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Price Papers
Level of description
Extent and format
Mostly unbound papers; one box.
Scope and content
Lectures and other papers of Frederick George Hilton Price (1842-1909), Director SA 1894-1909; 1877-1909. See Proc., 2nd ser., 22 (1907-9), 471-2 (obituary). Archaeologia, 62 (1911), 79-80.

Previously in 'Box 1' with the reference number SAL/MS/895/1:

(a) Texts of lectures, articles and exhibits at meetings, 1881-1907, mostly relating to antiquities in London, but including Roman and Egyptian antiquities, with two lectures on the Roman villa at Brading, Isle of Wight, 1881, 1882;-

(b) Letters (15) to Price including one from J. P. Emslie, 1899, with a cartoon; 1881-1908;-

(c) Notebook containing lists of hieroglyphs, notes on Egyptian mythology, etc.; and addresses. Octavo. Half leather, black, with marbled boards.

Previously in 'Box 2' with the reference number SAL/MS/895/2:

(a) Sotheby sale-catalogues relating to antiquities, annotated; 1881-1909;-

(b) Photographs of clocks and Egyptian antiquities in Price's collection;-

(c) Press-cuttings relating to books, Roman finds, Egyptian antiquities, with a few formal letters to Price; 1877-1908;- (d) Section of chalk cliff at Lydden Spout, Kent. Draft for a table published in Price's article in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, 33 (1877), 431 seq.
Price, Frederick George Hilton (1842-1909), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/895/1, 2
MS 895
Archival history
Presented by Michael Llewellyn, Carnoustie, Angus, through Central Archives, British Museum, April 1989. SA correspondence file; Giftbook entry, 7 Apr.1989.