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Pottery. Papers of Thomas May, FSA

Reference code
MAY
Title
Pottery. Papers of Thomas May, FSA
Date
c.1900-31
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Unbound papers, notebooks, etc. Three red and seven grey boxes.
Scope and content
Notes, correspondence, photographs, etc., of Thomas May, FSA (d.1931), relating mainly to Roman pottery; c. 1900-31. May was a leading authority on Roman sigillata wares. His main publications were Excavations on the site of the Romano- British Civitas at Wilderspool (1901); The Pottery found at Silchester (1916), The Roman Forts of Templebrough near Rotherham (1922) and the Catalogue of the Roman Pottery in the Colchester and Essex Museum (1930). For further bibliography see the detailed description kept with the collection.
Creator
May, Thomas (d 1931), archaeologist and civil servant
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/960/1-7
SAL/MS/960
Archival history
Probably presented by May's daughter.
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