Cover image for H. Phelps Clawson collection 1911-1975.
H. Phelps Clawson collection 1911-1975.
Clawson, H. Phelps (Hamilton Phelps), 1892-1975.
Physical Description:
1 ft. (1 box, 1 portfolio) : illustrations, photographs, portraits ; 26 x 36 cm
The portfolio contains pamphlets, newspaper articles, photographs, and correspondence relating to the Shaker Museum and to past and contemporary Shaker communities. The box includes Mr. Clawson's publications : Poems (116 p. ; n.p., n.d.), Poems (79 p. ; London : Ernest Benn, 1934), Kitten Litter-ature : Inspired by the Mews of Poetry ([5] p. ; n.p., n.d.) ; photograph albums of his 1911 travels in Canada, Britain, Denmark, Russia, Sweden, and France, and of his Egyptian archaeological travels ; an envelope of unmounted photographs of his 1927-1941 travels in Egypt, France, Italy, Switzerland, Ireland, Florida, Connecticut, and Brazil ; manuscript notebooks of his travels in France and Brazil ; a manuscript notebook, "Notes on Semna, A.E. Sudan" ([42] p.) ; a manuscript notebook, "The story of Sinuhe, " in copied hieroglyphics, Latin transliteration of the Egyptian words, and English translation ; and a published book by Chauncey J. Hamlin, The Future National Museum of Brasil of Tomorrow (Rio de Janeiro : s.n., 1941)
General Note:
Title assigned by cataloger.

Photographs, souvenirs, correspondence, and published and unpublished writings of H. Phelps Clawson, archaeologist, published poet, world traveler, and (later) director of the Shaker Museum in Old Chatham, New York.

Gift of Thomas D. Mahoney, Buffalo, N.Y., July 1975.

Added Title:
Future national museum of Brasil of tomorrow.

Story of Sinuhe.


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RBR MSS. C54 1911 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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