Rev Dr H.K. Moulton Papers

Scope and Content

There are 507 items comprising of correspondence, articles, photographs and ephemera, dating from 1939 to 1982. The archive is not fully catalogued but a list of contents is available to download from the Archives & Special Collections Finding Aids webpage.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rev Prof. Dr. Harold Keeling Moulton (1903-1982) was a missionary for the Methodist Missionary Society in South India from 1927. He taught for 5 years at Findley College, Trichinopoly, before becoming Professor of New Testament Studies at United Theological College, Bangalore. He worked on the revision of the Tamil New Testament and the development of liturgy for the Church of South India. In 1957 he returned to England and was a Translation Secretary at the British and Foreign Bible Society.

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Other Finding Aids

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Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies and photographic images can be supplied for private study purposes only, depending on the condition and size of the original documents, as long as it complies with copyright law and Data Protection legislation.

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Related Material

  • Papyrus, parchment and print: the story of how the New Testament text has reached us / by Harold K. Moulton [London : United Society for Christian Literature; Lutterworth P., 1967]
  • The Analytical Greek lexicon revised / H.K. Moulton (contributor) [Grand Rapids : Zondervan Pub. House, c1978]
  • A concordance to the Greek Testament, according to the texts of Westcott and Hort, Tischendorf, and the English revisers / H.K. Moulton (contributor) [Edinburgh : T.&T. Clark, 1978]