Skip to main content

James Christiansen Bible collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2020-097

Content Description

Collection of Bibles assumed to have been owned by former chemistry professor Dr. James B. Christiansen.

Acquisition Type



These Bibles were collected by James B. Christiansen; his wife, Irene donated them after his death.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1878-1990


BOX 1: Holy Bible, H & E Phinney's Stereotype Edition, 1882 ; BOX 2: Scofield Reference Bible, 1909 ; Holy Bible, red letter edition, undated (someone's name, beginning with "Vera" is stamped on cover and it looks like someone attempted to cover the gold lettering - cannot make out surname) ; Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier, 1893 ; (was this part of the collection or did it get put in the same box when packing for remodeling in 2020) BOX 3: Scofield Reference Bible, 1917 ; New Testament, Revised Standard Version, 1946 ; SMALL BIBLES: King James Bible, undated ; Bible in Hebrew, undated (inscribed Rabbi Morris Adler) ; Gideon Bible--New Testament, Psalms, Proverbs (red cover), 1969 ; Gideon Bible--New Testament, Psalms, Proverbs (burgundy cover), 1941 ; The Guide to God New Testament, 1990 ; New Testament (black cover), undated ; New Testament (purple-brown cover with tooling or embossing), undated ; New Testament, 1887 (inscribed Alma Stone, 1888, Pardeeville (south-central Wisconsin) ; Bible in foreign language (in German), undated ; BOX 4: Pictorial Bible and Commentator for Young People, 1878 ;