P. E. Kahle MSS.

Griffith Institute Archive

Description of material

This description is based on the General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G)

1. Identity statement

Reference code n/a

Title Kahle MSS.

Dates of creation of the material 1940s to 1955.

Extent 6 boxes and 4 slip-index boxes.

2. Context

Name of creator Kahle, Paul Eric (1923-1955)

Administrative and biographical history
British Coptologist. Born, Bonn 1923. Died, Charlbury, Oxon 1955. Lady Wallis Budge Fellow, University College, at the time of his death. MA. D.Phil. Published material relating to the monastery of Deir el-Balaizah.
See Who Was Who in Egyptology (3rd ed. 1995), 223-4.

Custodial history In possession of his father, Professor P. Kahle, who presented the material in 1960. The material concerning New Testament texts in Fayûmic was presented by Professor R. McL. Wilson in 2009.

Immediate source of acquisition Professor P. Kahle.

3. Content and structure

Scope and content Card indexes, photographs, notebooks, notes, correspondence, and negatives.

System of arrangement Kept as received.

4. Access and use

Legal status Property of the Griffith Institute.

Access conditions No restrictions.

Copyright conditions Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Language of material English.

Physical characteristics No problems.

Finding aids Catalogue.

5. Allied materials area

Location of originals These are originals.

Existence of copies None.

Related units of description None.

Associated material Not known.

Publications Material used in the publication of Balaizah. Coptic Texts from Balaizah in Upper Egypt. 2 vols. (1954).

Notes Notebooks 3, 7, 21 and 27 were marked as missing at the time the material was presented to the Griffith Institute.

(June 19, 2003)

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