Cambridge University Hort Society: Records and Correspondence

Scope and Content

Programmes, draft committee minutes, lists of members, and secretaries' correspondence.

[1] 'Facts... concerning the...Society' by Barbara G. Drew, 1952.

[2-24] Programmes, prospectuses, circular letters, draft programmes, and draft committee minutes, 1962-72.

[25-51] Lists of members attending meetings, 1968-71.

[52-56] Correspondence (invitations to speakers), 1966-67. The correspondents include Harold H. Rowley; Frederick F. Bruce; and Dennis E. Nineham.

[57-75] Correspondence, 1967-68. The correspondents include John Robinson, Bishop of Woolwich; Dame Kathleen Kenyon; John A. Emerton; John M. Allegro; Austin Farrer; Morna D. Hooker; Ernest Nicholson; Charles F.C. Moule; William Horbury; and Richard F. Hettlinger.

[76-89] Correspondence, 1968-69. The correspondents include Peter Coleman; John W. McKay; Joseph Goetz; Morna D. Hooker; Kenneth Cragg; John W.D. Kelly; John A. Emerton; John O'Neill; Dennis E. Nineham; M. David Knowles; John H. Hick; and Roy Trevivian.

[90-107] Correspondence, 1969-70. The correspondents include M. David Knowles; John A. Emerton; John H. Hick; John O'Neill; Carmen Blacker; James Barr; E.G. Parrinder; Gordon Rupp; John A.T. Robinson; David Luscombe; and Nicholas Zernov.

[108-119] Correspondence, 1970-71. The correspondents include David Luscombe; Gordon Rupp; James Barr; Alan Richardson, Dean of York; Dennis E. Nineham; Henry Chadwick, Dean of Christ Church; Eric Mascall; Brian Hebblethwaite; and Dorothy Emmet.

[120-125] Correspondence, 1971-72. The correspondents include Peter Baelz; Dennis Nineham; Geoffrey W.H. Lampe; and David L. Edwards.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cambridge University Hort Society, a junior theological society, named after the New Testament scholar F.J.A. Hort.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Divinity Faculty Library, 1995.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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