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William Kelly Simpson Archives

 Collection
Call Number: ANTAR.000011

Description of the Material

The archives of William Simpson, accumulated during his time at Yale relating to objects curated at the Peabody Museum.

Dates

  • 1958-1998

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Extent

15 Linear Feet (; 1 map case)

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/ypm.antar.000011

Overview

The archives of William Simpson, accumulated during his time at Yale.

Biographical Sketch

Simpson, William Kelly (b.1928) was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1958. His interests embrace nearly every aspect of Egyptology, including history, literature, art, and archaeology. His numerous books include publications of the Pennsylvania-Yale Expedition to Egypt, Giza mastabas, several volumes of papyri and other Egyptian writings, a standard history of Egypt, and an anthology of Egyptian literature in translation. He is author of nearly 150 articles in the field of Egyptology and serves as editor of the Yale Egyptological Studies. He also served as one of several co-directors of the University of Pennsylvania Museum-Yale University Expedition to Abydos, Egypt.

Education

- B.A. Yale University, 1947

- M.A. Yale University, 1948

- Ph.D. Yale University, 1954
Title
William Kelly Simpson Archives
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Nathan P. Utrup
Date
2018
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History Repository

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