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Manson, Thomas Walter, 1893-1958 (biblical scholar)



  • Existence: 1893 - 1958


Thomas Walter Manson (1893-1958), biblical scholar, was born at North Shields, Northumberland, on 22 July 1893. He was educated at Tynemouth Municipal High School and Glasgow University before attending Westminster College and Christ's College, Cambridge, where he studied oriental languages. He was ordained in 1925, and was the Presbyterian minister of Falstone, Northumberland, 1926-1932. Manson was Professor of New Testament Greek, Mansfield College, Oxford, 1932-1936, and Professor of Biblical Criticism, Manchester University, 1936-1958. He died at Milnthorpe, Westmorland, on 1 May 1958.

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Thomas Manson: Papers on biblical studies

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7919
Scope and Contents

Notebooks and notepads. Greek text books, some annotated. Photocopies of Greek texts and other documents. Roll of negatives of Greek manuscripts from the Department of Manuscripts, Bibliothque Nationale de Paris. Correspondence, some in Italian, and other papers of A.E. Brooke. Henry Barclay Swete, ed., The Old Testament in Greek according to the Septuagint, vol. II (Cambridge University Press, 1922).

Dates: 1930-1950 (circa)
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