James Teackle Dennis collection of artifacts
- approximately 950 BCE - 1914
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
1.3 Cubic Feet (2 card file boxes (10.75 x 8.75 x 12 inches))
Biographical / Historical
Scope and Contents
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was exhibited at Southeast Missouri State University in the late 1970's, and the accompanying catalogue (a copy of which is in the department's vertical file) features an informative essay on Dennis’s life and archeological work. The essay states that much of Dennis's personal collection was donated to JHU in 1918, but had 'dwindled considerably' by 1977. Ellen Reader Williams' The Archaeological Collection of the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore: JHU Press, 1984) notes Dennis' activities and illustrates some fragmentary reliefs that JHU received as a result. Significantly, however, she identifies one of them as "probably" part of a shipment from Dennis, implying that records about the receipt of the objects are not complete.
Part of the John Work Garrett Library (Evergreen Museum and Library) Repository
4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21218 USA