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Gustavus Adolphus Schutt Schneider: Selections from the Theological Correspondence of Fenton John Anthony Hort

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6597

Scope and Contents

Selections of correspondence on theological subjects, 1852-1892, compiled by G.A.S. Schneider dealing mainly with textual criticism of the New Testament, 1022 pages. The letters are arranged chronologically under five subject headings, with a preface and indexes. The versos are blank throughout. The correspondence is principally with B.F. Westcott, Bishop of Durham, and, from 1864, with A.A. Vansittart. About 250 of the letters are drawn upon. A small number of letters have been transcribed in full, and a few sentences from other letters have also been transcribed.


  • Creation: 1917


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs Hort, 1921.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available


Some of the letters or particular passages from them have been printed in A.F. Hort, ed., Life and letters of F.J.A. Hort (London, 1895) and Arthur Westcott, ed., Life and letters of B.F. Westcott (London, 1903).


F.J.A. Hort's son A.F. Hort went through the boxes of letters and destroyed those he considered were no longer required. It is therefore assumed that the originals no longer exist.

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