet, both sides) from Nick Palmer (President) and Sebastian Rahtz (Excavation Secretary).

1.10-1.11 – Two sheets handwritten Latin notes.

2

Interest General continued 2.1 – 2.9

2.1 – Sample of paper (embossed with printed pattern).

2.2 – Typed notes – Richard de Bas: Paper Museum & Mill.

2.3-2.9 – Seven black and white postcards - Musée Historique du Papier, Richard de Bas, Ambert (Puy-de-Dôme) Les Etendoirs.

3

Interest General continued 3.1 – 3.21

3.1-3.3 – Three sheets of photocopies of newspaper cuttings, one entitled 'Muddle that endangered part of our heritage' this in on all three sheets, the third sheet also has 'Pitt-Rivers archaeology collection for the nation' handwritten Times 19 June 1974.

3.4-3.7 – Four black and white photographs taken in the Museum Memorial Garden.

3.8-3.17 – Brown envelope 'Burmese coll. in P.R.M. for publication our second series (General).

3.8 – 3.13 – Second brown envelope – 1. Burma, The Silk Industry in ''The Empress'', August 1904. 2. Monograph on Silk in Burma Mr. J. P. Hardman, I.C.S. Six sheets of photocopies of magazine/articles, all run on, dated August 1904.

3.14 – Typed notes ''Note on Burmese Collection in Pitt Rivers Museum''.

3.15 – Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Audrey, dated 30th October 1970. Mentions a Burmese lady Daw Mya Sein and eminent Burmese historian coming to St. Hugh's for one year.

3.16 – Handwritten letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from Htin Aung, dated 6th August 1971. Informing him he would be willing to translate some Burmese books.

3.17 – Handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth) dated 17th August 1971. Informing that Dr. H. Ting Aung came to museum asking for information on what work has to be done by him.

3.18 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 14th July 1971. Asking about a picture of Ivor Allen, wants his picture to hang with others in picture gallery.

3.19 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 19th June 1971. Asking that no one apart from staff to hear or use his Gower tapes.

3.20 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 11th April 1975. Asking for an address of the London School of Weaving, and various other requests.

3.21 – Postcard from T. K. Penniman to K. H. Walters (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 21st September 1968. Asking for a picture of Mr. Walters father for the picture gallery.

 

 

Folder 2

– Interests General continued – Press Cuttings (folio 4):

4

4.1 – Newspaper cutting 'The glory that was Thrace', by Terence Mullay.

4.2 – Newspaper cutting 'Aeschylus still holds the stage'.

4.3 – Newspaper cutting The Times Saturday 17th August 1974, 'Drastic measures needed as water erosion threatens magnificent relic of ancient Java', by Kapto Sunoto.

4.4 – Newspaper cutting The Times Friday 17th October 1975, 'Records speak of busy trading in primeval Paradise-land', by Michael Rice.

4.5 and 4.6 – Two sheets – Newspaper cutting The Times Saturday Review Saturday 18th October 1975, 'Oxford remembered', by Harold Macmillan.

4.7 – Newspaper cutting The Times 28th November 1975, 'Forty years of uproar, six times a week', by Bernard Levin.

4.8 – Newspaper cutting Daily Telegraph Saturday 31st January 1976, 'Dirty work at the Olympics', by Enoch Powell.

4.9 – Newspaper cutting Daily Telegraph Tuesday 9th March 1976, 'Adam Smith and the Open Society' by Prof. F. A. Hayek.

 

Folder 3

– Interests General continued (folios 5-8):

5

5.1 – Booklet 'With Christmas Greetings and all Good Wishes for the New Year from Rhodes House, Oxford, 1976'.

6

6.1-6.2 – Two sheets of typewritten notes on Rip van Winkle.

7

Ships:

7.1 – Quarterly Journal 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. 58, No. 1, February 1972.

7.2 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from N. E. Upham (National Maritime Museum, Assistant Keeper, Department of Ships, dated 11th July 1974. Covering letter for item 7.1, mentions an article by Hohn H. Harland, about full history of the development of steering gear. Also covering note for items 7.2-7.20.

7.3 – Typed notes mentions John Camden Hotten and Charles Edward Banks, etc.

7.4-7.18 – Photocopy of pp. 129-144 (15 pages) of 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. IV., No. 5 May 1914 – Mediaeval Ships – No. VII by H. H. Brindley and The Whipstaff by H. S. Vaughan.

7.19-7.20 – Photocopy of pp. 89-90 (two pages) of 'The Mariner's Mirror' Vol. III., No. 3 March 1913 Notes.

8

8.1 – Letter addressed to Dear Sir (? T. K. Penniman) from G. Hill (Royal Mint), dated 27th July 1971, ref. G S 14/65. Discussing sovereigns, hand written note at the end 'Sovereigns with Queen Victoria effigy have not been minted since 1901'.

 

Folder 4

– Interests General continued (folios 9-10):

9

9.1 – Plate I, Figure 2 – looks like x-ray image of metal object.

9.2 – Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 10th January 1956. Covering letter for items 9.3-9.7.

9.3 – Typed notes of Carbon steel strips heated in a carbon-monoxide atmosphere and forge welding at temperatures of 950°C to 1000°C.

9.4 – Diagram of low carbon steel strips heated in a carbon monoxide atmosphere from 950°C to 1000°C and forge welded.

9.5 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 1 and Fig. 2.

9.6 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 3 and Fig. 4.

9.7 – Two photographs stuck on sheet with covering notes, Fig. 5 and Fig. 6.

9.8 – Letter to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated 26th August 1955. Apologising for errors made on Gestetner Wax of the first sheet of our report (see 9.9-9.10).

9.9-9.10 – Two sheets – covering letter to 9.11-9.17, to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated

25th August 1955.

9.11-9.17 – Seven sheets – North Indian Sword (Firangi), Pitt Rivers Collection (1063) – Report including photographs.

9.18-9.19 – Two sheets – covering letter to 9.20-9.27, to Dr. T. K. Penniman from J. Whitaker (Stewarts and Lloyds Limited), dated

23rd June 1955.

9.20-9.27 – Eight sheets – P.R. Coll. Almedinilla, Spain. Dagger from Tomb, c.200 B.C. Report and other related literature on the dagger, includes three photographs.

9.28 – Post-it note dated 8th June 1955, covering note to items 9.29-9.36.

9.29-9.36 – Eight sheets – Early Iron Age Sword found in a Tomb at Almedinilla, Cordova, Spain. Report including seven photographs.

10

Trees:

10.1-10.2 – Two sheets – Letter to Dr. Penniman from Linacre College, dated 12th March 1971. Regarding answers to questions about trees.

10.3-10.4 – Two sheets – Notes on trees.

10.5 – Photocopy of two page spread (pp.162 and 163) Hardwoods – Mahogany, Makarati, Makore, Mandio, Mansonia, Maple, Maple Birds Eye, Marble-wood and Melawis.

10.6-10.8 – Three sheets – Photocopy of pages 88, 89 and 247 (not sure which book they come from?).

 

 

Box 9

– Correspondence, typescripts, newspaper cuttings (Rural Life – Gower) etc.

Folder 1

– Miscellaneous correspondence (folios 1-29):

1

Letter (handwritten, on both sides of sheet and folded into four pages) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Taylor, dated 4th September 1942. Personal matters, regarding friends, etc., in the Gower.

2

Letter (handwritten small sheet on both sides), from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated 1st December 1968. Regarding four songs sung by Philip Tanner of Llanennith in Gower, etc.

3

Letter (handwritten small sheet on both sides), from T. K. Penniman to Ken (Walters), dated 10th July 1969. Asking when he is coming next to visit and to bring tape recorder.

4

Index card – Gower.

5

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from G-Gwent Jones (The Gower Society), dated 4th August 1969. Mentions Philip Tanner also mentions Edgar Evans.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Chief Librarian (Public Libraries Department, Central Library, Swansea), dated 26th August 1969. Mentions a list of books (not attached to letter).

7-9

Three sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from the Rev. O. J. Lewis (The Vicarage, Llangennith), dated 14th February 1972. Included is the list of priests and priors of Llangennith, etc.

10

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from (unable to read signature) address is Bron Hafren, Garthmyl, Montgomery SY15 6RT, dated

15th August 1972.

11

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Eileen and Ernie (King's Head Hotel, Llangennith), dated 14th January 1973. Personal letter discussing old friends and places etc.

12

Hand written letter (small sheet, both sides, folded to make four pages) to Tom (Penniman) from ? and John, dated 19th March 1974. Personal talking about friends and places.

13

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Prof. Grimes, dated 18th March 1974. Personal matters.

14

Letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Col. Charles David, dated 7th September 1974. Discussing his letter in The Times including reminiscences of Ernest Helme and also mentions Craig y Nos Castle and Madame Patti, etc.

15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from M. R. Hausheer, dated 8th September 1974. Mentions his letter to The Times of September 7th.

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from M. R. Hausheer, dated 15th September 1974. Thank you letter, also mentions that St. Fagan's Folk Museum have a recording of some of Phil Tanner's songs.

17-18

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 9th October 1974. Personal matters.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 16th October 1974. Mentions Antony Baines and mentions that she will be going to see Mr. Unsworth at the Pitt Rivers at the end of the month.

20-22

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (on both sides of sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Foster (Jesus College, Oxford), dated 25th November 1974. Discusses Gower names, e.g. Delvid, Lagadranta and Mozzard, etc.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Foster (Jesus College, Oxford), dated 6th December 1976. Discusses Gower names, etc.

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Evan Evans, dated 9th April 1975. Mentions of pictorials of Swansea Bay to Worms Head, etc.

25-26

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from William Tucker, dated 4th December 1975. Personal matters mentions a Frank Bevan.

27-28

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets), to Tom (Penniman) from Eileen (Llangennith), dated 14th February 1976. Personal matters.

29

Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from William Tucker, dated 9th January 1976. Personal matters.

 

Folder 2

– Newspaper cuttings, photographs and postcards (folios 1-33):

1

Newspaper cutting – dated 26th August 1974 (handwritten). 'Repair work to Gower sea wall'.

2

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): Telegraph May 1st (no year). 'Don't divide Glamorgan Clerk pleads'.

3

Newspaper cutting – (no details) – 'He'ud if he kud but cas't'.

4

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): Southwest Evening Post

4th December 1972. 'Designation of Gower not a perfect defence'.

5

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): 6th December 1972, also written comment 'Perhaps, next year, even more so!' Title of piece: 'The intriguing Gower Journal'.

6

Newspaper cutting – (no details), 'Gower's Cavemen of old – Bones found near Llanmadoc – Ten skulls at least'.

7

Newspaper cutting – (no details), 'History and folk lore of three Gower parishes'.

8

Newspaper cutting – Friday August 12 1966 (no newspaper details), '' 'Post' man's Diary'' – 'Seventh century search on Burry Holm'.

9

Newspaper cutting – Western Mail Friday September 23, 1966. 'Mass grave is found on old religious isle'.

10

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): South Western Evening Post 7th July 1966. 'Burry Holm 'dig' may unearth grisly discoveries'.

11

Newspaper cutting – (no details), faded picture entitled 'The Hills of Gower'.

12

Newspaper cutting – (handwritten details): 2 December 1933 (no newspaper details). 'The Last of the Weavers of Gower – Silent Looms of Cheriton Valley – by J.D.W.'

13

Newspaper cutting – (no details), picture of a char-a-banc bus owned by Mr. G. Taylor of Swansea.

14

Photocopy of item 12.

15

Photocopy of newspaper cutting, (handwritten details): Evening Post 30th January 1965. 'Oxford Museum theft recalls – Book tribute to farmers of Gower'.

16

Photocopy of newspaper cutting – 'The False Light of Rhossili' (no newspaper details).

17-18

Two sheets – Photocopy of newspaper cutting – Poetry on Rhossili (no newspaper details).

19

Page from July Catalogue Kilvrough Estate 1918.

20

Postcard – 'Cockle Gathers, Gower Coast' – PT23790.

21

Postcard – 'Sunset at Worm's Head, Gower' – PT28478.

22

Postcard – 'Rhossili Bay and Worms Head, Gower' – PT27685.

23

Postcard – 'The Blue Pool, Llangennith' – PT28397.

24

Index card – with details of Mr. James Roberts.

25

Hand-drawn map of Gower attached to item 24.

26

Photographic bromide of Llangennydd Church, 1881 – B 1834 Q.

27

Photographic bromide of church window – B 2105 Q.

28

Black and white photo of a small church with grave stones in foreground – B 2093 Q.

29

Black and white photo of memorial stone to Edgar Evans – B 2092 Q.

30

Black and white photograph – B1736 Q. Details written on bag containing photograph 'Gower, carbon copy pp. 70-71. 25. Makereti weaving. Taken in Oxford about 1912'.

31

Black and white photo of man on ladder thatching roof – 5/1377.

32

Copy print from the Photo Library Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading – man in front hurdle fencing – 35/8936.

33

Copy print from the Photo Library Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading – man cutting branches to make hurdle fence – 35/8934.

 

Package 3

– Magazines, pamphlets, etc. (folios 1-5):

1

The Gower Society – Programme March, April, May & June 1975 – four pages.

2

The Gower Society – Newsletter February 1975 – four pages.

3

The Gower Society 1954 – booklet entitled 'Gower' – 56 pages plus cover.

4

The Gower Church Magazine Vol. 76 No. 901, January 1975, 16 pages plus cover, written on top 'Mrs. R. Saton'.

5

Gower Twenty One – 1970 – 76 pages plus cover. Inside a letter to Mr. Penniman from unable to read signature, dated 28th January 1972 – address is 66 Pennard Road, Southgate, Swansea SA3 2AA.

 

Folder 4/5

– Typescripts (folios 1-21 and 1-19):

4 (1-21)

Typed notes (21 sheets) – 'Cave and Shell Heap Exploration in West Gower' – before The Swansea Scientific and Field Naturalists' Society on 12th January 1938 at 7.30 p.m. in the Royal Institution of South Wales, Swansea.

5 (1-19)

Typed notes (19 sheets) for an article or book 'Caves and Shell Heaps in West Gower' by T. K. Penniman, M.A., F.S.A.

 

Folder 6

– Typescript (unnumbered folios):

 

Typescript of: 'Work and Song in the North-west Gower' by T. K. Penniman including 'Musical Notation' by Carole Bridgewater. [Many pages re-typed and could be duplicates. Missing pages may be found amongst the unnumbered section].

 

Box 10

– Interests Rural Life

Folder 1

– Miscellaneous correspondence 1933-1976 (folios 1-35):

1-2

Two sheets – Handwritten letter, addressed to the curator Pitt Rivers Museum from Allan Gray, 3rd November 1933. Receipt for cheque received, for £2.12s.0d for work carried out on early plough.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Nicholas Polunin (Fielding Curator, Department of Botany), dated 18th July 1941. Thank you for literature and wheat grains received. Gives his interpretation of plants supplied, etc., also covering letter for item 5.

5

Photocopy of newspaper cutting 'Wheat from an Ancient Tomb – seed reproduced in India, handwritten date 4th August 1933.

6

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Nicholas Polunin (Fielding Curator, Department of Botany), dated 15th August 1941. Results on wheat grains sent has been called 'Mummy Wheat'.

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Stephen Fuchs (Vienna), dated 5th July 1949. About the origin of the spinning wheel.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from F. G. Payne (Assistant Keeper, Welsh Folk Museum, St. Fagan's Castle, Cardiff), dated 17th February 1950. Regarding ploughs also cover note for item 9.

9

Black and white photograph of a plough, written on the back Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, B.I.48 Model of Glamorganshire plough. Obtained from the Rev. M. L. Smith, November 1894.

10

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), dated 6th September 1974. Cover note to photograph, item 11 attached.

11

Black and white photograph of a plough, same photograph as item 9. Written on the back Old Fashioned Plough (model) Gower, Glamorganshire Purchased 1894, PR 74 L 104.

12

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman), from Pete (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 16th September 1974. Cover note for item 13.

13

Black and white photograph of plough share (shoe) PR 74 L 103.

14

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 27th September 1974. Regarding sending a photograph of tyring a wooden wheel.

15

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from James Arnold, dated 2nd December 1974. Regarding harnessing, etc.

16

Small card with a note with some of the wording reading: 'we regret we do not have a print of a power driven loom'.

17

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Crispin Gill (Editor of The Countryman), dated 11th December 1974. Giving permission to use photographs supplied.

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Denise Barlow (Permission Department, Cambridge University Press), dated 7th July 1975. Permission granted to use plate 2, Dung Cart.

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 15th September 1975. Cover note to item 20, (horse machine).

20

Photocopy of a horse machine, attached to item/letter 19.

21

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Andrew Jewel (Keeper, Museum of English Rural Life, Reading), dated 25th September 1975. Cover note to item 20, (horse gearing).

22

Photocopy of a horse gearing advertisement, attached to item/letter 21.

23-24

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated 3rd October 1975. Concerning the treadmill.

25

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated

23rd February 1976. Concerning the treadmill.

26

 

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Scourfield (Assistant Keeper, Welsh Folk Museum), dated 29th March 1976. Enquiry about horse gear.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Carol Forsyth (Photographic Services, Smithsonian Institution), dated 31st March 1976. Concerning Treadmill, drawing has been passed on to Division of Agriculture and Mining and also returning cheque.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. G. Walther (Museum, Technician, Division of Agriculture and Mining, Smithsonian Institution), dated

9th June 1976. Concerning the treadmill.

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. A. C. Fuller (Director and Manager, Taskers Trailers Limited), dated 25th June 1976. Cover letter for items 30-34.

30-34

Five sheets of photocopied price lists of Taskers Trailers Limited, attached to letter/item 29.

35

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. W. Goode (Accountant, Cambridge University Press), dated 16th July 1976. This is a covering letter for an invoice not attached.

 

Folder 2

– Interests – Rural Life – Photographs (folios 1-31):

1

Postcard – Welsh Coracles.

2-3

Two photographic bromides, reproductions of item 1 – B 2165 Q.

4

Original photograph of two carts, with description – 74 R-11-10.

5-6

Two photographic bromides of item 4 – 74 R-11-10.

7-8

Two photographic bromides of Old fashioned plough (model) Gower, Glamorgan purchased in 1894 – PR 74.L.704.

9-10

Two photographic bromides of Shoe of Ploughshare Rajputana purchased 1907 (Oldman) – PR 74.L.103.

11

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Juliet Bowman, dated

9th February 1972. Covering letter for item 12.

12

Black and white photograph of Briton Ferry, Glamorgan, photograph by Sydney W. Newbery, ref. no. A2549.

13-15

Three photographic bromides of original drawing item 16, Horse in Treadmill – B 2199 Q.

16

Line drawing of Horse in Treadmill.

17-19

Three photographic bromides of Taskers equipment – B 2203 Q.

20-22

Three photographic bromides of original drawing item 23, Two horse's in Treadmill, etc. – B 2196 Q.

23

Drawing of two horse's in treadmill, etc.

24-26

Three photographic bromides of (see item 27 original photograph) two horse's at work – B 2204 Q.

27

Original photograph of 'Horse-works, Ewhwch Farm, Rhandirmwyn, Carmarthenshire'.

28

Photographic bromide of a line drawing of a Wiltshire Water-mill –

B 2116 Q.

29

Photographic bromide man working on quern stone – 74.R.11.11.

30

Black and white photograph of a man working in mill – copy print supplied from the Photo Library of the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, neg. no. 35/9734.

31

Covering note to T. K. Penniman for item 30.

 

Folder 3

– Interests – Rural Life – Notes from 'Wright's English Dialect Dictionary' (folios 1-13):

1-13

Thirteen folios of written notes.

 

Item 4

– Book – 'Annotated List of Photographs in the Division of Agriculture and Forest Products' – compiled by Pauline B. Christian, (Division of Agriculture and Forest Products, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 1968).

Box 11

– Correspondence, photographs, etc. – Kish

Folder 1

– Kish (folios 1-12):

1

Letter (handwritten) to Penniman from Robert Hamilton (department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 13th January (no year).

2

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. Stein, dated 6th June 1937.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten) from T. K. Penniman to McGuire Gibson, dated 25th January 1972.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 3rd February 1972. Reply to items/letter 3-4.

6

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rene Waterlin, dated 7th February 1972.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 18th February 1972. Thanks for the photograph of Uhaimir.

8

Letter to Mr. Unsworth from Roger Moorey (Assistant Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 21st February 1972. After T. K. Penniman's notebooks on excavations at Kish.

9

Letter from Mr. Unsworth to Roger Moorey (Assistant Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 14th March 1972. Reply to item/letter 8, suggested writing to Dr. McGuire Gibson.

10

Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 9th June 1972. He is still after field notes on Kish, but has said carbon 14 dating is being done.

11-12

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from McGuire Gibson, dated 27th September 1972. He says that he has no notes of T. K. Penniman's.

 

Folder 2

– Kish (Photographs 1-124):

Kish photographs to be incorporated in photograph collection.

 

Folder 3a

– Kish (typescript – top copy and illustrations, folios 1-120).

 

Folder 3b

– Kish (typescript – carbon copy, folios 1-120).

 

Folder 4

– Kish (Miscellaneous Notes, folios 1-6):

1-6

Six sheet – Small sheets of random notes.

 

Box 12

– Correspondence – A

Folder 1

– Accessions (Donations Vol. XVIII) – folios 1-84:

1

Letter from Miss E. M. Almedingen dated 27th August 1962 concerning a Russian Copper Samovar, accession number 1962.8.11.

2-4

Three letters connected with the Cameroonian Ambassador in 1963 regarding a rug of skins accession number 1964.2.1:

2 – is a letter to Miss Blackwood from the Vice Chancellor's Secretary dated 15th July 1963.

3 – is a letter from the Vice Chancellor to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

19th June 1963.

4 – is a letter from Mr. T. K. Penniman to the Cameroonian Ambassador dated 16th July 1963.

5-6

Two letters from Miss J. Chamberlayne in 1961 concerning 6 pieces of Nigerian currency accession number 1961.8.7:

5 – Letter from Miss J. Chamberlayne dated 25th August 1961.

6 – Letter from Miss J. Chamberlayne dated 29th August 1961.

7-44

Various correspondence, etc. of Miss Lucy Margaret Eyre:

7 and 8 – Order Service for the Funeral of Lucy Margaret Eyre at

St. Briavels dated 17th August 1963.

9 and 10 – duplicate of 7 and 8.

11 – Index card on John Edward Eyre, explorer in Australia.

12 – Index card on Gervase Selwyn Eyre eldest son of John Edward Eyre.

13 – Index card on Lucy Eyre (nee Baines) daughter of Rev. Edward Baines married Gervase Eyre, Mother of Margaret Eyre.

14 and 15 – List of items collected (bequests) from Hudnalls, St. Briavels, Lydney, Glos. – accession numbers 1963.11.1 – 1963.11.35.

16 – Letter to Miss M. Eyre from Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

17th March 1950.

17 – Postcard from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman postmarked 23rd March 1950, St. Briavels.

18 – Postcard from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

29th March 1950.

19 – Letter to Miss M. Eyre from Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 21st April 1950.

20 – Letter from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman no date.

21 – Notes handwritten by Miss M. Eyre.

22 – Letter from Miss M. Eyre to Mr. T. K. Penniman no date.

23 and 24 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 3 September 1963, regarding items left to Pitt Rivers Museum from the estate of Miss M. Eyre.

25 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 9th September 1963.

26 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 6th October 1963.

27 – Letter to Mr. Sydney Francis from Pitt Rivers Museum unable to read signature, dated 22nd October 1963.

28 – Letter to Mr. Sydney Francis from Pitt Rivers Museum no name on copy of letter, dated December 1963.

29 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 16th September 1974.

30 – Postcard from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 20th September 1974.

31 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 25th September 1974.

32 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 14th December 1975.

33 – Letter from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 2nd February 1976.

34 – Postcard from Miss Alicia C. Percival to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated 12th January 1977.

35-43 – Lucy Margaret Eyre, Reminiscences of Burma c. 1898.

44 – Family Tree starting with John Eyre and the Rev. Edward Baines.

45

Faraday - bust in Pitt Rivers Museum, letter from Mr. T. K. Penniman to Dr. F. M. Brewer dated 3rd February 1972.

46-48

Miss Fitz Randolf, correspondence regarding accession numbers 1962.7.67-76 (pipes):

46 – Card from Miss J. M. E. Price, regarding Miss Fitz Randolph's collection no date, etc.

 

47 – Letter to Miss J. M. E. Price from Pitt Rivers Museum, unable to read signature dated 9th July 1962.

48 – Letter from Miss Julie M. E. Price to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated

11th July 1962.

49-52

Miss E. B. Gardner, correspondence regarding accession numbers 1963.10.89-105:

49 – Letter from Miss E. B. Gardner to Mr. T. K. Penniman dated

29th September 1963.

50 – Small white card with notes scribbled on.

51 and 52 – Letter (2 sheets) from Miss E. B. Gardner to Mr. T. K. Penniman, dated 14th September 1963.

53-57

E. Higgins (Mrs J. C. Higgins), correspondence regarding accession number 1962.7.1:

53 and 54 – Letter from E. Higgins to the curator, dated June 21st, no year, possibly 1962.

55 – Second letter from E. Higgins to the curator a continuation of previous letter, dated 21st June, no year, possibly 1962.

56 and 57 – Letter from E. Higgins to T. K. Penniman, dated 27th June no year possibly 1962.

58

Letter from M. D. W. Jeffrey's (South Africa) to the Curator Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 9th July 1961, accession number 1961.8.2.

59

Letter from Andreas Kronenborn to Professor Pritchard, reference to accession numbers 1961.8.3-6.

60

Letter from E. H. North to Mr. Wooton, dated 4th August 1961, regarding accession number 1961.8.1 (porcelain pipe).

61-62

Correspondence P. Opie regarding accession number 1962.12.1.

61: Card from Mr and Mrs Peter Opie, including drawn picture of a puzzle, instructions for solving puzzle of interlocking rings.

62: Envelope addressed to Miss B. M. Blackwood, stamped

22nd November 1962, includes postage stamp.

63

Typewritten note from Miss A. M. Percival listing accession numbers 1961.9.10-14: two wooden carvings from Trobiand Islands, skirt from Papua, grass skirt from New Guinea and outrigger canoe from the South Seas.

64

Letter from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (J. N. Huwes) to Dr. Butt, dated 16th February.

65-66

Two letters from the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh (Cyril Aldred) to T. K. Penniman, regarding accession number 1964.3.3:

65 – Dated 18th March 1964.

66 – Dated 20th March 1964.

67-73

St. Cuthbert's Mission, Tsolo, Cape Province South Africa (photographs) 1963 (see 1963.1.1-33):

67 – Photograph of three women and a man (landscape picture).

68 – Photograph of Pondomise girls in their finery (portrait picture).

69 – Photograph of herd boy with cattle (portrait picture).

70 - Photograph of two women smoking home grown tobacco (landscape picture).

71 – Photograph of young men who had recently emerged from several months training in Circumcision Schools – resplendent in all their new finery, now they are men, (landscape picture).

72 – Photograph of two women one with a Pondomise head ring (landscape picture).

73 – Photograph of men in head dresses etc. (landscape picture).

74

Professor A. Thomson – letter from Mary Lees to T. K. Penniman, dated 14th July 1962. Regarding papers and property of the late Mrs. P. M. Mackenzie the daughter of Professor A. Thomson.

75-84

Accessions miscellaneous items

75-77

Bastet:

75 – Draft of a label (handwritten), for cat goddess Bast (Bastet), P.R.3804.

76 – Notes for the label (75) P.R.3804.

 

77 – Letter from J. Cerny? (Queens College, Oxford) to T. K. Penniman dated 29 September 1963.

78

Letter from Lord Leigh to Miss Blackwood, dated 12th August 1964, saying he has specimens available.

79

Letter from Margaret Irvine to Miss Blackwood, dated 23rd May 1957, thank you letter.

80

Postcard from A. Malaher to Miss Blackwood, dated 1st June 1952.

81

Morland Collection, Letter to Mrs. Harris from Beatrice Blackwood, dated 3rd September 1970.

82

Postcard of Monuments in Swinbrook Church, from E.T. to Miss Blackwood, postmarked 7th May 1968.

83 and 84

List of correspondence of Sir Edward Burnett Tylor.

 

Folder 2

– R. Aitken, 1957, folios 1-3:

1

Letter from R. Aitken to T. K. Penniman dated 2nd October 1957, discussing Russian artefacts, includes diagram of sickle and hatchet.

2

Second page of letter – mentioned above item 1.

3

Notes regarding items discussed in letter items 1 and 2.

Folder 3

– American Indian Collections, 1939-42, folios 1-29:

1

Handwritten note – regarding boxes of American Indian Specimens stored by the American Museum of Natural History, New York and of the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2

Address handwritten for Miss D. Stewart, 519 Canon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

3

Handwritten note – regarding specimens from Navajo Country collected by Miss Chabot and paid for by Miss D. Stewart.

4

Letter from Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Stewart, concerning Miss Blackwood's property, dated 30th November 1939.

5

Letter from Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, concerning storage of a box, dated 19th January 1940.

6

Letter from Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, confirming arrival of box to be stored, 1st March 1940.

7

Letter from Miss Dorothy Stewart to Clark Wissler (The American Museum of Natural History), regarding storage of a box for Miss Blackwood, dated 4th March 1940.

8

Letter to Beatrice Blackwood from Maria Chabot, regarding her trip to Navajo Reservation, dated 16th March 1940.

9

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History), thank you note for storing box, dated

26th March 1940.

10

Letter from Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) to Miss Blackwood, clarification required on position of second box to be put into storage, 10th April 1940.

11

Letter to Beatrice Blackwood from Mary R. van Stone (School of American Research, Museum of New Mexico), regarding storage of a box of Indian Art goods, dated 19th April 1940.

12

Letter (handwritten) to Beatrice Blackwood from Maria Chabot, regarding saddle blankets, dated 30th April 1940.

13

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Miss Dorothy Stewart, regarding sending money for purchase of silver and saddle blankets for Maria Chabot, dated 14th May 1940.

14

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Bella Weitzner (The American Museum of Natural History) regarding the whereabouts of second box, dated

14th May 1940.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Manager of the Westminster Bank (Oxford Branch). regarding transfer of money to USA, dated 17th May 1940.

16

Letter to Beatrice Blackwell from Dorothy Stewart (handwritten on paper headed Mrs. Charles H. Dietrich), regarding a loan for the Navajo trip purchases made by Maria Chabot, dated 1st June 1940.

17

Letter from Miss Blackwood to Miss Dorothy Stewart, thanking her for the loan for the purchases made by Maria Chabot, Draft no date.

18

Small 4 page leaflet, entitled 'New Threat to Pueblos', October 1941.

19

Typewritten note regarding microfilm: 'Microfilm of Indian Art Exhibit at San Francisco Fair.

20

Letter to Mr. G. E. S. Turner (University Museum) from Robert Yellowtail (Crow Agency, Montana), reference Chief Plenty Coups, dated 19th July 1940.

21

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the President of the USA, regarding the building of dams on the Rio Grande, dated 10th December 1941.

22

Letter to the Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from the Steward, Lincoln College, Oxford, dated 24th February 1942, regarding correspondence between the museum and Major Thomas.

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Eugene B. Power (University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan), dated 24th February 1942, regarding Indian Art strip film.

24

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum, from Dorr G. Yeager (United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service), dated 21st September 1942, regarding a package of publications.

25-27

Three pages of suggested exchanges with Museums in Canada and U.S.A.

28

List of specimens purchased on behalf of Pitt Rivers Museum in August and September 1939, which are being held in U.S.A.

29

Summary of visit to Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico, Long Vacation 1939, by Beatrice Blackwood.

Folder 4

– Anthropology – proposed school, c. 1946-49, folios 1-126:

1

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 19th November 1946.

2

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 12th December 1946.

3

Second letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 12th December 1946.

4

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 16th January 1947.

5

Draft of a letter from T. K. Penniman, dated 24th February 1947.

6

Covering letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman dated 3rd March 1947, draft correspondence item 7 attached.

7

Draft letter sent with item 6 to colleagues by T. K. Penniman.

8

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 3rd February 1947, invitation to a meeting on 19th February 1947.

9

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman dated 6th March 1947, an invitation to a meeting on Friday 2nd May 1947.

10

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 12th March 1947.

11

Letter sent to colleagues by T. K. Penniman, dated 29th July 1947.

12

Letter sent to Miss B. M. Blackwood from J. S. Werner (Department of Human Anatomy, University Museum, Oxford). dated 8th January 1948.

13

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th April 1948.

14

Covering letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from D. B. Harden (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford), dated 7th June 1948, sent with item 15.

15

Copy of letter to D. B. Harden (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum) from K. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties, University Registry, Oxford), dated 4th June 1948, sent in conjunction with item 14.

16

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, 3rd February 1949.

17

Letter to Miss Blackwood from T. K. Penniman, dated 5th March 1949.

18

Copy of letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Last (Principal, Brasenose College, Oxford), no date.

19-34

Sixteen pages of Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology.

35

Suggestions for our contribution for an Honour School, Pitt Rivers Museum.

36

Proposed Honour School of Anthropology, Minutes of meeting of 14th November 1947.

37

Suggestions for a General Paper.

38

Notes to Dr. Weiner, possible draft.

39

More hand written notes, Social Anthropologists and Physical Anthropologists.

40

Notification of a meeting of Sub-Faculty of Anthropology for Friday 12th March 1948, Proposal for a Final Honour School in Anthropology, from T. K. Penniman dated 25th February 1948.

41 and 42

Two sheets of documents (Syllabuses) for item 40.

43

Short note from Dr. Cohn on Indian and Far Eastern Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

44

Memo: Suggested papers in Mediterranean Archaeology for Part II, General (Proposed Honour School in Anthropology).

45

Memo: European Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology, from C. F. C. H. 22nd January 1948.

46-48

Three sheets of hand written minutes for Sub-Faculty Meeting on Honour School of Anthropology dated Friday 12th March 1948.

49 and 50

Two sheets, of suggestions from which a selection might be made, for Compulsory, General and Special Section Papers.

51

Pitt Rivers Museum, Suggested Courses for Honour School.

52 and 53

Two sheets. suggestions for students papers to be taken by Dr. Weiner's students, Social People, Archaeologists or Ethnologists.

54

Suggestions from Professor Hawkes on papers to be taken.

55

Suggestions from E. W. Gilbert, replacing 'Human Geography' with 'Geography of Man'. etc. dated 24th February 1947.

56-62

Seven sheets – Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology, for submission to the Sub-Faculty.

63

Letter – Meeting in Pitt Rivers Museum on Honour School, 15th October 1947, sent by T. K. Penniman to his colleagues.

64 and 65

Two sheets - Letter to Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard (Institute of Social Anthropology) from C. F. C. Hawkes (Keble College, Oxford), dated 12th June 1947, regarding the meeting on 3rd May 1947, with other Faculties interested in Archaeology.

66-71

Six sheets – The detailed requirements proposed in each subject.

72 and 73

Three sheets (only two numbered) – Proposed Draft Statute, of the Honour School of Anthropology.

74

Papers that would be taken by 'Archaeologist', handwritten.

75

Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology, draft for discussion, includes amendments in pencil.

76

Tentative suggestions for papers in proposed Honour School of Anthropology, includes amendments in biro and notes in pencil and biro on reverse.

77 and 78

Two sheets – Possible amendments to Draft Statute of the Honour School of Anthropology.

79

Suggested Draft Statue and Regulations, amendments for Honour School of Anthropology by T. K. Penniman.

80

Papers to be taken by Physical Anthropologists, by J. S. W., dated 18th November, 1946.

81

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Archaeology and Technology by B. M. B., C. F. C. H. and T. K. P.

82

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Social Anthropology.

83

Papers to be taken by those specializing in Archaeology and Technology.

84

Hand drawn flowchart of papers to be taken.

85

Suggested papers for Honour School: Archaeology and Ethnology of the New World, Archaeology and Ethnology of the Eskimo and Ethnology of Melanesia, including New Guinea.

86-101

26 sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, with written amendments.

102

Copy of item 88, from Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, '(i) Statute'.

103-113

11 sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, updated sheets of 86-101.

114

Notes – C. Special Section, this page will be replaced by one giving exact titles and syllabus for the Board Meeting.

115

Notes – C. Special Section, this page to be replaced by one giving exact titles and syllabus for the Board Meeting. More data than on item 114.

116-117

Two sheets - Reference List for Regional Studies No. 5, Aboriginal America.

118-119

Two sheets - Reference List for Regional Studies No. 6, Oceania.

120

Agreements achieved of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology Meeting on 12th March 1948.

121

Minutes of Meeting in the Pitt Rivers Museum on Wednesday 15th October 1947, to prepare a Suggested Classificatory Scheme for an Honour School in Anthropology, dated 22nd October 1947.

122-123

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Principal of Brasenose College, dated 28th May 1949.

124

List of potential teachers for Proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

125

Sub-Faculty of Anthropology, meeting of 28th May 1949, letter from Sir John Myers.

126

Agenda for the meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology, meeting of 28th May 1949.

 

Folder 5

– Archaeology – Committee for, Folios 1-36:

1

Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

14th October 1958.

2

General Board of Faculties, (Vol. XCIV – 22nd December 1959). Communication from the Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum, pp. 5-18.

3-4

3 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

13th October 1959, P. C. E., dated 8th October 1959.

 

4 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Second Meeting, on Tuesday 20th January 1959, P. C. E., dated 8th October 1959.

5-6

5 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

20th January 1959, J. P. B., dated 16th January 1959.

 

6 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Meeting, on Tuesday 14th October 1958, J. P. E., dated 16th January 1959.

7-10

7 – Committee for Archaeology, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday

19th January 1960, J. Boardman (Secretary)., D.L., 14th January 1960.

 

8 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Third Meeting, on Tuesday 13th October 1959, D. L., 14th January 1960.

 

9 – Committee for Archaeology, Draft Annual Report, 1958-9 (both sides of sheet).

 

10 – Committee for Archaeology, for meeting on 19th January 1960, European Archaeology, situation and prospects, (C. F. C. H., 16th January 1960), D. L., 18th January 1960 (both sides of the sheet).

11-12

11 – Committee for Archaeology, The Public Lectures Sub-Committee, Agenda for meeting held on Tuesday 16th February 1960, followed by meeting of Committee for Archaeology afterwards, J. Boardman (Secretary)., D.L., dated 11th February 1960.

 

12 – Committee for Archaeology, Minutes of the Fourth Meeting, on Tuesday 19th January 1960, D. L., 11th February 1960.

13-15

Three sheets - Report to the Committee for Archaeology, Proposed Amendments, C. F. C. H., 12th November 1960.

16-19

16 – Cover note to Report to the Committee for Archaeology, covering items 17-19.

 

17 – Comments on the draft of a new Ashmolean Statute, and accompanying documents.

 

18-19 – Two sheets – Proposed Institute of Classical and European Archaeology.

20-28

20 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 1st March 1960, J. P. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

21 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the fifth meeting, held on Tuesday 16th February 1960, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

22 – Report to the Committee for Archaeology, sub-committee instructed to amend their draft, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

23-25 – Three sheets – Comments on the draft of a new Ashmolean Statute and accompanying documents, J. F. B., dated 25th February 1960.

 

26 – Committee for Archaeology (for meeting on 19th January 1960), European Archaeology, situation and prospects, C. F. C. H., D. L. dated 18th January 1960.

 

27 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 10th May 1960, J. P. B., dated 4th May 1960.

 

28 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the six meeting, held on Tuesday 1st March 1960, J. F. B., dated 4th May 1960.

29-32

29 – Agenda for the Committee for Archaeology for the meeting on Tuesday 11th October 1960, J. P. B., dated 3rd October 1960.

 

30 – Committee for Archaeology, minutes of the seventh meeting, held on Tuesday 10th May 1960, J. F. B., dated 3rd October 1960.

 

31 – Copy of a letter from R. Anson-Owen to Mr Boardman, dated 25th June 1960.

 

32 – Plan of approaches to New Cast Gallery.

33-36

33 – Committee for Archaeology cover notes for items 34-36, J. P. B., dated 9th November 1960.

 

34-36 – Proposals for an Institute of Classical and European Archaeology and estimates for the quinquennium 1962-7, J. P. B., dated 10th November 1960.

 

Folder 6

– A. J. Arkell (1-9):

1-2

Two sheets of a letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 19th March 1952 (handwritten and on both sides of each sheet).

3

A letter from T. K. Penniman to A. J. Arkell, dated 21st March 1952, a reply to items 1 and 2.

4

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 3rd July 1958 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

5

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 14th January 1960 (typewritten).

6

A letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony J. Arkell, dated 22nd January 1960 (typewritten).

7-9

Three sheets of what looks like an Inventory possibly of items given to Pitt River's Museum by Anthony J. Arkell.

 

Folder 7

– Armour – Japanese:

1

Hand drawn illustration of various cords – Kake-o, Shozuhu-no-o, Uke-o and Midzu-nomi-no-o

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Martin R. Holmes, Assistant Keeper, The London Museum, dated 29th July 1952.

Folder 8

– Ashmolean Museum:

1

A note from T. K. Penniman 19th August 1940, received from the Ashmolean a series of objects connected with fire making with flints

nos. 1927.6619-6633 (except for no. 6623A, a bow shaped steel which was missing).

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Humphrey Sutherland, Heberden Coin Room. Ashmolean Museum, dated 14th December 1951.

 

Box 13

– Correspondence – B

Folder 1

– Babylonian Tablets (folios 1-4), A. Baines (folios 5-8) and J. M. Baines (folios 9-15).

Babylonian Tablets:

1

Very fragile letter (?to be repaired), handwritten both sides ?returned 17th June 1889, ? Long

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 18th December (? no year).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 13th December 1941.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sidney Smith (Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum), dated 13th November

1947.

 

A. Baines:

5

Letter to Tony (?) from Anthony Baines (Honorary Editor, The Galpin Society), dated 10th April (no year), handwritten.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines, dated 24th October 1970.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines, dated 1st December 1975.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Anthony Baines (Honorary Editor, The Galpin Society), dated 24th November 1976, Typewritten on both sides of the sheet.

 

J. M. Baines:

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 29th November 1954, typewritten both sides of sheet.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to J. Manwaring Baines, dated

30th November 1954, regarding the loan of Dawson's cast iron Roman Statuette.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 3rd December 1954, delivery of two cast iron statuettes

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 10th December 1954, further information on the Beauport Statuettes work done by Mr. Downes.

13

Letter from T. K. Penniman to J. Manwaring Baines, dated

13th December 1954, regarding the work being done by Mr. Downes.

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 2nd February 1955, reference to Journal of the Iron and Steel Institute, article by Dr. H. R. Schubert, 1947.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. Manwaring Baines (County Borough of Hastings, Public Museum and Art Gallery), dated 7th February 1955, address supplied of Dr. H. R. Schubert.

 

Folder 2

– H. Balfour (folios 1-35) and L. Balfour (folios 36-62).

Henry Balfour:

1

Journeys of Henry Balfour – 1888-1933.

2-13

Twelve sheets – A Bibliography of the Scientific Writings of Henry Balfour by B. M. Blackwood 1888-1933 (typewritten press copy).

14-25

Twelve sheets – Henry Balfour, F.R.S. by A. C. Haddon (typewritten with alterations made in pen and pencil).

26

Letter to Miss Beatrice Blackwood from B. Phillips (Lafayette Ltd), dated 2nd May 1939 – brass plate.

27

Letter to Miss Beatrice Blackwood from B. Phillips (Lafayette Ltd), dated 17th May 1939 – enlargement photograph of Professor Balfour.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from B. Lawrence (Lafayette Ltd), dated

24th August 1939 – returned portrait of Professor.

29-32

Four sheets – Letter to Henry Balfour from Andrew Lang, dated 30th November ?1908, handwritten, also item 33 attached. newspaper cutting.

33

Newspaper cutting, dated 21st January 1908, attached to items 29-32, article by Andrew Lang, correcting an error in 'Anthropological Essays'.

34

Letter to Henry Balfour from A. Werner, dated 21st January 1933 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

35

Letter to Henry Balfour from A. Werner, dated 11th January 1933 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

Lewis Balfour:

36

Index card for Lewis Balfour.

37

Newspaper cutting, Latest Wills: Lewis Balfour.

38-39

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of the sheets)– Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 14th February 1939.

40

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 20th February 1939, presenting to the Pitt Rivers Museum, his father's musical instruments, fire making implements and his library of scientific books.

41

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 20th February 1939, regarding additional space form the University Authorities.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 22nd February 1939, regarding increased accommodation at a house in Crick Road.

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Clerk of Accounts, University Chest Office, dated 28th February 1939, regarding a delay in getting no. 9 Crick Road ready.

44

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 31st March 1939, regarding suggestions for labelling specimens.

45

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 8th May 1939 (handwritten).

46

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 19th June 1939, regarding receipt of a book plate.

47

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 13th July 1939, regarding formal acknowledgement from the University Authorities.

48

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 31st August 1939, acknowledging receipt of Annual Report.

49

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 23rd April 1941 (handwritten)

50

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 16th November 1954, regarding collection of hand mangles.

51

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, no date (handwritten).

52

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Vice Chancellor, dated 20th February 1939, regarding the Balfour collection and additional space required.

53

Note dated February 1939 – Balfour's Gift and need for a 10 room house, etc.

54

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 23rd February 1939, regarding a letter to the Chest and Registrar.

55

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Registrar, dated 3rd March 1939.

56

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the University Chest Office, dated

27th July 1939.

57-58

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Taylor Jelf & Co. (Solicitors), dated 24th July 1939.

59-60

Two sheets – Draft letter to the Trustees of the Pitt Rivers Museum from Taylor Jelf & Co (Solicitors) on behalf of Lewis Balfour,

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Taylor Jelf & Co. (Solicitors) dated

31st July 1939

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lewis Balfour, dated 27th November 1971 (handwritten on both sides of sheet)

 

Folder 3

– A. S. Barnes (folios 1-8) and E. J. Baumgartel (folio 9)

A. S. Barnes:

1

Four page leaflet, Oxford University Archaeological Society, Hilary Term, 1946 – list of meetings and committee members.

2-7

Six index cards (five are written on both sides), seem to be random notes for a speech or lecture.

8

Key to lantern slides of Blade Cores (one sheet written on both sides).

 

E. J. Baumgartel:

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. J. Baumgartel, dated 18th August 1956, invitation to attend the International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in Philadelphia (U.S.A.).

 

Folder 4

– I. M. Beasley (H. G. Beasley, collection), folios 1-16:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated Monday, handwritten (both sides of the sheet) on from Belgrave Hotel, Torquay.

2-3

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, no date, handwritten (both sides of the sheets) on headed paper from Cranmore Ethnographical Museum, (which has been crossed out).

4

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from Irene Beasley, no date, handwritten on both sides of the sheet.

5-7

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated 8th February 1941 (handwritten on both sides of all sheets, page 1 thermographed with: Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

8

Telegram to Penniman, Pitt Rivers Museum from Hurrell, Cranmore, Chislehurst, dated 22 February 1941.

9-11

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

2nd February 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

1st March 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address Exdene, Topsham, Devon).

14

 

One folded sheet – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated 8th April 1941 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

15-16

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Irene Beasley, dated

6th December 1944 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets, sheet 1, is thermographed with the address White Barn, Sunningdale, Berks).

 

Folder 5

– I. de Beauclair (folio 1), F. W. Beechey and E. Belcher Collection (folios 2-34), W. Bennett (folios 35-36) and L. Bier (folio 37).

I. de Beauclair:

1

Letter to Miss Blackwood from I. de Beauclair, dated 8th November 1952 (Switzerland).

 

F. W. Beechey and E. Belcher:

2

Handwritten cover note on piece of torn paper.

3

Abstract of the collections of artefacts made by captain Frederick William Beechey and Lieutenant Edward Belcher during the voyage of H.M.S. Blossom in 1826 and 1827 to North West Alaska..

4

Russian typescript.

5

Typed copy of a Title page for a publication, The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce, edited by T. K. Penniman and B. M. Blackwood.

6-7

Two sheets – Observations by T. K. Penniman regarding The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce, dated 29th October 1975.

8-10

Three sheets – List of Maps and List of Illustrations for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

11-32

Twenty two sheets – The Catalogue for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

33-34

Two sheets – Missing from the Belcher Collection for The Beechey and Belcher Collections by J. R. Bockstoce.

 

W. Bennett:

35

Letter to T. K. Penniman from W. Bennett, dated 2nd December 1956, (handwritten).

36

Letter to T. K. Penniman from W. Bennett, dated 24th November 1957, (handwritten).

 

L. Biek:

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. Biek, dated 24th February 1957, (handwritten).

Folder 6

– B. M. Blackwood (folios 1-167):

1

Postcard (Mittenwald) from B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, unable to read postmark, (picture is of violins).

2

Note to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood), Saturday 6 p.m.

3

Christmas card of a robin to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood).

4

Note from Miss B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, dated Wednesday 23rd April, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

5

Note from Miss B. M. Blackwood to T. K. Penniman, dated 21st March (handwritten).

6

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), no date (handwritten, from Plantation Road, Oxford).

7

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), no date (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Plantation Road, Oxford).

8

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), Friday 30th August (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

9

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th July (handwritten, long division arithmetic on reverse).

10

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 13th June (handwritten), attached to item 11.

11

Typed information on a book The History of Music in Sound, attached to letter/item 10.

12

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd October (handwritten).

13

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th October (handwritten).

14

Postcard (Zagreb) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr. T. K. Penniman, unable to read postmark, except to say from Split.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from D. M. Hawke, dated 5th February 1956, regarding the question of Miss B. M. Blackwood's extension.

16

Draft of letter/item 15, dated 3rd February 1956.

17

Postcard from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Miss Toir (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 26th November 1967.

18

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 18th April 1968 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Kent).

19

Postcard (Wells, Somerset) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr. T. K. Penniman, postmarked 22nd August 1968.

20

Postcard (Wells Cathedral, clock) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, postmarked ?? 1968.

21

Postcard (Wells Cathedral and Moat) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, postmarked 27th July 1968.

22

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th November 1968 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

23

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd December 1968, regarding visit of Dr. Oakley.

24

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 9th July 1969 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

25-26

Two sheets - Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd July 1969 (handwritten on both sides of the sheets).

27

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd September 1969, regarding Occasional Paper No. 4 on the Prehistoric Metallurgy of Copper and Bronze in the Old World.

28

Postcard (Wells Cathedral and Moat) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, dated 12th September 1969 (duplicate as item 21).

29

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 1st October 1969, regarding five items (1) double nose flutes, (2) Rosalind L. B. Moss and Bertha Porter, (3) Kish photographs, (4) Japan Society Vo. 32 and (5) electors of Professor Radcliffe Brown.

30

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 10th October 1969, various items mentioned, including list of Electors to Radcliffe Brown, etc.

31

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 21st January 1970 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

32

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th March 1970, various items mentioned, including re-binding of two books: Prayer Book and The New England Company 1649, (typed on both sides of sheet). Also attached to letter is item 33.

33

Notes on: Wheat from Mohenj O-Daro.

34

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th May 1970, eight items mentioned: (1) Netsuke, (2) Garden, (3) Air photographs, (4) Recording, (5) Tibetan Lama, (6) Snipe, (7) Shinto and (8) Lafcadio Hearn.

35

Photo-copy of a book page: The Handbook of British Birds, Volume IV, page 199 (The Common Snipe).

36

Duplicate copy of item 35.

37

Cover note to items 38-43, Dr. C. Low's Classification (Snipe).

38-43

Six sheets – Low's Literature of the Charadriiformes (since 1894), attached to item 37, signed at the end by Donald ?, 19th March 1929.

44

Postcard (Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia) from Miss B. Blackwood to Mr.

T. K. Penniman, dated 21st July 1970.

45

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 4th September 1970, five items mentioned: (1) thank you a cheque, (2) address for Rev. A. M. Jones, (3) Burmese mss, (4) Wellesz on Byzantium Music and (5) pictures on Burmese orchestras.

46

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Paul (?), 14th November 1970, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

47

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 17th December 1970, seven items mentioned: (1) discussing visiting time, (2) Durham photographs and sketches, (3) photographs given by Mrs. Barrett-Lennard in 1940, (4) Daguerrotype Oxford English Dictionary, (5) Negatives of two pictures from Miss Taylor's album, (6) repairing of shoes and (7) Corona Auto typewriter ribbons, (typewritten sheet on both sides).

48

Covering letter to item 49, from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), dated 30th April 1971.

49

Attached to letter/item 48, Clementine (song).

50

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 5th May 1971, five items mentioned: (1) Elizabeth Sandford, Chinese woman's shoe, (2) A. E. Gunther's address, (3) Churchill's marriage in 1908, (4) box labelled 'Autographs of Anthropologists' , (5) plants for the library.

51-53

Three sheets of notes on various items written on both sides of sheet.

54

Note on Duke of Bedford from Burke.

55

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th May 1971, delivery of manuscript to Fagg's house and other personal matters.

56

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd July 1971, answers to several questions.

57

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th August 1971, answers to more questions.

58

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th September 1971, discussing the last Annual Report and other personal matters.

59

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th September 1971, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

60

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th September 1971 (second letter on same date), (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), dated 10th December 1975 (small sheet, handwritten both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), no date (small sheet handwritten both sides of sheet, from Dorset).

63

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Jo Charney (Kent), 27th October 1976, (small sheet, handwritten both sides of the sheet, from Dorset).

64

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 23rd September 197?, mentioning several items including: Dr. Percival visiting Essex to pick manuscript of Miss Eyre's visit to Burma in 1890's, etc. Also a copy of a crest for Balfour's Golden Wedding – item 65.

65

Copy of crest with inscription in Crantz for the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Balfour, attached to letter/item 64.

66

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1971, used as a cover note to items 67-69.

67

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten extract from D. N. B. on Sir James George Frazer by E. O. James.

68

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten notes from Handbook of American Indians by B. A. E. Bull on Carlisle School.

69

Attached to letter/item 66: typewritten list of books on Cambridge Expedition to Torres Straits (Cambridge University Press, 1901-35).

70

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th October 1971, various person matters including a lot of additional notes added afterwards in ink (not sure by whom), and covering note to items 71 and 72. Also reference to accession number 1940.5.8 Truckle Cart.

71

Attached to letter/item 70: handwritten notes to 1940.5.8.2.

72

Attached to letter/item 70: typed notes of donations by Miss A, M, Percival, collected by her in 1939, piece of bark cloth, dress of lace bark with ornaments, model canoe and 2 stools.

73

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 10th November 1971, answers to some questions: (1) date of the death of Lord Cherwell, (2) address of Public Record Office and (3) books of Miss M. A. Czaplicka.

74-75

Two sheets – Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th January 1971, ten items mentioned: (1) Cumae, (2) Sibyl, (3) Florey, (4) Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Alexander Scott, (5) Putnam & Co. Ltd, (6) quotation: 'Il ne faut pas être plus royaliste que le roi' etc., (7) Date of Pearl Harbour, 7th December 1941, (8) tartan, (9) History of the Clarendon Press, (10) address for George Burchett (tattoist).

76

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th January 1972, cover note for item 77 and 78.

77

Attached to letter/item 76 – information required on quotations, numbered 1-8.

78

Attached to letter/item 76 – information required on lamps and lighting, numbered 1-5.

79

Index card addressed to B.B. (Beatrice Blackwell), seven questions asked – reply in letter/item 80.

80-81

Two sheets – Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th February 1972, seven items mentioned: (1) Xerox of Tiresias, (2) John Dryden, (3) Milton, (4) Old Time Maori, (5) Camera Gun or Gun Camera, (6) Smith, S. Percy and (7) Rout, Ettie On Maori.

82-83

Two sheets of photo-copied pages – on Makereti's.

84

Photocopy sheet, with the following words being explained: Tiquadra, Tiresias, Tiridates II, Tiridates III and Tiridates.

85

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 16th February 1972, (small sheet, handwritten).

86

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 25th February 1972, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

87

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th March 1974, (typewritten on both sides of the sheet). Regarding a draft for a suggested leaflet to be given away with old copies of No.4? Also covering note to item 88.

88

Attachment to letter/item 87, information required for four items:

(1) André Leroi Gourhan, (2) Lord Forrester, (3) Lord Florey and

(4) Langdon.

89

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th March 1972, discussing visiting on 27th March.

90

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 5th June 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

91

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 7th June 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

92

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th July 1972, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

93

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th August 1972, (small sheet handwritten on both sides, from Kent).

94

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th October 1972, (small sheet handwritten on both sides).

95

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 27th October 1972, (handwritten on both sides).

96

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th July 1973, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

97

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 18th October 1973, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

98

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 17th May 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

99

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 13th June 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet), is also a covering note for item

100.

100

Attached to letter/item 99, text etc. in French: Chapuis et Gélis. Le Monde des Automates, Vol. II Ch. xviii, p. 138.

101

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th June 1974, includes information on (1) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin 13, (2) address for the National Maritime Museum.

102

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 19th July 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet) is also a covering note for items 103 and 104.

103

Attached to letter/item 102. Information on Lutes and Guitars.

104

Attached to letter/item 102 and item 103. Two photocopy sheets of a letter from the Town Clerk, The Council House, Bristol, regarding a music box ref 1943.5.B9.

105

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 24th June 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

106

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th July 1974, (handwritten).

107

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 2nd August 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

108

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

109

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 15th October 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

110

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 28th October 1974, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

111

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 29th November 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

112

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 3rd December 1974, (handwritten, both sides of sheet), attached to items 113-119.

113

Attached to letter/item 112 – Photocopy of pages 1 and 4 of King George VI, the Prime Minister's Broadcast, Thursday, February 7, 1952.

114

Attached to letter/item 112 and put inside item 113 – Photocopy of pages 2 and 3 of King George VI, the Prime Minister's Broadcast, Thursday, February 7, 1952.

115-119

Attached to letter/item 112, items 113 and 114 – Four pages of photocopies of book pages Excavations at Kish, pp. 30-34.

120

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 22nd May 1975, (small sheet, handwritten).

121

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 20th June 1975, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

122

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 26th June 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

123

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 11th August 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

124

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 4th September 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

125

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 9th September 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

 

126

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 8th October 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

127

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 14th October 1975, (handwritten, both sides of sheet).

128

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 21st October 1975, (small sheet, handwritten, both sides of sheet).

129

Letter from Beatrice (Blackwood) to Tom (Penniman), 6th November 1975, (small sheet, handwritten).

130

Letter from T. K. Penniman (at St. Andrews Hospital, Northampton) to Dr. Andrews, dated 6th December 1975, checking addresses in preparation for a short biography on Beatrice Blackwood, (handwritten).

131

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from F. H. Thompson, Assistant Secretary, Society of Antiquaries of London, dated 10th December 1975. Thank you letter for receipt of Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood to be published in Antiquaries Journal.

132

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from E. T. Williams, Balliol College, Oxford, on behalf of the Dictionary of National Biography, dated 23rd December 1975. Thank you letter for receipt of Life of Beatrice Blackwood to be published in next supplement.

133

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Barbara Craig (The Principal), Somerville College, Oxford, dated 27th December 1975 (handwritten, both sides of the sheet).

134

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Richard B. Woodbury, Editor in Chief, American Anthropological Association, dated 11th January 1976. Discussing the publication of the Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood.

135

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Josephine Charney (Kent), dated

19th January 1976, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides).

136

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mary Douglas (Acting President), Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI), dated 3rd February 1976. Stating that the Memoir of Beatrice Blackwood will be deposited in the RAI Library.

137

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Richard B. Woodbury, Editor in Chief, American Anthropological Association, dated 16th February 1976. Discussing the publication of the Obituary of Beatrice Blackwood.

138

Letter to Mr. Penniman from C. R. Hallpike, dated 15th November 1976 (handwritten). Talking about Miss Blackwood's unpublished material for the Pitt River's Museum.

139-140

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 12th December 1975 (small sheets, handwritten, one sheet written on both sides).

141

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 3rd January 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

142

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 16th January 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

143

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 12th February 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides).

144

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 30th March 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

145

Photocopy of Britten 1899 Old Clockes and Watches, pp. 346-347.

146

Photocopy of Britten 1899 Old Clockes and Watches, pp. 348-349.

147

Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. French (sister of Miss Blackwood), dated 10th October 1976 (small sheet, handwritten on both sides of sheet).

148

Two photos, no description supplied, one of a little girl and the other of a man and little girl.

149

Newspaper cutting – The Times 2nd December 1975 – Deaths – Beatrice Blackwood.

150

Newspaper cutting – The Times 2nd December 1975 – Obituary – Beatrice Blackwood.

151

Newspaper cutting – The Daily Telegraph 2nd December 1975 – Deaths – Beatrice Blackwood.

152

Newspaper cutting – The Daily Telegraph 2nd December 1975 – Obituary – Beatrice Blackwood.

153

Note: from D. M. Hawkes, announcing Blackwood three year extension.

154

Four copies reprinted from American Anthropologist Volume 78, Number 2, June 1976 – Obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood.

155-161

Seven sheets – Typewritten copy for an obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood (with handwritten corrections).

162-163

Two sheets – Typed duplicate copy (NCR set) of obituary of Miss B. M. Blackwood, also includes a letter at the end addressed to T. K. Penniman from Alicia Percival, this states this is a draft copy for an obituary to be placed in the Folklore journal.

164-167

Four sheets – Typed copy for obituary of Beatrice Mary Blackwood.

 

 

Folder 7

– J. M. Blomfield (J. E. Blomfield Collection (folios 1-16) and J. Boden (folio 17).

J. M. Blomfield:

1

Letter to the Curator from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 28th April 1940, regarding giving the museum some coral pieces (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

2

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 2nd May 1940, further correspondence on shells and a diary (handwritten).

3

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 8th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheet).

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 16th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheet, small sheet).

5-6

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. J. M. Blomfield (widow of Dr. James E. Blomfield), dated 28th May 1940, (handwritten, on both sides of the sheets, small sheets).

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from G. R. Cassels (brother of Mrs. J. M. Blomfield), dated 10th August 1940, (handwritten on both sides of sheet, small sheet).

8-9

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from G. R. Cassels (brother of Mrs. J. M. Blomfield), dated 13th August 1941, (handwritten on both sides of sheet, small sheet).

10

Accessions – Donations VII p. 56 and 65, Mrs. Blomfield, December 1922 and March 1923.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Department of Botany, The University of Oxford, acknowledging receipt of books from the late Dr. E. J. Blomfield, dated 27th August 1941.

12-16

Four sheets – A Preliminary Report on the folio Green Notebook with unfinished Essays or Chapters on the Nature of Man.

 

Joseph Boden:

17

Information gathered on Joseph Boden, (handwritten, both sides of the sheet).

 

 

Folder 8

– Boise Committee (folios 1-4), J. Bradford (folio 5), H. S. Braunholz

(folio 6), W. C. Brice (folios 7-15), M. Brown (16-20), K. O. L. Burridge (folios 19-25), B. C. Burrows ((folio 26), E. A. Burt (folios 27-31) and M. Busk (folio 32).

Boise Committee:

1

Scribbled notes mentioning: Wager, Penniman, Le Gros Clark, Harrison and Weiner, etc.

2

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce, dated 28th September 1962, regarding £25,000 donated by Mr. C. W. Boise in 1955.

3

Handwritten note to Miss Noyce, dated 29th September 1962, possibly from T. K. Penniman.

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Rosalind Noyce, dated 27th September 1962, regarding grant of £600 a year for two years to Mr. Brian Quilliam from the Boise Fund.

 

John Bradford:

5

Letter to Penniman, from John Bradford, dated 4th November, regretting being away as he is ill handwritten letter on small sheet, from Oakwood Hospital, Kent.

 

H. S. Braumholz:

6

Letter to Penniman, from H. S. Braumholz (Department of Oriental Antiquities and of Ethnography, British Museum), dated 11th December 1944. Regarding Louis Clarke to have tapestries, (handwritten on small sheet).

 

W. C. Brice:

7

Booklet (16 pages plus cover), The Da'i re-yi Mu'addel of Seydi 'Ali Re'is by William Brice, Colin Imber and Richard Lorch, Seminar on Early Islamic Science, Monograph 1, July 1976.

8

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 8th April 1973, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet), mentions Statistical Geography.

9

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 9th December 1975, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet), mentions the death of Beatrice Blackwood.

10

Offprint from Academia Litterarum Bulgarica – Primus Congressus Studiorum Thracicorum – Thracia II – Serdicae 1974 – entitled Nomadism in Thrace – its Nature and Origins by William C. Brice (pp. 99-101) .

11

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated 23rd December 1975, (handwritten), Langdon's Jemdet Nasr Pictographic Tablets.

12-13

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated

11th February 1976, (handwritten both sides of the sheets), mentions NW Treasurer catalogue.

14-15

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bill (Brice), dated

22nd December 1976, (handwritten both sides of the sheets), mentions Festival of Islam exhibitions.

 

M. Brown:

16

Plain postcard to T. K. Penniman from Tina (wife to Maurice Brown), postmarked 8th September 1971, mention of Dorathea Fitzgerald Vigne.

17-19

Three sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Tina (wife to Maurice Brown), dated 28th September, (handwritten on both sides of the sheets).

20

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Maurice (Brown), dated 29th September, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

K. O. L. Burridge:

21

Postcard - the picture of :The Gulf by J. Brueghei, postmarked Oxford dated Thursday 30th July 1970, addressed to T. K. Penniman from Ken (Burridge).

22-23

Two sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from Julian Burridge, dated

12th October 1972, dated 28th September, (handwritten one side only).

24

Notelet to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Burridge) in Vancouver, dated 31st December, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, with a picture of a mouse under a toadstool).

25

Christmas card (three ships) to Tom (Penniman) from Ken (Burridge).

 

B. C. Burrows:

26

Letter to curator from Lady Burrows, dated 23rd March 1939 (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

 

E. A. Burt:

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mary Bires (Reference Librarian, St. Louis University, St. Louis. Missouri, USA), dated 29th April 1976. Regarding information on Dr. Edward Angus Burt, items 28-31 attached to letter.

28-31

Four sheets photocopies, with references to Dr. Edward Angus Burt, attached to letter/item 27.

 

M. Busk:

32

Newspaper cutting regarding the estate of Dame Marian Busk.

 

 

Folder 9

– E. Buxton, L. H. Buxton and St. J. D. Buxton

1-2

Folded letter from L.H. Dudley Buxton to Henry Balfour, dated

2nd September 1922, on board the S.S. Gorgistan (at sea off the South China coast).

3-4

Two sheets on lined paper – Letter from L. H. Dudley Huxton to Henry Balfour, dated 6th June 1922 (Peking Union Medical College).

5

Printed note (on small sheet) from Mrs Dudley Buxton and her sons, on their sad bereavement, dated March 1939.

6

Covering letter of folios 7-25, from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Buxton, dated 11th November 1942, (list of books lent by Dr. Buxton's brother to the Pitt River's Museum, till Elspeth Buxton comes of age).

7-25

19 sheets of books listed see item 6, (bookplates completed 1st April 1952).

26-31

Six sheets (Duplicates) – list of books sold to Messrs. Thornton and Son, at Miss Buxton's request for £67.

32-37

Six sheets (Duplicates) – list of books sold to Messrs. Thornton and Son, at Miss Buxton's request for £67. This list also includes other duplicates which were not sold.

38

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 22nd March 1939. Regarding the loan of some of his late brother's books.

39

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 16th June 1939. Sending to the Pitt River's Museums some of his brothers books including eight volumes of Archaeologia.

40

Short note to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated

28th December 1942, acknowledgement of letter sent 11th November regarding the state of his brother's books.

41

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Buxton, dated 14th February 1949. Regarding the relocation of his brother's books, due to having to vacate Crick Road where books are stored.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated

17th February 1949, a reply to item 41.

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. St. J. D. Buxton, dated 21st May (no year), regarding a photograph of his brother.

44

Airmail letter to Mr. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 28th June 1949. Regarding the books and periodicals of her late father.

45

Letter (small sheet size) to Mrs Spurgin from R. C. Gurden (Librarian and Secretary of Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 16th January 1951. Asking when Elspeth Buxton is returning to England.

46

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 25th January 1951. Informing her of status of periodicals lent to Pitt Rivers, etc.

47

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 26th January 1951. Thank you for item 46.

48

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 9th March 1951. Further informing her of status of books periodicals lent to Pitt Rivers, etc.

49

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 18th April 1951. Discussing disposal of some of her father's books.

50

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 9th May 1951. Informing her of a typed list of duplicate books from her collection.

51

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 5th June 1951. Cover note to a list of duplicate books.

52

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 7th June 1951. Thanking her for being quick about the books she wants to keep and to let the Museum buy equivalent books to bear her father's name as a donor.

53

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to The Librarian School of Geography, dated 8th June 1951. Asking whether they would like some editions of the Geographical Journal, which are duplicates from the donation from Elspeth Buxton from her late father's collection.

54

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 16th June 1951. Informing her of some items which are duplicates and whether she would like some of them.

55

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 22nd July 1957, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, small size).

56

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 6th June (no year), (handwritten on both sides of the sheet, small size).

57

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 10th June (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

58

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Elspeth Buxton, dated 12th June 1951. Informing her that she can take out any of the books donated by her father.

59

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 4th June (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

60

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 3rd April (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

61

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 10th April (no year, (handwritten on one side of the sheet, small size).

62

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Elspeth Buxton, dated 5th August (no year, (handwritten on sides of the sheet, small size).

63

Letter (small sheet size) from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 27th June 1951. The sale of some of the donated books from Elspeth Buxton's father (Dr. Buxton), discussing the cheque of £67.

64

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from the Vice-Chancellor's Secretary, dated 28th June 1951.

65

Letter (small sheet size) to T. K. Penniman from W. M. Gibson (University Registry, Oxford), dated 28th July 1951.

 

 

Box 14

– Correspondence – C-F

Folder 1

– H. Cairns (folio 1), Cambridge University (folio 2) and E. Canziani (folios 3-27).

H. Cairns:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Hugh Cairns (The Nuffield Department of Surgery), dated 23rd June 1939.

 

Cambridge University:

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. M. Taylor (Cambridge University, General Board of the Faculties), dated 4th May 1961.

 

Miss E. Canziani:

3

Plain postcard to Miss Blackwood from Miss E. Canziani, dated

20th July 1940.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Miss E. Canziani, dated 30th July 1940, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

5

Letter (small size) to Miss E. Canziani from Bernard Drake (Drake, son & Parton), dated 5th September 1940, covering letter to a draft Codicil of her Will.

6

Receipt of costume lent by Miss Estella Canziani, mentioned are the following accession numbers: 1941.8.240a-c (coat, cap and veil), 1941.8.241 (Necklace and pendant of blue beads), 1941.8.242-4 (three glass bracelets), 1941.8.245a-b (pair of ornaments), 1941.8.246-7 (two metal frontlets) and 1941.8.248 (jingling ornament of metal).

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 22nd November 1949, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

8

Envelope addressed to the Curator, post marked 23rd November 1949, goes with item 7.

9

Handwritten letter to Stella, not sure of sender dated 24th November 1949. Written on the back is another letter to Mr. Penniman from Miss E. Canziani, dated 26th November 1949.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 2nd May 1950, discussing books and periodicals held, (small sheet).

11

Letter from T. K. Penniman to The Keeper, City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, dated 10th May 1950, sending books on art and architecture from the collection of Miss Canziani (small sheet).

12

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 10th May 1950, discussing books and periodicals held by Pitt Rivers and the despatch of others to Birmingham (see item 11), (small sheet).

13

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 11th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman to The Keeper, City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, dated 10th May 1950, receipt of books on art and architecture from the collection of Miss Canziani (small sheet).

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Canziani, dated 12th May 1950, discussing putting Pitt Rivers stamp on books and Birmingham will have another look at Revista Abruzzesi (small sheet).

16

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 14th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

17

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 29th May 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

18

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Pettazzord (Rome), dated

16th June 1950, discussing volumes of Lares donated by Miss Canziani (small sheet).

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Canziani, dated 15th November 1950, (handwritten on both sides of sheet).

20

Copy of a letter from Alfred W. Braithwaite to E. Canziani, dated 22nd March 1962, concerning Wills.

21

Letter from Rogers, Chapman and Thomas, dated 24th February 1967, concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

22

Letter addressed to Michael, not signed so not sure who it is from (possibly Beatrice Blackwood, an answer to item 23) dated 31st March 1967. Concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

23-27

Five sheets – Letter to Beatrice (Blackwood) from Michael, dated

28th March 1967. Concerning the estate of the late Miss Estella Canziani.

 

 

Folder 2

– A. Churchill (folio 1), R. Cinatti (folios 2-16) and Civilization (folios

17-34).

A. Churchill:

1

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Churchill, dated 21st May 1960. Regarding a Babylonian brick, Japanese prints and Macedonian Icons.

 

R. Cinatti:

2

Note to Tom (Penniman) from J. S. E-P. (Evans-Pritchard), (Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford), dated 22nd September 1958, (handwritten on both sides of the sheet).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 8th October 1958 (small sheet).

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 18th October 1958 (small sheet).

5

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Hawke, dated 25th November 1958 (small sheet). Information on student Cinatti, change from B.Litt. to B.Sc.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 1st December 1958. Student would like to be admitted as B.Litt.

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to The Censor, St. Catherine's Society, dated 2nd December 1958 (small sheet). Answer to item 6, has passed on so as the matter can be sorted.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti (Lisbon), dated 11th November 1960, (handwritten on both sides folded sheet into 4 pages).

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Cinatti, dated 14th November 1960.

10-11

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of sheet 1) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti, (no date).

12-13

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Carrington da Costa (Lisbon), dated 20th April 1961. Asking for Mr. Cinatti's stay to be extended to November 1961.

14-15

Two sheets (handwritten on one side only of each sheet – Letter to

T. K. Penniman from R. Cinatti, dated 15th September 1962.

16

Blank postcard, from A.L.C.B. (St. Catherine's College) to The Curator (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 27th September 1962, a thank you note about Cinatti.

Civilisation:

17

Four page publication from Pitt Rivers Museum, 'Origins of Civilization', listing books for students to study each term.

18

Duplicate of item 17, with some handwritten additions.

19-23

Five sheets – Typewritten list of books, etc. as per items 17 and 18.

24

Origins of Civilization: Subjects of Lectures.

25

Origins of Civilization: Part IV (small sheet).

26

Origins of Civilization (small sheet).

27

Origins of Civilization: suggestions for Reading and other work, T. K. Penniman's copy.

28

Origins of Civilization: suggestions for Reading and other work, Miss Blackwood's copy (dated 31st January 1944).

29

Archaeology and History – Britain to A.D. 600, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944.

30

Archaeology and History – Rome, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944.

31

Archaeology and History – Greek Archaeology, list of books to read for Oxford Hilary Term 1944 (on both sides of the sheet).

32

Archaeology and History – Middle Ages, list of books to read (on both sides of the sheet).

33

Ancient Egypt: The Historic Periods.

34

Ancient Egypt: Brief Bibliography (on both sides of the sheet).

 

Folder 3

– R. Clausen (folios 1-21), H. H. Coghlan (folios 22-29) see also Mettallurgy – C. Panseri and G, de G. Sieveking (seealso Box 7, Iron), G. L. Collie (folios 30-33), R. J. Collins (folios 34-35) and Coltart Scholarship (folio 36).

R. Clausen:

1

Handwritten exam questions – General Ethnomusicology (two sheets, small size).

2

Typewritten exam questions – General Ethnomusicology (as item 1).

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 13th April 1956. Regarding a meeting of the Ethno-musicology committee.

4

Copy of letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 10th August 1957, regarding Stanley Kelly.

5-7

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Layard, dated

22nd May 1958, regarding the thesis of R. Clausen.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsman, dated 22nd May 1958. Regarding co-examining R. Clausen in Oxford.

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 24th May 1958. Reply to item 8, suggests meeting.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. J. Layard, dated 23rd May 1958. Regarding the thesis of R. Clausen a reply to items 5-7.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 31st May 1958. Reply to item 9 agreement of meeting date.

12

Copy of letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 4th June 1958. Requesting dates when available to sit an oral exam.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 5th June 1958. Reply to item 11 of dates for examination.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 7th June 1958. Discussing dates for examination of R. Clausen.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 21st June 1958. Reply to item 14, regarding examination date and discussing questions for the examination.

16

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. P. Wachsman, dated 23rd June 1958. Confirming date of oral examination to be Friday 15th August at

2.30 p.m.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 23rd June 1958. Confirming date of oral examination to be Friday 15th August at

2.30 p.m., and also asking for a date for written exam prior to oral examination.

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 9th July 1958. Reply to item 17 of dates for examinations.

19

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. Clausen, dated 11th July 1958. Confirming dates of oral and written examinations.

20

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Raymond Clausen, dated 5th August 1958, (handwritten).

21

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 10th August 1958, (handwritten).

 

H. H. Coghlan see also Mettallurgy – C. Panseri and G, de G. Sieveking (also Box 7 Iron):

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 20th September 1974, (handwritten, both sides).

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 18th February 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

24

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 6th May 1975, (handwritten).

25

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 9th May 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

26

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 12th June 1975, (handwritten).

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 26th September 1975, (handwritten).

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 12th December 1975, (handwritten, small sheet).

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The District Museum Newbury), dated 23rd July 1976, (handwritten).

 

G. L. Collie:

30

Note from Logan Museum, Beloit College, Beliot, Wisconsin, with an address in France (handwritten).

31

Letter to Henry Balfour from G. Collie (Dordoyne, France), dated

8th August 1927, (handwritten).

32

Letter to Henry Balfour from G. Collie (Beliot, Wisconsin), dated

5th October 1927. Regarding examples from the Aurignacian of South-western France, etc.

33

List of items sent to Pitt Rivers Museum (attached to letter/item 32), material from Middle Aurignacian, accession numbers 1940.9.1-17 (17 items in total).

 

R. J. Collins:

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. J. Collins, dated 25th May 1956, talking about model ships.

35

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. J. Collins, dated 29th May 1956, talking about model ships, in particular the Lizard.

 

Coltart Scholarship:

36

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. A. Barber (The Rector, Exeter College), dated 19th June 1946, conditions of the Coltart Scholarship in Anthropology.

Folder 4

– H. Cory (folio 1), P. H. Costigan (folios 2-4) and Crick Road (No. 9) (folios 5-19).

H. Cory:

1

Air mail letter to T. K. Penniman from H. Cory (Mwanza, Tanganyika), dated 3rd July 1959. Ref. no. 5A/69 regarding his private collection of figurine's.

 

P. H. Costigan:

2-3

Two sheets (handwritten on small sheets) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from P. H. Costigan, dated 18th August 1960.

4

Note on Pitt Rivers headed paper about personal details of P. H. Costigan.

 

Crick Road (No. 9):

5

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Sir Arthur (A. C. McWatters), dated 23rd February 1939. Mentions that as a temporary measure Pitt Rivers could have the dining room and top floor.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 20th April 1939. Regarding expenses, etc.

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 26th May 1939. Covering letter to item 8, attached.

8

Letter to Professor Osborn from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 26th May 1939. Regarding temporary occupation of 9 Crick Road, the cost of caretaking.

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Clerk of Accounts, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 14th June 1939. Regarding wages for Mr. Whiting.

10

Letter from Professor Osborn to Sir Arthur (A. C. McWatters), The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 20th September 1939. Regarding temporary occupation of the Drawing Room, at 9 Crick Road.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 21st September 1939. Regarding item 10.

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Clerk of Accounts, The Secretary, University Chest Office, dated 27th November 1939. Regarding letter sent by him 24th November 1939.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. C. McWatters, The Secretary, University Chest Office, 28th January 1941. Regarding caretaking costs, and the occupation of Kew Botanists at 9 Crick Road (small sheet).

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Osborn, dated 28th February 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road (note on both sides of sheet).

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Osborn, dated 2nd March 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road.

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Osborn, dated 1st March 1948. Concerning moving out of Crick Road, answer to item 14.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Swain, dated 31st May 1949. Concerning moving out of Crick Road (small sheet).

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Keen (University Chest Office), dated 30th May 1949. Asking for actual date that Pitt Rivers will be leaving Crick Road (half sheet).

19

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Osborn, dated 2nd July 1949. Thank you note for returning keys for Crick Road (half sheet).

 

Folder 5

– L. G. and E. M. Davie, (folios 1-12), R. Day (Cork) see Evans, Joan and Maira, A. Digby (folios 13-16), Mrs Dolmetsch (folios 17-20) and Dordogne (folios 21-28).

L. G. and E. M. Davie:

1-2

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 7th June 1960. Pottery being sent by Rail.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 11th June 1960, (handwritten, half sheet).

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 20th June 1960, (handwritten on both sides, half sheet).

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 1st August 1960, (handwritten).

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 14th August 1960, (handwritten).

7

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 28th August 1960, (handwritten on both sides, half sheet).

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 2nd April 1962. Delivery of pot which has been re-fired.

9-10

Two sheets (handwritten) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 19th October 1963.

11

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 2nd November 1963, (handwritten).

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from L. G. Davie, dated 1st September 1972, (handwritten on both sides, small sheet).

 

A. Digby:

13

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 10th September 1958. Regarding correspondence with Mr. H. Cory and a large collection of figurines (small sheet, on both sides).

14

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Adrian (Digby), dated 12th September 1958. Talking about figurines mentioned in item 13.

15

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 6th January 1959 (small sheet).

16

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian (Digby), British Museum, Department of Ethnography, dated 9th January 1959 (small sheet).

 

Mrs Dolmetsch:

17

Letter from The Keeper to Mrs Dolmetsch, dated 31st October 1947, (both sides of the sheet). Regarding the Llanfairwaterdine inscription.

18

Written note (small sheet) to Kenneth from Donald (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 18th November 1947, a cover note for items 19 and 20.

19-20

Two sheets – excerpt of letter from Mrs Dolmetsch dated 12th November 1947.

Dordogne Pre-historic Sites:

21

Handwritten (small sheet), H. V. V. Noone's notes, based on a list from M. D. Peyrony.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. V. Noone, dated 29th February 1948, (small sheet, handwritten on both sides and folded in half).

23-28

Six sheets of handwritten in pencil – sites and finds.

 

 

Folder 6

– Druce Bequest see Crick Road, E. J. Dunn (folios 1-19), M. E. Durham (folios 20-45), R. L. Downes (folios 46-55) and H. H. Dubs (folio 56).

E. J. Dunn:

1

Cover note Dunn Collection (handwritten, small sheet).

2-9

Eight sheets – A list of the Bushman Collection presented to the Pitt Rivers Museum in 1936 by Mr. E. J. Dunn.

10-11

Two sheets – Notes on the Dunn Collection of Bushman stone implements.

12

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, (no date), (handwritten, small sheet).

13-14

Two sheets – Letter to Professor Balfour from Lilian Dunn, dated 20th May 1929, (handwritten, small sheet).

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, 1st August 1939 in France, (handwritten on both sides, small sheet).

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Lilian Dunn, 25th May 1939 (handwritten, small sheet).

17

Letter to Director of Pitt Rivers Museum from J. S. Dunn (Victoria, Australia), dated 1st December 1951 (handwritten, both sides). Requesting a list of the collection given by E. J. Dunn.

18-19

Two sheets (handwritten, small sheet) – Letter to Curator or Director of Pitt Rivers Museum from J. S. Dunn (Victoria, Australia) dated

2nd March 1952. Requesting official acceptance of the collection/gift given by E. J. Dunn.

 

M. E. Durham:

20-25

Six sheets – Some notes on the collection of ornaments worn by Balkan peasants and made by native craftsmen.

26

Blank postcard written in pencil to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 2nd September 1940.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 15th September 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 20th September 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 17th October 1940, discussing drawings and photo's sent earlier.

30

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 31st October 1940, (both sides). Regarding Balkan ornaments and a special chair for a head man.

31-32

Two sheets (handwritten) – Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, 8th November 1940. Parcel of specimens to be sent as registered post.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham18th November 1940, (handwritten on both sides).

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman and Miss B. Blackwood from M. E. Durham, 15th December 1940, (on both sides).

35

Postcard blank, large and folded, to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 26th March 1941.

36

Postcard blank to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, postmarked 24th April 1941.

37-39

Three sheets hand written on both sides – Letter to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 29th April 1941.

40

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from M. E. Durham, dated 4th November 1941. Regarding delivery of Balkan ornaments, etc.

41

Change of address card for William G. Lockwood, addressed to Pitt Rivers Museum.

42

Handwritten letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from William G. Lockwood, dated 24th March 1962, regarding pictures of Miss M. E. Durham's collection.

43

Rough notes hand written on both sides, no names, but against supplying photo's or publication of M. E. Durham's collection.

44

Letter to Mr. Lockwood from secretary Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 23rd February 1962. Regarding photographs of M. E. Durham Collection.

45

Letter to Anthony Wootton from William Lockwood, dated 4th February 1962. Asking for photographs of M. E. Durham Collection.

 

R. L. Downes:

46

Notes on the Hasting Statuette, attached to item 47.

47

Newspaper cutting The Times, 23rd November 1954, letter to the editor from R. L. Downes, regarding the Hastings Statuette, see also item 46.

48

Letter (both sides of small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 4th December 1954. Reply to a letter sent 30th November 1954.

49-51

Three sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated

7th December 1954. Reply to a letter sent 6th December 1954.

52

Letter from T. K. Penniman to R. L. Downes, 10th December 1954.

53

Letter to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 13th December 1954. Reply to item 52 and a continuation of items 49-51.

54

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated 9th January 1955. Results of an iron test and reference to an article which appeared in the Birmingham Post on 18th December 1954.

55

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. L. Downes, dated

30th January 1955. Giving permission to publish results.

 

H. H. Dubs:

56

Letter to Dr. Penniman from H. H. Dubs, dated 12th January 1955. Use of iron in early China.

 

Folder 7

– Eastern Art (folios 1-7), T. A. Edison (folios 8-10), J. & M. Evans (folios 11-47 and 47a) – includes letters from R. Day (Cork) and E. E. Evans-Pritchard (folios 48-57).

Eastern Art:

1

Letter (small sheet both sides) to Kenneth from Donald (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 27th January 1946. Project for setting up an Asian Museum.

2

Small sheet – Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture, third meeting 28th October 1946 (Agenda).

3-4

Two sheets – Minutes of the meeting of unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford,

6th January 1946.

5

Minutes for the second meeting of the unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford, 19th May 1946.

6

Minutes for the third meeting of the unofficial committee for a Museum of Eastern European and Asiatic Culture in Oxford, 28th October 1946.

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Rawson (Museum of Eastern Art), dated 28th April 1958, (small sheet).

 

Thomas A. Edison:

8

Letter (both sides of a sheet) to T. K. Penniman from W. A. Wagner (Sales Director, Thomas A. Edison Limited), dated 7th December 1945. Regarding a machine suitable for recording native speech and music (Spring Motor Executive Ediphone).

9

Letter (airmail) to T. K. Penniman from Joel Hakanson (Assistant Manager, International Division, Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, New York), dated 29th June 1949. Ref . 4160 shipping of wax cylinders.

10

Duplicate of item 9.

 

J. & M. Evans:

11

Letter (handwritten, folded small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Evans, dated 5th August (no year). Regarding documents/letters including letters from Robert Day of Cork belonging to her father John Evans.

12

Letter (handwritten) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Evans, no date. Mentions Professor J. L. Myers regarding Lapp's skull.

13

Letter (handwritten) to Pitt River's Library from Lady Evans, dated

15th May 1939. Asking if the library has a copy of Sir E. B. Tylor's book 'Ana hua' – a record of a journey he made in Mexico in 1856.

14

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

20th April 1867, includes some diagrams of axes?

15

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

2nd April 1868, includes some diagrams of stone circle?, Lisivageen.

16

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to My Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 2nd March 1868, includes a diagrams of adze.

17

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

14th November 1868, includes some sketches of plaited gold threads, also attached further sketches items 18 and 19.

18

Attached to letter/item 17 small piece of paper with sketch of Celtic ornaments.

19

Attached to letter/item 17 and item 18, more sketches of various pieces of Celtic ornaments.

20

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 17th December 1868, cover note to items 21-26 (photos pictures of gold Celtic ornaments).

21-26

Six photos/pictures of gold ornaments attached to letter/item 20.

27

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans),

16th February 1869, includes a sketch of a bronze spear head & a gold fibula.

28

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

12th March 1869, includes a sketch of a hollow vessel open at both ends, made of a hard grey sandstone, attached is item 29.

29

Attached to letter/item 28, another sketch of the vessel item 28.

30

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 5th June 1869, includes sketches of arrowhead.

31

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 14th July 1869, includes a sketches of axe heads?

32

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 23rd May 1869, Ashanti ornaments.

33

Handwritten note (small strip of paper written on both sides) to Evans from unable to read signature (from Durham), dated 19th September 1869. Talking about Ashanti beads from Robert Day.

34

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated

3rd February 1870, attached is a newspaper cutting item 35.

35

Newspaper cutting attached to item/letter 34. Cork Cuvierian and Archaeological Society, fourth meeting.

36-37

Two sheets (one full size folded written on one side only and one half sheet size, written on both sides) – Letter from Robert Day to Dear Sir (John Evans), dated 28th October 1870. Regarding artefacts from New Zealand includes sketch of a headdress.

38

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 10th June 1871, includes a sketch of Maori scroll work carving.

39

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 20th November 1875, includes a sketch of a Maori carving.

40

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Me. Evans (John Evans), dated 6th March 1878, attached to item 41.

41

Attached to letter/item 40, a sketch of a jade axe.

42

Sketch of a jade pendant, note that this is from a letter 7th April 1880.

43

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 20th November 1880, includes a sketch of spear head (Maori), attached is item 44.

44

Attached to letter/item 43, sketch (folded in half) of green translucent Jade mace?

45

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 4th May 1881, includes a sketch of a jade figure.

46

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on one side only as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 16th May 1881, includes a sketch of a stone celt from Peru?

47

Letter (handwritten, sheet folded and written on both sides as a four page letter) from Robert Day (Cork) to Mr. Evans (John Evans), dated 3rd June 1882, includes a sketch of an axe head and a knife.

47a

Postcard of the Empress Theodora (6th century), (Rome) to T. K. Penniman from John (John Evans), dated 27th August 1949.

 

E. E. Evans-Pritchard:

48

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale, (University Registry), dated 26th August 1943, regarding Rockefeller Foundation for Social Studies.

49

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 29th May 1948, personal matters, salaries of professors, etc.

50

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (University Registry), dated 11th February 1958.

51

Letter from T. K. Penniman to the Registrar, dated 11th February 1958.

52

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Professor E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 7th February 1972.

53

Evans-Pritchard, references to Accessions Books.

54-56

Three sheets – Anuak (Evans-Pritchard), specimens deposited in the Pitt Rivers Museum.

57

Notes written on both sides of sheet, in pencil.

 

Folder 8

– B. E. B. Fagg (folios 1-2) see also Box 4, F. O'D. Fawcett (folios 3-6), E. F. Fenwick (folios 7-12), J. R. Forster (folios 13-14), V. M. Fosbery (folios 15-20), J. G. Frazier (folios 21-37) and K. Furze (folios 38-44).

B. E. B. Fagg see also Box 4:

1

Note (handwritten in pencil) from Bernard (Fagg) to Paul, dated

20th October 1972.

2

Letter from Bernard Fagg (Pitt Rivers) to P. Hulin (The Oriental Institute, Oxford), dated 7th March 1974. Ref. no. 101.20, regarding tablet in the British Museum.

 

F. O'D. Fawcett:

3

Letter to the curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum from Major F. O'D. Fawcett, dated 7th May 1956. Requesting to visit museum to look at some of the items his father bequeathed.

4-6

Three hand-written sheets of a list of items donated by F. O'D. Fawcett's father.

 

E. F. Fenwick:

7

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Violet Melville, dated 31st July 1941, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding a Maori Feather Cloak, asking museum to write to Miss E. Fenwick.

8

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 5th August 1941 (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Thanking the museum for finding a place for the Maori Feather Cloak.

9

Letter addressed to Dear Sir, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 11th August 1941 (handwritten on both sides of a folded sheet, to make into 4 pages). Informing museum that she is going to send one of the feather cloaks by parcel post.

10

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 14th August 1941 (handwritten on one side of a small sheet). No history of the cloak available.

11

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 14th August 1941 (handwritten on one side of a small sheet). Glad to hear that the cloak had arrived safely.

12

Letter addressed to The Curator, from Miss Evaline Frances Fenwick, dated 11th August 1941 (handwritten, both sides a folded sheet, to make into 4 pages). More information on feather cloaks from New Zealand.

 

J. R. Forster:

13-14

Two sheets – Draft Synopsis of the Forster Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

V. M. Fosbery:

15

Letter to V. M. Fosbery from H. L. Donovan, dated 11th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet).

16

Letter to V. M. Fosbery from H. L. Donovan, dated 14th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet).

17

Letter to Mr. Balfour from V. M. Fosbery, dated 14th October 1935, (handwritten on both sides of a large sheet).

18-20

Three photographs of cornered stones. Pictures taken by W. Dennis Moss, Cirencester.

 

J. G. Frazier (for copy of Frazer Lecture see J. H. Hutton file):

21

Handwritten notes on Sir J. G. Frazier, written on the back of a diary page 17th-23rd September 1973.

22

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. G. Frazier, dated 7th October 1930, (handwritten on both sides of sheet). Acceptance of invitation of a special meeting of the Anthropological Society in Oxford, on Spencer's last journey.

23-24

Two sheets – Photocopy of a letter to T. K. Penniman from J. G. Frazier, dated 14th October 1930, (handwritten on one side only). Returning proofs of his Spencer articles

25-27

Three sheets – Photocopies of notes on Albemarle Club headed paper.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Myers, dated 23rd May 1941. Covering letter for items 29-32, Glasgow pamphlet.

29-32

Four photocopy sheets – Man – A Record of Anthropological Science XLII, 1-18, pp. 1-4, January-February, 1942.

33

Letter from T. K. Penniman to President, dated 13th October 1941. Regarding the Frazier Lecturer.

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman from President, dated 14th October 1941, answer to letter/item 33.

35

Agenda for the Board of the faculty of Anthropology and geography in seventh week of Trinity Term 1941, Election of the Frazier Lecturer in Social Anthropology for Trinity Term 1942.

36

List of Frazier Lecturers from 1922 till 1943 (small sheet, some entries typed others handwritten).

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the Secretary of Faculties, dated 6th June 1941, regarding future Frazier Lectures.

 

K. Furze:

38

Index card, with the name of Dame Katherine Furze, her address and artefact details.

39

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dame Katherine Furze, dated

8th December 1948, (small sheet). Regarding amulet given to museum by her mother Mrs. John Addington Symonds, in 1901, with the view of her giving the museum more of her mother's amulets (Bellucci's).

40

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine Furze, dated

27th November 1948, (small sheet). Reply to item/letter 39, also asking information on the Basque Rosary.

41

Cutting from the The Crown Colonist February 1949, on Diatomite mining in Kenya.

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine Furze, dated

31st January 1949, (small sheet, handwritten).

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. Janet Vaughan (niece of Dame Katherine Furze), dated 2nd February 1949, (small sheet).

44

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dame Katherine, dated 15th February 1949, (small sheet). Reply to item/letter 39, also asking information on the Basque Rosary. Thanking him for her visit to the museum, also attaching cutting from The Crown Colonist item 41.

 

 

Folder 9

– Furnaces (folios 1-64):

1

Handwritten note (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz (dated 4th March, probably 1958). Possibly covering note for items 2-6.

2-3

Two sheets – Draft copy covering Somerset Chew Valley – Iron-smelting hollows, Iron smelting furnace, etc.

4-6

Three sheets – Draft copy (folios 21-23), covering Villa complex – Iron smelting hollows, Iron forging hut, Iron smelting furnace, etc.

7

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz (dated 6th February, probably 1958). Possibly covering note for items 8-11.

8-11

Four sheets – Draft copy (folios 21-24), covering Villa complex – Iron smelting depression no.1, etc.

12

Handwritten note (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Biek no indication of who it was from, returning Dorman Long Reports.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Anstee (University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life), dated 13th February 1958.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 14th February 1958. Requesting material about smelting pits and bellows nozzles exposed during excavations of the Chew Valley Roman Villa site in Somerset.

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 18th February 1958. Thank you for material received see also item 14.

16

Handwritten note to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz, 20th February 1958.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from L. Biek (Ministry of Works), dated 23rd February 1958. Will be visiting Oxford on 25th February.

18

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 26th February 1958. Regarding the visit of Mr. Biek, who is sending details about slag's, etc.

19

Handwritten notes in pencil, with equation at the end to determine slag?

20

Letter to Mr. Penniman from John Anstee (University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life), dated 24th April 1958. Regarding looking at a tool sent on 23rd April 1958.

21

Typed note – L'industria Siderurica Britannia Romana by Henry Cleere.

22

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. M. U. Jones, dated 29th April 1958. To be cross referenced with item/letter 20.

23

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 13th May 1958. Regarding Iron Age Smelting Furnace a gift from Major Lloyd of Wayside Museum, Zennor, St. Ives, Cornwall in 1938.

24

English translation of item 25. Addressed to Professor T. K. Penniman from M. Bertolone, dated 19th May 1958.

25

Original Italian letter, translation is item 24.

26

Four page Italian leaflet – Centro di Studi Preistorici ed Archeologici.

27

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 17th June 1958. Regarding despatch of a box containing pre-historic iron smelting furnace.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to L. Biek, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking progress on the report from the metallurgist on the Chew Valley iron.

29

Letter from T. K. Penniman to P. Rhatz, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking if Rhatz would like to supply a paragraph for publication.

30

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. W. T. Jones, dated 3rd July 1958. Asking if for a brief summary with drawing of the iron working site.

31

Letter (handwritten small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. W. U. Jones, dated 6th July 1958. Reply to item/letter 30.

32

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. W. U. Jones, dated 26th July 1958. Covering letter for items 33 and 34.

33

Attached to item/letter 32 – A possible iron working pit on a Romano-British site at Rough Ground, Lechlade, Gloucestershire – 41/223007, by Margaret U. Jones.

34

Attached to covering item/letter 32 and item/report 33, folded diagram of Rough Ground site.

35

Letter to Dr. Penniman from W. Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 26th August 1958. Deferring disposal on primative furnace parts.

36

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr, Winton (Science Museum, London), dated 28th August 1958. Reply to item 35, boxes on their way to the Science Museum.

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from C. K. C. Andrew (County Archivist, County Record Office, North Riding of Yorkshire, Northallerton), dated 13th November June 1958 (typed both sides of sheet). Trevelgue promontory-fort, Newquay, Cornwall.

38

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Michael J. O'Kelly (Cork Public Museum), dated 1st December 1958, (handwritten on small sheet both sides). Cover letter to items 39 and 40.

39

Draft with handwritten amendments on Somerset, Cheddar, Chelms Combe, attached to item/letter 38.

40

Attached to letter/items 38 and 39, drawing of furnace with clay dome.

41

Photograph of reconstruction of 2nd century shaft furnace – Ashwicken, attached to letter/item 42.

42

Covering letter to photograph/item 41, to T. K. Penniman from R. F. Tylecote (Department of Metallurgy, University of Durham), dated 10th June 1959, ref. RFT/MJ.P2.

43

Letter to Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 17th June 1959, (handwritten). Regarding R. F. Tylecote's report, item 42.

44

Letter to Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 27th February, (handwritten). Giving addresses for copies of Ancient Metallurgical Furnaces to be sent to various addresses and individuals in Europe.

45

Crew Park Furnaces – information needed (small sheet typed note).

46

Diagram of furnace no. 1.

47

Handwritten notes on bowl furnace by P. Rhatz.

48-56

Film/paper bromides:

48 – Two illustrations – entitled Depression No. 1 and Iron-working hut.

49 – Overall plan of Chew Park.

 

50 – Detailed plan of Chew Park.

51 – Photograph of part excavation site, on back 'CP 434 – I. W. Hart'.

52 – Photograph of part excavation site, on back 'CP 474 – I. W. Hart'.

53 – Diagram of Section of Rake Back of Furnace 1, Chew Park (posthole 317).

54 – Photograph of part of excavation site, written on back 'I.S. Dep 2 CP 433'.

55 – Photograph of part of excavation site, written on back 'I.S. Dep 2 CP432'.

56 – Small illustration in bag bellows/nozzles.

57

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from P. Rhatz, dated 17th February (no year), covering letter to film/paper bromides items 59-61.

58

Hand written note (both sides of a small sheet), to Mr. Rhatz probably from T. K. Penniman, answers to questions asked in item 57.

59-61

Film/paper bromides discussed in items 57 and 58:

59 – Excavation photograph – written on the back 'p. 22 Furnace 1'.

60 – Two illustrations – plan and Depression No. 2, Iron smelting features, 3rd century – Chew Park.

61 – Illustration – Chew Park, Furnace No. 1, written on back 'p. 22 – Furnace No. 1'.

62-63

Original illustrations of Roman Furnaces, attached to item 64:

62 – Two illustrations with pencil additions 'Fig 2 – Perspective view and Plan view – Roman Cupellation Furnaces'.

63 – Two illustrations with pencil additions 'Fig 1 – Perspective view and Plan view – Roman Cupellation Furnaces'.

64

Typed manuscript entitled Furnaces – taken from W. Gowland, 'Remains of a Roman Silver Refinery at Silchester' (Archaeologia Vol. 57, pp. 113-124, 1900), illustrations 62-63 taken from article as well.

 

Box 15

– Correspondence – Gal - Gun

Folder 1

– J. Galizia (folio 1), M. Galpin see under Weaving, P. W. Gathercole (folio 2), H. L. Gibbs (folios 3-16), Gloucester, City Museum (folios 17-18), Gold Coast, National Museum (folios 19-21), H & J Gough (folios 22-28), R. Graves (folios 29-30) and W. F. Grimes (folios 31-33).

J. Galizia:

1

Letter to T. K. Penniman from John Galizia & Son (Fine Art Founders), dated 22nd February 1957. Regarding how to cast Chinese bronze gong.

P. W. Gathercole:

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from P. W. Gathercole (Curator, University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

7th December 1973. Regarding the Forster Collection.

 

H. L. Gibbs:

3

Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), no date (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding truvat (weaver's knife), etc.

4

Letter from T. K. Penniman to H. L. Gibbs, Esq., B. E.M., dated

2nd December 1948 (small sheet). Thanking him for collection of livery weaving.

5-6

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated

12th December 1948. Reply to letter/item 4.

7-8

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated 16th Janu-ary 1949. Regarding discussions held with a Mr. H. E. Wrench (Shutford Plush Mills), i.e. donation of any plush livery loom items.

9

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gibbs, dated 18th January 1949 (small sheet). Thanking him for news on plush livery loom donation.

10

Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), 28th January 1949, (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet). Regarding Mr. Wrench's address.

11-12

Two sheets (handwritten on both sides of small sheets) – Letter to Dear Sir (T. K. Penniman) from Hubert L. Gibbs (Banbury), dated 2nd Febru-ary 1949. Informing Mr. Penniman a matter of urgency to contact Mr. Wrench, before looms are scrapped.

13

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gibbs, dated 4th February 1949 (small sheet). Reply to letter/items 11-12.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Wrench, dated 11th February 1949 (small sheet). Regarding seeing the loom or collecting it for preservation, etc.

15

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Wrench, dated 16th February 1949. Reply to letter/item 14, informing Mr., Penniman that the loom can stay where it is until ready to be collected.

16

Handwritten note in pencil (on both sides of the sheet), taken from Murray's Dictionary, explanation of truvat (trevat).

 

Gloucester, City Museum:

17

List of items held be Pitt Rivers Museum, donated by Gloucester, City Museum, attached to letter/item 18, later destroyed as fakes, dated

20th October 1950.

18

Attached to item 17. Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. N. Taylor (Curator), dated 19th October 1950. Agreeing to destruction of items on list.

 

Gold Coast, National Museum:

19

Index card, Mr. J. O. Kufour, Secretary to the National Museum of the Gold Coast.

20

Handwritten letter on both sides of small sheet. To Penniman from

J. W. Lawrence (The Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge), dated 16th February 1951. Thank you for box of implements sent from the Pitt Rivers Museum for the National Museum of the Gold Coast.

21

Letter to Mr. Penniman from O. Davies (National Museum of the Gold Coast), dated 16th October 1954. Discussing items donated by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

H & J Gough:

22

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Jane Gough, dated 1st August (no year). Regarding her husband Hugh Gough, who is in New York, being willing to repair Broadwood piano.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Jane Gough, dated 24th November (no year). Her husband Hugh Gough, is till in New York.

24

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

23rd January 1961. Informing him can repair the Broadway piano.

25

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Gough, dated

24th January 1961. Agreeing to quoted price for repairs.

26

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated 25th January 1961. Safe arrival of piano.

27

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

14th February 1961. Informing him that piano is ready for collection.

28

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated

27th February 1961. Informing him that piano will need retuning in a few weeks time and his statement of accounts was attached (not available now).

 

R. Graves:

29

Newspaper cutting: entitled Lillibullero, a letter from S. V. Pollock in response to a letter? from Robert Graves.

30

Handwritten letter (on both sides of the sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Robert Graves, dated 26th February 1973 (Mallorca, Spain).

 

W. F. Grimes:

31

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Professor W. F. Grimes (University of London, Institute of Archaeology), dated

12th November 1959. Regarding Culver Hole material.

32

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor W. F. Grimes, dated

13th November 1959. Reply to letter/item 31, update on Culver Hole material.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor W. F. Grimes (University of London, Institute of Archaeology), dated 30th November 1959. Regarding Culver Hole material.

 

Folder 2

– H. & R. Gunther (folios 1-24):

1

Handwritten note on half sheet (both sides), headed paper (Pitt Rivers Museum) with the name Mr. H. P. G. Unsworth addressed to Mr. Penniman, dated 17th and signed Paul . Attached to two sheets of photocopied paper item 2.

2

Two sheets of photocopied paper, attached to item/note 1. First sheet in French, with a figure of Yori-tomo (portrait). Second sheet copy of 14 netsuke's, handwritten at top of page Behrens Plate LXXVII.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from George Pender (Richard Clay (The Chaucer Press), Ltd.), dated 6th January 1968. Reference to wood veneers, attached is item 4.

4

Attached to letter/item 3, a sample of wood veneer (Japanese Wood Veneer Silver Grey No. 4888).

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from the General Manager (Thomas Goodall & Co. Ltd.), dated 9th January 1968. Reference to Japanese Wood Veneers.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. A. Shaw (Department of Forestry, Commonwealth Forestry Institute, University of Oxford), dated

21st October 1969. Regarding the identity of the wood of a small netsuke, also covering letter for item 7.

7

Attached to letter/item 6, a list of books.

8

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 29th May 1970, (small handwritten note on both sides of sheet). Regarding a rare netsuke, named 'moth on acorn'.

9

Letter (on both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Rosemary Angel (Officer in charge Museums Department for Director, Royal Botanic Gardens), dated 3rd June 1970. Reference Juglandaceae and Aceraceae, includes a list of books for reference.

10

Memorandum (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Kenneth Oakley (British Museum (Natural History)), dated 9th July 1970. This is cover note to letter/item 11.

11

Attached to item 10, memorandum from E. N. Arnold to Dr. K. P. Oakley, dated 8th July 1970. Queries about Tortoises and Turtles T. K. Penniman, includes lists of books for reference.

12

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from D. E. Owen (The Manchester Museum), dated 3rd August 1970. The Whitworth Gallery passed to David Owen, a letter concerning netsuke.

13

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated

19th December 1970. Concerning netsuke progress.

14

Letter (copy) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 19th May 1971. Concerning netsuke progress.

15

Letter (original) to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 19th May 1971. Concerning netsuke progress.

16

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Beatrice (Blackwood), dated 20th May 1971. Regarding alterations to manuscript, on Gunther collection of netsuke.

17

Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Bernard (Fagg), dated 21st May 1971. Regarding Gunther collection of netsuke.

18

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bernard (Fagg), dated 27th May 1971. Reply to item 17, also discusses publication via Clarendon Press.

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. E. Gunther, dated 23rd February 1972. Discussing details of authors of various parts of the publication.

20-24

Typescript for Gunther Catalogue:

20 – Typescript for the Introduction or Preface.

21 – Earlier version of item 20.

22 – Title page (3rd copy).

23 – Spine (3rd copy).

24 – List of corrections to be made on the back of a large envelope.

 

Folder 3

– H. & R. Gunther (folios 25-53):

25

Headed Pitt Rivers Museum card, addressed to A. E. Gunther.

26

Letter to Dr. Schuyler Jones from A. E. Gunther, dated 11th December 1970. Regarding Bibliographical Note for the Netsuke Volume.

27-31

Photocopy/Xerox of Biographical Note for Netsuke Volume; Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford (5 sheets), with handwritten corrections.

32-36

Original typescript of Biographical Note for Netsuke Volume; Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford (5 sheets).

37

Photograph of Japanese Netsuke.

38

Letter to Bernard (Fagg) from Tom (Penniman), (both sides of sheet), dated 23rd October 1970. A reply to letter/item 39, discussing the printing of a book on Netsuke and the possibility of a backer.

39

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Bernard (Fagg), dated 21st October 1970. Regarding a foundation executive for the project on Ashanti Gold weights and a possible backer of a book on Netsuke's a William Kohler.

40

Handwritten cover note for items 41-45, from Malcolm (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge) to Bernard (Fagg), dated 7th October 1970.

41-45

Five sheets (typescript) – Ashanti Gold Weights – attached to item 40.

46

Envelope with notes scribbled on containing item 47 a photograph.

47

Photograph – written on the back is 1965 6 B 1 Delther, not part of Gunther's collection.

48

Draft for Editor's Preface on Dr. Hermann Arthur Gunther, by A. E. Gunther, dated 23rd August 1944.

49

Small sheet – Medical Netsuke, the Hermann Gunther Collection loaned by A. E. Gunther, 1944. Cover note for items 50-53.

50-53

Four sheets – list of netsuke in the Hermann Gunther Collection.

 

 

Folder 4

– H. & R. Gunther (folios 54-87):

54

Covering letter to items 55-61, handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Narracott (Pitt Rivers Museum), dated 29th October 1968. Asking for more photographs of a skeleton beating a gong, no. 754 in the Museum of the History of Science.

55-61

Photographs, etc.:

55 – of inscription – ref. B1724Q, 737.

56 – of inscription – ref. B1724Q, 2409.

57 – no ref. no., 1006.

58 – Small card with the name Vernon Peter Narracott, plus signature.

59 – Netsuke no. 2049, ref. no. 33/36.

60 – Netsuke no. 2049, ref. no. 33/35.

61 – No ref. no. no writing on the back.

62

Covering letter to items 63 and 64. Handwritten letter on small sheet (on both sides) to T. K. Penniman from V. P. Narracott.

63-64

Photographs:

63 – Netsuke no. 1939, film no. 43.

64 – No description on the back, enlargement.

65

Notes on netsukes.

66

List of books and papers dealing with netsuke.

67

Duplicate of item 66, with additional amendments.

68-70

Three sheets – of typescript on Shinto.

71-73

Three sheets – photocopy/xerox of Manchurian Tussore Silk by Norman Shaw, BA, Second Assistant, B. Chinese Maritime Customs, pp. 167-169.

74-75

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox of Silk - Chinkiang by F. Kleinwachter, Commissioner of Customs, pp. 54-55.

76

Photocopy/xerox of Silk –Wuhu by J. Lloyd E. Palm, acting Commissioner of Customs, p. 43, No. 93 1880, 30th October 1880.

77-78

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox of Silk – Hankow by Francis W. White, Commissioner for Customs, pp. 34-35, No.110 1880, 21st October 1880.

79-80

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox – Silk – Chefod by George Hughes, Commissioner of Customs, pp. 25, No. 1889 1880, 4th October 1880.

81-82

Two sheets – photocopy/xerox – booklet The Goddess of Mercy, Kuanyin in Chinese Art Exhibition, Berkeley Galleries 15th November – 31st December 1943.

83-87

Five sheets – photocopy/xerox of China the Maritime Customs – Silk replies from Commissioners of Customs by Norman Shaw B.A. Title page, Newchwang, No. 95 1880, 1st November 1880, pp. 9, 13, 17 & 19.

 

Folder 5

– H. & R. Gunther (folios 88-159):

88-158

Gunther Japanese characters (typescript), 88-93 – Inscriptions unrelated to signatures and 94-158 – signatures etc.

159

Letter (on both sides of the sheet) to Mr. Penniman from H. A. Gunther, dated 14th June 1942. Regarding various pieces of ivory donated to museum.

 

 

Box 16

– Correspondence – R. C. Gurden (one folder only)

Folder 1

– R. C. Gurden (folios 1-99):

1

Index cards, wording for the museum garden in remembrance of R. C. Gurden.

2

Newspaper cutting in memoriam of R. C. Gurden.

3-4

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. Gurden, dated 4th October.

5-10

Six sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

11-12

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

13-17

Five sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

18

Christmas card from Mick, Joan, Jenny, Sally and Chris.

19

Black white photo – Ronald Gurden written on the back.

20-25

Six sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

26-27

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten) to Mr. Penniman from Harold Gurden no date.

28-29

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, on sheet written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 6th April 1959.

30

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 10th April 1961.

31

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 19th April 1961.

32

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 20th April 1961.

33

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 19th April 1961.

34-35

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 28th April 1961.

36

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 25th May 1961.

37

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated June 1961.

38

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 5th June 1961.

39

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 12th June 1961.

40-41

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet on both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Ron (Gurden), dated 21st June 1961.

42

Letter (handwritten) to Dear Sir from Mrs H. Gurden, dated 20th July 1961.

43

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurdon and boys, dated 11th August 1961.

44

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Ron Arthur ?, dated 14th August 1961.

45-46

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, 10th May 1961.

47-48

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, 21st June 1962.

49

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Gertrude Hamlin, dated 6th July 1962.

50

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Gertrude Hamlin, dated 11th July 1962.

51-52

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, dated 16th July 1962.

53

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and Christopher, dated 7th March 1972.

54

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs Gurden and boys, dated 9th September 1972.

55

Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from M. Llewellyn, dated 15th September 1972.

56-57

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 18th January 1973.

58

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 19th May 1973.

59

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from S. M. Gurden, dated 9th July 1973.

60

Colour photo of two little girls (Jennifer and Sally, from Mick).

61-64

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), attached to item 60, to Mr. Penniman from Michael, dated 8th June 1975.

65-66

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, no date.

67-70

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 14th July 1975.

71-75

Five sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 10th October 1975.

76

Envelope containing a colour photograph of two little girls, attached to letter/items 77-80.

77-80

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 15th November 1975.

81

Index card with addresses for Mrs. R. C. Gurden, attached to letter/items 82-84.

82-84

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 2nd August 1976.

85-87

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 16th November 1976.

88-90

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten), to Mr. Penniman from Mick, dated 31st December 1976.

91-99

Envelope containing photographs:

91-97 photographs enclosed in second envelope (all the same picture of Ron Gurden):

98 Framed picture of Ron Gurden (mounted 10 cm x 6.5 cm).

99 Framed picture of Ron Gurden (7.5 inches x 5.5 inches).

 

Box 17

– Correspondence – H-J

Folder 1

– T. Harrison (folios 1-5), C. F. C. Hawkes (folios 6-14) and T. Heyerdahl (folio 15):

T. Harrison:

1

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 31st May 1949. Answer to item/letter 3.

2

Letter (small sheet) from R. C. Gurden (Secretary, Pitt Rivers Museum) to T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 15th December 1949. Covering letter to a card index of the Borneo specimens in the museum.

3

Letter (both sides of sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 30th May 1949. Asking for a copy of catalogue referring to Borneo specimens.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 5th December 1950. Asking if it was OK to publish his card index.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. Harrison (The Sarawak Museum), dated 19th December 1950. Confirming that he had received his letter of 13th December and could understand his fears about publishing.

 

C. F. C. Hawkes:

6-7

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 2nd December 1959. Regarding Special Lectureships and Readership applications.

8-10

Three sheets – Copy of a letter to Anson-Owen from C. F. C. Hawkes, dated 2nd December 1959. Regarding lectureship in Pre-historic Archaeology.

11-13

Three sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 9th March 1960. Regarding Special Lectureships and Readership applications.

14

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (C. F. C. Hawkes), dated 3rd August 1960.

 

T. Heyerdahl:

15

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Thor Heyerdahl, dated 16th February 1955. Thank you for supplying good photographs of Pitcairn Island arrow-heads.

 

 

Folder 2

– M. Higham (folios 1-44):

1

Postcard of Oxford University Encaenia possession, notes written on back, Crayke Castle, York, 4th January, from Martin.

2

Postcard the book of Kells, Trinity College, Dublin, notes written on back Crayke Castle, York, from Martin.

3

Photocopy of journal page entitled 'The Civilized Way', hand written comments added. Item/postcard 4 attached to this item.

4

Postcard of Rhossli Bay, Gower, to T. K. Penniman from I. M. C. postmarked 20th September 1972.

5-6

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, one sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Martin Higham, dated 3rd February 1975.

7-8

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Martin (Higham), dated 19th February 1975.

9-10

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Martin (Higham), dated 15th August 1975.

11

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Ken (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 12th February 1976.

12

Postcard of The Blue Pool, Llangennith, from Martin (Higham), dated 10th September 1975.

13

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Martin (Higham), dated 16th September 1975. Attached is a photograph item 14.

14

Photograph in card mount, by Roger David.

15

Postcard of Rhossli, Gower, to T. K. Penniman from Martin (Higham), dated 19th September 1975.

16-19

Four sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 28th November 1975. Attached to letter are items 20-25 (six photographs).

20-25

Photographs: item 20 small colour photograph written on the back 'Pa at 80, outside Crayke Castle. The cannon is modern'. Items 21-25 black white photographs no details on the back.

26-27

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 10th December 1975.

28-29

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 16th December 1975. Attached is items 30-31.

30-31

Two photocopies of 'A Guide to Country Living', attached to letter/items 28-29.

32

Postcard of York Minster, Crypt Font, dated 8th January 1976, signed by Martin.

33-34

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides, headed paper Garden House Hotel, Cambridge) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 4th March 1976.

35

Letter (small sheet, both sides), to Ken (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 28th April 1976.

36-37

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Ken (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 23rd November 1976.

38

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Ken (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 5th February 1976.

39-41

Three sheets – Letter (handwritten, small sheet, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 7th April 1976.

42

Postcard No. 41. Filippino Lippi c. 1457-1504 – A wounded Centaur, Christ Church, Oxford. Dated 23rd July 1976, signed by Martin.

43

Postcard, York City Art Gallery – 'Italian Coast Scene: the Lobster Catchers' by Nicolaes Berchem (1620-1683), Dated 1st September 1976, signed by Martin.

44

Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Ken (Penniman) from Martin (Higham), dated 2nd December 1976.

 

Folder 3

– T. F. Higham (folios 1-80):

1-2

Two photocopies (small) of newspaper cutting entitled 'This is it folks' by T. F. Higham, taken from The Times - 1st December 1969. These are attached to letter/item 3.

3

Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Ken (Penniman) from Thomas Higham, dated 6th December 1969.

4

Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Tommy (Higham), dated 24th March 1970.

5

Postcard of Bronze cat with gold earrings from 6th century BC – Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. To T. K. Penniman from Thomas Higham, dated 3rd January 1971.

6

Blank postcard, to T. K. Penniman from Thomas Higham, dated

11th January 1971.

7

Postcard of Hi-way 89 Lodge, Panguitch, Utah, to T. K. Penniman from T.F.H. (T. Higham) dated 9th February 1972.

8

Blank postcard, to T. K. Penniman from T.F.H. (T. Higham), dated

3rd January 1970.

9

Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Thomas Higham, dated 14th March 1970.

10

Newspaper cutting (small) death announcement of Thomas Higham.

11

Newspaper cutting, Obituary for Thomas Higham, The Times,

30th January 1975.

12

Letter (handwritten, written on both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Barbara Pease (daughter of Thomas Higham), 16th February 1975.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Paul Quinton (Manager Classics Department, B. H. Blackwell Ltd.), dated 9th December 1975. Regarding a planned book on Latin inscriptions by T. F. Higham.

14

Index card Gilbert Murray – 1866-1957 inscription in Latin. Written on the back inscription by T. F. Higham, above the ashes of Gilbert Murray.

15-25

11 sheets (half sheet size) of notes for speech at College Meeting when inscriptions for the War Memorial Gateway (1939-45 War).

26

Small quotation from the Bible in red ink – Wisdom xviii. 14,15.

27-71

Rough draft for notes on inscriptions, (some handwritten others typescript).

72-76

Five small sheets of draft notes on areas in Gower, Culver Hole.

78

Photocopy of Cave Exploration in the Gower Peninsula, taken from MAN December 1929 Vol. XXIX No. 12 by L. H. D. Buxton and T. F. Higham.

79-80

Two sheets – letter to Mr. Higham from Reggie Duigwall (Delvid Farm), dated 8th January 1930.

 

Folder 4

– W. L. Hildburgh (folios 1-6), M & C Hollis (folios 7-12), C. Hopkins (folios 13-17), Hoskold Collection (folios 18-27), B. Humphrys (folios 28-32) and

J. H. Hutton (folios 33-49).

W. L. Hilburgh:

1

Letter (both sides of sheet), from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Hildburgh, dated 19th January 1946. Regarding a permanent home for his amulets and laying out the conditions if he should choose the Pitt Rivers Museum.

2

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Hildburgh, dated 2nd February 1946. Stating it is not the policy of the Pitt Rivers or Ashmolean Museums to accept gifts with conditions for all time.

3-4

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (on both sides of the first sheet), to Kenneth (Penniman) from ? (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 1st February 1946.

5-6

Two sheets – Letter (on both sides of the sheets) to Mr. Penniman from W. L. Hildburgh, dated 29th January 1946. Regarding his collection of amulets, stating it must be in a segregated unit.

 

M. & C. Hollis:

7

Letter to Dear friends from Michael and Cordelia Hollis, dated December 1971. Regarding Christian Unity.

8-10

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (on both sides small sheet), to Kenneth (Penniman) from Michael (Hollis), dated 27th January 1972.

11-12

Two sheets – Newsletter (both sides of the sheets), from Michael and Cordelia Hollis, dated December 1970. Summary of journey round the world.

 

C. Hopkins:

13-14

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, on both sides, small sheets) to Penniman from Hopkins, dated 21st May 1975.

15-16

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, on both sides, small sheets) to Tom (Penniman) from Clark (Hopkins), dated 13th April 1976.

17

Christmas card (entitled Chickadees), to Penniman from Clark Hopkins.

 

Hoskold Collection:

18

Letter (on both sides of sheet) to Professor Balfour from W. R. Price (Cotswold Naturalists' Field Club), dated 27th November 1937. Regarding the Hoskold Collection possibly being loaned to the Pitt Rivers Museum.

19

Letter to Professor Balfour from E. J. Ellis (Cotswold Naturalists' Field Club), dated 3rd December 1937. Follow-up to the previous item (18).

20

Letter to the Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Charles Green (Curator, Public Museum, Gloucester), dated 8th June 1939. Regarding the Carriers Account for the Hoskold Collection.

21

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Charles Green (Curator, Public Museum, Gloucester), dated 4th August 1939. Regarding the signed copy of the Hoskold catalogue.

22

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Dear Sir, from W. R. Price (Cotswold Naturalists' Field Club), dated 27th November 1937. Receipt of a copy of a 'Catalogue of a collection of South American Indian objects made by H. D. & C. L. Hoskold'.

23

Letter (small sheet), to Green (Curator, Public Museum, Gloucester) from T. K. Penniman, dated 22nd May 1947. Possibility of part of collection being loaned to Cambridge University.

24

Letter to Penniman from Charles Green (Curator, Public Museum, Gloucester), dated 31st May 1947. To be discussed at a meeting item 23.

25

Letter (small sheet), to Green (Curator, Public Museum, Gloucester) from T. K. Penniman, dated 13th June 1947. Regarding a copy of the Hoskold collection catalogue in which items sent to Cambridge have been marked.

26

Letter (small sheet), to Bushnell (Assistant Curator, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge) from T. K. Penniman, dated 13th June 1947. Sending of in a registered box a little back drinking cup from the Hoskold Collection.

27

Handwritten letter from G. H. S. Bushnell (Assistant Curator, Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge) to T. K. Penniman, dated 14th June 1947.

 

B. Humphrys:

28-29

Two sheets – Letter (handwritten, on both sides, small sheets) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. B. Humphrys, dated 30th April 1951. Regarding the whereabouts of a canoe from the Solomon Islands, donated by her family (Miss F. Robarts).

30

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. B. Humphrys, dated 1st May 1951. Only parts of a canoe have been documented.

31

Handwritten letter (both sides, small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. B. Humphrys, no date.

32

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. B. Humphrys, dated 9th May 1951.

 

J. H. Hutton:

33

Wirobound photocopy version of 'The Frazer Lecture 1938, A Primitive Philosophy of Life by J. H. Hutton'.

34

Memorandum/letter, addressed to Mr. Vice Chancellor (no date, or signatory), thanking Professor Hutton for his lecture.

35

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. H. Hutton (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

11th November 1947. Regarding the 'Museums of deposit'.

36

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. H. Hutton (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

20th January 1949.

37

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. H. Hutton (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

27th January 1949.

38

Handwritten letter (both sides, small sheet), to Penniman from J. H. Hutton (New Radnor), 3rd November 1960.

39-46

Eight sheets – Handwritten list of items (artefacts).

47

One typed sheet of artefacts.

48

Photocopy of one page of Who Was Who, 1961-1970 – Hutton John Henry.

49

Newspaper cutting – Obituary for Professor J. H. Hutton, from The Times, 30th May 1968.

 

Folder 5

– Ibo Carvings (folios 1-19), Indian Institute (folios 20-23), A. Inskeep (folios 24-33) and R. Inskeep (folios 34-37) see also Box 4.

Ibo Carvings:

1

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. P. W. Murray (Colonial Office, Oversea Services Courses), dated 19th June 1956. Sundry Nigerian exhibits.

2

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. P. W. Murray (Colonial Office, Oversea Services Courses), dated 29th June 1956. Matter has now been passed to the Governor General of Nigeria.

3

Letter to H. P. W. Murray from K. O. H. Osborne (Colonial Office), dated 1st August 1956, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. Regarding certain carved wood panels being sent to the National Museum of Nigeria.

4

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. P. W. Murray (Colonial Office, Oversea Services Courses), dated 2nd August 1956. Asking if in future he could correspond with K. O. H. Osborne.

5

Letter from T. K. Penniman to K. O. H. Osborne (Colonial Office), dated 3rd August 1956, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. Giving details of items which could be sent to Nigeria.

6

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to H. P. W. Murray (Colonial Office, Oversea Services Courses), dated 3rd August 1956.

7

Letter (small sheet) to Dr. Penniman from K. O. H. Osborne (Colonial Office), dated 14th August 1956, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. Informing the Nigerian Government of Ibo panels, etc.

8

Letter (small sheet) to Dr. Penniman from K. O. H. Osborne (Colonial Office), dated 11th September 1956, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. The Nigerian Government will accept Ibo panels, etc.

9

Letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Adrian Digby (British

Museum, Department of Ethnography), dated 21st September 1956. Sovereignty of the Jefferys Collection.

10

Letter (small sheet) to Miss E. M. Ware (Colonial Office) from the Secretary (Pitt Rivers Museum) dated 26th September 1956, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. Preliminary inquiries about giving away Nigerian house, etc.

11

Letter (small sheet) to R. C. Gurden (Pitt Rivers Museum) from A. C. Howard (Colonial Office) 18th February 1957, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01.

12

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to A. C. Howard (Colonial Office), dated 19th February 1957, ref. no. WAF 810/3/01. Consulting donors.

13

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Underwood (The Director, Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 19th February 1957. Enquiries about giving away Nigerian house, etc.

14

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Dr. Underwood (The Director, Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 20th February 1957. He is interested in having back Nigerian house-posts.

15

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Underwood (The Director, Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 21st February 1957. Confirming that Jeffreys Collection would be better kept in the two museums.

16

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to A. C. Howard (Colonial Office), dated 21st February 1957. Informing him that the Jeffreys Collection is to stay in this country.

17

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Adrian Digby (The Keeper, Department of Ethnography, British Museum), dated 21st February 1957. Informing him that the Jeffreys Collection is to stay in this country.

18

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Dr. Underwood (The Director, Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 22nd February 1957. Thanking him for informing the Nigerian Government and British Museum of wanting the collection to stay in this country.

19

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from William on behalf of Adrian Digby (The Keeper, Department of Ethnography, British Museum), dated 22nd February 1957. Disappointment at the objects not going to British Museum and Nigeria.

 

Indian Institute:

20

Letter to T. K. Penniman from The Keeper at Indian Institute, Oxford, 30th May 1939. Transferring curious magical object to Pitt Rivers Museum.

21

Blank postcard T. K. Penniman from The Keeper, Ashmolean, dated 13th August (dated stamped 13th August 1948). Agreed to request in item 22, that musical instruments to be packed separately.

22

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Burrow, dated 12th August 1948. Asking for Musical Instruments from the Indian Institute to be packed separately and marked for the Pitt Rivers Museum.

23

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Parker, dated 12th August 1948. Same instructions as item 22.

 

A. Inskeep:

24-27

Four sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Inskeep (A.), dated

4th July 1975. Discussing several items including Occasional Papers on Technology and Occasional Publications on Ethnology and Prehistory.

28

Offprint – entitled 'Adapt or Die: some thoughts museums in the future' by Adi Inskeep. Taken from S. Afr. Mus. Ass. Bull. pp. 460-471.

29

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. (Inskeep), 3rd January 1976.

30

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Adi Inskeep, 18th April 1976.

31

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Adi Inskeep, 8th May 1976.

32

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Adi Inskeep, 28th July 1976.

33

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Adi (Inskeep), 12th September 1976.

 

R. Inskeep see also Box 4:

34

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Ray (Inskeep), dated 26th February 1976. Discussing the Balfour Library.

35

Notes written on a back of an envelope.

36

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ray (Inskeep), 11th November 1976. Includes reference to Cranstone becoming curator.

37

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from Ray (Inskeep), 20th December 1976. Includes further reference to Bryan Cranstone being curator.

 

Folder 6

– J. S. Jameson (folios 1-4), M. D. W. Jeffreys (folios 5-30) see also Accessions and Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and A. M. Jones (folios 31-46).

J. S. Jameson:

1

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

A. Jameson, dated 1957. Subject his father's diaries.

2

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

A. Jameson, dated 22nd March 1957. Subject his father's diaries.

3

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

A. Jameson, dated 26th March 1957. Subject his father's diaries.

4

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to A. Jameson, dated

30th March 1997. Thank you note for the donation of his father's diaries, etc.

 

M. D. W. Jeffreys see also Accessions and Wellcome Historical Medical Museum:

5

Letter (very faded) to Dear Sir from M. D. W. Jeffreys (Bamenda, British Cameroons), dated 16th January 1943. Asking advice on supplicating for Ph Degree in Anthropology.

6

Letter (small, very faded) to Penniman from ? (Exeter College), dated 12th March 1943. Passing on item 5 to Mr. Penniman to comment on.

7

Letter (both sides) to M. D. W. Jeffreys from N. K. Coghill (Sub-Rector), dated 12th March 1943. Supplying information on supplicating for Ph Degree.

8

Handwritten note in pencil, to the Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from

M. D. W. Jeffreys (Johanessberg), dated 31st December 1945. Sending 15 stone implements plus a further eight good specimens.

9

Letter to the Curator from M. D. W. Jeffreys (Bamenda, British Cameroons), dated 1st January 1946. A more detailed version of item 8, which was sent with the box of stone implements.

10

Handwritten note in pencil, to Dear Sir, from M. D. W. Jeffreys (Bamenda, British Cameroon), dated 3rd January 1946. Sending a length of bamboo containing several drawings by natives.

11-12

Two sheets - Handwritten note in pencil, to Dear Sir, from M. D. W. Jeffreys (Bamenda, British Cameroon), dated 3rd January 1946. Shipping three packing cases.

13

Air mail letter to Mr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 15th March 1946. Update on the three cases mentioned in items 11 and 12.

14

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Jeffreys, dated ? 1946 (airmail). Informing him that shipment of specimens will dock on 2nd July, etc.

15

Letter from LEP Transport to Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 15th April 1946. Asking for Import Licence and Letter of Authority.

16

Letter from LEP Transport to Pitt Rivers Museum, dated 25th April 1946. Asking for a letter to be sent to H.M. Customs on headed paper.

17

Letter (handwritten, small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Bradford from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 26th August 1946.

18

Letter (handwritten, small sheet on both sides), to T. K. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 13th February 1949.

19

Letter (small sheet), from T. K. Penniman to M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 7th March 1949. Answer to item/letter 18, agreeing to transport charges.

20

Letter (handwritten, small sheet on both sides), to T. K. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 28th August 1949. Shipment of implements mentioned in items/letter 18 and 19.

21

Letter (handwritten, small sheet on both sides), to T. K. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 31st August 1949.

22-24

Three sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 18th July 1949. Regarding stone sculptures.

25

Letter (air mail) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated

8th August 1949.

26

Letter (air mail) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated

9th September 1949.

27

Letter (air mail) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated

12th September 1949.

28

Letter (air mail) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated

5th October 1949.

29

Letter (handwritten in pencil on both sides of sheet ) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated 2nd February 1950.

30

Letter (air mail) to Dr. Penniman from M. D. W. Jeffreys, dated

17th March 1950.

 

A. M. Jones:

31

Letter (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 28th April 1961. Regarding xylophones.

32

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 24th May 1961. Regarding xylophones recordings.

33

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (Watford), dated 30th May 1961.

34

Letter (handwritten, small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. M. Jones (Watford), dated 24th June 1961.

35

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 24th June 1961. May have been attached to item 34, is a list of timing intervals?

36-37

2 sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Rev. A. M. Jones (School of Oriental & African Studies), 29th July 1961. Includes list of recordings.

38

Letter (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated

14th August 1961. Feedback on recordings in items/letters 36 and 37.

39

Letter (handwritten, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 28th April 1961. A covering letter for items 40-45.

40-45

Attached to item/letter 39 – five sheets of lists of results of tape recordings.

46

Letter (handwritten on both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. M. Jones (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated

4th October 1961.

47

Handwritten notes on xylophones.

 

Box 18

– Correspondence Kn - My

Folder 1

– F. Knowles (folio 1), K. Kremar (folio 2) and J. Kunst (folios 3-7)

F. Knowles:

1

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Francis Knowles, dated 20th January (no year). Covering letter for some galley proofs for a publication entitled Man and Other Living Things.

 

Karl Kremar:

2

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Karl Kremar, dated 17th November 1955. Letter in German.

 

J. Kunst:

3

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Jaap Kunst (Amsterdam), dated

12th November 1948. Regarding a concept-thesis by Mr. Robinson.

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Jaap Kunst (Amsterdam), dated

25th July 1949. Regarding a brochure about Musical Ethnology.

5

Letter (small sheet) from Secretary (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Dr. Kunst, dated 29th July 1949. Reply to item/letter 4, photograph of Mr. Balfour can be obtained from a firm in London – Lafayette.

6

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Jaap Kunst (Amsterdam), dated

29th August 1949. Reply to item/letter 5, photograph received from Lafayette, also asking for a photograph of A. J. Ellis.

7

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Jaap Kunst (Amsterdam), dated

23rd September 1949. Regarding information on A. J. Ellis.

 

Folder 2

– G. Laithwaite (folio 1), Lamps (folios 2-26), Lantern Slides see Mackay, E. M. AND D. M., K. E. Larsson (folios 27-28), J. Layard (folio 29), J. Levy (folios 30-33), J. Loewenstein (folios 34-35) and Loans – Miscellaneous (folios 36-43).

G. Laithwaite:

1

Letter (handwritten both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. Laithwaite, dated 16th June 1962.

 

Lamps:

2-26

Twenty six sheets, of hand written notes on the Lamp Collection in the University Museum, Oxford.

 

K. E. Larsson:

27

Letter (half sheet) from Assistant Secretary (Pitt Rivers Museum), to Dr. Larsson, dated 27th September. Reply to item/letter 28, regarding Count Mörner .

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from K. E. Larsson, dated 21st September 1967. Regarding Count Mörner and Makereti. Handwritten notes at bottom of letter from T. K. Penniman.

 

J. Layard:

29

Typewritten list John Layard Records from Atchin (Stone Men of Malekula).

 

J. Levy:

30

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from George Wingfield Digby (Victoria and Albert Museum), dated

27th March 1961. Collection of Chinese Porcelian belonging to John Levy.

31

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Penniman from Dr. O. W. Samson (The Horniman Museum), dated 4th April 1961. Regarding recordings taken by John Levy at the Horniman Museum.

32

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from John Levy, dated 10th April 1961.

33

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from John Levy, dated 6th December 1961.

 

J. Lowenstein:

34

Letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from R. L. Peel (The Malayan Services Re-employment Bureau), dated 4th July 1958. Requesting help in finding employment for Prince John Loewenstein, covering letter to item 35.

35

Attached to item/letter 34, CV for Prince John Loewenstein.

 

Loans – Miscellaneous:

36

Receipt of a minature silver gilt box, from J. M. Thompson signed by

T. K. Penniman dated 2nd March 1945. Returned and signed by J. M. Thompson 20th March 1945.

37

Letter to Douglas from T. K. Penniman, dated 5th February 1946. Regarding items on temporary loan from the Department of Geology. Written in red crayon is a returned date of items 10th August 1948.

38

Received from the Curator to Mr. Brian Stuart items 1946.2.01-1946.2.15, dated 17th February 1953.

39

Mawayana and Wai Wai Objects, deposited in 1955 by Mr. Nicholas Guppy, returned and signed for by Nicholas Guppy on 15th June 1957.

40

Letter to Miss Blackwood from Clarendon Press, Oxford, ref. 6050.1/ILLUS/J.R.P. returning photograph. dated 12th November 1957.

41

List of manuscript sent to Bodleian Library for microfilming, returned 6th June 1958, signed for by R. C. Gurden.

42

Receipt/letter to Mr. Gurden (Pitt Rivers Museum) from J. V. S. Megaw (Thames and Hudson Ltd.), dated 31st March 1960. For a La Madeleine whistle, to be returned later.

43

Letter to Mr. Gurden (Pitt Rivers Museum) from J. V. S. Megaw (Thames and Hudson Ltd.), dated 11th April. Returning La Madeleine whistle, received back on 14th April 1960.

 

Folder 3

– E. M. & D. M. Mackay (folios 1-15), H. Macmillan (folios 16-23) and Malinowski Collection (folios 24-41).

E. M. & D. M. Mackay:

1-15

Handwritten list of Lantern Slides of Mohenjo-daro and Chanku-daro excavations 1927-32 and 1935-36.

 

H. Macmillan:

16

Part of an envelope with Harry Macmillan written on it.

17-18

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (on both sides, small sheets) to Mr. Penniman from Katharine Hackney (sister of Harry Macmillan), dated 11th February 1972. Attached to items 19 and 20.

19

Envelope of items/letter 17 and 18, written on the outside 'Picture of Harry Macmillan etc.'

20

Photograph, (attached to items 17-19), of Harry Macmillan written on the back, ref. no. B 1841 Q.

21

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Sir John Masterman, 22nd February 1972.

22

Part of envelope notes written 'Harry Macmillan', 'Old dye – New dye'.

23

Handwritten letter (on both sides, small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Katharine Hackney (sister of Harry Macmillan), dated 24th January 1972. Attached to item 22, concerning old and new dye.

 

Malinowski Collection:

24

Notes regarding Malinowski Collection, dated 18th July (no year), sending collection to Mexico.

25

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. I. Richards (The London School of Economics and Political Science), dated 20th May 1946. Regarding the likelihood of wanting the remains of Malinowski's Trobriand Island Collection from 1922.

26

Letter (small sheet) to Miss Blackwood from G. I. Richards (The London School of Economics and Political Science), dated 12th September 1946. Ref. no. AIT/JJ, regarding the likelihood of collection being sent to Mexico.

27

Letter to The Director (Pitt Rivers Museum) from Mrs. Malinowski, dated 11th July 1947. Asking for the collection to be returned to her step daughter Miss Helena Malinowski.

28

Letter from B. M. Blackwood to Mrs. Malinowski, dated 18th July 1947. Informing her of the return of the collection.

29

Letter from B. M. Blackwood to Miss Helena Malinowski, 18th July 1947. A box containing the collection, will be sent by registered post.

30-31

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Miss Blackwood from Helena Malinowski, dated 30th July 1947. Thank you for the return of the collection.

32

Letter From B. M. Blackwood to Miss Malinowski, dated 1st August 1947. Attached is a list of items returned 33-36.

33-36

Four sheets of specimens returned and signed for by Helena Malinowski, dated 30th July 1947.

37

Small written note 'Provisionally selected by Prof. H. Balfour for Pitt Rivers Museum'.

38-41

Four sheets as per items 33-36, but unsigned (duplicate copy).

 

Folder 4

– Maori Collection (folios 1-60):

1

Written note: 'This is a record of the Maori Collection brought by Makereti (Maggie Papakura, Mrs. Denman, Mrs. Staples-Brown) to London for the Coronation of King George V', etc.

2

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from R. M. Marett (Rector of Exeter College), dated 19th August 1941. Regarding a picture of Makereti being exhibited.

3

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Dorothy Horsman (Victor Gollancz Ltd), dated 22nd August 1941, Giving permission to use picture of Makereti taken from the book The Old-time Maori.

4

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Miss Blackwood from Mr. Clinkard, dated 26th June 1946. Information regarding a Mrs. Ledbury, Maori carvings belonging to Mr. Denman.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) from Miss Blackwood to Mrs. Ledbury, dated 27th June 1946. Enquiring about the Maori carvings belonging to Mr. Denman.

6-8

Three sheets – handwritten letter (small sheet, one side only) to Miss Blackwood from Mrs. Ledbury, dated 1st July 1946. Confirmation that the Maori carvings are held by her.

9

Air mail letter to Mr. Penniman from Rangi Denman (widow of Mr. Denman), dated 20th July 1946. Asking for the Maori carvings to be returned to Rotorua (New Zealand).

10

Letter to T. K. Penniman from G. M. McQuillan (Chief Clerk, New Zealand Government Offices, London), ref. H/O. A.16/76/3 dated 16th September 1946. New Zealand Government expressing an interest in the Maori carvings.

11

Letter (copy) from B. M. Blackwood to High Commissioner for New Zealand, ref. H/O. A.16/76/3 dated 17th September 1946. Informing him/her that the way is now clear for them to take over carvings when ready.

12

Letter (copy) from B. M. Blackwood to High Commissioner for New Zealand, ref. H/O. A.16/76/3 dated 17th September 1946. Informing him/her of the history of the carvings in the UK.

13

Letter (small sheet) to Miss B. M. Blackwood from G. M. McQuillan (Chief Clerk, New Zealand Government Offices, London), ref. H/O. A.16/76/3 dated 19th September 1946.

14

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Miss Blackwood from Mrs. Ledbury, dated 20th September 1946.

15

Letter (small sheet) to Miss B. M. Blackwood from G. M. McQuillan (Chief Clerk, New Zealand Government Offices, London), ref. H/O. A.16/76/3 dated 27th September 1946. Thank you for assistance, etc.

16

Letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from G. M. McQuillan (Chief Clerk, New Zealand Government Offices, London), ref. A/C.16/76/3 dated 16th January 1947. Viewing of the carvings. Attached is item 17.

17

Report on condition of the Maori Carvings, attached to item/letter 16.

18

Copy of a letter sent to Mrs. Clinkard from G. M. McQuillan (Chief Clerk, New Zealand Government Offices, London), ref. A/C.16/76/3 dated 3rd March 1947. Thank you letter, attached to it is item 19.

19

Typescript from Extract from Empire News dated 16th February 1947. Attached to item/letter 18.

20

Letter to Miss B. M. Blackwood from W. E. Parry (Minister of Internal Affairs, Wellington, New Zealand), ref. I.A. 158/19/4, dated 13th March 1947. Thank you from the New Zealand Government.

21-26

Six newspaper cuttings.

27

Handwritten note in pencil collection from Mailu te Kampasara and sisters Marara and Turuhia and given to Makereti.

28

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Captain J. E. Downs, no name (from whom), dated 30th April (no year). Regarding the selling of Maori specimens, attached are lists items 29 and 30.

29

List of specimens (small sheet), includes prices. Use in conjunction with items 28 and 30.

30

List of specimens (small sheet, on both sides of sheet), includes prices on reverse of sheet written in pencil, Use in conjunction with items 28 and 29.

31

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides, folded in 4 pages) to Captain J. E. Downs, no name (from whom), dated 1st May 1924. Information on specimens mentioned in items 28-30.

32

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Captain J. E. Downs, no name (from whom), no date. Regarding the selling of Maori specimens, attached are lists items 33-35.

33-35

Three sheets of list of specimens (handwritten on small sheets written on both sided), includes prices.

36-37

Two sheets of handwritten notes, labelled AR108 (small sheet written on both sides).

38-39

Two sheets – From L. R. Bradley (Director General, Imperial War Museum), extract from H. W. Fawcett and G. W. W. Hooper's 'The Fighting at Jutland' page 37.

40-44

Five sheets of the Catalogue of my Maori Collection – Complete carvings of Whare Tuhoromatakaka, with handwritten amendments.

45-48

Four sheets, amended version of items 40-45, handwritten amendments.

49-60

Typewritten lists of specimens (12 sheets).

 

 

Folder 5

– R. R. Marett (folios 1-29):

1

Letter to Beatrice (Blackwood) from Clare (Mrs. F. C. Spurgin), dated 2nd November (no year). Giving details of the Marett family.

2-3

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. R. Marett (Rector of Exeter College, Oxford), 14th October 1939.

4

List of names and addresses on a piece of card:

Miss Eyre, Mrs. J. R. Colson, Rev. L. A. D. Woodland, A. G. Heritage and J. N. Perkins.

5

Index card on Sir Robert Hugh Kirk Marett.

6

Booklet containing newspaper cutting from Nature dated 20th July 1940. Obituary note for Lieut-Commander J. R. de la Marett, by T. K. Penniman.

7

Cover sheet dated 31st October 1940, 'Jack', attached to items 8-10.

8

Newspaper cutting from The Times 27th June.

9-10

Two sheets – Typewritten notes on Lieut-Commander J. R. de la Marett.

11

Order of Service for Robert Ranulph Marett, 13th June 1866 – 18th February 1943, Exeter College Chapel 22nd February 1943.

12

Two index cards – headed Dr. R. R. Marett. Attached to items 11, plus 13-16.

13-16

Newspaper cuttings on Dr. R. R. Marett:

13 Times Literary Supplement, by H. J. Massingham, dated 6th March 1943.

14 The Times, by Lord Portsea, dated 3rd March 1943.

15 The Times, dated 4th March 1943.

16 Times Literary Supplement, dated 27th February 1943.

17

Booklet (24 pages plus cover) – Robert Ranulph Marett, Memorial Meeting of the Oxford University Anthropological Society, 4th March 1943.

18-20

Three pages of photocopied sheets of MANa record of Anthroplogical Science, Vol. XLIV, 26-52, March-April 1944. Robert Ranulph Marett, 13th June 1866 – 18th February 1943, by T. K. Penniman.

21

Small printed sheet with the name Robert Ranulph Marett, etc.

22

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 3rd April 1944.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 21st November 1945. Offering her husband's library to the museum.

24

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 27th November 1945.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 30th November 1945.

26

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Marett, dated 23rd November 1945. Wording for proposed Decree.

27

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 27th January 1946.

28

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 14th March 1946.

29

Handwritten letter (both sides of a small sheet, folded) to Mr. Penniman from Nora Marett, dated 28th May 1948.

 

Folder 6

– Metallurgy (folios 1-15), J. P. Mills (folios 16-26), L. Mitchison (folios 27-29), A Mongayt (folios 30-35) and M. Moroto (folios 36-38).

Metallurgy:

1

Typescript list – Copper, book references, etc.

2

Letter to Miss Blackwood from G. E. Harvey (Oxford Union Society), dated 13th December 1939. Mentions Bulletin de l'École Française d'Extrême Orient (Bodleian Per 247189 d 5) XXIX 1929 pp. 1-46.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 29th November 1946. Asking for further instructions, regrading information received from the Copper Development Association.

4

Letter from T.K. Penniman to H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 30th November 1946. Answers to item/letter 3.

5-6

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 27th February 1947. Includes giving purity results on specimens mentioned in items 3 and 4.

7

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 21st March 1947. Regarding publishing report on specimens mentioned in items 3-6.

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 2nd June 1947. Regarding Mettallurgy Meeting to be held on June 5th.

9

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 4th November 1947. Asking for Bibliography of Peruvian Copper Working for use by the R.A.I. Committee in Early Metals.

10

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 11th February 1949. Regarding supplying investigation and analysis on metal objects from Siberia and Peru.

11

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 12th February 1949.

12

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 26th February 1949. Regarding antimonial copper in Hungary, etc.

13

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 19th March 1949. Permission given to collect material as previously discussed.

14

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 16th June 1949.

15

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 8th September 1949.

 

J. P. Mills:

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

J. P. Mills, dated 19th November 1949.

17

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to J. P. Mills, dated

29th January 1951. Regarding the visit of Mrs Butler a pupil of J. P. Mills, answer to item/letter 18.

18

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. P. Mills (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 25th January 1951. Regarding the visit of Mrs Butler.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

J. P. Mills (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 17th July 1951. Offering a rare metal bowl for loan.

20

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to J. P. Mills, dated

1st August 1951. Reply to item/letter 19.

21

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. P. Mills, dated 2nd August 1951.

22

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

J. P. Mills, dated 8th September 1951.

23

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to J. P. Mills, dated

1st November 1951. Cover letter to a report on bowl loaned.

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

J. P. Mills (School of Oriental and African Studies), dated 13th November 1951. Reply to item/letter 23.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

J. P. Mills, dated 7th May 1952.

26

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to J. P. Mills, dated

9th May 1952.

 

L. Mitchison:

27

Letter to the Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Lois Michison (British Cameroon), dated 15th August (?1958), regarding transporting musical instruments, also worried about customs.

28

A P.S. note to letter/item 27.

29

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Mitchison, dated 19th August 1958. Confirming that the museum wants native musical instruments and other specimens.

 

A. Mongayt:

30

Letter in Russian signed by A. Mongayt, dated 15th January 1958.

31

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from (unable to read signature), a translation of item/letter 30, dated 1st March 1958. Asking for a portrait of Pitt Rivers, for publication in a book on archaeology.

32

Short handwritten note to T. K. Penniman from (unable to read signature), dated 12th June.

33

More scribbled notes.

34

Letter in Russian signed by A. Mongayt, dated 24th March 1959.

35

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to A. Mongayt, dated

15th June 1959. Thank you for supplying a book with the portrait of General Pitt Rivers.

 

M. Moroto:

36-37

Two sheets – Letter to Dr. Penniman from Masakazu Moroto (Linacre College), dated 18th December 1970. Includes illustration of some pottery, mentions 'Bizen Dokkuri' which is the pottery of 'Tokuri' and also mentions 'Shochikubai'.

38

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Masakazu Moroto (Linacre College), dated 1st February 1971. Meanings of several words.

 

Folder 7

– E. Morris (folios 1-3), E. B. & H. R. Moullin (folios 4-10), Mummers' Plays (folios 11-20), A. J. N. Murray (folios 21-27), Musée de l'homme, Paris (folios 28-39), C. Musgrave (folios 40-44), J. L. Myres (folios 45-57), see also papers at the Bodleian and D. Mackay (folio 58).

E. Morris:

1

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Ernest Morris, dated 8th March 1952. Regarding bells, etc.

2

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Morris, dated 10th March 1952. Thank you note, plus clarification required of the word 'Latten'.

3

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Ernest Morris, dated 11th March 1952. Reply to item/letter 2.

 

E. B. & H. R. Moullin:

4

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from E. B. Moullin, dated 21st August 1941. Informing museum of possible approach of a Mrs. H. R. Moullin, offering Malay Brass Vessels, collected by her late husband.

5-6

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets each folded into four pages and written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. H. R. Moullin. dated 28th August 1941. As mentioned in item/letter 4.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mrs. H. R. Moullin. dated 10th September 1941.

8

A P.S. to item/letter 7. Regarding brass stand which was missing.

9

List of brass articles, handwritten folded into four pages and written on both sides of the sheet.

10

Handwritten note in pencil 'Mrs. H. R. Moullins' address, etc.

 

Mummers' Plays:

11

Extract from letter from Miss Alford (small sheet).

12

Cover note to items 13-20 (three Mummers' Plays).

13-15

Three sheets (script) – From R. J. E. Tiddy 'The Mummers' Play, Oxford 1923. Waterstock, Oxfordshire. Collected January 1914.

16-17

Two sheets (script) – From R. J. E. Tiddy 'The Mummers' Play, Oxford 1923. Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire. Communicated by Leslie Johnson, Magdalen College, Oxford, January 1914.

18-20

Three sheets (script) – From R. J. E. Tiddy 'The Mummers' Play, Oxford 1923. Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire. This text was written out by the boys of an evening school for the Rev. H. Furneaux in 1885.

 

A. J. N. Murray:

21

Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to Dear Sir from G. H. S. Bushnell (Bath), dated 18th April 1939. Regarding whether Mr. A. J. N. Murray had donated any material to the museum, particularly material from Ecuador.

22

Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from G. H. S. Bushnell (Essex), dated 3rd June 1939. A thank you note for photographs of clay moulds, etc.

23-24

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from G. H. S. Bushnell (Cambridge), dated 25th July 1939. Thank you note for information on Mr. Murray and returning letter and map, etc.

25-26

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. J. N. Murray, dated

7th July 1939. Information required by Mr. Bushnell, attached is item 27.

27

Contained in an envelope large map (folded) of Ecuador.

 

Musée de l'homme, Paris:

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professeur L. Pales, dated 12th March 1945, Ref. no. 86. Regarding trepanned skulls.

29

Copy letter, from Miss B. M. Blackwood to Professeur L. Pales, dated 21st May 1945. This is a covering letter for list/items 30-31.

30-31

Attached to item/letter 29 – two sheets information on Tasmanian Skull.

32

Letter in French to Miss B. M. Blackwood from Professeur L. Pales, dated 19th June 1945, ref. no. 227.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Professor Paul Rivet, dated 5th October 1946, ref. no. 617. Thank you for the collection of objects from the Naga Hills, received from the Pitt Rivers Museum. In return a collection of French pre-historic archaeology, will be sent.

34

Letter in French to R. C. Gurden (Pitt Rivers Museum) from G. Rouget, dated 31st May 1955, ref. no. R.D/G.R. Cover letter for items 35-39.

35-39

Five sheets – Catalogue in French, attached to item/letter 34.

 

C. Musgrave:

40

Covering note for items 41-44 – birds and feathers.

41

'The N.Z. Pigeon. Kereru or Kuku. Hemiphaga novaseelandiae.' Information on this bird, unknown source.

42

'Brown Kaka. Nestor occidentalis'. Information on this bird, unknown source.

43

'Huia. Heteralocha acutirostris.' Information on this bird, unknown source.

44

'North Island Kiwi. Apteryx mantelli'. Information on this bird, unknown source.

 

J. L. Myres see also papers at the Bodleian:

45-46

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from J. L. Myers, dated 28th October 1939.

47

Handwritten note (small sheet written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from J. L. Myers, dated 11th November 1940.

48-49

Two sheets – List of books presented to the Pitt Rivers Museum by Sir John Myers.

50-51

Two sheets – Proposed Memorial to Emeritus Professor Sir John Linton Myers.

52

Myers Memorial Committee – Agenda for 21st November.

53

Proposed Memorial to the late Emeritus Professor Sir John Linton Myres. Minutes of the meeting held on 11th May 1956.

54

Myers Memorial Committee – Minutes for the meeting held on

21st November 1956.

55

Myres Memorial Committee – covering note for item 56, ref RN/PCE dated 17th February 1959.

56

Preliminary Draft of a decree, establishing the Myres Memorial Fund, Ref. no. HAW/1/1. Also attached to item 55.

57

For the Hebdomadal Council only, Memorial Lecture to Sir John Myers, Ref no. HAW/1/1, (on both sides of the sheet), dated 4th March 1959.

 

D. Mackay:

58

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Dorothy Mackay, dated 23rd October 1951. About ivory from Mohenjo-daro and Chanhu-daro.

 

Box 19

– Correspondence – N-S

Folder 1

– Netsuké see H. & R. Gunther, Newbury, The Borough Museum see Coghlan, H. H., Needham, J. (folios N1-N22), Norrington, T. (folio 1), Oakley, K. P. (folios 2-8) and Oxford University Press ( folios 9-12).

J. Needham:

N1

Cover note.

N2-N3

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 18th November 1954. Mentions the metallurgical sections of 'Science and Civilisation in China' at Cambridge, etc.

N4

Special Note on Cast Iron Pagodas.

N5

Key to Journal Abbreviations in Bibliography relating to the Early Appearance of Cast Iron in China.

N6

Bibliography relating to the Early Appearance of Cast Iron in China.

N7

Chronology of China, from Hsia (?2000 BC) to Republic (1912 A.D. onwards).

N8

Chronology of China, from Ancient Egyptian and Babylonian Civilisation (?4000 BC) to Republic (1912 A.D. onwards).

N9

Letter (half sheet) to Penniman from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 17th December 1954. Thank you for bibliography of works on arms and armour, etc.

N10

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 31st January 1955. Permission given to quote from his letters.

N11-N13

Three sheets – Letter to Penniman from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 24th February 1955. Triangular correspondence with Coghlan see N14-N16, etc.

N14-N16

Three sheets – Letter to Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury) from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 24th February 1955. Mentions production of steel, by mixing cast and wrought iron, etc.

N17-N19

Three sheets – Letter to Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury) from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 3rd March 1955. Continuation of matters in items/letter N14-N16, etc.

N20-N22

Three sheets – Letter to Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury) from Joseph Needham (Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge), dated 26th March 1955. Mentions Japanese 'Bessemer' process.

 

T. Norrington:

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Penniman from Thomas Norrington, dated 30th October 1975.

 

K. P. Oakley:

2

Postcard, to T. K. Penniman from Kenneth Oakley, dated 29th October 1975. Mentions review of Occasional Papers on Technology No. 12 in the New Scientist.

3

Postcard, to T. K. Penniman from Kenneth Oakley, dated 5th January 1975.

4

Photocopy/xerox of review of Decorative and Symbolic Uses of Vertebrate Fossils by K. P. Oakley, reviewed by Ellen Ettlinger.

5

Letter (half sheet), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Oakley, dated

9th June 1975. Informing him that he has written four chapters of his next work, etc.

6-8

Three pages – Extract from Diary of K. P. Oakley, Sunday 13th October 1963. Writes about visiting Margaret Murray.

 

Oxford University Press:

9

Letter to Dr. Penniman from P. A. Mulgan (O.U.P.), dated 17th July 1956, ref. PAM:720H. Regarding illustrations for the New Oxford History of Music.

10

Letter (small) from R. C. Gurden to P. A. Mulgan (O.U.P.), dated 24th July 1956, ref. PAM:720H. Prints supplied, regarding item/letter 9.

11

Letter (small) to R. C. Gurden from P. A. Mulgan (O.U.P.), dated 25th July 1956, ref. PAM:720H. Thank you regarding item/letter 10.

12

Letter to Dr. Penniman from P. A. Mulgan (O.U.P.), dated 28th November 1956, ref. PAM:720H. Thank you for ten prints for the New Oxford History of Music Volume I.

 

Folder 2

–Palestine Folk Museum – Costumes (folios 1-18), C. Panseri (folios 19-22), Pantomine – List of Books (folios 23-25), Pengelly Cave Research Centre (William Pengelly) (folios 26-28) and Pigeon whistles (folios 29-33).

Palestine Folk Museum – Costumes:

1-16

Sixteen sheets – Notes supplied with Palestinian Costumes (copy of original by Mrs. Barbour). Returned to Palestine see Loans Returned.

17-18

Two sheets – Handwritten letter to Dear Sir from Mrs. Violet Barbour, dated 11th August (no year, but during Second World War). Possibility of loaning Palestinian Costumes during the War.

 

C. Panseri:

19

Letter to H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury) from Carlo Panseri (Istituto Sperimentale dei Metalli Leggeri, Milan), dated

11th June 1958. After a photograph of 'spada falcata' requested, etc.

20

Handwritten letter to Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum, Newbury), dated 15th June 1958. Passing on request in item/letter 19.

21

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Carlo Panseri (Istituto Sperimentale dei Metalli Leggeri, Milan), dated 20th June 1958. Supplying photographs and information as requested in letters 19 and 20.

22

Letter to Dr. Penniman from Carlo Panseri (Istituto Sperimentale dei Metalli Leggeri, Milan), dated 23rd June 1958. Thank you and acknowledging receipt of photographs, etc.

 

Pantomine – List of Books:

23

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Violet Alford, dated 7th June 1943. Cover note to items 24 and 25.

24-25

Two sheets - List of books (small sheet), attached to letter 23.

 

Pengelly Cave Research Centre (William Pengelly):

26

Folded printed leaflet on the Association of the William Pengelly Cave-Research Centre.

27

Printed on both sides handout advertising a new journal, first number's articles listed.

28

Letter to Professor Hawkes from A. J. Sutcliffe, dated 19th June 1963. Passed on to the librarian of Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

Pigeon whistles:

29

Handwritten note, two addresses, Mrs. R. G. Taylor and Dr. A. Ammar.

30

Newspaper cutting, 'She Has Charge of Army's ''Whistling Pigeons'' ' – Mrs. R. G. Taylor.

31

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from the Lord Roberts Memorial Workshops, dated 3rd December 1940. Regarding the use of whistles for pigeon's tails for the frightening birds of prey.

32

Letter to Pitt Rivers Museum from the Lord Roberts Memorial Workshops, dated 31st December 1940. Thank you for the two samples supplied, reference item/letter 31.

33

Letter from Captain R. A. Warne (Southern Command) to the Lord Roberts Memorial Workshops. dated 8th January 1941. Samples made in your workshops have been sent to the War Office.

 

Folder 3

– Pitt Rivers Museum (Accommodation in Science Area) (folios 1-53):

1

Report of a Committee on the Pitt Rivers Museum adopted by the Board of the Faculty of Anthropology and Geography, on 18th May 1939, eight page booklet, by T. K. Penniman.

2

Museum House and Eastward Wing of Old Geology Department, by

T. K. Penniman.

3

Rules of Procedure for dealing with questions concerning Developments in the Science Area, ref. 230/44, attached to item/letter 4 ref. 231/44.

4

Covering letter to item 3 (ref. 230/44), to T. K. Penniman from University Registry (ref. S/1/B), dated 19th October 1944.

5

Written note (small sheet) Library and iron House, JASC arguments 1948.

6

Written note (small sheet) Donations in shed and work going on.

7

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Registrar, dated

5th February 1948. Reference IM/2/2, update on Eastward Wing of Geology Department, how many students with library and laboratories it will accommodate.

8

Letter (both sides) to T. K. Penniman from D. Veale (Registrar), dated 20th February 1948. Regarding points raised in item/letter 7.

9

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Turpin, dated

20th February 1948. Grant for Photographic Studio, etc.

10

Note (small sheet) to go with item/letter 9.

11

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Vice-Chancellor, dated

20th February 1948. Grant for Photographic Studio, etc., as mentioned in item/letter 9.

12

Note (small sheet) to go with item/letter 11. Exact copy of item 10.

13

Letter to T. K. Penniman from University Chest Office, dated

20th February 1948. Regarding Museum House.

14

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor ?, dated 21st February 1948. Includes note from Registrar (D. Veale) and Mr. Penniman's Comment, regarding Museum House.

15

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor dated

21st February 1948. Mentions a circular enclosed it implies that agreements may be postponed indefinitely.

16

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Keen dated

21st February 1948. Mentions that agreements may be postponed indefinitely, in the Science Area.

17

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Registrar dated

21st February 1948. Would like to meet Council on the matter discussed in previous correspondence.

18

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Registrar dated

21st February 1948. Change of mind would not want to meet Council until discussed with other Heads of Departments.

19

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Evans-Pritchard dated 22nd February 1948. Discussing Museum House, etc.

20

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Plant dated 22nd February 1948. Mentions Museum House and Eastward Wing of the Geology Department, etc.

21

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Registrar dated

22nd February 1948. Very unhappy about decisions taken regarding Museum House, etc.

22

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Brewer dated 22nd February 1948. Mentions a circular enclosed to Heads of Science Departments.

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from D. Veale (Registrar) dated

23rd February 1948. Thanks him for his letters of 21st February 1948 (items 17 and 18) and asks him to be present at a meeting of the Accommodation Committee on 25th February.

24

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Registrar dated 23rd February 1948. Agreeing to be at the meeting mentioned in item/letter 23, etc.

25

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from R. A. Peters Department of Biochemistry), 23rd February 1948. Agreement with Mr. Penniman.

26

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. M. Brewer (Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory), dated 23rd February 1948. Agreement with Mr. Penniman.

27

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 26th February 1948. Thank you and the Accommodation Committee for the hearing.

28

For the Joint Advisory Science Committee, Suggestions by the Committee on Accommodation, Ref nos. S/8, JAS/2 (both sides).

29

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Liddell (Department of Physiology), dated 27th February 1948. Question of title to be in Science Area.

30

Copy of item/letter 29.

31

Cover for items 32-37, Meeting of the Joint Advisory Science Committee, 28th February 1948.

32

Short note to T. K. Penniman from D. Veale (Registrar) dated

24th February 1948. Ref. JAS/2, substitute for note sent on

18th February, item 33.

33

Appointment of an Administrative Assistant to a Professor, Ref. No. JAS/2, Prev Refs. Vol. 199, H.T. 1948, pp. 56, xxiii (59).

34

Cover note to items 35 and 36.

35

Duplicate of item 14, to be discussed at meeting on 28th February 1948 of the Joint Advisory Science Committee.

36

Duplicate of item 2, to be discussed at meeting on 28th February 1948 Joint Advisory Science Committee.

37

Report of the Committee on Financial Questions, 6th January 1948, Part VI, ref. np. JAS/2, dated 18th February 1948, on reverse is the response.

38

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Plant, dated 29th February 1948. Recommendations of the Joint Advisory Science Committee of Council.

39

Cover for items 40 and 41, Meeting of the Delegates of the University Museum, 2nd March 1948.

40

Agenda (small sheet) for Meeting of the Delegates of the University Museum, 2nd March 1948.

41

Extracts from the Report of the Hebdomadal Council's Committee on Accommodation.

42

Small note written on both sides, unreadable.

43

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from C. H. Paterson (Second Assistant Registrar), dated 2nd March 1948, ref. JAS/1. Cover note for item 44.

44

Report of the Joint Advisory Science Committee, 28th February 1948, attached to item/letter 43.

45

For the information of the members of the Joint Advisory Science Committee, cover note to items 46-48.

46

Cut-out of Council Minutes – covering Part I - ref. nos. JAS/1, JAS/2 and Part II – ref. nos. JAS/1, S/8.

47

For the Hebdomadal Council, Report of the Committee on Accommodation, 4th March 1948, [Vol. 199 – 5 March 1948], (12 pages).

48

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Liddell, dated 10th March 1948. Referring to page 359 of the Report of the Committee on Accommodation dated 4th March 1948, i.e. also vacating Iron Building.

49

Letter from T. K. Penniman to C. H. Patterson (Second Assistant Registrar) dated 10th March 1948. Referring to also vacating Iron Building.

50-51

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Liddell, dated 14th March 1948. Referring to page 359 of the Report of the Committee on Accommodation dated 4th March 1948. More information on the Iron Building, as previously mentioned.

52

Small scribbled note attached to item/letter 53.

53

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from C. H. Paterson (Second Assistant Registrar), dated 23rd March 1948. Reconsidered vacating Iron Building.

 

Folder 4

– E. R. Pole (folios 1-32), B. Powell (folio 33) and S. P. Powell (folios 34-41), Pritchard, Prof. E. E. Evans see under Evans-Pritchard.

E. R. Pole:

1

Letter (both sides) to Pitt Rivers Museum from E. R Pole, dated

6th August 1946. Regarding Musical Boxes and Automata.

2

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 21st August 1946. Confirmation of meeting on 26th August.

3

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 28th August 1946. Address of Max Wendland, the last of the music box repair craftsmen in London.

4

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

10th September 1946. Information on a dealer of automata, a Miss Atkins.

5

Letter (half sheet) to E. R. Pole from Sir Garrard Tyrwhitt Drake, dated

25th September 1946. Regarding Brougham, the Maidstone Museum of Carriages already has a specimen.

6

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

5th October 1946, also cover letter to item 7. Still looking for a home for the Brougham.

7

Newspaper cutting, attached to item/letter 6, letter to the editor of The Times, 'A Museum of Carriages'.

8

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

15th October 1946. Thanks for information received on a Mr. Parker.

9

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 19th November 1946. Old barrel organ recently bought and Mr. Parker has accepted the Brougham, but transport is a problem.

10

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 14th March 1947. Offering several items for sale.

11

Letter from T. K. Penniman to E. R. Pole, dated 15th March 1947. Confirmation of items for sale, enquiring about some of the details.

12

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 20th March 1947. Withdraw of offer, review when extension is ready.

13

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 23rd March 1947. Thank you for understanding withdrawal of sale.

14

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

16th February 1956. Mentions a 'serenette' which Mr. Penniman is aware of BBC have recorded some tunes from this box.

15

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

29th February 1956. Possible visit to Pitt Rivers Museum.

16

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 27th February 1956. Advice on his collection.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to E. R. Pole, dated 28th February 1956. Offer to both look at each others collections.

18

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 18th June 1957. Mentions a Mr. Jackson and his bird musical box.

19

Letter from E. R. Pole to a Mr. Jackson, dated 18th June 1957. Thanking him for photo of musical box, also suggests contacting a Mr. Chapuis at the Museum of Mechanical Instruments at Neufchatel.

20

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 25th June 1957. Allocation of his collection on his death.

21

Newspaper cutting, The Scotsman, Edinburgh 31st July 1957, entitled 'Bird notes in city church'.

22-24

Three sheets – Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated

8th October 1958. Would like to sell his collection, asking if the museum could find a rich donor to buy for them.

25

Letter from T. K. Penniman to E. R. Pole, dated 9th October 1958. Reply to items/letter 22-24, will approach University after a value has placed on items in collection.

26

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Pole, dated 9th November 1958. Reply to item/letter 25, value placed at £698.

27

Handwritten note (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Pole, dated 19th February 1963. Mentions a Mr. Sunley, museum still interested in the bird organ, previously mentioned.

28

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from S. F. Sunley Ltd, (The Music Box Gallery), dated 9th March 1963. Regarding the address of the niece of the late Mr. Pole.

29

From the Record Keeper, Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House. Information that a search has been carried out in the Registry for the Will or Letters of Administration of the Estate of E. R. Pole, no entry has been found.

30

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from S. F. Sunley, dated

18th February 1963. He does not have the Bird Organ which was part of Mr. Pole's Collection, also mentioned in item/letter 27.

31

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Probate Officer, dated

23rd February 1963. Asking to get in touch with the executors of the late Mr. Pole.

32

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from S. F. Sunley, dated

23rd February 1963. Informing him of the death of Mr. Pole at the home of his nieces in Hampshire.

 

B. Powell:

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Brian Powell (The Oriental Institute), dated 20th October 1970. Offering his services for editing in the Pitt Rivers Museum.

 

S. P. Powell:

34

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Evans-Pritchard from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), dated

12th March 1940.

35

Postcard to Mr. Evans-Pritchard from Lt. Comdr. Christopher Powell, dated 14th March 1940.

36

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), dated 16th March 1940.

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), dated 21st March 1940. 'Specimens can go to the Museums on the understandings set out by Mr. Penniman'.

38

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), dated

29th March 1940.

39

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), no date.

40

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to the staff, Pitt Rivers Museum, from Mr. Haslam (Westminster Bank Limited, Stony Stratford), dated

29th March 1940.

41

Note (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Evans-Pritchard, cover note for all letters.

 

Folder 5

– Radcliffe Library (folios 1-3), R. S. Rattray (folios 4-14), R. P. Rivers (folios 15-20), F. Robarts see B. Humphrys, H. H. Roberts see Music, F. W. Robins (folios 15-20) and K. G. Robinson (folios 23-34).

Radcliffe Library:

1

Letter to Dear Sir from Radcliffe Librarian, dated 11th March 1924. The future administration of the Radcliffe Library at the Museum.

2-3

Two sheets – Letter for the Heads of Scientific Departments (copy of letter from Bodley's Librarian to the Regius Professor of Medicine, dated 26th January 1926.

 

R. S. Rattray:

4

Letter to The Secretary, Pitt Rivers Museum from L. Allen (Assistant Manager, Lloyds Bank Limited, Executor & Trustee Department, dated 9th August 1938. Collection of Ashanti Gold Weights, bequeathed by the late Captain Rattray.

5

Copy of receipt for the 'Ashanti Gold Weights' as mentioned in item/letter 4.

6

Letter to the Curator from the Manager, Lloyds Bank Limited, Winslow, Bucks., despatch by train the collection of Ashanti Gold Weights, etc., dated 10th August 1938.

7

Letter (small sheet) to Professor H. Balfour from the Manager Lloyds Bank Limited, Oxford, dated 17th August 1938.

8

Letter (small sheet) to Miss Margaret S. Thring from L. Allen (Assistant Manager, Lloyds Bank Limited, Executor & Trustee Department, dated 9th November 1939. Regarding the lantern slides belonging to the late Capt. Rattray.

9-10

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Margaret Thring, dated 29th November 1939. She is sending photographs taken by Captain Rattray in Ashanti.

11

Letter (small sheet) to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from L. Allen (Assistant Manager, Lloyds Bank Limited, Executor & Trustee Department, dated 13th January 1940. Cover note for a form of receipt for £2.

12

Letter to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Herbert Crook, dated 27th February 1941. He has just found the glass negative plates and phonograph matrices of Captain Rattray's, asking museum if they are interested in them.

13

Letter to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Herbert Crook, dated 4th March 1941. Delighted that museum would like items mentioned in item/letter 12.

14

Letter to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Herbert Crook,

19th March 1941. His premises has been bombed, but the ledgers and records he has concerning Captain Rattray are safe, suggests collection a.s.a.p.

 

R. P. Rivers:

15

Wedding invitation to Mr. T. Penniman from Mr. & Mrs. William J. Orton, the marriage of daughter Jean Margaret to Robert Peter Rivers.

16

Church History, St. Lawrence, North Hinksey with St. Peter & Paul, Botley, Oxford.

17

Newspaper cutting from The Oxford Times, 15th November 1968. Photograph of bell ringers at a North Hinksey Church, includes Robert, Jean and Rachael Rivers.

18

Christmas card from the River's family.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Jean Rivers, dated 19th July 1976.

20

Letter to T. K. Penniman from a major in A Company 1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets, dated 23rd August 1960. Looks like a letter of reference for Robert Rivers.

 

F. W. Robins:

21

Letter to Mr. Pennyman from F. W. Robins, dated 3rd August 1940. Reference the Balfour Collection of lighting appliances.

22

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from F. W. Robins, dated

27th November 1954. Regarding publication of the lighting collection in the Pitt Rivers Museum. Handwritten reply from T. K. Penniman at the bottom of letter.

 

K. G. Robinson:

23-24

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 13th September 1948. Discussing his thesis, etc.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded (4 page), on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 19th January 1949.

26

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded (4 page), on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 16th March 1949.

27

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded (4 page), on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 13th April 1950.

28

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 21st April 1950. Includes item 29 diagram.

29

Figure 1, attached to item/letter 28, 'how sharp or flat a note'?

30

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded (4 page), on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 10th August 1950.

31

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Robinson, dated 19th August 1952.

32

Modern Recording Co. & Modern Messages Limited, Notes (typewritten).

33-34

Two sheets – Typewritten copy – Psyche. Vol. 11 1921-2. Page 222.

 

Folder 6

– D. M. Sage (folios 1-4), R. Salmon (folios 5-13), E. Sandford Gunn (folios 14-15), H. Sassoon (folios 16-21), P. A. Scholes (folios 22-25), C. Shuster (folios 26-32), A. Scott (folios 33-36) and G. de G. Sieveking (folios 37-39).

D. M. Sage:

1-2

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from D. M. Sage, dated 13th September 1939. Regarding swords stored at Pitt Rivers Museum.

3

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to Stevens Removal Service, dated 29th June 1943. Asking if they could go into storage as D. M. Sage has other items in storage with them.

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from J. B. Bishop (Stevens Removal Service), dated 30th June 1943. Agreeing to store the swords belong to D. M. Sage.

 

R. Salmon:

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides), to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Ross Salmon, dated 15th June 1962. Asking for exhibits he loaned to Museum to be returned (mentions Aubrey Butt).

6

Letter (small) to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Chilcott, Pearse & Barker (solicitors), dated 5th July 1962. Acting as clients for R. Salmon, same instructions as item 5.

7

Letter from The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum to Chilcott, Pearse & Barker (solicitors), dated 6th July 1962. Stressing that the items were gifts to the University in 1957, etc.

8

Letter (small) to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Chilcott, Pearse & Barker (solicitors), dated 9th July 1962. Thank you note.

9

Letter (small) to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from R. Salmon, dated 30th August 1962. Asking again for his items to be returned by 14th September 1962.

10

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Chilcott, Pearse & Barker (solicitors), dated 1st September 1962. Asking their client R. Salmon to pick up items and sign for, to obtain a receipt, or send someone on his behalf.

11

Letter (small) to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Chilcott, Pearse & Barker (solicitors), dated 3rd September 1962. Informing museum that Pickford's will be collecting items.

12

Handwritten note (small sheet), authorisation for Pickford's to pick up items, two signatures at bottom dated 18th September 1962.

13

Handwritten list of three packages, with numbers against (possibly exhibit numbers).

 

E. Sandford-Gunn:

14

Handwritten letter (both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Elizabeth (Sandford-Gunn), dated 3rd December 1976. Talking about Mr. Cranstone becoming Curator.

15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides), to Mr. Penniman from Elizabeth (Sandford-Gunn), dated 22nd April 1976.

 

H. Sassoon:

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides), to Mr. Penniman from

H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum. Newbury), dated 23rd March 1962. Introducing H. Sassoon, he is doing a project covering several points that Mr. Coghlan is interested in, including smelting of black river sands in Nigeria.

17-21

Four sheets (typewritten on both sides) – 7th Annual Congress 1961 – Early Sources of Iron in Africa by H. Sassoon of the Nigerian Antiquities Service.

 

P. Scholes:

22

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Scholes, 16th March 1946. Safe arrival of an organ, also a thank you for donating organ to the museum.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Percy Scholes, dated 25th March 1946. Knows of an old square piano (Broadwood), contact name Miss Margaret Deneke.

24

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Percy Scholes, dated 2nd February 1948. Mentions references to virginal technique.

25

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Scholes, 4th February 1948. Mentions Miss Margaret Deneke, offering a home to her square piano.

 

C. Schuster:

26

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Schuster, dated 1st April 1939. He is welcome to take photographs at the museum, also mentions copyright of various accessions.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Carl Schuster, dated 14th April 1939. Thank you for allowing him to take pictures will abide by conditions and send him negatives of pictures taken.

28-31

Four sheets – List of objects photographed in the Pitt Rivers Museum by Carl Schuster, April 1939.

32

List of duplicate negative strips (one sheet both sides), supplied.

 

A. Scott:

33

Handwritten list of items. Mrs. Alexander Scott (Collection).

34

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Barrett (The British Museum, Department of Oriental Antiquities), 16th December 1971. None of the Scott Collection is with the British Museum.

35

Letter to T. K. Penniman from James Harle (Ashmolean Museum, Department of Eastern Art), dated 28th December 1971. Informing him that none of the Scott Collection is with the Ashmolean Museum.

36

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Pratapaditya Pal (Curator of Indian and Islamic Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art), dated 11th January 1972. Informing him that one of the sculptures (according to Dr. Harle) belonged to the Scott Collection, but unable to say whether they have any other pieces, they bought some pieces from a dealer in New York (Mr. Heeramaneck).

G. de G. Sieveking:

37

Letter to T. K. Penniman from G. de G. Sieveking (Curator of Museums, Federation of Malaya), dated 14th May 1956. Regarding analyses of bronze objects, from attested sites in the Far East.

38

Handwritten letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from H. H. Coghlan (The Borough Museum. Newbury), dated 22nd May 1956. Regarding letter/item 37, instructions on taking samples.

39

Letter from T. K. Penniman to G. de G. Sieveking (Curator of Museums, Federation of Malaya), dated 23rd May 1956. What he is intending to do in the analyses of item mentioned in letter/item 37.

 

 

Folder 7

– W. W. Skeat (folios 1-52):

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 22nd April 1939. Mentions tin ingots and Mrs. Quiggin, Mr. Nelson Annandale, etc.

2

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 16th May 1939. Mentions Mr. Ashley Gibson's books.

3

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 18th October 1939. Cover note to letters/items 4 and 5, attached.

4

Copy of letter (small sheet, both sides) from The Wellcome Hist. Med. Museum, (P. Johnston-Saint) 17th October 1939 attached to items 3 & 5.

5

Rough list of Folk-life specimens, attached to items/letters 3 and 4.

6

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 24th October 1939. Continuation of correspondence in items 4-6.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 29th October 1939. Congratulations on appointment as Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum, etc.

8

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 10th November 1939. Sending copy of Past at Our Doors, etc.

9

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 20th November 1939. Informing him of favourable decision of the Wellcome Trustees.

10

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, 22nd November 1939. More information on the decision mentioned in item/letter 9.

11

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 3rd February 1940. Mentions Lady Watson and Sir Charles Watson.

12-13

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 3rd May 1940. Mentions The Past at our Doors, again.

14-15

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 17th May 1940. Mentions Mortimer Wheeler, in passing.

16

Small postcard to T. K. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 18th May 1940. Rearrangement of delivery of items.

17

Small postcard to T. K. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 22nd May 1940. New home address, supplied.

18

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 9th July 1941. Has a few Malay and English books, which he would like the museum to look after.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 20th August 1941. Covering letter to envelope and parcel sent containing books, mentioned in item 18.

20

Letter (half sheet) from T. K. Penniman to W. W. Skeat, dated

30th August 1941. Receipt of the books previously mentioned in item 18.

21-23

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 31st August 1941. Reply to item 20 also mentions Malay probationers.

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. Haynes on behalf of W. W. Skeat, dated 2nd September 1941. Malay manuscript to be delivered on 5th September by A. Haynes.

25

Letter from T. K. Penniman to W. W. Skeat, dated 2nd September 1941. Mentions it would be wrong of him to take a collection from another Head of a University Department.

26

Handwritten note attached to letter/item 26.

27

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

W. W. Skeat, dated 23rd September 1941. Further discussion of moving collection to Pitt Rivers Museum.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to W. W. Skeat, dated 25th September 1941. Further discussion of moving collection to Pitt Rivers Museum.

29-30

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 6th October 1941. Mentions sending some Malay slides, etc.

31

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 12th October 1941. Informs him he is going to send four packages by rail a.s.a.p.

32-33

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 23rd October 1941. Glad that packages have arrived safely, etc.

34

Small postcard to Professor T. K. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 2nd November 1941. Mentions getting lists typed of slides sent.

35

Small postcard to Professor T. K. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 6th November 1941. Notes have arrived.

36

Note by W. W. Skeat (small sheet), dated 25th November 1941. Two Volumes of R. J. Wilkinson, Malay-English Dictionary of 1903.

37-38

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 29th November 1941. Glad that he can use the Malay books, etc.

39

Note by W. W. Skeat (small sheet), dated 1st December 1941. Manuscript sent can be kept for the duration?

40

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Thomson, dated 1st December 1941. Thank you for the books sent from her husbands library via Mr. Skeat.

41

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

W. W. Skeat, dated 3rd December 1941. Thank you for the letter sent to Mrs. Thomson.

42

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

W. W. Skeat, dated 14th December 1941. To say he has had a grateful letter from Mrs. Thomson.

43

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

W. W. Skeat, dated 25th August 1942. Thinking of sending his typescript of reminiscences of the Cambridge Expedition to the Independent Malay States, for safe keeping.

44

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

W. W. Skeat, dated 28th August 1942. Just saying would not hold him responsible for the said typescript, mentioned in previous item.

45

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 14th September 1944. Mentions manufacturing of seamless robe.

46

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Skeat, dated 20th February 1946. Asking permission to deliver iron deed box held to the Skeat Library.

47

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Skeat, dated 22nd February 1946. Discussing past correspondence regarding the books held.

48-49

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 2nd March 1946. Agreeing to items mentioned in item/letters 46 and 47.

50

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Phyllis Puckle (Institute of Social Anthropology), dated 5th March 1946. Confirming the Skeat Collection has two copies of Wilkinson's Malay-English Dictionary, etc.

51

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Puckle (Institute of Social Anthropology), dated 9th March 1946. Asking to see whether the Skeat Library has certain books.

52

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from W. W. Skeat, dated 6th November 1946. Late return of Statement from the Department of Social Anthropology.

 

Folder 8

– B. Spencer (folios 1-41 and 41a), B. R. Stillfried (folios 42-43) and J. A. Swan (folios 44-48), A. J. A. Symonds see Music.

B. Spencer:

1-2

Two sheets – Handwritten notes (list of Spencer letters) – small sheets.

3

Small compliments slip – Rector, Exeter College, dated 16th March 1948.

4

Letter (half sheet) from Rector, Exeter College to Mrs. Young, dated 16th March 1948. Thanking her for offering correspondence from her father to his contemporaries, suggesting the Faculty of Anthropology might be a better alternative, he will discuss with Mr. Penniman.

5

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to The Rector, Exeter College, dated 17th March 1948. Thank you regarding letter/item 4, he returned Lady Young's letter to the Rector.

6

Letter (half sheet) from Rector, Exeter College to Mr. Penniman, dated 23rd March 1948. Suggesting that Mr. Penniman deals directly with Lady Young.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 27th March 1948. Her father's letter's are held in a bank in Glasgow.

8

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 1st May 1948.

9

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 15th May 1948.

10-11

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 17th May 1948.

12

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Lady Young, dated 19th May 1948. Thank you for the two parcels containing original letters and notebooks, etc.

13

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 25th May 1948. She will be sending the Frazer – Spencer correspondence, and she has some diaries with pencil drawings.

14

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Lady Young, dated

27th May 1948. Thinks that the diaries should go with the letters and has offered a home for them at the Pitt Rivers Museum.

15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 3rd June 1948. Will be sending items mentioned in letters/items 13 and 14.

16

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Lady Young, dated 8th June 1948. Received correspondence between Sir Baldwin Spencer and Sir James Frazer.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 18th October 1960.

18

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 8th December 1960.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 10th December 1960.

20

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 21st February 1961.

21-22

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 25th February 1961.

23

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Judy Inglis (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies), dated 17th May 1962. Former student asking for advice on where to read letters from F. J. Gillen.

24

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Judy Inglis (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies), 6th June 1962. Thank you for reply to item/letter 23.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 13th June 1962.

26

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 13th June 1962.

27

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 21st June 1962.

28

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 25th June 1962.

29-31

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 5th July 1962.

32

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 9th July 1962.

33

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Judy Inglis (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies), dated 10th July 1962. After a preliminary look through Gillen's letters and consulting Spencer's relatives, not to go further with the matter previously discussed in correspondence.

34

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Judith Wilson (Secretary/Clerk at Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies), dated 19th July 1962. Information concerning the death of Judy Inglis in a motor car accident.

35

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 25th July 1962. Thank you note for information of the sad loss of Judith Inglis.

36

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Dear Sir from Dorothy (Lady) Young, dated 29th June 1963. Asking how serious the accident was concerning Mr. Penniman and if it is OK to keep up correspondence with him.

37-38

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 2nd July 1963. Delighted to have received a letter from him after his accident.

39

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. McNally (Director, National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne), dated 13th August 1963. Sorry to be told that the Spencer Recording of 'Australian Aboriginal Singing' arrived in a damaged condition. Replacement will be sent free of charge.

40

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 20th August 1963.

41

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Dorothy Young, dated 7th January 1964. Enclosing a letter written to her father from J. J. Frazer, which she thinks should be added to the Spencer – Frazer correspondence at the museum.

41a

A book 'Spencer'sLast Journey', being the Journal of an Expedition to Tierra del Fuego by the Late Sir Baldwin Spencer. Edited by R. R. Marett and T. K. Penniman, with contributions by Sir James Frazer and Henry Balfour. Published in Oxford at the Clarendon Press in 1931, on the frontispiece is a photograph stuck on of Jean Hamilton, Accession Number 1998.475.1.

 

B. R. Stillfried:

42

Letter to T. K. Penniman from B. R. Stillfried, dated 20th February 1957. Asking for a meeting to discuss an expedition project to the Caroline Islands in 1959.

43

Letter to T. K. Penniman from B. R. Stillfried, dated 26th February 1957. Agreeing to a meeting on 4th March 1957.

 

J. A. Swan:

44-48

Five sheets of note in connection with the James A. Swan Fund.

 

Box 20

– Correspondence – T – W

Folder 1

– P. A. & M. W. F. Talbot (folios 1-6), I. M. & J. R. C. Taylor (folios 7-60), J. M. Thompson (folios 61-62), Thule Exhibition (folios 63-65), S. P. Tolstove (folios 66-68) and E. Torr (folios 69-71).

P. A. & M. W. F. Talbot:

1-2

Two sheets – Letter to Professor Henry Balfour from A. P. Baldwin (Barclays Bank Limited, Manager of Trustee Department) – ref. AB/11A/T.376/RB, dated 1st December 1955. Executors appointed by the Will of the late Mrs. Miriam Winifred Florence Talbot the widow of the late Professor Percy Amaury Talbot, £4,500 is given to the Bank upon trust for annual income of a prize.

3

Letter from T. K. Penniman to The Manager, Trustee Department, dated 2nd December 1955. Informing him of the death of Henry Balfour in 1939, that he was the current Curator, willing to serve as adjudicator.

4

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. P. Baldwin (Barclays Bank Limited, Manager of Trustee Department) – ref. AB/11A/T.376/RB, dated 3rd December 1955. Taking Counsels opinion on certain matters in the meantime sending copy of will to him.

5

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. P. Baldwin (Barclays Bank Limited, Manager of Trustee Department) – ref. AB/11A/T.376/RB, dated 6th December 1955. Thank you for returning copy of will, etc.

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. P. Baldwin (Barclays Bank Limited, Manager of Trustee Department) – ref. AB/11A/T.376/RB, dated 11th January 1956. A detailed scheme for the administration of the Prize Fund to be drawn up, etc.

 

I. M. and J. R. C. Taylor:

7

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Miriam (Swansea), dated 2nd May 1972. Excerpts from Horatio Tucker's book My Gower, also attached is item 8.

8

Attached to item 7, more excerpts from Horatio Tucker's book My Gower.

9

Christmas card, painting 'Welcome Halt' by Michael Reilly, from Iris Mary Miriam and John Richard Charles (Taylor), 18th November 1972.

10-11

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 16th May 1974. Cover note to item 12 (newspaper cutting).

12

Newspaper cutting attached to letter/items 10 and 11, South Wales Evening Post, 17th April 1974, 'Wealth of information about Neath . . .' a symposium edited by Elis Jenkins.

13-14

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 21st September 1974. Family history.

15

Postcard of the village Oxwich to T. K. Penniman from I. M and J. C. (Taylor), dated 20th November 1974.

16-17

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 14th December 1974.

18-19 & 19a

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 28th January 1975. Includes address for The Swansea Press Limited, also cover note to items 20 and 21.

20-21

Envelope containing originally five pictures of John Taylor, note says that three were sent to Peter on 10th March 1975:

20 – Black white photo of John Taylor, in doorway.

21 – Black white photo of John Taylor with bowler hat, & another man.

22-23

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 17th March 1975. Cover notes to items 24-26.

24

One sheet double sides – Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, January 1975, Quarterly Leaflet No. 204.

25

Booklet, 28 pages saddle stitched. The Gower Church Magazine, Vol. 76, No. 902, February 1975 (12 pages), stitched in the middle is Welsh Churchman February 1975 (16 pages).

26

Booklet, 28 pages saddle stitched. The Gower Church Magazine, Vol. 76, No. 903, March 1975 (12 pages), stitched in the middle is Welsh Churchman March 1975 (16 pages).

27

Newspaper cutting attached to tem/letter 28, Evening Post, 2nd March 1975, Professor W. F. Grimes is elected president of Field Studies Council.

28

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor), dated 27th March 1975.

29

Postcard of Mewslade Bay, Gower to T. K. Penniman from I. M and John (Taylor), dated 24th July 1975.

30-31

Two sheets (blue paper) – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 15th November 1975.

32-33

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 12th December 1975. Cover note to items 34 and 35.

34

Small sheet with word meanings, 'Frails' and 'Trug', attached to letter/items 32-33.

35

Newspaper cutting – 'Underneath the arches, or all our yesterdays'.

36

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 1st February 1976.

37

Booklet – 'The Gower Yarns of Cyril Gwynn'. Attached to letter/items 38-40.

38-40

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 3rd March 1976. Cover note to items 37, 41 and 42.

41

Small newspaper cutting explaining meaning of 'Drangway', attached to letter/items 38-40.

42

Newspaper cutting '60 years as a village postmistress', attached to letter/items 38-40.

43-44

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 24th May 1976. Cover note to items 45-47.

45-47

Three pictures of farming, attached to letter/items 43-44:

45 – Photographic bromide of horse in treadmill contraption (B2199Q).

46 – Photograph of two horses in treadmill contraption (B2204Q).

47 – Photographic bromide of various models 'Tasker & Sons, Andover' (B2203Q).

48-49

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 25th August 1976. Cover note to items 50-54.

50-54

Newspaper cuttings, attached to letter/items 48-49:

 

50 – South Wales Evening Post, 18th June 1976 – 'Culver Hole, a sea-link for the Romans'.

51 – South Wales Evening Post, 27th July 1976 – 'Well, well, well – what have we here?'

52 – South Wales Evening Post, 6th August 1976 – 'Dig site extended'.

53 – South Wales Evening Post, 11th August 1976 – 'Gower gets its own Festival of Music'.

54 – South Wales Evening Post, 18th June 1976 – 'Earliest industry discovered in dig'.

55-57

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 16th October 1976. Cover note to item 58.

58

Newspaper cutting, attached to letter/items 55-57, South Wales Evening Post, 24th September 1976 – 'A canoe clue to our prehistoric ancestors'.

59-60

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from I. M. and John (Taylor) dated 12th December 1976.

 

J. M. Thompson:

61

Letter to Mr. Penniman from J. M. Thompson, dated 15th July 1940. List of ship models deposited with the museum on loan during the duration of the war. See Loans Vol. II p. 307 all returned to J. M. Thompson.

62

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Marie Thompson, dated 5th October 1972.

 

Thule Exhibition:

63

Reports of the Fifth Thule Expedition 1921-24, The Danish Expedition to Artic North America in charge Knud Rasmussen.

64

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Gyldendalske Boghandel (unable to read signature, dated 22nd September 1945. Sending Reports of the Fifth Thule Expedition, Vol. V, part I and Vol. VI part 2 (when published).

65

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Gyldendalske Boghandel (unable to read signature, dated 15th September 1945.

 

S. P. Tolstov:

66

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Professor Tolstov (University of Moscow), dated 20th May 1956. Sending some photographs by post and a list attached see item 67, also a list of names see item 68.

67

Attached to letter/item 66, list of photographs of native Tasmanian objects.

68

Details of Moscow delegation, 17-29 May 1956.

 

E. Torr (see also Box 4):

69

Postcard from the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford The Measurers by Hendrik van Balen to T. K. Penniman from Eileen Torr, dated 4th January 1974.

70

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Eileen (Torr), dated 24th February 1972. Discussing Sir Charles Westlake.

71

Photostat copy of CV for Eileen Torr.

 

Folder 2

– Treacher Collection (folios 1-7), Trepanning see Musée de L'Homme, Paris, C. M. Turnbull (folios 8-15) and G. E. S. Turner (folios 16-29).

Treacher Collection:

1

Handwritten note (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from K. J. Sandford, dated 18th March 1943. Remarked the Treacher Collection is worth having?

2

Handwritten letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Mabel Treacher, dated 31st March 1943.

3-4

Two sheets – handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mable Treacher, dated 29th January 1946. Item/letter 5 is attached.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Dr. Sandford from Professor Hawkins (Department of Geology, Reading University) dated 1st February 1946. Attached to letter/items 3 and 4.

6

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Treacher, dated

2nd February 1946. Thank you for offering the collection to the Pitt Rivers Museum, suggesting that the implements should not be separated from Geological setting, etc.

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Douglas, dated 20th February 1946. Discussing letter/item 6.

 

C. M. Turnbull:

8

Letter from T. K. Penniman to C. M. Turnbull, dated 4th May 1956. Regarding being considered for Horniman fellowship, emphasising the importance of publishing results within one of holding fellowship.

9

A printed copy of the 'Emslie Horniman Anthropological Scholarship Fund'.

10

Letter to T. K. Penniman from C. M. Turnbull (The American Museum of Natural History, New York), dated 20th June 1961. Safe arrival of a collection, mentions a Lady Maybury and accession numbers 90.2/3569-3595 inclusive (handwritten at the bottom of the letter by C. M. Turnbull, so nos. for New York Museum).

11

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

C. M. Turnbull, dated 14th July 1946.

12-14

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from C. M. Turnbull, dated 7th July 1946.

15

Air mail letter, written on both sides, to T. K. Penniman from C. M. Turnbull (New York), dated 26th August 1956.

 

G. E. S. Turner:

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from William Holmes (Senior Proctor), dated 10th September 1957. Suggesting that Turner the Secretary of the Museum Delegates, would be a worthy recipient of the Degree of M.A. by Decree.

17

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Senior Proctor, dated 14th September 1957. Reply to letter/item 16, supporting Mr. Turner, mentions Occasional Papers on Technology No. 7 'Hair Embroidery in Siberia and North America'.

18

Rough draft of part of letter/item 17.

19-20

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner), dated 22nd November 1971. Answers to queries, includes a small piece of newsprint attached to item 19 taken from Oxford Mail dated 10/11.

21

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner), dated 23rd January 1972. Answers to further queries, of a personal nature.

22

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner), dated 20th June 1972. Mentions a Major Cruden, unable to help in research on him.

23

Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner), dated 14th August 1975. Attached is a photostat of Penobscot Man (item 24).

24

Photostat of Penobscot Man attached to letter/item 23.

25

Typed notes (small sheet) on Acta 'Nov. 24, 1925 (4)' and 'Jan. 30, 1926 (7)', handwritten note to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner) at the bottom, dated 23rd August 1976.

26

Small card with inscription typed out 'A Meeting of the British Association held 30th June 1860 . . . . . on evolution between Samuel Wilberforce Bishop of Oxford and Thomas Henry Huxley'.

27

Photostat (small sheet) 'Chapter IV The Museum since its foundation'.

28-29

Two sheets – Letter to Tom (Penniman) from Geoffrey (Turner), dated 21st August 1976. Discussing the inscription, etc. mentioned in items 26 and 27.

 

Folder 3

– University Museum (folios 1-17), H. P. G. Unsworth (folios 18-68 see also Box 4) and E. Voce (folios 69-81).

University Museum:

1

Agenda for meeting 'Delegates of the University Museum,' Tuesday, June 6, 1939 (5.00 p.m.). Attached to item 2.

2

Copy of 'Hebdomadal Council's Committee on Sites relating to the Proposal to move the Craniological Collection to certain Rooms in Museum House', 11th May 1939. Attached to item 1.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Vice Chancellor, dated 20th October 1939. Reply to letter dated 11th October(item/letter 4), destiny of Craniological Collections postponed for the moment.

4

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Vice Chancellor, dated 11th October 1939. Concerning Geology Department, 9 Crick Road, Lanchester and Lodge site, etc.

5

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Vice Chancellor, dated

13th October 1939. Confirmation of receiving letter dated 11th October (item/letter 4).

6

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (University Registry), dated 22nd February 1939. Thank you for letter dated 16th February outlining the needs of the Pitt Rivers Museum, (ref. PRM/1).

7

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Registrar, dated 23rd February 1939. Thank you for letter dated 22nd February (item/letter 6), proposed extension of Pitt Rivers Museum (ref. PRM/1).

8

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (University Registry), dated 3rd March 1939. Reply to letter/item 7, (ref. PRM/1).

9

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (University Registry), dated 20th March 1939. Mentions a strip of land available along Parks Road and leases in Keble Road (ref. PRM/1).

10

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Hinshelwood, dated

10th August 1944. Mentions enclosed letter (item 11).

11

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Le Gros Clark, dated 10th August 1944. Eastward wing Geology, Museum House, etc., mentioned.

12

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. Plant (University Museum), dated 2nd June 1948. Mentions that the Sub-Faculty of Mathematics wants Geology Lecture Theatre.

13

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Liddell (Department of Physiology), dated 2nd June 1948. Mentions that the Sub-Faculty of Mathematics wants Geology Lecture Theatre.

14

Letter to T. K. Penniman from G. E. S. Turner (Secretary, University Museum), dated 9th May 1957. Bicycle parking in the Science Area.

15

Letter from T. K. Penniman to G. E. S. Turner, dated 26th May 1957. Reply to letter/item 14, no further bicycle storage required by Pitt Rivers Museum.

16

Letter to T. K. Penniman from G. E. S. Turner (Secretary, University Museum), dated 4th February 1960. Car parking in the Science Area current and over the next five years.

17

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to G. E. S. Turner, dated 5th February 1960. Reply to letter/item 16, current car parking and future car parking in the next five years.

 

H. P. G. Unsworth (see also Box 4):

18

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), returning his biography and photocopies back (no date).

19

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), Bob and Rory (Technician) visiting him on Sunday (no date).

20

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), sending typewriter ribbon (no date).

21

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), mentions weighing machines for letters, etc. (no date).

22

Record of Service for Hugh Paul Gellibrand Unsworth.

23-24

Two sheets – Photostat of a handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 2nd March 1972.

25-26

Two sheets – Photostat of a handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 7th March 1972.

27-28

Two sheets – Compliment slips (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 15th March 1972. Correspondence about Mr. Penniman's Will. On the back of item 28 a reply from Tom to Paul.

29-30

Two sheets – Compliment slips (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 15th March 1972. Carbon copy of items 27 and 28.

31-32

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 13th February 1973.

33

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Unsworth from Irene Finnis, dated 1st October 1974. Plant Sangumana canadensis sent with instructions on planting, etc.

34

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 6th March 1975. Writing about pipes.

35

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 14th March 1975. Congratulations on reaching his 80th birthday, etc.

36

 

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 8th May 1975. Sending photographs.

 

37

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 26th June 1975. Advertisement leaflet.

38

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 1st December 1975. Writing about the death of Beatrice Blackwood.

39

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 2nd December 1975. Cover note to obituary for Beatrice Mary Blackwood, items 40-43.

40-43

Four sheets – Photostat copy of Obituary for Beatrice Mary Blackwood, attached to item 39.

44

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 5th December 1975. Addresses supplied and also discussing the funeral of Beatrice Blackwood.

45

Handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 17th December 1975. Hoping that a Mrs. Bowler will be coming in to help sort out Beatrice Blackwood's papers.

46

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 7th January 1976. Addresses supplied and also discussing Colin Simpson's 'Adam with Arrows' photograph to be supplied.

47

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 2nd March 1976. Arranging a visit.

48

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 8th March 1976. Memorial to Beatrice Blackwood.

49

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 29th April 1976. Thank you for cheque, etc.

50

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 18th May 1976. Arranging a visit.

51

Letter (half sheet) from H. P. G. Unsworth to B. A. L. Cranstone (Museum of Mankind (Ethnography), London), dated 13th July 1976. Cover note for a paper from Giancarlo Scoditti, received via Rodney Needham (Institute of Anthropology, Oxford University). see also items/letters 52 and 53.

52

Letter (half sheet) from H. P. G. Unsworth to Rodney Needham (Institute of Anthropology, Oxford University), dated 13th July 1976. Confirmation of passing on paper mentioned in item/letter to Mr. Cranstone.

53

Letter to Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth) from Rodney (Needham), dated

12th July 1976. Passing on paper mentioned in items/letters 51 and 52.

54-55

Two sheets – Compliments slips (Pitt Rivers Museum) (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 13th July 1976. Hoping to visit soon with tobacco, etc.

56

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 21st July 1976. Arranging a visit.

57

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 26th August 1976. Personal matters including the museum gardens, etc. in drought.

58-59

Handwritten letter (ripped into half sheets item 59 is bottom of item 58, both sides) from Tom (Penniman) to Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 1st September 1976. Thank you for supplies, etc.

60

Compliments slip (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), 9th September 1976. Cover note to items 61-64, (includes photocopies from the Oxford Classical Dictionary).

61-64

Four sheets of photocopies:

61 – Shopping list.

62 – Page 449 from Oxford Classical Dictionary.

63 – Page 898 from Oxford Classical Dictionary.

64 – Page 899 from Oxford Classical Dictionary.

65

Hand written letter in felt pen to Mr. Penniman from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 12th November 1970.

66

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 15th November 1976. Spoke to Dr. Hallpike about visiting him, etc.

67

Handwritten letter to (both sides) Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 6th January 1977. Mr. Penniman has been in Intensive Care, but now out, also update on account.

68

Handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (H. P. G. Unsworth), dated 13th January 1977. Hoping to visit on 19th January with Mr. Cranstone.

 

 

E. Voce:

69

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 16th October 1951. Regarding Spectrographic analysis to be made on a bronze bowl from Assam.

70

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 19th October 1951. Receipt of Thado Kuki bowl.

71

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 18th October 1951. Sent with Thado Kuki bowl.

72-73

Two sheets – Letter/Report to T. K. Penniman from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 29th October 1951. Report on the Thado Kuki bowl.

74

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 1st November 1951. Thank you letter for items/letter/report 72-73. Sending a copy of report to J. P. Mills.

75

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 2nd July 1958. Sending photograph of Egyptian cat for publishing.

76

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. P. C. Hallowes on behalf of E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 3rd September 1956. They will be sending three of their publications asked plus one other.

77

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 30th June 1958. Requesting photograph of Egyptian cat for publication in C.D.A. Journal Copper.

78

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 4th July 1958. Thank you for photograph, requested in item/letter 77 and sent with item/letter 75.

79

Letter to R. C. Gurden (Secretary, Pitt Rivers Museum) from E. Voce (Copper Development Association), dated 14th July 1958. Thank you for bronze mould photographs.

80

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. P. C. Hallowes (Copper Development Association), dated 27th October 1960. Announcing the death of Dr. E. Voce.

81

Letter from T. K. Penniman to A. P. C. Hallowes (Copper Development Association), dated 29th October 1960. Reply to item/letter 80.

 

Folder 4

– G. A. Wainwright (folios 1-45), K. P. Wachsman (folios 46-48), K. Walters (folios 49-50, see also Box 4), S. H. Warren (folios 51-61) and C. O. Waterhouse (Folios 62-68).

G. A. Wainwright:

1

Handwritten letter (folded sheet) to Mr. Wainwright from unable to read signature, dated 24th April 1904. Mentions silver finger nails from Siam.

2-5

Four sheets – Handwritten letter (folded sheets, written on both sides) to Mr. Wainwright from unable to read signature, dated 8th May 1904. Discussing obtaining further items from Siam.

6

Letter to G. A. Wainwright from Reginald Wingate (Tanganyika Concessions Limited), dated 13th August 1924. Acknowledgement of letter sent 8th August.

7

Copy of letter to R. Williams & Co. (London) from G. H. Hood (R. Williams & Co. (Elisabethville, Congo Belge), dated 24th November 1924. Regarding native copper ingots crosses, etc.

8

Letter to G. A. Wainwright from Reginald Wingate (Tanganyika Concessions Limited), dated 1st December 1924. Copy of item/letter 7 was attached.

9

Letter to G. A. Wainwright from Reginald Wingate (Tanganyika Concessions Limited), dated 9th February 1925. Cover note to items 10 and 11.

10-11

Two sheets – extract from a letter received by R. Williams & Co. Elisabethville from Mr. J. E. Stephenson, Kashitu. Attached to cover letter/item 9. He mentions getting further specimens.

12-15

Four sheets – Handwritten letter from G. A. Wainwright addressed to Dear Sir, (? Reginald Wingate), dated 22nd March 1925. Acknowledging receipt of letter 9th even though he is currently in Egypt, a parcel is being kept for him by Flinders Petrie at the Edward's Library, he suspects parcel contains bronze ingots.

16

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Wainwright from H. Norman Bassett (Egyptian State Railways, Mechanical Department), dated

18th January 1930.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated 31st March 1951. Thank you note in his efforts and recommendation regarding his manuscript to the Delegates.

18

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated

18th June 1951. Press have refused his manuscript 'The Coming of Iron to the Bushongo'.

19

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated 12th June 1952. Mentions Decree passed by the Congregation.

20

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated

27th March 1953. Lists reference promised.

21

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated

17th June 1954. Announcing the death of Frankfort.

22

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. A. Wainwright, dated

23rd August 1963. Cover note for Egypt Lantern Slides, items 23-26.

23-26

Four sheets of list of items, handwritten at the top of first page 'Egypt, Lantern slides collected by G. A. Wainwright, Esq. Bought by the Museum 13.11.1946.

27-28

Two sheets of G. A. Wainwright's collection, handwritten accession numbers added starts with 1963.10.1 and ends with 1963.10.87a-d.

29

Business card for Gerald A. Wainwright.

30

Small note, handwritten copy for accession number 1963.10.1?

31

Small note, possibly handwritten copy for accession numbers 1963.10.76-77, wooden finger protectors, also sketch of one.

32

Small note, handwritten copy for accession numbers 1963.10.52-65 and 1963.10.31-44?

33

Small note, handwritten copy for accession numbers 1963.10.11-15?

34-37

Envelope containing four letter/sheets regarding cup from Peshawar, accession number 1963.10.82.

38

Handwritten notes (small sheet) about accession number 1963.10.81.

39

Handwritten notes (small sheet) includes 'Mahmal', mentions also 'Henry Mandrell, A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter A.D. 1697 pp. 127, 128'.

40

Newspaper cutting from Daily Mail 1st September 1953, entitled 'The Kiss by Pilgrim Neguib'.

41

Newspaper cutting from Telegraph 24th July 1958, entitled 'Carpet from Mecca'.

42

Envelope addressed to G. A. Wainwright, with the accession numbers '1963.10.68-75' added and also 'Siamese Silver Finger Stalls'.

43-44

Two sheets – folded paper handwritten notes, mentions 'J. L. Burckhardt, Travels in Arabia I'.

45

Notes on accession numbers '1963.10.26-27 Copper Ingots from Katanga'.

 

K. P. Wachsmann:

46-47

Two sheets – Letter (small sheet) to Dr. Penniman from K. P. Wachsmann, dated 2nd June 1961. Mentions ivory trumpets.

48

Note on a small sheet, saying we do not have any trumpets from Persia.

 

K. Walters (see also Box 4):

49-50

Two sheets – Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from K. Walters, dated 27th October 1946. Personal matters concerning demob.

 

S. H. Warren:

51

Four page section from an exercise book. Covering accession numbers 1940.12.168, 161, 162 and 163.

52

Notes on 'The Human and the Non-Human Bulb'.

53

Notes on 'A to E The Bulb'.

54

Notes on 'J. Natural Eolithic Forms made by Underground Pressure and Friction'.

55

Notes on 'K. The Planes of Least Resistance, and the Rostro-Carinate Form'.

56

Notes on 'Models Illustrating the Study of Flakings. Introductory'.

57

Notes 'References'.

58

Notes on 'G and H'.

59

Hand written notes by S. H. Warren, dated September 1941.

60

Four page folded, written notes, p. 1 – 'Clacton Industry – census of an original group, collected without selection' – table, p. 2 – text, p. 3 – text with illustrations and p. 4 includes tabular and text.

61

Handwritten notes by S. H. Warren, dated May 1941.

 

C. O. Waterhouse:

62

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from C. O. Waterhouse, dated 28th June 1943. Acknowledgement of item 63, please to draw hand-axes, etc.

63

Note from Mr. Penniman to C. O. Waterhouse, asking if he can draw some stone implements.

 

 

Folder 5

–Weaving (folios 1-34), Wellcome Historical Medical Museum (folios 35-52) and O. & R. Wild (folios 53-57).

Weaving:

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Agnes MacDonald, dated 7th July (no year). Thank you for offering to give school some wool.

2

Handwritten notes on 'The Seamless Robe by Miss D. Wilkinson'.

3

Letter to T. K. Penniman from D. Wilkinson (The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated)), dated 20th April 1939. Mentions an illustration of a Swedish Spinning Wheel.

4

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mary C. Galpin dated 25th April 1939.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mary Galpin dated 3rd May 1939.

6-7

Small envelope containing letter (item 7) and also sample of weaving. Letter dated 12th March 1940 to T. K. Penniman from Mary Galpin.

8

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mary Galpin dated 8th November 1941.

9

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from Mary Galpin dated 24th January 1942.

10

Handwritten instructions pattern for loom (diamond pattern).

11

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mary Galpin dated 17th February 1942. Attached to item 10.

12-13

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Professor Penniman from Mary Galpin dated 28th April 1944.

14

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from Mary Galpin, dated 1st October 1944.

15

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from Mary Galpin, dated 3rd March 1946.

16

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Miss Galpin, dated 5th March 1946. Mentions Fringe loom.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Professor Penniman from Mary Galpin, dated 6th March 1946.

18

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Professor Penniman from Mary Galpin, dated 3rd June 1946.

19

Small printed leaflet of 'Four Shaft Table Loom', built by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

20

Small printed leaflet on blue paper, 'Books by K. Grasett', published by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

21

The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated), 'Prospectus' – four page leaflet.

22

Small printed leaflet on blue paper, illustration of looms built by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

23

Price List of Looms and Accessories – eight page leaflet supplied and recommended by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

24

Alphabetical Price List – four page leaflet by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

25

Price List – one sheet printed both sides by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

26

Small leaflet with picture of loom built by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

27

Small leaflet with picture of loom built by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated).

28

Small printed leaflet of 'Four Shaft Table Loom', built by The London School of Weaving & the Kensington Weavers (Associated). Duplicate of item 19, with handwritten note on 'Plus 10% as shown in Price List'.

29

Newspaper cutting News Chronicle Thursday June 15, 1939. Article – 'Children Weave and Dye Their Own Scarves'.

30

Newspaper cutting Times September 1946, photograph of teasels being harvested.

31

Cover note to items 32-34.

32

Two photostat's each of two pages of a book 'The Shell Book of Country Crafts by James Arnold, published by John Baker for Shellmex and B.P. Ltd 1968, pp. 206-209.

33

Photostat from Crafts of the Countryside by E. S. Stowe (pl. 39).

34

Large empty envelope, handwritten comments on 'Carpet Loom, directions for setting up, D. & B. Gladding'. Also 'sent to Science Museum, So. Kensington. 8 Aug. 1956.

 

Wellcome Historical Medical Museum:

35-36

Two sheets – Letter sent to W.H.M.M. by Dr. Jeffreys (Bamenda, British Cameroons), re-directed to Pitt Rivers, dated 23rd December 1941. Regarding his collection of pottery, which is no longer required by the W.H.M.M. so is looking for a different place to exhibit it.

37

Handwritten letter from T. K. Penniman to J. G. Gunn, dated 6th May 1942. Thank you for thinking of this department in connection with the Jeffrey's Collection.

38

Letter to Mr. Penniman from S. R. Burstein (The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 23rd June 1942. Dr. Daukes has asked him to supply an explanatory note to go with the Jeffrey's Collection.

39

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from J. G. Gunn, dated

8th February 1947. Personal information.

40

Letter to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 7th June 1949. One hundred cases of exhibits currently stored in the British Museum, is available for despatch to other museums, after being examined by Mr. Braunholtz.

41

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 10th June 1949. Acknowledging that he does not intend to make a selection from African material currently held in the British Museum.

42

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated

31st January 1951. Thank you for letting know about the distribution on Thursday 8th February, Miss Blackwood will be present as we are interested in American Indian material.

43

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated

1st February 1951. Thank you note in reply to item/letter 42.

44

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated

2nd February 1951. Thank you note in reply to letter/item 43, agreeing to conditions.

45

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated

5th February 1951. Thank you note in reply to item/letter 44.

46

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 20th April 1951. Invitation to an informal opening of a new exhibition 'Prehistoric Man in Health and Sickness'.

47

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 21st April 1951. Thank you note in reply to letter/item 46, unable to attend.

48

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 25th April 1951. Perhaps he will be able to visit the exhibition at another time.

49

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 25th May 1951. Reply to letter/item 51, i.e. Miss Blackwood will be there on the 30th May.

50

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 1st June 1951. Thank you note regarding specimens collected by Miss Blackwood on 30th May.

51

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 24th May 1951. Informing him that Miss Blackwood will be there 30th May.

52

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. Ashworth Underwood (Director, The Wellcome Historical Medical Museum), dated 22nd May 1951. Fifth instalment of surplus material held at the British Museum, after examination by Mr. Braunholtz is now ready for distribution.

 

O & R Wild (Cheltenham Ladies College):

53

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Robert Wild, dated 27th October 1939.

54

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Oliver Wild, dated 26th March 1940.

55

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Oliver Wild, dated 8th April 1940.

56

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Oliver Wild, dated 12th April 1940.

57

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Margaret Popham, dated 24th April 1940. Specimens sent from Cheltenham Ladies College should be treated as a loan.

 

Box 21

– Correspondence – Music

Folder 1

– Music – Automatic General (folios 1-150).

Barlow W. J. (folio 1):

1

Handwritten note (small sheet) personal details of W. J. Barlow.

Bolitho (folios 2-10):

2

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated

8th October 1943. Regarding Musical boxes.

3

Letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 16th October 1943. Includes some illustrations.

4

Letter to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 29th December 1943. Mentions a book The Curious History of Musical Boxes, by Mosoriat, published in Chicago by Lechtner.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 11th May 1944. Mentions PVF revolver box, includes drawing.

6-7

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 4th November 1944. Has for sale a mechanical pipe organ.

8

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 30th November 1947. Musical boxes.

9-10

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from T. G. G. Bolitho, dated 14th December 1947.

 

H. J. C. Bryant (folios 11-15):

11

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to The Curator from

H. J. C. Bryant, dated 4th January 1949. Musical boxes.

12-14

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, on both sides) to T. K. Penniman from H. J. C. Bryant, dated 21st January 1949. Includes a list of musical boxes he has collected.

15

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mr. Bryant, dated

24th January 1949. Thank you note for list of musical boxes, etc.

 

C. Cameron (folios 16-18):

16-18

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Charles Cameron (Lt. Cdr. RN), dated 13th January (no year). Barrel Organ Repairs.

 

Chiappa Limited (folio 19):

19

Newspaper cutting, mentioning the Fair Organ Preservation Society and a business card for Chiappa Limited.

 

John E. T. Clark (folios 20-22):

20

Handwritten letter (half sheet, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from John E. T. Clark, dated 19th July 1943. Mentions repairing musical boxes and has some for sale.

21

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from John E. T. Clark, dated 15th July 1949. Mentions 24.5 inch discs for sale.

22

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from John E. T. Clark, dated 22nd August 1949. Thank you note for four photographs supplied which will be in his next book.

 

A. H. Coombs (folio 23):

23

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. H. Coombs, dated 19th April 1961. Organ repairs.

 

C. W. U. Crookshank (folios 24-25):

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to The Director from C. W. U. Crookshank, dated 2nd December 1953. Enquiring about a date of a mechanical piano.

25

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to C. W. U. Crookshank, dated 3rd December 1953. Reply to item/letter 24, gives information about possible experts to contact.

 

D. R. Davies (folios 26-27):

26

Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to The Curator from D. R. Davies, dated 16th August 1955. Student writing thesis on musical boxes, permission to take photographs in museum.

27

Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to T. K. Penniman from D. R. Davies, dated 30th August 1955. Thank you for allowing him to take photographs.

 

Gill, Jennings and Every (folios 28-29):

28

Letter to The Curator from Gill, Jennings & Every (Chartered Patent Agents), dated 5th November 1958, ref. GJ/B. Tracing a musical box.

29

Letter to The Curator from Gill, Jennings & Every (Chartered Patent Agents), dated 7th November 1958, ref. GJ/B. Thank you for information received.

 

Mrs. V. Greene (folios 30-32):

30

Letter (small sheet, typed on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Vivian Greene, dated 1st March 1956. Asking for information on any one in Oxford who may be able to repair/reassemble her barrel organ.

31

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Greene, dated 2nd March 1956. Advising on possible contacts/repairers of organs, etc.

32

Letter (small sheet, typed on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Vivian Greene, dated 5th March 1956. Thank you, on information in letter 31.

 

Horniman Museum (folio 33):

33

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Dr. O. W. Samson (Curator, The Horniman Museum and Library), dated 19th April 1961. Giving names of people who repair 18th century barrel organs.

 

R. Howard (folio 34):

34

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from R. Howard (St. Peter's Hall, Oxford), dated 16th September 1953.

 

H. Jackson (folio 35-37):

35

Letter to The Curator from Harold Jackson, dated 10th June 1957. Rare musical box (serial number 16903).

36

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from H. Jackson, dated 14th June 1957. Thank you for information asked in letter/item 35.

37

Copy of letter/item 35, sent to E. R. Pole, hand amended date

16th June 1957.

 

A. Mazzone (folio 38):

38

Appointment card for Mr. Salvatore Viola, on 17th November 1948.

 

Meadowside Nurseries (folios 39-40):

39

Letter (half sheet) to R. C. Gurden from J. S. Bowes, dated 27th June 1959. Return of singing bird.

40

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. S. Bowes, dated 27th June 1959. Return of singing bird.

 

Charles and Margaret Morrison (folio 41):

41

Handwritten letter to T. K. Penniman from Charles Morrison, dated 20th September 1953. Offering services of his company experts in the repair of antique mechanisms.

 

C. Paillard & Co. (folio 42):

42

Instructions about musical boxes given by C. Paillard & Co.

 

R. Pasquale (folios 43-45):

43

Two sheets of handwritten letter, to T. K. Penniman from R. Pasquale, dated 30th January 1941. Information on barrel organs.

44

Handwritten notes on barrel organs, etc. by Richard Pasquale.

45

More handwritten notes on barrel organs, etc. by Richard Pasquale.

 

H. H. Roberts (folio 46-110):

46-47

Two sheets – Letter (small) to T. K. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (North Carolina), dated 9th August 1943. Conch Shell Trumpet paper.

48

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides and folded into four pages) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (North Carolina), dated 19th February 1944. Conch Shell Trumpet paper, has now been started.

49

Letter to Beatrice (Blackwood) from Helen (Roberts) (Connecticut), dated 24th February 1946. Regarding manuscript being sent.

50

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded in half to form four pages, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (Connecticut), 7th June 1949. Regarding phonographs and Edison factory.

51

Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded in half to form four pages, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (Connectitcut), dated 14th October 1951.

52-55

Four colour photographs, of a personal nature.

56-57

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (Connecticut), dated 21st July 1976.

58-59

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, written on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (Connecticut), dated 20th May 1976. Mentions pictures/items 52-55.

60

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Helen H. Roberts (Connecticut), dated 24th July 1974.

61-66

Six sheets of typescript copy with amendments in pen on Musical Instruments.

67-84

Eighteen sheets of typescript copy 'Written Records of Music by Helen H. Roberts'. Notes and queries to replace pages 309-318.

85-89

Five sheets of typescript copy 'Written Records of Music by Helen H. Roberts'.

90-102

Thirteen sheets of typescript copy 'Audible Mechanical Records' – Appendix.

103-110

Seven sheets of typescript copy 'The Process of Mechanical Recording'.

 

H. J. Sanders (folios 111-112):

111

Handwritten letter (both sides) to The Curator from H. J. Sanders, dated 21st November 1946. Regarding his collection of musical boxes, he wants to sell.

112

Newspaper cutting attached to item/letter 111.

 

S. F. Sunley (folios 113-116):

113

Letter to Mr Pennyman from Mr. S. F. Sunley, dated 4th May 1959. Information they are repairers and makers of musical boxes, etc.

114

Letter to Mr Penniman from Mr. S. F. Sunley, dated 8th August 1960. Offering services again and that he had acquired the collection of Mr. Pole.

115

Letter to Mr Pennyman from Mr. S. F. Sunley, dated 10th August 1960. The bird organ is not for sale.

116

Newspaper cutting regarding Mr. Sunley, shop lease. Taken from The Times, 30th August 1961.

 

A. Tomasso (folios 117-120):

117

Cover note for three newspaper cuttings 118-120.

118-120

Three newspaper cuttings announcing that Angelo Tomasso, the last barrel-organ maker has died.

 

Universal Commerce Co. (folio 121):

121

Typed note with Universal Commerce Co. address, & agents addresses.

Peter Ward (folio 122):

122

Handwritten note with the address of Peter Ward (Musical Automata).

 

R. A. Watkins (folio 123):

123

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from R. A. Watkins, dated 15th August 1953. Regarding musical boxes.

 

A. O. Wintle (folios 124-150):

124

Blank postcard to The Curator from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, postmarked 27th December 1940.

125-126

Two sheets - Handwritten letter (half sheets, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 6th January 1941. Informing him that his hobby is piano organs for the street.

127-128

Two sheets - Handwritten letter (one full sheet and the other half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated

13th January 1941. Information on reed organs, and a name of a craftsman who may be able to help, G. W. Bennet.

129

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, 13th January 1941. Requires a serinette to test work.

130

Blank postcard to T. K. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, postmarked 11th February 1941. Arrival of serinette.

131

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 25th June 1941. Sorry for delay.

132

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 25th September 1941. Sorry for further delays (W. Hodgson).

133

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 20th January 1942. All the pipe work has been done fetched from W. Hodgson.

134

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 8th June 1942.

135

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 15th January 1948. Offering to leave to the museum his best barrel organ (includes cart and cover).

136

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Rev. Canon Wintle, dated 16th January 1948. Reply to item/letter 135, thanking him for his offer.

137

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 4th January 1951. Offering to send the museum a street piano, 44 note instrument.

138

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 15th January 1951. Regarding types of music played on 1891 street pianos, i.e. Strauss Waltz.

139

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 5th March 1951. Sending some music 'Hear me, Norma' and some Verdi.

140

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Rev. Canon Wintle, dated 7th March 1951. Reply to item/letter 139, thanking him for his music.

141

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 13th August 1951. Mentions the Festival of Britain.

142

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 8th October 1952. The street piano barrel is nearly ready, delivery instruction required.

143

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 27th November 1952. Thank you for cheque.

144

Newspaper cutting taken from The Times 5th September 1953. A letter from A. O. Wintle, entitled 'Barrel-Organs'.

145-146

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 3rd May 1955. Mentions contacts at Bishop & Son, an organ building firm.

147

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 13th September 1955. Asking for valuation.

148

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 28th November 1955. Asking if he is interested in the organ mentioned in item/letter 148.

149

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 3rd December 1955. Despatch of organ mentioned in items/letter 147 and 148.

150

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. O. (Canon) Wintle, dated 6th December 1955. Damage to organ by British Rail?

 

Folder 2

– Music – A. J. A. Symons Collection (folios 1-84), see also Pole, E. R.:

A. J. A. Symons, 1940-42:

1

Letter to Dear Sir (Mr. Penniman) from A. J. A. Symons, dated

1st October 1940. Regarding automatic musical instruments collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.

2

Letter to Dear Sir (Mr. Penniman) from A. J. A. Symons, dated

21st October 1940. He has a small number of duplicate instruments he is willing to sell.

3-6

Four sheets - Letter (on both sides of the sheets) to Dear Sir (Mr. Penniman) from A. J. A. Symons, dated 28th October 1940. Discussing all of his collection includes a drawing (sheet 6) of operatic cylinder and table.

7-8

Two sheets – Letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 5th November 1940. Arranging a meeting.

9

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 22nd November 1940. Covering note to some instructions (Nicole) which were sent.

10-12

Three sheets – Letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 12th December 1940. Covering 20 different items.

13

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 22nd December 1940. Four items put aside for the museum.

14

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 8th January 1941. Organising other duplicates which can be sent to museum.

15

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 19th January 1941. Mentions Vyvyan Holland (son of Oscar Wilde), he has a collection of fashion plates for sale.

16

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 1st March 1941. Asking for information of possible homes for fashion plates.

17

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 8th March 1941. Asking for transport options to Oxford from London, etc.

18

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 11th March 1941. Thank you for cheque, also more items will be despatched.

19

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 25th March 1941. Talks about G. W. Bennet, etc.

20

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 18th April 1941. Some treasures coming by car and larger items to be despatched later.

21

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 20th May 1941. Two large instrument to come via Scott.

22

Letter to Mrs. Thompson from A. J. A. Symons, dated 26th May 1941. Informing her that the bulk of his collection is to be left to the Pitt Rivers Museum.

23

Letter to Mr. Penniman from A. J. A. Symons, dated 30th May 1941. Mentions a 15' Polyphon.

24

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bulcraig & Davis (solicitors), dated

2nd September 1941. Concerns musical boxes belonging to the late

A. J. A. Symons.

25

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Messrs Bulcraig and Davis, dated

3rd September 1941. Reply to the item/letter 24.

26

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bulcraig & Davis (solicitors), dated

4th September 1941. Further correspondence to items/letters 24 and 25.

27-28

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Messrs Bulcraig and Davis, dated 6th September 1941. Listing items which had been paid for but not received.

29

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Vera Meynell, dated 8th September 1941.

30

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bulcraig & Davis (solicitors), dated

8th September 1941. Thank you for information received in letter/items 27-28.

31

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Messrs Bulcraig and Davis, dated

4th November 1941. Asking for an update on the bequest and the items already paid for.

32

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bulcraig & Davis (solicitors), dated

5th November 1941. Reply to letter/item 31, waiting for a Grant of Letters of Administration.

33

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Bulcraig & Davis (solicitors), dated

14th April 1942. Further to letter/item 32, a Grant of Letters of Administration has now been obtained, goods paid for delivery to be arranged, the bequest not yet decided on.

34

Extracts of various letters between T. K. Penniman and A. A. Symons.

 

Negotiations with Mrs. Watson (Symons Collection) 1942-45:

35

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 29th April 1942. The whereabouts of the large Meyer Marix and the Regina, etc.

36-37

Two sheets – Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated

9th May 1942. Arranging collection of the items mentioned in letter 35, etc.

38

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Charles Scott Road Service, dated

11th May 1942 (ref. AS/EF). Instructions on collection and delivery.

39

Copy of letter 38, re-typed.

40

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 15th May 1942. Mention of a cheque for the Revolver Box and Singing Birds and other items to be reserved, etc.

41

Letter (both sides of sheet ) from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 20th May 1942. Mentions that Revolver Box and Meyer Matrix are to be sent to Mr. Scott's Depot in London for despatch to Oxford.

42

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 5th June 1942. Thank you for cheque, etc.

43

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 6th June 1942. Update on the condition of the Meyer Marix, etc.

44

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 1st July 1942. Thank you for cheque for reserved items Sublime Harmony box and little minature box, etc.

45

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 1st July 1942. Asking for the Harp Piccolo box to be reserved, etc.

46

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 27th April 1942. Awaiting probate on her brother's estate.

47

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 1st May 1942. Discussing the whereabouts of certain items, etc.

48

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 8th May 1942. Discussing the whereabouts of certain items follow on to item/letter 47, etc.

49

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 14th May 1942. Discussing purchase tax and the moving of some items.

50

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 18th May 1942. Discussing items which are for sale.

51

Letter (both sides of the sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 27th May 1942. Discussing items sent to Scott's for despatch to Oxford.

52

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 25th June 1942. Mentions Bird Box, musical album and fruit stand, etc.

53

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 9th July 1942. Receipt for a cheque of £23.10, also reserved the Piccolo Harp for £12, etc.

54

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 11th August 1942. Mentions Four Spring Box, etc.

55

Letter (both sides of sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Mrs. Watson, dated 18th August 1942. Cheque for £12 enclosed for Piccolo Harp, etc.

56

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 20th August 1942. Mentions double cylinder box and fourspring box, etc.

57

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 21st October 1942. Discussing removal of boxes.

58

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 28th October 1942. Thanks for a cheque received of £40, for double cylinder box, etc.

59

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 7th November 1942. Mentions P.V.F. box.

60

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 18th November 1942. P.V.F. stands for Paillard, Vaucher Fils.

61

Handwritten letter (small sheet both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 19th January 1943. Thanks for a cheque received of £35, (confirming she is now in receipt of the whole £75).

62

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 25th March 1943. Sorry for delay in despatch of boxes.

63

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson The First Edition Club), dated 29th March 1943. New removal man has quoted price for delivery, of boxes.

64

Letter (both sides of sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, (no date). Removal of boxes to take place after Easter holiday (?1943), includes a list on the back of items.

65

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 27th April 1943. Supplying keys of the musical boxes, also mentions other items for sale.

66

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 4th May 1943.

67

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated

10th June 1943. Pleased to hear that the museum is having the Three Disc Symphonium and the Stella.

68

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson(The First Edition Club), dated 21st July 1943. Confirming reservation of items mentioned in letter/item 67.

69

Handwritten letter (small sheet on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 17th August 1943. Receipt of cheque for Three Disc Symphonium.

70

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 27th July 1943. Mentions Bremond and Regina.

71-72

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson, dated 29th August 1943.

73

Letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 1st October 1943. Mentions delivery by a Mr. Field, also donation of the Waterloo box by her mother.

74

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 12th October 1943. Mr. Field has taken to his warehouse the Three Disc Symphonium and the Stella box, for future despatch to Oxford.

75

Letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 27th October 1943. Sending keys and an extra handle of the 15" Regina, etc.

76

Letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Edith Watson (The First Edition Club), dated 3rd November 1943. Mentions receipt of cheque, also that the three disc symphonium had wood worm, etc.

 

Folder 3

– Music – Except Automatic (folios 1-115) and Musicology (folios 116-125).

Music – Except Automatic:

1-24

Bate, P. Collection List:

Twenty four typed sheets – 'The Philip Bate Collection of Historical Wind Instruments' – Faculty of Music 32 Holywell, Oxford – Anthony Baines (Curator) – August 1970.

25-41

Burmese Musical Instruments:

 

25 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, written on both sides) to Bosanquet from Moseley 14 St. Giles, Oxford, dated 11th March 1889.

 

26 – Handwritten letter (small sheet, folded, written on both sides) to E. B. Tylor from B. H. M. Bosaquet (New University Club, London S.W.).

 

27-39 – Thirteen Sheets – Handwritten letter/notes from B. H. Bosanquet to Moseley, dated 6th March 1887. Includes lists of notes on different instruments.

 

40-41 – Two illustrations (bromides) of various musical instruments (Burmese).

42-44

Indian Music:

 

42 – Note with the address, etc. of Professor P. Sambamoorthy.

 

43-44 – Two sheets – Letter from Yehudi Menuhin, dated 25th October 1963.

45-49

Philip Tanner:

 

45 – Book of 'Philip Tanner's Songs'. Handwritten words and music, in Augener's Music Books, No. 86.

 

46 – Empty envelope, originally contained tapes.

 

47-48 – Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman, from Mr. Palmer, dated 21st June 1971. Asking for access to tapes of Philip Tanner.

 

49 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Dr. Schuyler Jones (Pitt Rivers), dated 21st June 1971. Regarding an approach by Mr. Palmer.

 

50-71

Hurdy Gurdy, Strings, Harpsichords etc.:

 

50 – D string (1st) (Gold Medal) – Stradivari. From W. E. Hill & Sons.

 

51 – Viola G String (2nd) (Gold Medal) – Stradivari. From W. E. Hill & Sons.

 

52 – A String (3rd) (Gold Medal) – Stradivari. From W. E. Hill & Sons.

 

53 – A String (4th) (Gold Medal) – Stradivari. From W. E. Hill & Sons.

 

54 – Viola C String (5th) (Gold Medal) – Stradivari. From W. E. Hill & Sons.

 

55 – 6th String (53 Copper G).

 

56 – List of strings suitable for the Hurdy-Gurdy, items 50-55.

 

57 – Handwritten letter (on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Godrey Isaacs, dated 25th March 1941. Talking about stringed instruments.

 

58 – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Robert Goble, dated 21st April 1970. Includes some hand dawn diagrams – 'leg of mutton' and 'wing'.

 

59 – Photocopy/xerox of newspaper cutting from The Musical Times, May 1947, entitled 'Defining the Virginal', by Alex Hodsdon and Cecil Clutton, attached to letter/item 58.

 

60 – Goble Harpsichords Brochure, attached toitems 58 and 59.

 

61-71 – Eleven sheets of the 'Morley News', some pages printed on both sides.

 

72-75

Kusder Oboe:

 

72-73 – Two sheets – Photocopy/xerox taken from Galpin Society Journal Vol. II, March 1949, pp. 24-25.

 

74 – Copy of card in Subject Index.

 

75 – Folded sheet photocopy/xerox of various instruments and there specifications.

 

76-78

MSS:

 

76-78 – Three sheets – of handwritten music.

 

79

Vaughan Williams, R:

 

79 – Music book – Five Mystical Songs.

 

Correspondence (folios 80-115):

80

Handwritten note (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Dr. Thomas Armstrong, no date. Giving names of craftsman e.g. Mr. Kyberd (Taphouse's) and R. Goble.

81

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 10th November 1970. Gives new address, etc.

82-85

Four sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 7th January 1975. She has enclosed the rhythms of weaving songs.

86-88

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 21st January 1975. Problems with two songs, cannot decipher melody.

89

Handwritten letter (small sheet, on both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Carole Bridgewater, dated 11th March 1975. No luck with recent tape from the Oxford Book of English Verse.

90-94

Five pages in booklet, containing written music, from Carole Bridgewater.

95

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mabel Dolmetsch, dated 30th April 1948. Re-stringing Saxon Harp.

96

Index card with details of Carl Dolmetsch, i.e. address.

97

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Robert Donnington, dated 24th September (no year). Personal request to see collection of musical instruments.

98

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Hugh Gough, dated 28th March 1958. Tuner for the Pohlmann.

99

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to The Curator from Lyndesay G. Langwill, dated 19th September 1946. Regarding English wind instruments.

100

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Violet Alford, dated

13th April 1941. Regarding Mari Lwyd, also cover note for item 101.

101

Small sheet of music, attached to item/letter 100, Mari Lwyd.

102

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from John S. Morley, dated

18th April 1940. Regarding restoration of a Welsh Triple Harp.

103

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Rimmer, dated 29th October 1962. Editing the recorded Folk and Ethno-musical material deposited at the British Institute of Recorded Sound, also phonograph lent to Mr. Saul.

104-105

Two sheets - Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Joan Rimmer, dated 7th November 1962. Regarding Cambridge cylinders, etc.

106

Letter to The Curator, Pitt Rivers Museum from Charles Taphouse. dated 13th June 1949. Harp left in shop, donation to the museum?

107

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman, from W. Thorpe (Deputy Keeper, Department of Woodwork, Victoria and Albert Museum), dated 28th April 1947. Unable to help on questions of Musicology.

108-114

Miscellaneous addresses:

 

108 – J. B. Dallas & Sons Ltd. and M. P. Toulson.

 

109 – A. de Vécky.

 

110 – Stanley Godman, Schott & Co., Ltd.

 

111 – W. A. Cocks (Bagpipes).

 

112 – C. S. Govett and Typewriter Rentals Ltd. 9Table Grand Musical Box).

 

113 – F. F. Hill (Organs).

 

114 – Percy and Dorla Scholes.

 

Musicology:

116-119

Four sheets (both sides of sheets) – Minutes of Meeting – ICOM Conseil International des Musees (The International Council of Museums), dated 19th July 1961, Doc. 61/60, in French.

120

ICOM members form (blank), both sides of the sheet.

121-122

Two sheets – Letter (both sides) typed in French, from Cl. Marcel-Dubois, dated 20th July 1961 ref cmd/rb.

123

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. Barnes. Regarding membership of ICOM.

124

Letter from T. K. Penniman to M. Cl. Marcel-Dubois, dated 2nd August 1961. Interested in Comite International pour les Musees et Collections d'Instruments de Musique.

125

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Vice Chancellor, dated 13th March 1963, ref. PRM/1. Rejection of ethnomusicologist proposal.

 

Box 22

– Correspondence – Miscellaneous

Envelope A

– Miscellaneous letters (labelled Penniman from his autograph series) (folios 1-27):

1

Handwritten letter (small sheet), to Mr. Penniman from V. G. Childe, dated 5th January 1942. Mentions lending him Vouga's book, also discusses re-arranging his Lake dwelling material at museum and La Tene book.

2

Index card 'Lady Frazer – Sir James Frazer' attached to items 3-5.

3-5

Three small blue cards with Albemarle Club details printed on – addressed to Mr. Penniman from Lady Frazer, dated 17th January 1936.

6

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from John Layard, dated 26th February 1943.

7

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from L. Woolley (The Athenaeum, Pall Mall), dated 31st August 1943. Suggests that a Miss Kenyon could answer his question.

8

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Dr. Penniman from J. D. Beazley, dated 9th June 1953. Talking about various helmets, giving to Llewellyn Brown to look at.

9

Index card with 'George Gordon' attached to item 10.

10

Handwritten note to Dr. Penniman from George Gordon, dated

9th October 1939. Congratulations on his election.

11

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 23rd February 1939. Mentions he is writing a memoir on smoking and tobacco pipes in New Guinea, wants to examine specimens at the Pitt Rivers Museum.

12

Attached to item/letter 11, looks like notes in pencil taken from this letter or draft of letter.

13

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 27th February 1939. Thank you note for offering to lend pipes mentioned in item/letter 11.

14

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 22nd July 1939. Informing him will be returning pipes shortly.

15

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 2nd August 1939. Mentions Balfour Volume 4, returned.

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 4th August 1939. Will investigate to see what has happened to pipes.

17

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 11th October 1939. Congratulations to becoming curator.

18

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from A. C. Haddon (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated 20th July 1939. He has made the drawings of bamboo tobacco pipes.

19

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Seligman, dated 10th October 1939. Congratulations on being elected as Director of Pitt Rivers Museum.

20-21

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from W. J. Sollas (University Museum, Oxford), dated

3rd May 1935.

22

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

R. U. Sayce (Keeper, The Manchester Museum), dated 19th January 1949.

23

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Barbara Aitken, dated 21st May.

24

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 5th June 1943.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from A. Stein, dated 6th June 1937.

26

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from H. A. Pritchard, dated 29th July 1943.

27

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Department of Oriental Antiquities and of Ethnography, British Museum, dated 24th June 1943.

Folder 1

– Correspondence N. D, 1934-38 (with notes and printed attachments from Committee for Anthropology) (folios 1-108):

1

Handwritten letter (written on both sides, folded sheet) on Keble College note paper, to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher, Sunday 11th .

2-3

Two sheets – Handwritten letter, first sheet folded, second sheet half size , both written on both sides. To Mr. Penniman from G. R. Duver, (no date).

4-5

Two sheets – Note to Registrar, listing expenditure, etc.

6

Sixteen page booklet – 'Committee for Anthropology, Paper 10, New Edition, 1929, Oxford School of Anthropology'.

7-8

Two sheets – Committee for Anthropology, Extraordinary Meeting on June 16th Agenda.

9-10

Duplicate of items 7 and 8.

11

Eight page booklet – 'Committee for Anthropology, Paper 13, 3rd Edition, 1933'.

12

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 3rd July 1934.

13

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from R. Marett (Rector Exeter College), dated 5th July 1934. Returning the draft request.

14

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Douglas Veale (Registrar), dated 5th July 1934. Thanking him for memorandum, bust but will look at it later.

15

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 10th July 1934.

16

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Mason (School of Geography), dated 11th July 1934. Co-operation from the School of Geography.

17

Letter (small sheet) to Kennith (Penniman) from L. HWB (Bursar, Exeter College), dated 11th July 1934. Talks about Regional Lecturers.

18

Letter to Kennith (Penniman) from L. HWB (Bursar, Exeter College), dated 12th July 1934. Break down of costs i.e. salaries.

19

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 14th July 1934. Includes breakdown of salaries, etc.

20

Letter to Kenneth (Penniman) from L. HWB (Bursar, Exeter College), dated 14th July 1934. Mentions building estimates do not matter, but annual expenditure is a different matter.

21

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from R. Marrett (The Rector, Exeter College), dated 18th July 1934.

22

Handwritten letter to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, 20th July 1934.

23-24

Two sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (Registrar), dated 18th July 1934, ref. no. Ant/1. Returning draft memorandum with a few suggested changes.

25

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from R. Marrett (The Rector, Exeter College), dated 21st August 1934.

26

Letter to Mr. Penniman from Mr. Mason (Professor of Geography), dated 24th July 1934. Happy with ammendment's made by Registrar.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (Registrar), dated

25th July 1934, ref. no. Ant/1. Would be better to modify memorandum.

28

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Douglas Veale (Registrar), dated

28th July 1934, ref. no. Ant/1. Agreeing with substitution on page 20.

29

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 9th August 1934.

30-37

Eight sheets – Draft from Paper 210, Memorandum on the position and prospects of Anthropological Studies in Oxford, with handwritten amendments and signatures at the end.

38

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from L. HWB (The Bursar, Exeter College), dated 20th July 1934.

39-40

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheets, both sides on sheet 1) to Mr. Penniman from Henry Balfour, dated 29th July 1904.

41

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Evans (Registrar, The London School of Economics and Political Science), dated 19th February 1937. Regarding the number of candidates for examinations in Anthropology.

42

Attached to letter/item 41, hand written list of numbers (Cambridge) 1926 to 1936 (?candidates).

43

Typed list attached to items 41 and 42. 'Candidates for Examinations in Anthropology 1927-36, University of London'.

44

London School of Economics and Political Science – Lectures and Classes in Colonial Administration and Anthropology 1937-38, 16 page printed booklet, attached to items 41-43.

45

Paper 235 – Supplementary Agenda for 5th March 1937.

46

Paper 236 – Supplement for agenda of 11th June 1937, Report of the sub-committee.

47

From the Secretary to the committee for Anthropology covering letter, dated 18th March 1937, attached to items 48-51 + 51a.

48-51/51a

Six sheets – Draft proposal for Honour School of Anthropology.

52

From the Secretary to the committee for Anthropology covering letter, dated 15th April 1937, attached to items 53-56.

53-56

Four sheets – copy of a letter from Professor Radcliffe-Brown on the Draft Statute and Regulations for an Honour School in Anthropology. Dated 2nd April 1937, from Chicago.

57-60

Original letter as per items 53-56.

61

Paper 236 – Supplement for agenda of 11th June 1937, Report of the sub-committee. Note copy of item 46.

62

From the Secretary to the Committee for Anthropology no date.

63-67

Four sheets – From the Secretary to the Committee for Anthropology.

68-71

Four sheets – Advanced Studies in Anthropology.

72-79

Eight sheets – Handwritten notes Graduate Studies in Anthropology.

80-81

Two sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from J. M. Myres, dated 11th June 1937.

82

Letter to Dr. Marett from A. R. Radcliffe-Brown (University of Chicago), dated 26th December 1926. Proposal for lectures.

83

Paper 235 – Committee for Anthropology, Agenda for Meeting on the

5th March 1937.

84

Paper 236 – Committee for Anthropology, Agenda for Meeting on the

11th June 1937.

85

Handwritten notes?

86

Agenda for Sub-committee on Anthropology, to be held on

12th November 1937.

87

Sixteen page booklet – 'Committee for Anthropology, Paper 10, New Edition, 1929, Oxford School of Anthropology'. Duplicate of item 6.

88

Agenda for Sub-committee on Anthropology, to be held on

12th November 1937. Duplicate of item 86.

89

Handwritten notes?

90-93

Four copies – Paper 236 Supplement – Committee for Anthropology, Agenda for Meeting on the 11th June 1937, Report of Sub-Committee. Already have copies items 46 and 61.

94-95

Two sheets – Committee for Anthropology, 11th June 1937 – Minutes of the meeting, T. K. Penniman (Secretary).

96

Paper 236 Supplement – Committee for Anthropology, Agenda for Meeting on the 11th June 1937, Report of Sub-Committee. Duplicate the same as items 90-93.

97

Paper 236 – Committee for Anthropology, Agenda for Meeting on the

11th June 1937. Duplicate of item 84.

98-99

Two sheets – Committee for Anthropology, 12th November 1937 – Minutes of the meeting, with handwritten amendments.

100

Small handwritten note/letter to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 18th December 1937, attached to item 101.

101

Eight page booklet – 'Honour School of Geography, Draft Regulations for consideration by the Board of Studies'.

102

Minutes of the Sub-Committee for Anthropology on 12th November 1937.

103

Covering note to items 104-105, Agenda for the Committee for Anthropology on 17th February 1938.

104-105

List of proposals – attached to item 103.

106

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from J. Braunholtz, dated 1st February 1938.

107

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Mr. Penniman from William Brown (Oxford University, Institute of Experimental Psychology), dated

12th February 1938.

108

Printed sheet one side only, possibly offprint or proof, two pages 'Committee for Anthropology, lectures and other instruction in Anthropology Trinity Term 1938'.

 

Folder 2

– Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1946-49 (folios 1-133):

1

Letter (half sheet) to Evans-Pritchard from J. H. Hutton (University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge), dated

28th November 1946.

2

Letter from T. K. Penniman to My dear Colleague, dated 12th December 1946. Mentions a preamble for your consideration.

3

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dear Colleague, dated 12th December 1946. Mentions a copy of Draft Statue and Regulations.

4

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 13th December 1946. Reply to items 2 and 3.

5

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 14th December 1946. Reply to item 4, a thank you note.

6

Letter (both sides) to Kenneth (Penniman) from Donald (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum), dated 1st March 1947. Is a cover note to items 7 and 8, also makes suggestions of names to be contacted to attend a meeting.

7

Two sheets – Revised draft letter for approval. Attached to item 6.

8-9

Two sheets – Letter to Professor Evans Pritchard from C. F. C. Hawkes (Keble College), dated 12th June 1947. Reporting on the meeting held on 23rd May 1947, with members of other faculties interested in archaeology.

10-12

Three sheets – Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 12th July 1947. Attached is items 13-16.

13

Trial diagram (hand drawn), attached to previous items.

14

Second diagram attached to previous items.

15-16

Typed instructions to previous diagrams, attached to items 10-14.

17

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Christopher (Hawkes), dated 24th January. Mentions a draft by Fortes attached. Reply written at bottom and on back of letter.

18

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from R. Sandford, dated 3rd February 1947. Apologies as not being able to attend meeting on 19th February as will be at meeting of the Geological Society of London.

19

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 8th February 1947. Thank you for the draft on Honour School, etc.

20

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dear Colleague, dated 3rd February 1947. Invitation to meeting of Sub-Faculty of Anthropology on

19th February 1947.

21

Letter (both sides) to T. K. Penniman from J. M. Myres (Christ Church, Oxford), dated 17th February 1947. Thank you letter for plan of the proposed Honour School of Anthropology, unable to attend meeting, but has given some comments on proposal.

22

Covering letter (small sheet) attached to items 23-25, to Miss Beatrice Blackwood from Phyllis Buckle, dated 13th January 1947.

23-25

Three sheets – from Professor Evans-Pritchard detailed requirements for papers in Social Anthropology.

26

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Paul Jacobsthal (Christ Church, Oxford), dated 18th February 1947. Thank you for sending draft, but unable to attend meeting on 19th February.

27

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Donald (Harden), dated 20th February 1947. Gives list of archaeologists who have copies of memorandum, asking for archaeologists from other schools who should be consulted.

28

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

E. W. Gilbert, dated 23rd February 1947. With some suggestions or amendments.

29

Rough draft of a letter by T. K. Penniman, dated 24th February 1947.

30

Small card, handwritten on both sides to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 25th February 1947. Has received draft and will discuss with DBH (Donald Harden) tomorrow.

31

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Donald (Harden), dated

3rd March 1947. Thank you for the proposed covering letter.

32

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Christopher (Hawkes), dated 4th March 1947. Has sent around covering letter proposed by him and Donald (Harden).

33

Letter to Kenneth (Penniman) from Donald (Harden), dated 6th March 1947. Thank you for his note and making some suggestions for amendments.

34

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Dear Colleague, dated 6th March 1947.

35

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Christopher (Hawkes), dated

24th October 1947. Informing of a proposed date change for the next meeting.

36

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from J. S. Wanes (Department of Human Anatomy), dated 8th January 1948. Regarding his draft of detailed syllabuses for biological subjects to be offered in the Honours School of Anthropology.

37

Small card, handwritten on both sides to Tom (Penniman) from CFH (Christopher Hawkes), dated 10th March 1947. Hope he is content with revised draft put forward by DBH (Donald Harden).

38

Small card, handwritten on both sides to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 7th February 1947.

39

Small card, handwritten on both sides to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 24th February. Additional names added.

40

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. R. Hughes, dated 11th March 1947.

41

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Le Gros Clark, dated 12th March 1947. Talking about Pre-historic archaeology.

42

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from

W. E. Le Gros Clark, dated 14th March. Will be able to attend meeting on 2nd May 1947.

43

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from Helen Gibb, dated 13th March 1947. She has forwarded on correspondence to her Husband who is in USA.

44

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from O. R. Gurney, dated 28th April. Thank you note and will not be attending the meeting on 2nd May.

45

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

J. M. Powicke (Oriel College), dated 29th April 1947. Will not be attending meeting on 2nd May, because this is his last term as a professor.

46

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from G. Twaville-Petre, dated

3rd May. Apologises for not being at the meeting on the 2nd May, he had the flu.

47

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 13th April 1947.

48

Letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from J. S. Weiner, dated

23rd August 1947. Has looked through Hawkes statement on the syllabus, better to wait for a meeting where can be discussed.

49

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 28th October 1947. Thank you for notice of meeting on 14th November, etc.

50

Handwritten letter (both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), 13th November 1947. All replies have been encouraging.

51

Index card – with message Mr Gilbert rang to say he is willing to sign Honour School Documents, also Dr. Sandford will sign.

52

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Professor Evans-Pritchard from

H. H. Price (New College), dated 15th January 1948.

53

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from S. Caldwell (Assistant Registrar), dated 26th February 1948. Reply to item/letter 55. He has summoned meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology for 12th March 1948, but will not be able to attend himself.

54

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

G. Braunholtz, dated 29th November 1948. In favour of proposal of Honour School of Anthropology.

55

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to S. Caldwell (Assistant Registrar), dated 25th February 1948. Request for a meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology for 12th March 1948.

56

Draft letter 10th February 1948, inviting people to a meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology for 12th March 1948, from T. K. Penniman.

57

Letter (small sheet) to T. K. Penniman from E-P (Evans-Pritchard), ed 12th March 1948. A covering letter for amended paragraph of preamble.

58

Letter to Kenneth (Penniman) from DBH (Donald Harden), dated

12th March 1947. Cover note for proposed Near East Syllabuses.

59

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. K. S. Sandford (Department of Geology), dated 13th March 1948. Advice on whether it is wise to include paragraph about extra teaching in the Gazette.

60

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

E. W. Gilbert, dated 13th March 1948. Mentions his name is missing from the minutes of the meeting he attended.

61

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. W. Gilbert (School of Geography), dated 15th March 1948. Reply and apology in regard to letter/item 60, etc.

62

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to S. Caldwell (Assistant Registrar), dated 15th March 1948. Cover note for a copy of the minutes of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology on the 12th March 1948.

63

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Christopher (Hawkes), dated 18th March 1948. Regarding the points in letter/item 59.

64

Letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom Penniman from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 2nd April 1948. Reply to points raised in items/letters 59 and 63.

65

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from Evans-Pritchard, dated 12th April 1948. He met with Gibb and Cohyn this week for talks.

66

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from Christopher (Hawkes), dated

20th April 1948. Having lunch and conference with Baden-Powell this Saturday.

67

Postcard to T. K. Penniman from Evans-Pritchard, dated 19th April 1948. Cover to other papers.

68

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to S. Caldwell (Assistant Registrar), dated 22nd April 1948. Hopes to have complete plan for the Honour School in Anthropology ready for the first meeting of this Term of the Board, etc.

69

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Paul Jacobsthal, dated 26th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

70

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to Mr. Penniman from J. S. Werner, dated 26th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

71

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to the Curator from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

72

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to the Curator from J. S. P. Bradford, dated 26th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

73

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from B. M. Blackwood, dated 26th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

74

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Evans-Pritchard, dated

26th April 1948. Informs him that Fortes, Gluckman and himself are willing to be signatories.

75

Handwritten draft letter (small sheet, both sides) to members of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th April 1948. Asking for signatories for the proposal.

76

Typewritten version of item/letter 75.

77

Hand written letter to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 26th April 1948.

78

Duplicate of letter/item 76.

79

Letter to T. K. Penniman from J. N. L. Myres (Bodley's Librarian), dated 27th April 1948. Not willing to be a signatory as no longer connected with the teaching membership of the Faculty.

80

Handwritten letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from W. E. Le Gros Clark, dated 27th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

81

Postcard to T.K. Penniman from John Myres, dated 28th April 1948. Agrees to be a signatory.

82

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to S. Caldwell (Assistant Registrar), dated 29th April 1948. He has enclosed 26 copies of proposal.

83

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to D. B. Harden, dated

7th May 1948. Mentions does not approve of a mixed Final Honour School, etc.

84

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Mason (School of Geography), dated 7th May 1948. Thank you for his proposal to make application for an Honour School unanimous.

85

Letter to D. B. Harden from K. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 4th June 1948. Asking for additional information.

86

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to D. B. Harden, dated

7th June 1948. Thank you for sending copy of item/letter 85.

87

Letter to T. K. Penniman from D. B. Harden, dated 7th June 1948. Suggesting a meeting to discuss matters brought up in items 85 and 86.

88

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. W. Gilbert (School of Geography), dated 8th June 1948. Asking how many teaching staff will be available, etc.

89

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Dr. K. S. Sandford (Department of Geology), dated 8th June 1948. Asking for his point of view on several matters.

90

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to D. B. Harden, dated 8th June 1948. Giving some suggestions to put before the board.

91

Letter (both sides) from D. B. Harden to K. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 12th June 1948. Answers to the points raised in item/letter 85.

92

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. S. Weiner (Department of Human Anatomy), dated 25th October 1948. Thank you note.

93

Letter (half sheet) to The Curator from Senior Tutor at Lincoln College, Oxford, dated 27th October 1948. Thank you note.

94

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Braunholtz, dated 27th November 1948. Asking for support in regard to Honour School of Anthropology, before the Committee of Comparative Philology.

95

Small card to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Last, dated 3rd December 1948.

96

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to T. K. Penniman from G. Braunholtz, dated 8th December 1948. Update of the outcome of the meeting mentioned in item/letter 94.

97

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 9th December 1948. Update regarding the Committee for Comparative Philology, have appointed Braunholtz, Tolkien and Wrenn to meet with a committee of Honour School of Anthropology.

98

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Braunholtz, dated 9th December 1948. He thinks they will be glad to meet there Sub-Committee.

99

Letter (small sheet) to Tom (Penniman) from E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 13th December 1948. Asking him to arrange meeting with Sub-Committee of Comparative Philology.

100

Letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. E. Evans-Pritchard, dated 13th December 1948. Asking him to be a representative at a meeting on Tuesday 18th January 1949.

101

Letter (small sheet) from the Secretary (Pitt Rivers Museum) to Professor G. D. H. Cole, dated 14th December 1948. Also sent to Professor Hancock, Professor Price, Professor Ryle and C. H. Wilson. This is a cover note to a proposed syllabus for the Honour School of Anthropology, to be discussed at a meeting.

102

Same as item 101, addressed to Professor G. L. Wrenn also sent to Professor J. R. R. Tolkien, dated 14th December 1948.

103

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Last, dated 17th December 1948. Thank you note regarding copies of draft proposals.

104

Postcard to Tom (Penniman) from Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 30th December 1948. Meeting arranged for 15th January 1949.

105

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), dated 15th January 1949. Outcome of meeting between the two Sub-Committee's, with proposals agreed upon.

106

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), dated 18th January 1949. More details of proposals mentioned in item/letter 105.

107

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 20th January 1949. Informed by Caldwell and Turpin changes should first go before General Board Committee.

108

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), dated 24th January 1949. Further changes not mentioned in item/letter 106.

109

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Principal (Brasenose College), dated 24th January 1949. Confirmation that his Committee is willing to meet the Principal's Committee on 15th February, also a list of those who will be attending.

110

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Committee Members,

5th February 1949. Reminder of meeting (mentioned in item/letter 109).

111

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to The Director, Institute of Statistics, 4th February 1949. Possible future examinations.

112

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Hawkes,

7th February 1949. Reminder of meeting (mentioned in item/letter 109).

113

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Principal (Brasenose College), 7th February 1949. Informing him of an extra person at the meeting, Professor Hawkes.

114

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), 7th February 1949. Informing him of an extra person at the meeting, Professor Hawkes.

115

Letter from T. K. Penniman to B. Blackwood, dated 8th February 1949. Discussing examination papers before meeting on 15th February.

116

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to P. A. Moran (Institute of Statistics), 16th February 1949. Asking about combinations of exam papers, etc.

117

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), 16th February 1949. After meetings held have agreed to amendments to be put before board of Anthropology and Geography as well as to the general Board.

118

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Paul Jacobsthal (Christ Church, Oxford), dated 20th February 1949.

119

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 20th February 1949. He has Last's paragraphs unaltered.

120

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Turpin (The Secretary for the Faculties), 22nd February 1949. Cover note to 40 copies of revised syllabus.

121

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to E. W. Gilbert, 4th March 1949. Asking advice on College tutors.

122

General letter to Sub-Committee members from T. K. Penniman, dated 5th March 1949. Mentioning discussion with E, W. Gilbert about College tutors, etc. as mentioned in item/letter 121.

123

Letter to T. K. Penniman from Hugh Last (Principal Brasenose College) dated 10th May 1949. Welcomes modifications in draft but still worried about tuition.

124

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Hugh Last (Principal Brasenose College) dated 11th May 1949. Reply to item/letter will consult colleagues on Committee.

125

Letter from D. B. Harden to Christopher Hawkes, dated 13th May 1949 To arrange a meeting to discuss item/letter 123.

126

Letter (small sheet) from T. K. Penniman to Professor Evans-Pritchard, dated 14th May 1949. Informing him that the archaeologists will be meeting and he will inform him of outcome.

127

Letter (small sheet, both sides) from T. K. Penniman to J. N. J. Myres (The Librarian, Bodleian Library), dated 20th May 1949. Inviting him to a meeting of the Sub-Faculty on the 28th May 1949.

128

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from E. W. Gilbert, dated 20th May 1949. Unable to attend meeting on 28th May 1949.

129

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Sandford, dated 20th May 1949. Reply will try to attend meeting on the 28th May.

130

Handwritten letter (half sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Sir John Myres, dated 20th May 1949.

131

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from

J. N. J. Myres (The Librarian, Bodleian Library), dated 21st May 1949. Will not be able to attend meeting on 28th May.

132

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from Hugh Last (Principal Brasenose College), dated 30th May 1949.

133

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from J. S. Wenier, dated 4th June 1949. Includes offering names of two possible tutors, Mr. Roberts and Mr. Allison.

 

Folder 3

– Papers relating to Department of Anthropology (folios 1-104):

1

Twenty page printed booklet 'Financial needs of the University'.

2

General letter from the Secretary to the Committee for Anthropology

(T. K. Penniman) to other members of Committee, dated 25th August 1934. Is a cover note for a memorandum which is to be presented to the Committee for Anthropology on 12th October 1934.

3

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from Gilbert Murray, dated

28th August 1934. Thank you note for the memorandum.

4

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from R. R. Marett, dated 28th August 1934. Thanks for sending memorandum.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Penniman from Kenneth Mason (School of Geography), dated 4th September 1934. Thanks for sending memorandum.

6

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from John N. Myres, dated 9th September 1934. Thanks for sending memorandum.

7-10

Four sheets – Letter to T. K. Penniman from (not sure of signature could be Evans-Pritchard), dated 10th September 1934. Thank you note also several suggestions.

11

Handwritten letter (small sheet) to Mr. Penniman from K. S. Sandford (School of Geography), dated 3rd October 1934. Thanks for sending memorandum.

12

Printed 8 page Memorandum – 'On the position and prospects of Anthropological Studies in Oxford', with hand written notes and amendments made.

13

Agenda for Committee for Anthropology, Extraordinary Meeting on October the 12th (1934) – Paper 218 – 169th Meeting of the Committee.

14-15

Two sheets – Agenda for Committee for Anthropology, Extraordinary Meeting on June the 12th (1934) – Paper 217 – 168th Meeting of the Committee.

16

Envelope containing letter to Mr. Penniman from John Myres, dated 6th July1934. Also draft copy of memorandum 34 pages of typed copy.

17

Agenda page, no date etc.

18

Handwritten – Compulsory Paper 2 – Social and Cultural History.

19

Typed – Regulations – mentions Paper III, Paper VI and Paper VIII.

20-21

Three sheets (one is small attachment) – New World General Paper.

22

From Professor Hawkes, list of possible exams.

23

Anthropological Teaching at Oxford, dated 25th November 1947.

24

Special papers on Archaeology and Technology.

25

Half sheet – General Ethnology and Archaeology and Ethnology of Aboriginal America.

26-28

Three sheets (both sides) – Tentative Schedule 1945-46.

29-41

Thirteen sheets (both sides) – Bibliographic Summary of Works Cited.

42

Scheme for Combined Section A, Part I and Anthropological Tripos, Part II.

43-45

Three sheets – Handwritten examination suggestions by Professor Hawkes.

46

Looks like the end of a letter addressed to T. K. Penniman, starts off with three different books, etc. could be part of a Bibliography.

47

Syllabus amendment notes.

48

8 page printed booklet – 'Diploma and Certificates in Anthropology'.

49

16 page printed booklet, from the Ordinances of the University of Cambridge, 'Archaeological and Anthropological Tripos, Diploma in Anthropology and Diploma in General Archaeology', pp. 257-268 plus cover.

50

16 page printed booklet, from the Ordinances of the University of Cambridge, 'Archaeological and Anthropological Tripos, Diploma in Anthropology and Diploma in Prehistoric Archaeology', pp. 1-16.

50a

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Tom (Penniman) from Christopher (Hawkes), dated 10th January 1949.

51

Note (half sheet) – Agendum dated 25th February 1948.

52

Notes on the paper circulated in Hilary Term 1948, communicated by Sir John Myres.

53-62

Ten sheets (both sides) University of Sydney, Department of Anthropology, Outline of Courses and Activities.

63

Amendment (half sheet) to Archaeology in the Diploma Course, page 5, part III.

64

Eight page booklet – 'Diploma and Certificate in Anthropology: Revised Regulations made by the Board of the Faculty of Anthropology and Geography to come into force on 1st October 1940'.

65-70

Six sheets of notes typewritten and handwritten – 'Suggestions for a Final School in Anthropology'.

71

Paragraphs 6 and 7. Revision of Syllabus for Diploma and Certificates in Anthropology (1937-38?).

73-75

Four sheets – Committee for Anthropology, Paper 10, New Edition, 1938.

76-77 & 77a

Three sheets – Distinguished Students in the Oxford School of Anthropology.

78-82

Five sheets – University of Oxford, Advanced Studies in Anthropology.

83-101

Nineteen sheets – Draft Paper 218 – 'Memorandum on the work now done in Anthropology in the University of Oxford, with suggestions for its future development'.

102

Names and addresses of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology.

103

Agenda for meeting of the Sub-Faculty on Saturday 28th May 1949.

104

Minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Faculty held on 28th May 1949.

 

Folder 4

– Honour School of Anthropology, Correspondence of Associated Papers (folios 1-174):

1

General letter to members of Committee for Anthropology, from T. K. Penniman, dated 26th April 1948.

2

Twenty page booklet – 'Boards of the faculties of Literae Humaniores, Modern History, Oriental Studies, Social Studies and Anthropology and Geography, and the Committee for Comparative Philology'. Proposed new Honour School of Anthropology: Communication from General Board, Ref. No. Ant/4.

3

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Secretary of Faculties, dated 17th November 1949. Cover note for 20 copies of our proposed reply to the General Board.

4

Copy of proposed reply to General Board as mentioned in item/letter 3.

5-6

Two sheets – Statute and Regulations, Of the Honour School of Anthropology with hand written amendments.

7

Handwritten list – 'headings for booklists'.

8-9

Two sheets – Regional Studies No. 5 'Aboriginal America' – booklist.

10-11

Two sheets – Regional Studies No. 6 'Oceania' – booklist.

12

Regional Studies No. 7 The British isles, from Early Times to the Roman Era I and II – booklist (small sheet).

13

Regional Studies No. 8 Human Biology of a Special Area (e.g. East or South Africa' – booklist (small sheet).

14

Hand written amendments to replace item 15(?).

15

C. Special Section, crossed through to be replaced by items 14 and 16-19(?), etc.

16-19

Five amendments attached to one sheet, to item 15(/).

20

C. Special Section, crossed through to be replaced by items 21-25(?).

21-25

Two sheets – Five amendments, to item 20(?).

26

1 Special subjects – 1 Social Change – list of books.

27

2 Critical Analysis of a selected major authors – list of books.

28

3 Human Ecology – list of books.

29

4 Anthropological Aspect of Genetics – list of books.

30-35

Six sheets – Careers of Diploma Students in Anthropology.

36-37

Two sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology.

38

C. Special Section – a Regional Studies – This page to replaced with exact titles and syllabus for the Board Meeting.

39

(i) Statute – Of the Honour School of Anthropology.

40

Draft – Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology with amendments but crossed through with red crayon.

41

Minutes at a meeting of the Sub-Faculty of Anthropology on 12th March 1948, amendment that a Mr. Gilbert was present.

42-53

Twelve sheets – Proposed draft Statute, with various amendments.

54

Letter from T. K. Penniman from Mr. Gurney, dated 12th March 1947. This is a cover note for items 55-61

55-61

Seven sheets – Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology – For submission to the Sub-Faculty.

62-71

Ten sheets – Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology – For submission to the Sub-Faculty, amendments by different people.

72-82

Ten sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, written on top right hand corner 'Sat. 28 May 2.30 Griffith Classroom'.

83-98

Sixteen sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology, written on top right corner 'Keep if possible for pencilled

alterations'.

99

Minutes of meeting on 14th November 1947, Proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

100

Minutes of meeting on 15th October 1947, Proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

101-102

Two sheets – Draft letter to the Principal of Brasenose College from

T. K. Penniman, dated 28th May 1949. Suggestions from Professor Hawkes.

103-109

Six sheets – Proposal for an Honour School of Anthropology – For submission to the Sub-Faculty.

110

General letter for Committee Members from T. K. Penniman inviting them to a meeting on 15th October 1947.

111

Minutes of Meeting in the Pitt Rivers Museum on 15th October 1947.

112

European Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology, C.F.C.H. 22.1.48.

113

Pitt Rivers Museum – Suggestions for our contribution for an Honour School.

114

Suggested scheme for an Honour School in Anthropology, date in right hand top corner 14.11.47.

115

Notes on item 114.

116

General letter to Committee Members from T. K. Penniman. Informing members of a meeting on 2nd May 2.30 p.m., to discover the views of leading Archaeologists in other Faculties.

117

Indian and Far Eastern Archaeology Contribution for proposed Honour School of Anthropology, from Dr. Cohn.

118

Cover note to items 119-120 – Development of biological archaeological knowledge.

119-120

Draft schedule for Honour School in Anthropology.

121

Proposal for an Honour School in Anthropology – alterations to the preamble.

122

Suggested papers in Mediterranean Archaeology for Part II, General.

123

From the Secretary to the Committee for Anthropology, suggestions put forward for discussion by Mr. J. N. L. Myres.

124

From the Secretary to the Committee for Anthropology, suggestions put forward for discussion by Mr. E. W. Gilbert.

125

Honour School of Anthropology – Examinations (Balfour written in right hand corner).

126

Suggestions for preamble to Statute and Regulations of a proposed Honour School in Anthropology.

127

Duplicate of item 112.

128

Duplicate of item 122.

129

Indian and Far Eastern Archaeology contribution to syllabus for proposed Honour School of Anthropology.

130

List of subjects to be included in examination.

131

Suggested courses for Honour School.

132-134

Three sheets – Proposed draft Statute.

135-139

Five sheets – detailed requirements in each subject.

140

Compliments slip from J. S. Weiner, cover note to items 141-142.

141-142

Two sheets – Detailed requirements with hand written comments/amendments.

143

Cover note from Professor Evans-Pritchard to items 144-146.

144-146

Three Sheets or requirements.

147-148

Two sheets – Honour School in Anthropology (Physical) – Syllabuses.

149-170

Twenty sheets (both sides) – Syllabuses.

171

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. J. Dorey (Assistant Officer, University Registry), dated 10th January 1961. Regarding Anthropology and Geography Board, Ref. ANT/7.

172

Letter to T. K. Penniman from A. J. Dorey (Assistant Officer, University Registry), dated 26th October 1960. Revising of Diploma syllabus.

173-174

Two sheets of notes regarding letters/items 171 and 172.

 

Folder 5

– Correspondence 1975 -1983 relating to the (missing) unpublished manuscript 'Work and Song in N.W. Gower' by T. K. Penniman (folios 1-38):

1

Letter from Miss F. J. Cousins to Mrs. Jones, dated 1st September 1983. Regarding missing manuscript, Mrs. Jones is going to look for at Christopher Davies (Publisher) Ltd.

2

Letter from Miss F. J. Cousins to Mr. L. Hughes (Christopher Davies (Publisher) Ltd, dated 1st September 1983. Thank you letter for photographs and drawings received and continued help in trying to trace manuscript.

3

Letter from Miss F. J. Cousins to Mr. L. Hughes (Christopher Davies (Publisher) Ltd, dated 5th August 1983. Introductory letter of Miss Marian Cobbold who is representing the museum, regarding manuscript of T. K. Penniman.

4

Letter from Miss F. J. Cousins to Mr. L. Hughes (Christopher Davies (Publisher) Ltd, dated 2nd April 1982. Asking for progress on the manuscript they hold, e.g. plans to publish. etc.

5

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides), from Paul (Unsworth) to Candy (?), dated 8th February 1982. Giving the address of Christopher Davies, etc.

6

Letter from P. Unsworth to Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Jones, dated 25th November 1981. Asking for help to see whether the manuscript as been published.

7

Letter from H. P. G. Unsworth to J. Hughes (Christopher Davies (Publishers) Ltd.), dated 5th March 1980. Follow up letter to a previous letter sent in July 1979, asking for progress on publication of manuscript.

8

Cover note: Correspondence re publication in T. K. P.'s file in confidential cupboard.

9

Postcard to Mr. Unsworth from Michael Rix, dated 30th September 1976. This is cover note to correspondence 10 and 11.

10

Handwritten letter (small sheet, both sides) to Mr. Rix from Carole Bridgewater, dated 25th September 1976. Discussing tapes she had recorded for Mr. Penniman.

11

Letter to Mr. Rix from E. M. Chilver (The Principal, Lady Margaret Hall), dated 24th September 1976. He has some text and illustrations which can be sent.

12

Compliments slip from The Principal, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

13

Duplicate of item 11.

14

Letter to Mr. Unsworth from Michael Rix, dated 22nd September 1976. Informing him that he will be writing to Mrs. Bridgewater and Mrs. Chilver regarding Tom Penniman/Gower Project.

15

Notes on Michael Rix, ex student of Tom Penniman's and Professor Balfour's.

16

Extract from Minutes of a meeting of the Committee for the Pitt Rivers Collection: Publications Sub-Committee. Held on 3rd November 1975.

17

Note on compliments slip to R. R. Inskeep from the Principal Lady Margaret Hall, dated 25th July 1975. Asking to see manuscript.

18

Letter from R. R. Inskeep to Mrs. E. M. Chilver (Principal, Lady Margaret Hall), dated 11th August 1975. Cover letter to the manuscript of Tom's Gower book.

19

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated

18th December 1975. Additional material for the Gower Glossary.

20

Handwritten letter from Tom (Penniman) to Paul (Unsworth), dated 19th December 1975. Regarding several points including Glossary.

21-22

Photocopy two sheets – Letter from Tom (Penniman) to Paul (Unsworth) dated December 1975. Final version of Glossary enclosed with letter.

23-32

23 – Original letter on both sides of items 21 and 22.

24-32 – Nine sheets of manuscript – final version of Gower Glossary.

33

Handwritten letter to Tom (Penniman) from Paul (Unsworth), dated 17th December 1975.

34

Postcard from T. K. Penniman to H. P. G. Unsworth, dated

10th December 1975. Will send a copy of Glossary.

35

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

4th December 1975. Mentions Times obituary for Beatrice Blackwood.

36

Letter (both sides) from T. K. Penniman to Paul (Unsworth), dated

8th December 1975. Mentions publication of his book.

37

Letter (half sheet) from H. P. G. Unsworth to D. Holloway (Blackwell's Printing Department), dated 20th October 1975. Asking for estimate for a reprint of Occasional Paper No. 5 – 'Pictures of Ivory and other Animal Teeth, Bone and Antler' by T. K. Penniman.

38

List of Occasional Papers (half sheet) for consideration for reprinting, dated 20th October 1975.

 

Folder 6

– Notes and correspondence relating to Oxford University quinquenniums: 1947-1952 and 1952-1957 (folios 1-36):

1

Letter from T. K. Penniman to Margoliouth, dated 22nd November 1946. UG/2B, Quinquennial Grant: request for priorities.

2

Printed letter to the Secretary of Faculties from Douglas Veale, dated 19th November (ref. No. UG/2B). General Board of Faculties, Quinquennial Grant: request for priorities.

3-8

3 – Board of the Faculty of Anthropology and Geography – Agenda for a Special Meeting of this Board, held on 3rd October 1946. This is a cover note for items 4-8.

4 – Minutes (both sides of sheet) of the Meeting on Thursday 13th June 1946.

5 – Application to University Grants Committee for Quinquennial Grant 1947-1952 – Department of Geography (both sides of sheet).

 

6-7 – Two sheets (both sides of sheet) – Application to University Grants Committee for Quinquennial Grant 1947-1952 – Department of Ethnology (Pitt Rivers Museum).

8 – Application to University Grants Committee for Quinquennial Grant 1947-1952 – Department of Social Anthropology (both sides of sheet).

9

Application to University Grants Committee for Quinquennial Grant 1947-1952 (218/46) – Department of Ethnology (Pitt Rivers Museum).

10

Return of Holders of University Posts working in Departments (219/46). Department of Ethnology (Pitt Rivers Museum).

11-12

Two sheets – Work in there Department of Ethnology during the Quinquennium 1947-1952.

13-16

Four sheets including costs – Department of Ethnology – Proposed Eastward Wing to the South of the Main Court.

17

Cash sheet 1950/1.

18

Attached to item 17, footnotes to cash sheet.

19

Ethnology – Income, Expenditure sheet 1950/1.

20

Quinquennium – breakdown of wages, National Insurance for Boy 15 years old 1st year, Boy 15 years old 3rd year and Cleaner full time from 1952-57.

21

Quinquennium – breakdown of wages, National Insurance for Four Technical Assistants from 1952-57.

22

Quinquennium – breakdown of wages, National Insurance for Secretary & Librarian from 1952-57.

23-25

Three sheets – Quinquennial Grant Application to T. K. Penniman from K. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), 19th October 1950, ref. no. UG/2F.

26

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 27th February 1950, ref. no. UG/2F. Thank you letter for letter sent 25th February, informing him the Board does not need to consider estimated cost of new building and fittings.

27

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 28th October 1950. Thank you for his letter 22nd October about Quinuennial estimates (item/letter 28), etc.

28

Letter from T. K. Penniman to T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 22nd October 1950. Asking for some clarification on some of the questions asked on items 23-25.

29

Letter to T. K. Penniman from T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 7th February 1950, ref. no. UG/2F. Timetable of estimates to be submitted, etc.

30

Letter to R. C. Gurden (Pitt Rivers Museum) to C. Andrews (Fredk. Sage & Company Limited), 6th December 1949. Prices for new showcases, etc.

31

Letter to T. K. Penniman from E. Swain (Surveyor to the University), dated 22nd November 1949, ref. no. EHS/BWJ 180z. Building costs includes index of building costs in terms of 1914 prices, etc.

32

Building costs – North Wing.

33-34

Two handwritten sheets (small size) – Floor space etc.

35

Letter (half sheet) to T. K. Penniman from T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 2nd June 1956, ref. no. UG/2G. Covering letter for a note for the quinquennial application about the Ethnology

extension.

36

Letter from T. K. Penniman to T. C. Turpin (Secretary of Faculties), dated 4th June 1956, ref. no. UG/2G. Thank you letter for his summary of the argument for an extension to the Pitt Rivers Museum, also cover note for rough plan.

 

Notebook

– Lectures and Classes by T. K. Penniman from Dr. Marett Trinity Term 1928.

 

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