|Description||The scrapbook contains cuttings of articles by and letters from Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson published in various newspapers and journals. It includes: Loose, at the beginning of the volume, 2 letters relating to the deposit of the scrapbooks in the Rendel Harris library, 1927. |
pp /i-/xiv cuttings mostly about the discovery of the Syriac Gospels in 1892, mixed up with biographies of the sisters, and reviews of their books and lectures.
pp /1-/8, /18-/24 mostly reviews of the second edition of 'The Cid Ballads', by James Young Gibson, husband of MDG, 1898;
/10-/16, /26-/27 mostly reviews of 'In the Shadows of Sinai' by ASL, 1898;
/29-/33 reviews of 'The Story of Ahikar', by Frederick Cornwallis Conybeare [scholar, expert on Armenia], James Rendel Harris, and ASL, 1899;
/34 -/35 reports on award to ASL of Doctor of Philosophy by Halle University, 1900;
/36-/37 article by MDG about a Syriac Gospel palimpsest stolen from the Monastery of St Catherine, Sinai, 1902;
/39-/40 description of ASL's visit to the Orientalist Congress in Hamburg, 1902;
/60-/62 articles describing the laying of the memorial stone at Westminster College, Cambridge, 1897.