Rhode Island Archival and Manuscript Collections Online

For Participating Institutions

Lysander Dickerman lectures (MS.Dickerman)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Tel: 401-863-2146

Scope & content

The Lectures on Egypt series consists of manuscript notes written by Lysander Dickerman on lectures entitled: "What do we owe to Egypt"; "The Eayoum, from Migdol to Syene"; "The domestic life of Egypt"; "A Trip on the Nile"; "The Hittites"; "The Workingmen in Egypt or the social and domestic customs of the common people ..."; "Architecture; Religion of Egyptians"; "Hebrews; Egyptian women, and the Pharos."

The Miscellaneous Papers series dates from 1863-1902 and contains clippings; correspondence; notes; notebooks; receipts; addressed envelopes, and invitations.

The Correspondence series consists predominately of letters dated 1887-1902 written to and from Lysander Dickerman. These materials are arranged alphabetically.