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Hill Forts of Northern France. Papers of Sir Mortimer Wheeler, FSA, Katherine M Richardson, FSA, and others

Reference code
HIF
Title
Hill Forts of Northern France. Papers of Sir Mortimer Wheeler, FSA, Katherine M Richardson, FSA, and others
Date
1936-56
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Notebooks, plans, drawings, photographs, unbound papers. Five red boxes, three grey boxes; with two grey boxes of photographs and ten folders of plans, drawings and maps.
Scope and content
Papers of Sir Mortimer Wheeler, FSA (1890-1976), Katherine M. Richardson, FSA, and others relating to excavations and sites visited in Brittany and Normandy for a survey of Iron-Age camps. Excavation was interrupted by the outbreak of war and not all records have survived. See the reports of the 1938 expedition in Antiquity, 13 (1939), 58-79; 1939 expedition, A.J., 21 (1941), 265-70, and Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Katherine M. Richardson, Hill-Forts of Northern France (SA Research Report no. 19, 1957). Related plans, drawings and photographs (HIF/011) are kept separately with SA Prints and Drawings Collections. See the list with the collection for a full description.
Creator
Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer (1890-1976) Knight, archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/951/1-15
MS 951
Archival history
Bequeathed by Sir Mortimer Wheeler, 1976. Photographs presented earlier. See A.J., 57 (1977), 454-5 (obituary of Wheeler); 59 (1979), 6 (bequest), 550.
Related units of description
The pottery brought to England by Wheeler is kept temporarily at the Institute of Archaeology, Oxford (1994).
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