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James Christiansen Bible collection

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2020-097

Content Description

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

Acquisition Type

Gift

Provenance

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

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1878-1990

Inventory

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 ;