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Testament written 3 June 1936 by John Baillie (1886-1960), Professor of Divinity, in favour of Ursula Mary Niebuhr (1907-1997)

Identifier: Coll-1378
Scope and Contents The manuscript testimonial (2-sided letter) dated 3 June 1936 and signed by Professor John Baillie was found alongside some more recent photocopies of other material in a book (unnamed in a lot of 19 titles) purchased by Edinburgh University Library. The testimonial talks of Mrs. Niebuhr's maturity of scholarship, the 'soundness of her judgement' and 'the quick intuitive character of her mind'. The other photocopies are: 1 letter from John Baillie to 'My dear Bishop' dated 29 May 1939, in which...
Dates: 1936-2012

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  • Names: Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) X
  • Names: Niebuhr, Ursula Mary, 1907-1997 (American academic and theologian) X