File 65 - W. Aldis Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence and notes)

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W. Aldis Wright: Bible Revision (correspondence and notes)


  • 1871-1903 (Creation)

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1 box
305 items: letters (some printed); postcards; notes; committee material such as members' lists, minutes, proposals, and records of resolutions (some printed); printed books and articles.

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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. Includes correspondence from: S. R. Driver; F. J. A. Hort; W. F. Moulton, J. Troutbeck, Maxwell Ben-Oliel; Connop Thirwell, G. C.M. Douglas, Frederick Field, John Dury Geden and Charles Kingsley along with several copies/drafts of letters by W. Aldis Wright to others. Notes by William Barnes; R. L. Bensly, Schiller-Szinessy, William Selwyn, and others. Includes material on the disposition of the remaining funds after the completion of the project.

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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.63-64, 66.

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