Papers relating to 'The Bible, What It Is, and What Is In It',

Scope and Content

The second series (BBE/2) concerns the publication of Theodore Robinson and E Evans, The Bible, what it is, and what is in it by SPCK in 1938; this was written in Basic English. It comprises 38 letters, retained copies etc. between Theodore Robinson and Leonora Lockhart, the assistant director of the Orthological Institute. Much of the correspondence records the efforts of Miss Lockhart to ensure that the manuscript submitted by Evans and Robinson was correctly written in Basic English. The book represents a pioneer effort to use Basic English in the work of the Church overseas.