Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA61/2
TitleScrapbook of press cuttings kept by Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson
Extent1 vol
DescriptionThe 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.
ArrangementSome cuttings have been pasted into the index pages at the front of the volume; these pages have been numbered from 1-14. The pages in the body of the book have also been numbered from 1 onwards. The description above uses Roman numerals when referring to the index pages, and Arabic for the main part of the book.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionBinding needs repairing