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Alfred J. Butler, 1884-1985, n.d.


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Papers mainly relate to A.J. Butler's work on Coptic churches, including notes for a new edition of Ancient Coptic Churches. Correspondence regarding his research includes letters from:

  1. George R. Askwith
  2. Somers Clarke
  3. Arthur Gordon
  4. Edward B. Nicholson
  5. John H. Middleton
  6. Reginald Lane-Poole
  7. Stanley Lane-Poole

There are several annotated copies of his own books including:

  1. The Arab Conquest of Egypt, A.J. Butler, 1902
  2. Ancient Churches of Egypt, A.J. Butler, 1884
  3. Churches and Monasteries of Egypt and Some Neighbouring Countries, attributed to Abû Sâlih, the Armenian, edited and translated by B.T.A. Evetts with additional notes by A.J. Butler, 1895
  4. Sport in Classic Times, A.J. Butler, 1930


  • Creation: 1884-1985, n.d.

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 12150/13-17

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom