Petrie, W.M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), 1853-1942

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English author and Egyptologist.

From the description of W.M. Flinders Petrie Letters, 1883-1884. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347177

W.M. Flinders Petrie was born in Kent, educated at home by his well-educated parents, and showed an interest in antiquities. He began his career with studies of English sites, notably Stonehenge, 1880, then went to Egypt where he became the major figure in exploration of the pyramids. He was Professor of Egyptology at the University College, London, 1892-1933, and was the major influence on the next generation of archaeologists. He was knighted in 1923.

From the description of Flinders Petrie letter to O.W. Richardson, 1937 June 6. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61113141

British archaeologist.

From the description of Letter to an unidentifed editor, 1925 May 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64433603

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creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. Flinders Petrie letter to O.W. Richardson, 1937 June 6. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. W.M. Flinders Petrie Letters, 1883-1884. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Richmond, W. B. (William Blake), Sir, 1842-1921. W.B. Richmond letter to Mr. Petrie, circa 1900. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942,. Autograph letters signed from W.M. Flinders Petrie, London, to unidentified recipients [manuscript], 1895 August 25-29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. Narratives of expeditions [microform]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Album materials, 1777-1925 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. Letter to an unidentifed editor, 1925 May 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers of W.M.F. Petrie relating to Naqada, Ballas and Hu in Upper Egypt, 1890s University of Oxford, Sackler Library
referencedIn Rye, Reginald Arthur, 1895-1902 Senate House Library, University of London
creatorOf Campbell, Colin, 1848-1931. Colin Campbell Collection, 1917. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
referencedIn Grosvenor, Edwin A. (Edwin Augustus), 1845-1936. Grosvenor family papers, 1827-1981 (bulk 1872-1964). Library of Congress
referencedIn Stewart, Nathaniel Bacon, 1871-. Nathaniel Bacon Stewart collection, 1893, 1911, 1917. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Petrie, W. M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), Sir, 1853-1942. Letter to "My dear sir" : ALS, 1909, Apr. 9. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Collection of autographs and portraits, [18- - - 19- -]. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Tuer, Andrew White, 1838-1900. Letters, 1879-1918. Indiana University
referencedIn Fallows, Samuel, 1835-1922. Papers, 1856-1922. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Miscellaneous Arabic manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, 9th?-20th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Halsted B. Vander Poel Campanian collection, circa 1570-1997 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Petrie Letters, 1921-1924 University College London
referencedIn Miscellaneous Egyptian manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, 6th century BC-19th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Coptic manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, 4th?-19th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Grosvenor Family Papers, 1827-1981, (bulk 1872-1964) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Album materials, 1777-1925 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Flinders family. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Campbell, Colin, 1848-1931. person
associatedWith Fallows, Samuel, 1835-1922. person
associatedWith Flinders family. family
associatedWith Flinders, Matthew, 1774-1814. person
associatedWith Foot, Isaac, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Grosvenor family family
associatedWith Leach, Henry Goddard, 1880-1970 person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949, person
associatedWith Morris, Ralph, collector. person
associatedWith Richardson, O. W. (Owen Willans), 1879-1959. person
associatedWith Richmond, W. B. (William Blake), Sir, 1842-1921. person
associatedWith Rye, Reginald Arthur, b 1876 person
associatedWith Sir (William Matthew) Flinders Petrie, 1853-1942 person
associatedWith Stewart, Nathaniel Bacon, 1871- person
associatedWith Tuer, Andrew White, 1838-1900. person
associatedWith VanderPoel, Halsted B. person
associatedWith W. M. F. Petrie person
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Birth 1853-06-03

Death 1942-07-28

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