Fonds IN-3; 88-29 - William Creighton Graham and Herbert Gordon May Papers

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William Creighton Graham and Herbert Gordon May Papers

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CA UWA IN-3; 88-29

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  • 1931 - 1949 (Creation)
    Graham, William Creighton
  • 1931 - 1949 (Creation)
    May, Herbert Gordon

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7 cm of textual records.

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William Creighton Graham was a professor of Old Testament language and literature at the University of Chicago from 1926 to 1938, before he moved to Winnipeg and served as Principal of United College from 1938 to 1954.

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Herbert Gordon May was an assistant professor of Old Testament language and literature at the Graduate School of Theology, Oberlin College.

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The records were acquired by the University of Winnipeg Archives in 1980.

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The papers have been arranged into two series. The first series consists of a draft and a press galley copy of Graham and May's co-authored book Culture and Conscience: An Archeological Study of the New Religious Past in Ancient Palestine, which was published in 1936. The second series consists of a brief biography of Graham, newspaper clippings about Graham and, primarily, his career as Principal for United College, and reports and addresses written by Graham on the topic of religion.

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No notes on original order or archival interventions were created at time of accessioning.

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Researchers are permitted to photocopy and publish in accordance with standard copyright procedures.

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A hard copy finding aid is available in the Archives Reading Room.

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University of Winnipeg Archives

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Created Jul 10, 2012.

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