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Layard, Austen Henry, Sir, Knight (archaeologist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1817 - 1894

Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:

Copyright receipts concerning payments made by John Murray, publishers, to the contributors to “A dictionary of the Bible” (London: John Murray, 1860-1863), edited by William Smith., 1860-1864.

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Identifier: MS.41125
Scope and Contents Receipts, 1860-1863, concerning work undertaken by William Smith both as the editor of, and as a contributor to, the dictionary. Folios 1-3.Receipts, 1860-1861, concerning payments made to the contributors to volume 1 of the dictionary.Alford, Henry. Folio 4.Bailey, Henry. Folio 5.Barry, Alfred. Folio 6.Bevan, William Latham. Folio 7.Brown, Thomas Edward. Folio 8.Browne, Robert William. Folio 9....
Dates: 1860-1864.

Correspondence concerning memoirs of Austen Henry Layard., 1900-1925, undated.

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Identifier: MS.42410
Scope and Contents Included are comments of the manuscript readers. This folder has been arranged chronologically with undated items placed at the end of the sequence.Letters and envelope possibly of Robert John Kennedy to Mary Enid Evelyn Layard, including his remarks of the memoirs of Austen Henry Layard, 1900: folios 1-21;Letter and envelope of Louis Du Cane to Enid Cornelia Du Cane, enclosing a copy of a letter of John Murray [IV] to Louis Du Cane, 1915: folios 22-25;...
Dates: 1900-1925, undated.

Incomplete manuscript, "Nineveh and its Remains", volume 1, by Austen Henry Layard., 1845-1849.

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Identifier: MS.42347
Scope and Contents This part of the manuscript relates to volume I of 'Nineveh and its remains' by Austen Henry Layard, which was published by John Murray in 1849. There are additions and revisions throughout.The manuscript is incomplete, but contains:Note about contents of the manuscript: f.1;Pages of chapter 1: ff.2-33;Pages of chapter 2: ff.34-37;Pages of chapter 3: ff.38-64;Pages of chapter 4: ff.65-69;Pages of chapter 5:...
Dates: 1845-1849.

Incomplete manuscript, "Nineveh and its Remains", volume 2, by Austen Henry Layard., 1845-1849.

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Identifier: MS.42348
Scope and Contents The manuscript here relates to the end of Part 1 and much of Part 2 that comprises volume II of 'Nineveh and its remains' by Austen Henry Layard, which was published by John Murray in 1849. There are additions and revisions throughout.The manuscript is incomplete, but contains:Note about contents of the manuscript: f.1;Part 1 of the published work:Chapter 11: folios 2-65;Chapter 12: folios 66-110;Pages of chapter 13:...
Dates: 1845-1849.

Incomplete marked proofs, "Nineveh and its Remains", volume II, by Austen Henry Layard., 1849.

 Item
Identifier: MS.42352
Scope and Contents

The proofs here are for Volume II of 'Nineveh and its remains' by Austen Henry Layard. The proofs have been heavily annotated, with many additions, corrections and deletions.

Although these are not a complete set of proofs, only a few pages are missing. There are proofs for pages 1-252, 271-272 and 275-484. The page numbers are taken from the original pagination on the proofs. In addition there are six folios that have been added throughout the proofs with corrected text.

Dates: 1849.

Incomplete second proof, "Sir A. Henry Layard G.C.B., D.C.L. : autobiography and letters from his childhood until his appointment as H.M. Ambassador at Madrid" : signatures A-I, K-U, X-Y, chapters I-VIII [part], pages [1]-352., ? 1903.

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Identifier: MS.42406
Scope and Contents The proofs want page 353, all illustrations and maps.The chapter headings are : chapter I : "Family history and childhood 1817-1833";chapter II : "Legal studies and interludes 1834-1839";chapter III : "Overland journey to Constantinople 1839";chapter IV : "Journey through Asia Minor 1839";chapter V : "1839 through Syria";chapter VI : "Syria and Palestine 1840";chapter VII : "Aleppo to Mosul...
Dates: ? 1903.

Letters mostly of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake., 1870-1879.

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Identifier: MS.42337
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order.Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake of:1870: folios 1-14;1871: folios 15-30;1872: folios 31-42;1873: folios 43-46;1874: folios 47-55;1875: folios 56-64;1876, with one of Enid Layard at folios 82-83: folios 65-83;1877, with letters of Enid Layard at folios 89-90 and 103-106, and one to an unidentified recipient at...
Dates: 1870-1879.

Letters mostly of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake., 1890-1893, 1940, undated.

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Identifier: MS.42339
Scope and Contents The letters of Austen Henry Layard have been arranged in chronological order, with those of uncertain date placed at the end of the sequence. Probable years and watermarks that appear on the paper have been given where possible on the letters of uncertain dates. The last letter in this manuscript relates to the provenance of these letters. Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake of:1890: folios 1-22;1891: folios 23-37;1892:...
Dates: 1890-1893, 1940, undated.

Letters of and to Austen Henry Layard., 1836-1968.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42336-42344
Scope and Contents

The letters here are mainly of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake and John Murray [III]. The letters to Eastlake contain news of mutual acquaintances, details of his work, accounts of his travels and discussions of art and literature. The letters to Murray often focus on the publication of works by Layard, particularly relating to his excavations. These letters make clear that Layard took an active role in the production of his works.

Dates: 1836-1968.

Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake., 1856-1869.

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Identifier: MS.42336
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in chronological order.Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake of:1856: folios 1-7;1857: folios 8-9;1859: folios 10-13;1860: folios 14-26;1861: folios 27-44;1862: folios 45-47;1863: folios 48-63;1864, with letters to Sir Charles Eastlake at folios 70 and 72: folios 64-72;1865, with a letter to Sir Charles Eastlake at folios 94-95:...
Dates: 1856-1869.

Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake., 1880-1889.

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Identifier: MS.42338
Scope and Contents

The letters have been arranged in chronological order.

Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake of:

1880: folios 1-19;

1881: folios 20-31;

1882: folios 32-44;

1883: folios 45-70;

1884: folios 71-84;

1885: folios 85-104;

1886: folios 105-122;

1887: folios 122-132;

1888: folios 133-155;

1889: folios 156-170.

Dates: 1880-1889.

Letters of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake., 1856-1893.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42336-42340
Scope and Contents The letters here of Austen Henry Layard to Elizabeth Eastlake cover nearly four decades of friendship. Eastlake was a writer and, like Layard, had many connections in the art and literary worlds, which is reflected in this correspondence.Layard and Eastlake had many common friends and acquaintances, including John Murray [III]. Additionally, Layard had also been friends with Charles Eastlake, the husband of Elizabeth, and it was Layard who encouraged her to write a memoir of...
Dates: 1856-1893.

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Manuscripts. 57
Typescripts. 41
Letters. Correspondence. 40
Memoirs. 39
Ottoman Empire. World - Ottoman Empire . Former nation/state/empire. 26
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Transcripts 26
Dispatches. 25
Mesopotamia . Asia - Mesopotamia. General region. Longitude: 44.0000. Latitude: 34.0000. 25
Turkey. Asia. Nation. Longitude: 35.0000. Latitude: 39.0000. 25
Proofs. printed matter 21
Spain. Europe. Nation. Longitude: -4.0000. Latitude: 40.0000. 16
Notes. 6
Autobiographies. 5
Copies. Derivative objects. 4
Euphrates. Asia - Euphrates . River. Longitude: 47.5000. Latitude: 31.0833. 4
Syria. Asia - Syria. nation. Longitude: 38.0000. Latitude: 35.0000. 4
Figures. Illustrations. 3
Khuzestan. Asia - Iran - Khuzestan. province. Longitude: 49.0000. Latitude: 31.0000. 3
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter) 3
Tigris. Asia - Tigris . River. Longitude: 47.4167. Latitude: 31.0000. 3
Accounts. 2
Envelopes. 2
Financial records. 2
Galley proofs. Proofs (printed matter). 2
Legal instruments. 2
Madrid. Europe - Spain - Comunidad de Madrid - Madrid. Inhabited place. Longitude: -3.7167. Latitude: 40.4167. 2
Passports. 2
Photographs. 2
Portraits 2
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Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 2
Agreements. Legal instruments. 1
Articles. 1
Boudoir photographs. 1
Circulars. Fliers. 1
Drawings. Visual works. 1
Gatherings. Gathered matter components. 1
Illustrations. Layout features. 1
Inscriptions. 1
Istanbul. Asia - Turkey - Marmara - Istanbul. Inhabited place. Longitude: 28.9500. Latitude: 41.0333. 1
Italy. Europe. Nation. Longitude: 12.8333. Latitude: 42.8333. 1
Maps. Cartographic materials. 1
Offprints. 1
Pamphlets. 1
Poetry. 1
Receipts. Financial records 1
Reports 1
Speeches. Documents. 1
Statements. 1
Suez. Africa - Egypt - Urban - Suez. Inhabited place. Longitude: 32.5500. Latitude: 29.9667. 1
Transcripts. 1
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