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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Stanley Cook was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, 12 April 1873. He was educated at Wyggeston School, Leicester, and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, BA, 1894, MA, 1899. He was a member of the editorial staff of the Encyclopaedia Biblica, 1896-1903, and an editorial adviser to the Encyclopaedia Britannica on Biblical subjects. He also edited the publications of the Palestine Exploration Fund, 1902-32. He returned to Gonville and Caius College as a college lecturer in Hebrew, 1904-32, and Comparative Religion, 1912-20. He was Regius Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University, 1932-8. He married Annette Bell, who died in 1942. He died in Cambridge, 26 September 1949.

The collection of papers, dating from 1891 - 1939, comprises one box of mainly notebooks and undergraduate notes

SC/1 Draft review of Albrecht Alt, Israel und Aegypten (1909)
undated [1909]
5 sheets

SC/2 Lecture notes on the Palymrene inscriptions
1902
1 vol
English and Palmyran

SC/3 Lecture notes on the Phoenician language
1902
1 vol
English and Phoenician

SC/4 Notes on Hebrew inscriptions
1902
1 pamphlet
English and Hebrew

SC/5 Notes on the Moabite Stone
1902
1 vol
The Moabite Stone or Mesha Inscription was discovered in Dhiban, Trans-Jordan, 1868
English and Phoenician

SC/6 Notes on the Nabataean language
1902
1 pamphlet
English and Nabataean

SC/7 Lists of Semitic names in Greek and Latin inscriptions
1902
1 vol
With a list of books lent from the Bendall Library, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 1930-9
English and Greek

SC/8 Notes on Ancient Palestine
1905, 1920
1 vol
With drawings
Indexed

SC/9 Notes on archaeology
1905
1 vol
Mainly comprises Greek, Phoenician and other Mediterranean sites
With drawings and a letter from Flinders Petrie, undated
Indexed

SC/10 Notes on archaeology in Palestine
1905
1 vol
With drawings
Indexed

SC/11 Notes on eschatology
1912-13
1 pamphlet

SC/12 Undergraduate notes on Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar
1891
1 vol
English and Hebrew

SC/13 Undergraduate notes on Semitic languages
1891-2
1 vol

SC/14 Undergraduate notes on Syriac literature
1893-4
1 pamphlet
English and Syriac