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Notebooks with notes on various subjects, including Old Testament and general Biblical notes (J1-13); Arabic and general Semitic notes (J14-30), 1875-1876

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7476/J1-30

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

Comprises: lectures on various subjects including Old Testament poetry, Old Testament liturgy and general Biblical subjects; notebooks on the Old Testament and other Biblical subjects, and Arabic and Semitic language notes; sermons arranged in canonical order; papers relating to William Robertson Smith's libel trial for alleged heresies and errors; memoranda, including early family correspondence and accounts of family members; assorted newscuttings, rough notes and a small number of photographs. Smith's own correspondence is listed at MS Add.7449.


  • Creation: 1875-1876


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