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Brooke Foss Westcott: Sermons and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8315

Scope and Contents

1-14. Sermons preached at Peterborough Cathedral 1878-9
15-34. Sermons preached at Westminster Abbey 1884-9
35-38. Sermons preached as Bishop of Durham 1891-6

39-40. Greek poems, `Periclis mors' (MS), and a printed poem, Westcott's undergraduate prize poems, 1846-47
41. MS of Westcott's Commentary on the Epistle to the Hebrews, 1889.
42. MS notes on Epistles of St. John.
43. Draft memorandum by the Rev. Dr. Westcott, on the responsibility of Churchmen with respect to foreign missions, n.d.


  • Creation: 1846 - 1896


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was assembled by William O'Dea in the course of preparing his Cambridge M.Litt. thesis, 'Westcott the theologian' (1977).

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