2018 Archives

SMU's Bridwell Library presents The Thomas J. Harrison Bible Collection

On display through May 4, 2018, in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries

February 15, 2018

Harrison Bible CollectionBridwell Library at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, announces an exhibition highlighting forty-five Bibles from the collection of Thomas J. Harrison (1885-1963). They will be on display through May 4, 2018, in the Elizabeth Perkins Prothro Galleries.

Harrison holdings include a remarkable seventeenth-century Chinese Torah scroll, medieval manuscripts, incunabula, early editions in biblical languages, polyglot and diglot Bibles, European and world vernacular translations, English and American imprints, and modern fine press editions.

These Bibles are presented regularly to visitors and classes, engaging students and scholars interested in the dissemination of biblical texts and the continuing impact of the Bible throughout the centuries. 

Click here for more information.

For general information please call 214-768-3483.