Sir John Evans Centenary Project - image background is marbled paper from one of John Evans's books John Evans Numismatic Society Medal 1899

Aims of the Centenary Project

Conserved and accessible documentary archive

Artefact collection research and recording

  • Archaeological collection (Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum)
  • Coin collection (Heberden Coin Room, Ashmolean Museum)
  • Book collection (Sackler Library)
  • Other collections (e.g. Bodleian Library)

Centenary conference and publication

  • Discussing Evans's role and achievement.
  • Illustrating the scope of Evans's scholarship.

The work of the project will also be featured in the new galleries currently being created as part of the redevelopment of the Ashmolean Museum.