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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA21/1/1/5
Title'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon' and 'An Early Christian Psalter'
Extent1 volume; 223 items
Date1909-1928
DescriptionScrapbook of correspondence, articles, and press cuttings relating to James Rendel Harris's discovery, in 1909, of a Syriac manuscript of the Odes of Solomon and to his books 'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon', a translation of and introduction to the Odes, and 'An Early Christian Psalter'. Letters are written to James Rendel Harris, unless otherwise stated.

/1 Cutting - review of 'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon', 1910
/2 Cutting of an article about the deposit of the manuscript of the Odes in the John Rylands Library, Manchester, 1914
/3 Cutting - report of a lecture by James Rendel Harris about the Odes, 1914?
/4 Cutting reporting that 'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon' has been translated into German, nd
/5-/10 Cuttings - reviews of 'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon', 1910-1913
/11-/12 Typescript essays by James Rendel Harris about the Odes, nd
/13 The Twenty-sixth Ode of Solomon rendered in prose and verse by James Rendel Harris, nd
Letters from: /14 Eberhard Nestle [Semitic scholar, Professor and Headmaster at Wurtemberg, Germany], 1909; /15 Frederick Glyn Montagu Powell, 1909; /16 Vernon Bartlett [Ecclesiastical historian, Exeter College, Oxford], 1909; /17-/22 Eberhard Nestle, 1909; /23 Frederick Glyn Montagu Powell, 1909; /24 Joseph Viteau [New Testament scholar], French, 1909; /25 CG Trumbull [Editor, The Sunday School Times], 1909; /26 William Charles Braithwaite [President, Woodbrooke Council, barrister and Biblical scholar], 1909; /27 Oliver Lodge [scientist and first Principal of Birmingham University], 1909
/28-/32 Letters to Eberhard Nestle from James Rendel Harris, 1909-1910
/33 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Fleming H Revell Company, concerning distribution of 'An Early Christian Psalter' in America, 1909
Letters from: /34 John Gwynn [Professor of Divinity, Trinity College, Dublin and Syriac scholar], 1909; /35 Agnes Smith Lewis [orientalist, biblical scholar, and traveller], 1909; /36 Montague Rhodes James [Biblical scholar and palaeographer], 1909; /37 Adolf Deissmann, German, 1909; /38 A Souter [Librarian, Mansfield College Library], 1909; /39 Mary F Harris [addressed to 'my well beloved Brother'], 1909?; /40 Terrot Reaveley Glover [classical scholar and historian, lecturer in Ancient History at Cambridge], 1909; /41 Annie Holmden, 1909; /42 John Ebenezer Honeyman Thomson [Missionary to Palestine, Lecturer to University of Glasgow, Biblical scholar], nd; /43-/44 RJ Knowling [Canon of Durham], 1909; /45 John Ebenezer Honeyman Thomson, 1909; /46 James Robertson [publisher], 1910; /47 Adolf von Harnack [Professor of Ecclesiastical History, University of Berlin], 1909; /48 Rachel B Lockwood [address, Polam Hall, Darlington], 1910;
/49 Letter to James Rendel Harris from George W Gilmore [Associate Editor, Funk and Wagnalls Company, publishers], 1909, asking him to write an article about the Odes of Solomon for the Schall-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, with /50 typescript draft of James Rendel Harris's article;
Letters from: /51 Gustav Diettrich [Syriac scholar and minister in Berlin], 1910; /52 Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare [scholar, expert on Armenia], nd; /53 Robert Henry Charles [theologian; canon, then archdeacon of Westminster Abbey], 1910
/54-/58 Letters to James Rendel Harris from T and T Clark [publishers], Richard Wright [Cambridge University Press], and James Robertson [publisher] re publication by T and T Clark of Adolf von Harnack's German edition of the Odes, advising whether publication of a German translation of James Rendel Harris's English translation may infringe copyright, 1910
/59-/61 Letters to James Rendel Harris from JM Leendertz [Dutch Woodbrooke student, author of Dutch book about the Odes of Solomon], 1910
/62-/65 Letters to James Rendel Harris from Edward B Birks [Vicar of Kellington, Yorkshire], 1910
Letters to James Rendel Harris from: /66 Alfred C Garrett [probably from Haverford College, Philadelphia, USA], 1910; /67 possibly from the Bishop of Birmingham, 1910; /68 T Hudson-Williams [University College of North Wales, Bangor], 1910; /69-/71 Harper Brothers [publishers], 1910; /72 Arthur Ungnad [German scholar], 1910; /73 Friedrich Schulthess [Syriac scholar], German, 1910; /74 Arthur Ungnad, 1910; /75 D von Soden [Berlin], German, 1910; /76 AH Cruickshank [Professor of Greek and Classical Literature, University of Durham], 1910; /77 RH Coats [Minister, Hamstead Road Church, Hansworth], 1911; /78 H Hauser, 1911; /79-/84 John Henry Bernard [Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin; bishop of Ossory], 1910-1911; /85 F Muller v. Brakel, 1911; /86-/87 Eberhard Nestle, 1911; /88 Copy letter from James Rendel Harris to Eugene Revillout [French Egyptologist], 1911; /89 Theophilus Goldridge Pinches, 1911; /90 Friedrich Schulthess, 1910; /91 Eugene Revillout, French, 1911; /92 Eberhard Nestle, 1909; /93 JT Marshall [Baptist College, Manchester], 1911; /94-/96 Eberhard Nestle, 1910; /97-/99 William Emery Barnes [Professor of Divinity, Cambridge], with note, 1910; /100 Note by GRS Mead [Editor, The Quest], nd; /101 JT Marshall, 1911; /102 GRS Mead, 1909; /103 Henry Barclay Swete [Professor of Divinity, Cambridge], 1911; /104 GRS Mead, 1909; /105 Receipt from the British Museum acknowledging deposit of photographs of the Odes, 1911; /106 GRS Mead, 1910; /107-/108 FG Kenyon [British Museum], 1911; /109-/110 GRS Mead, 1911; /111 Arthur Cayley Headlam [theologian and Principal, King's College, University of London], 1911; /112 music manuscript, signed 'Ethel Priestman,' nd; /113 John Henry Bernard [Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin; bishop of Ossory], 1911; /114 music manuscript entitled 'God's my Glass,' nd; /115 Edgar J Goodspeed [American Greek scholar and biblical critic, University of Chicago], nd; /116-/117 John Henry Bernard, 1911; /118 photograph of a Syriac manuscript, nd; /119 Constance Halliday, nd; /120 Frederick Glyn Montagu Powell, 1909; /121 A Souter [Librarian, Mansfield College, Oxford], 1911; /122 M Sprengling [Northwestern University, Watertown, Wisconsin], 1911; /123 Terrot Reaveley Glover, 1911; /124 John Henry Bernard, 1911; /125 postcard, signed on reverse by ?Adolf Harnack, 1911; /126 J de Zwann [Woodbrooke student; Professor of Theology, University of Leiden, Holland], 1911; /127 Arthur Ungnad, 1911; /128 CW ?Brodrike, [The Times], 1911; /129 Eberhard Nestle, 1911; /130 Friedrich Schulthess, 1911; /131 Robert Henry Charles [theologian; canon, then archdeacon of Westminster Abbey], 1911; /132 Johannes Flemming [worked on the German edition of the Odes and Psalms of Solomon], German, 1911, enclosing /134 printed note by Adolf Harnack with manuscript annotations by Johannes Flemming, German, 1911; /133 Helen C Thomas [Librarian, Haverford College], 1911; /135 Charles C Torrey [Professor of Semitic Languages, Yale University], 1911; /136 J de Zwann, 1911; /137 C Wesley Hutchinson, 1911; /138 Hector Munro Chadwick [Professor of Anglo-Saxon, Cambridge], 1911; /139 John Henry Bernard, nd; /140-/141 Receipts from the libraries of Trinity College, Dublin, and [University of Leyden], acknowledging James Rendel Harris's gift of the Odes of Solomon, 1911; /142 Charles Bruston, French, 1911; /143 A Crosthwaite [Principal, Christ Church College, Cawnpore], 1911; /144-/145 Letters from libraries of Leiden University and Haverford College, acknowledging gift of photographic copies of the Odes and Psalms of Solomon, 1911; /146 Charles Bruston, French, nd; /147 CW ?Brodrike, 1911; /148 John Henry Bernard, 1911; /149 Arent Jan Wensinck [Secretary to the Redaction of the Encyclopedia of Islam; Professor of Hebrew, then Arabic at University of Leiden], 1911; /150-/151 D Hugo Gressmann [Berlin], German, nd; /152-/153 Arent Jan Wensinck, 1911; /154 Charles Bruston, French, 1911; /155 John Henry Bernard, nd; /156-/157 J de Zwann, 1911; /158 Charles C Torrey, 1912; /159 Arent Jan Wensinck, 1911; /160 John Henry Bernard, 1911; /161 Letter of thanks from Birmingham University Library for the donation of a photographic copy of The Odes and Psalms of Solomon, 1911; /162 Arent Jan Wensinck, 1911; /163 Letter of thanks from library in Berlin for a gift of a copy of the Odes and Psalms of Solomon, 1911; /164 Eberhard Nestle, 1911; /165 John Henry Bernard, 1911; /166-/167 Arent Jan Wensinck, 1911; /168 Mario Rossi, Italian, 1911; /169 Salomon Reinach [Professor of archaeology and art history at the Ecole du Louvre, France], 1911; /170-/171 Francis Crawford Burkitt [Professor of Divinity, Cambridge], 1911; /172 ?Cary, probably 1911; /173 Marianne Newbold [Philadelphia], 1911; /174 Francis Crawford Burkitt, 1912; /175 John Henry Bernard, 1912; /176 Charles C Torrey, 1912; /177 AE Burn [Vicar of Halifax], 1912; /178 Henry Barclay Swete [Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge], 1912; /179-/180 Arent Jan Wensinck, 1912; /181 J de Zwann, 1912; /182 R Harnack, German, 1912; /183 Charles Bruston, French, 1912; /184 Charles C Torrey [Department of Semitic Languages, Yale University], 1912; /185-/186 John Henry Bernard, 1912; /187 John Gwynn [Professor of Divinity, Trinity College, Dublin and Syriac scholar], 1913; /188 Montague Rhodes James [biblical scholar, antiquary, and palaeographer, King's College, Cambridge], nd; /189 Vacher Burch, 1913; /190 John Henry Bernard, 1913; /191 Vacher Burch, 1913; /192 John Henry Bernard, 1913; /193 note transcribing a quotation about the Odes, nd; /194 Cutting of a review of James Rendel Harris's book 'Doctrines of Immortality in the Odes of Solomon', 1912; /195 Vacher Burch, 1914; /196 Agnes Smith Lewis [orientalist, biblical scholar, and traveller], 1914; /197 Note by James Rendel Harris about the Odes, nd; /198-/201 Henry Guppy [John Rylands Library], 1914; /202 James Hope Moulton [Tutor, Wesleyan College, Didsbury, Manchester], 1914; /203-/208 Henry Guppy, 1914; /209 note by James Rendel Harris describing Henry Guppy's meeting with a psychic who believed that the manuscript of the Odes was 'under the interested watch of a number of spirits', 1923; /210 G Boobyer [ex-Bristol Baptist College], nd; /211 R Guisan [Revue de Theologie et de Philosophie], French, 1921; /212 Frederic James Edward Raby [HM Office of Works; then Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge], 1928; /213 D Hugo Gressmann, German, 1924; /214 Leone Tondelli [Italian orientalist], Italian, 1923; /215 Cutting - review of 'The Odes and Psalms of Solomon,' 1920?; /216 Walter Wood [RD Wood and Co, Engineers, Iron Founders, Machinists, Philadelphia], 1909; /217-/218 Henry Guppy, 1914; /219 E Roberts [Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge], 1911; /220 John Henry Bernard, 1920; /221-/223 FG Cole [Bilton Vicarage, Hull], 1919-1920.
Arrangement`Original order
LanguageFrench
German
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionOriginally listed as Lot 19c; /118 is a photograph