Series 054/1 - Academic papers

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AU AU-MTC 054/1


Academic papers


  • 1950-1980 (Creation)

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Notebooks and ring-bound folders

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Born in 1912, Evan Colin Briarcliffe MacLaurin was a former student of Moore Theological College and was awarded a Bachelor of Divinity by Sydney University. In 1945, he became Head of the Department of Semitic Studies at Sydney University and was responsible for courses in Old Testament language and literature on the Board of Strudies in Divinity from 1950 — 1970. He was awarded the SEATO Fellowship (Islamic Research) in 1964, and was a Special Fellow of SEATO in 1966.

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The series includes typed and printed lecture notes and papers, and handwritten notebooks relating to Biblical studies, ancient mythology and symbolism, Semitic linguistics, including tables of comparative grammar, and also includes a history of Ugarit

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  • Shelf: Archives compactus 2