Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA21/1/1/3
Title'The Story of Ahikar'
Extent1 volume; 88 items
DescriptionScrapbook containing correspondence, notes, and press cuttings of reviews relating to 'The Story of Ahikar', by James Rendel Harris, Agnes Smith Lewis [orientalist, biblical scholar, and traveller], and Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare [scholar, expert on Armenia].

/1-/3, /5-/27 Press cuttings - reviews of 'The Story of Ahikar', 1899-1914;
/4 Typescript article by James Rendel Harris entitled 'The recently recovered papyri from Elephantine, with especial reference to the Story of Ahikar', nd;
Letters to James Rendel Harris about Ahikar from /28 John Gwynn [Professor of Divinity, Trinity College, Dublin and Syriac scholar], 1898; /29 Emmanuel Georges Cosquin [folklorist], French, 1899; /30 unsigned letter, possibly from James Hope Moulton, 1899; /31 Claude Hermann Walter Johns [master of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and canon of Norwich], 1903; /32 Rudolf Smend [Professor at Gottingen], German, 1908; /77 John Clay [Cambridge University Press], 1913;
/34 Notes by James Rendel Harris for an article about Ahikar, nd;
/33, /35-/88 Letters from Robert Henry Charles [theologian; canon, then archdeacon of Westminster Abbey] discussing James Rendel Harris's article about Ahikar for 'The Oxford Edition of the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha' and letters mostly from Agnes Smith Lewis, with some from Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare and Edward C Sacher discussing work on 'The Story of Ahikar', 1911-1913.
ArrangementOriginal order
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionOriginally listed as Lot 3


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