Walter J. Harrelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0192

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Walter J. Harrelson Papers include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research and publication materials, teaching notes, grant proposals and background information, and personal and biographical materials. The collection is extensive, with the bulk of the materials from the 1970's and the 1980's. Major topics of interest include Professor Harrelson's work on the EMML (Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library), the Revised Standard Bible, and his career at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s

Biographical / Historical

Walter J. Harrelson was a Religion Professor at Vanderbilt University from 1960-1990, and became Professor Emeritus in 1990.

Extent

47.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

The Walter J. Harrelson Papers (bulk 1970s-1980s) include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, speeches, research and publication materials, teaching notes, grant proposals and background information, and personal and biographical materials. Major topics of interest include Professor Harrelson's work on the EMML (Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library), the Revised Standard Bible, and his career at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Walter J. Harrelson Papers
Status
Partially Processed
Author
Hosanna Banks
Date
1999
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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