Papers of Philip E. Brierley relating to the New Testament

Scope and Content

Papers of Philip E. Brierley relating to the New Testament, 1948, n.d.:

  • draft by Brierley, 'The Fourth Gospel restored', typescript and manuscript, with copy of a letter from Brierley, 1948
  • two notebooks of Brierley: 'Notes on the restoration of the N[ew] T[estament] text', and 'The structure of the New Testament autographs. A new discovery', n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Philip E. Brierley (fl 1948).

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1992.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Custodial History

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