Rundle Clark MSS.

Griffith Institute Archive

Description of material

This description is based on the General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G)

1. Identity statement

Reference code n/a

Title Rundle Clark MSS.

Dates of creation of the material c.1965-1970.

Extent 3 boxes and 1card index box.

2. Context

Name of creator Clark, Robert Thomas Rundle (1909-1970).

Administrative and biographical history
British historian and Egyptologist. Born, Devonport 1909. Died, Birmingham 1970. Educated at Plymouth College, then St John's College, Oxford, 1928-31. Employed by Department of Extramural Studies, University of Birmingham, rising from tutor to Deputy Director, 1941-1961. Initiated course at the University in hieroglyphics, and also taught Egyptology at the Department of Ancient History. Specialised in Egyptian religion.
See Who Was Who in Egyptology (3rd ed. 1995), 100.

Custodial history Not known.

Immediate source of acquisition Presented by Mrs Marjorie Clark, via John Baines, in 1971.

3. Content and structure

Scope and content Notes, notebooks, and a small number of photographs.

System of arrangement Classified by John Baines. Subsequently catalogued with reference to his article 'R. T. Rundle Clarke's papers on the iconography of Osiris' in JEA 58 (1972), 286-95.

4. Access and use

Legal status Property of the Griffith Institute.

Access conditions No restrictions.

Copyright conditions Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Language of material English.

Physical characteristics No problems.

Finding aids Catalogue.

5. Allied materials area

Location of originals These are originals.

Existence of copies None.

Related units of description None.

Associated material Not known.

Publications Not published.

Notes None.

(April 28, 2003)

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