Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA21/1/2/1/50
TitleJohannes de Zwaan
Extent7 items
DescriptionLetters to James Rendel Harris from J. De Zwaan written from Leiden and Groningen, Holland. Zwaan was former pupil at Woodbrooke, where James Rendel Harris was Director of Studies from 1903-1915, and subsequently taught New Testament Studies at the University of Leiden. The letters concern his collaboration with Rendel Harris on the publication of an editorial edition of the Syriac of "Jacob Bar Salibi" in 1906 and include requests for advice on research techniques and assistance in publishing his research. Two letters also refer to reunions of Woodbrooke students in Leiden in 1919 and 1921.

/2 expresses gratitude to Joseph Aritage Robinson for help in proof reading the text of "Jacob Bar Salibi", 22 March 1906; /3 writes that he has had his work, “Syntaxis”, published by the Dutch publisher Tjeeuk Willink, 20 September 1906; /4-/5 refer to death of James Moulton and to the incident in which Rendel Harris's ship was torpedoed, about which he has written to H. G. Wood for more information, 7 and 21 May 1907; /6 is pleased to hear that Rendel Harris is planning to visit Holland to see former Woodbrooke students and do some lecturing, 22 November 1919
ArrangementArranged in chronological order
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionLot 24


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