Records of the Society for Old Testament Study

Scope and Content

Comprises committee minute books; correspondence, booklets and other papers relating to the society. Includes material used by J.W. Rogerson in compiling a short history of the society, 1917-1993.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Society for Old Testament study was founded in 1917 in London with the aim of furthering Old Testament research, teaching, producing and sponsoring publications. Founder members were associated with the University of Wales.


Material was received on different occasions, arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Deposited by D.R. ap Thomas, President of the Society.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, February 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 28492-28499, 38297-38300

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.


Further material has been received and not yet catalogued.