Document Reference NumberD18
TitleUNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey.
DescriptionField notes, correspondence, catalogues and drawings of finds, publication drafts, reports and press cuttings relating to the UNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey (ULVS). Collection primarily pertains to John Dore's work on the project, which centred on ceramics.

The collection includes records relating to the UNESCO Libyan Valleys Civilisation Project of 1979; the "ULVS Gazetteer of Sites" and the drafting of the monograph "Farming the Desert: The UNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey" and other papers.
Date13 September 1979 - 6 January 1995
Extent6 boxes
Arrangement1. UNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey
2. Notebooks
3. Catalogues and Finds Records
4. Finds Note Cards
5. Gazetteer of Sites
6. "Farming the Desert: The UNESCO Libyan Valleys Survey"
7. Papers and Reports
8. Finds Drawings
9. Press Cuttings
10. Miscellaneous Documents
11. Photographic Slides
AdminHistoryThe collection was accumulated by John Dore in the University of Newcastle and primarily pertains to his role as a ceramicist in the ULVS project. The material was transferred to the University of Leicester with the rest of the Society for Libyan Studies Archive in 2012.
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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