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Collection Level Description: Letters to J.M. Thompson

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. d. 181-2
Title: Letters to J.M. Thompson
Dates of Creation: 1902-50
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

James Matthew Thompson (1878-1956) was a historian and theologian. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters to J.M. Thompson, mainly concerning his Miracles in the New Testament (London, 1911), with part of Thompson's diary for October-November 1902.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were given to the Library by J.D.A. Thompson, 1960-1.

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Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41689-90.

Access Points

Bible | N.T.


Thompson | James Matthew | 1878-1956 | Historian and Theologian

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