- 1940s-1955 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
6 boxes and 4 slip index boxes
Name of creator
British Coptologist. Born, Bonn 1923. Died, Charlbury, Oxon 1955. Lady Wallis Budge Fellow, University College, at the time of his death. MA. D.Phil. Published material relating to the monastery of Deir el-Balaizah.
In possession of his father, Professor P. Kahle, who presented the material in 1960.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Professor P. Kahle in 1960 (Kahle MSS 1/1-33, 2/1-12 & 16-18 and 3/1-3).
Group of copies and notes on New Testament Faiyumic Texts (Kahle MSS 2/13) presented by Professor R. McL. Wilson on 22/07/2009. Two typescripts (Kahle MSS 2/14-15) transferred from Sackler Library on 24/06/2014 after being found in one of the library books.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
Card indexes, photographs, notebooks, notes, copies, correspondence, typescripts, and negatives.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
-Material used in the publication of <i>Bala׳izah: Coptic Texts from Bala׳izah in Upper Egypt</i>, 2 vols. (Oxford, 1954).