Papers of J. G. James

Scope and Content

Typescript and manuscripts of articles and lecture notes, c.1914-1916.

Administrative / Biographical History

John George James, was the congregational minister at Enfield and Southsea, c. 1914-1916. He was educated at the University of London, obtaining his MA in Philosophy and Economics in 1897 and DLitt in Philosophy in 1905. He was author of Problems of prayer: a series of sermons (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1907); The coming age of faith (London: Congregational Union of England, 1912).

Reference: Deposit information

Access Information

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Conditions Governing Use

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Custodial History

Following the merger of the Selly Oak Colleges and the University of Birmingham in 1999 the custodial ownership of collections belonging to the Selly Oak Colleges and held at the Orchard Learning and Resource Centre (OLRC) was transferred to the University. These collections now form part of the University's Special Collections Department and are available for consultation at the Main Library on the University's Edgbaston Campus.

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