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William Robertson Smith: Papers

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7476

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1860-1894 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Master and Fellows of Christ's College, 1954

Related Materials

See also: Add. 7449 William Robertson Smith: Papers

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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