File 64 - W. Aldis Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence)

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Add. MS b/64


W. Aldis Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence)


  • 1870-1884 (Creation)

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1 box.
354 items: letters, printed letters, telegram, obituary, committee members lists, newspapers, notes and minutes.

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Correspondence, notes, and printed material largely relating to W. Aldis Wright's work as Secretary of the Old Testament Revision Company. Some letters addressed to the Dean of Westminster, A. P. Stanley; to Canon Selwyn, and to others. Includes letters from: Connop Thirlwall, Bishop of St David's; G. C. M. Douglas; E. H. Browne, Bishop of Ely then of Winchester; Frederick Field; John Dury Geden; A. P. Stanley, Dean of Westminster; Alfred Ollivant, Bishop of Llandaff; Hormuzd Rassam; William Selwyn; J. Troutbeck; Duncan H. Weir, James Cartmell; Bartholomew Price; Philip Schaff. Several copies/drafts of letters by W. Aldis Wright to others. Much material regarding the relationship between the British and American Revision Committees.

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An undated handwritten list, found in the box, has been scanned and attached to this record as a digital object. Please note that, while some errors have been detected and corrected, others may remain.

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Other material relating to W. Aldis Wright's work on the Revised Version is in Add.Ms.b.62, 65-66.

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