Catalogue of papers of Philip E. Brierley relating to the New Testament

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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Papers of Philip E. Brierley relating to the New Testament, 1940s, n.d.

Papers and notebooks of Philip Brierley relating to the New Testament, 1948, n.d.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. d. 3219, e. 3258-3259
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Custodial History

Given by Cyril Bulley, Bishop of Carlisle, to J. C. Fenton, c. 1982.


Given to the Library by J. C. Fenton, 1992.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3219, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Brierley | Philip E. | fl 1948

Subjects (LCSH)

Bible -- N.T.

Descriptive List

Draft by Brierley, 'The Fourth Gospel restored'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3219
Extent: 139 leaves

Scope and Content:

Typescript and manuscript, with (fols. 1-2) copy of letter from Brierley, 1948

Notebook of Brierley, n. d., 'Notes on the restoration of the N[ew] T[estament] text'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3258
Extent: 130 pages
Binding: Blue watered cloth boards, red cloth spine

Notebook of Brierley, n. d., 'The structure of the New Testament autographs. A new discovery'
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3259
Extent: ii + 142 pages
Binding: Green cloth boards, red cloth spine

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13 January 2014