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Burke O. Long Papers M111

Title:
Burke O. Long papers
Creator:
Long, Burke O.
ID:
M111
Date:
1970-2012
Extent:
4.5 linear feet
Language:
English
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Abstract:
Personal papers of Burke O. Long, chiefly professional files. There are articles, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, personal and professional correspondence, course syllabi, unpublished lectures, and conference papers.
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Burk O. Long Papers, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine

Burke O. Long graduated from Randolph-Macon College, earned his master's and docterate degree from Yale University. He joined the Bowdoin College faculty in 1968 and was promoted to professor of religion in 1979. A biblical scholar, he authored or edited numerous publications. In 2002 he was elected William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Religion and the Humanities Emeritus.

Personal papers of Burke O. Long, chiefly professional files. There are articles, manuscripts, drafts, proofs, personal and professional correspondence, course syllabi, unpublished lectures, and conference papers. Also included are copies of his senior project (1961) and dissertation (1967), non-current research files, successful grant applications, and professional activity reports.

Series Description:

Published versions and manuscripts of articles by Prof. Burke Long. Also includes correspondence, proofs, and working notes directly related to specific articles.

Arrangement:

Articles are arranged alphabetically by title.

"2 Kings III and Genres of Prophetic Narrative" (pub. in Vetus)

Box 1 Folder 1

"2 Kings III and Genres of Prophetic Narrative" MS

Box 1 Folder 2

"2 Kings III and Genres of Prophetic Narrative" Rough Copy and Working Notes

Box 1 Folder 3

"Berufung" (pub. in TRE)

Box 1 Folder 4

"A Darkness between Brothers" (pub. in Journal Old Test.)

Box 1 Folder 5

"The Divine Funeral Lament" Critical Notes (pub. in JBL)

Box 1 Folder 6

"The Effect of Divination Upon Israelite Literature" (pub. in JBL)

Box 1 Folder 7

"The Form and Significance of 1 Kings" (pub. in Seeligman)

Box 1 Folder 8

"Framing Repititions in Biblical Historiography" (pub. In JBL)

Box 1 Folder 9

"Historical Narrative and the Functionalizing Imagination" (pub. in Vetus)

Box 1 Folder 10

Miscellaneous articles

Box 1 Folder 11

Nohrenburg MS

Box 1 Folder 12

"The Problem of Etiological Narrative in the Old Testament" (Long's Graduate Dissertation)

Box 1 Folder 13

"The Problem of Etiological Narrative in the OT" proofs

Box 1 Folder 14

"Prophetic Call Traditions and Reports of Visions" (pub. in ZAW)

Box 1 Folder 15

"Recent Field Studies in Oral Literature and their Bearing on OT Criticism"

Box 1 Folder 16

"Reports of Visions Among the Prophets" (pub. in JBL)

Box 1 Folder 17

"Scenes from Eternity" (for Cong. Of Jew. Studies)

Box 1 Folder 18

"Shorter Communication: Etymological Etiology and the DT Historian" (pub. in Cath Biblical Quart)

Box 1 Folder 19

"Shorter Communication: Etymological Etiology and the DT Historian" MS and Working Notes

Box 1 Folder 20

"Social Dimensions of Prophetic Conflict" (pub. in Semeia)

Box 1 Folder 21

"Social Dimensions of Prophetic Conflict" Related Articles and Reviews

Box 1 Folder 22

"Some Recent Trends in the Form Criticism of Old Testament Narrative" (for Cong. of Jew. Studies)

Box 1 Folder 23

"A Study in Dialectics: The Ontology of Paul Tillich" (Long's Undergrad Senior Project)

Box 1 Folder 24

"The Stylistic Components of Jeremiah 3 1-5" (pub. in ZAW)

Box 1 Folder 25

"Two Question and Answer Schemata in the Prophets" (pub. in JBL)

Box 1 Folder 26

"Two Questions and Answer Schemata in the Prophets" MS and related correspondence

Box 1 Folder 27

"Two Questions and Answer Schemta in the Prophets" Working Notes

Box 1 Folder 28

"Value Choices Where It Counts" MS

Box 1 Folder 29

Series Description:

Correspondence between Long and other members of Bowdoin’s faculty, former students, and other professionals. Includes a collection of thank you notes associated with an essay collection as well as a large amount of professional correspondence, including emails, from 1980 through 2000.

Arrangement:

Correspondence arranged in original order, clipped together in stacks by correspondent (not alphabetically or chronologically).

Correspondence- Bowdoin Faculty/ Students (1)

Box 2 Folder 1

Correspondence- Bowdoin Faculty/ Students (2)

Box 2 Folder 2

Correspondence- Bowdoin Faculty/ Students (3)

Box 2 Folder 3

Correspondence- Bowdoin Faculty/ Students (4)

Box 2 Folder 4

Correspondence- "Festchrift- Wise + Discerning Mind" Thank You Notes

Box 2 Folder 5

Correspondence- General/ Personal

Box 2 Folder 6

Correspondence- Professional 1980's- 90's (1)

Box 2 Folder 7

Correspondence- Professional 1980's- 90's (2)

Box 2 Folder 8

Series Description:

Lectures delivered, research notes, and essay collections edited by Long as well as related correspondence and various writings. Range is approximately 1986-2010.

Arrangement:

Lectures and Other Writings are arranged alphabetically by title. “O.T. Short Story” section is preserved in original organization.

Books of the Bible Project related drafts and correspondence

Box 2 Folder 9

Books of Samuel, Kings, Chronicles: related revisions and rewrites

Box 2 Folder 10

Boston Alumni Club- "Pondering Langston Hughes" Talk (Dec. 2003)

Box 2 Folder 11

Brown University Seminar (Nov. 2005)

Box 2 Folder 12

Canon and Authority" Essay Collection ed. Long (1)

Box 2 Folder 13

Canon and Authority" Essay Collection ed. Long (2)

Box 2 Folder 14

Cartography- Bibliography of the Holy Land Map Sources (2000-01) Research in Progress

Box 2 Folder 15

Chautauqua Lecture 2007

Box 2 Folder 16

Childs Fesstschrift Memorial Essay Collection related drafts and correspondence

Box 2 Folder 17

European Talks 2006- Sheffield/ Marburg/ Copenhagen

Box 2 Folder 18

Geography and Ideology- Notes for Research Project (2000)

Box 2 Folder 19

Getty Villa Program 2011- Legal Docs

Box 2 Folder 20

Hammond Atlas- Scans and Slides (floppy discs)

Box 2 Folder 21

Harper's Bible Commentary related correspondence and drafts

Box 2 Folder 22

Honorand- Commencement 2000- Peter Gomes

Box 2 Folder 23

Images of Man and God" Essay Collection ed. Long (entire book, loose leaf)

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Images of Man and God" Essay Collection ed. Long (indivd. chapters)

Box 2 Folder 25

Jonah Symposium Presentation 2010

Box 2 Folder 26

Klutznick Symposium (1998) Creighton University

Box 2 Folder 27

Lecture: "Julian Morgenstern," HUC, Nat. Jewish Archives (1996)

Box 2 Folder 28

Lecture: "Rhetorics of Privilege," Amherst Col. (1990)

Box 2 Folder 29

NEH Grant- "Writings From the Ancient World" (1988-1992)

Box 2 Folder 30

Oslo Seminar Talk March 2004- "A Real Jesus in a Fake Jerusalem?" (with CD)

Box 2 Folder 31

"O.T. Short Story", Shimon Bar-Efrat MS

Box 3 Folder 1

"O.T. Short Story": Contract Negotiations

Box 3 Folder 2

"O.T. Short Story": Contributors Correspondence

Box 3 Folder 3

"O.T. Short Story": Correspondence w/ Errol McGuire

Box 3 Folder 4

"O.T. Short Story": Correspondence w/ James Nohruberg (1)

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"O.T. Short Story": Correspondence w/ James Nohruberg (2)

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"O.T. Short Story": Correspondence w/ John Vickery

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"O.T. Short Story", James Crenshaw MS

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"O.T. Short Story": Editing & Proofreading

Box 3 Folder 9

"O.T. Short Story", David Gunn MS

Box 3 Folder 10

Footnotes/ Bibliography of David Gunn

Box 3 Folder 11

"O.T. Short Story", Rejection Letters

Box 3 Folder 12

"O.T. Short Story", Samuel Sandmel MS

Box 3 Folder 13

Professional Materials: 25 Year Service Award (1986)

Box 3 Folder 14

Professional Materials: News Releases

Box 3 Folder 15

Researcg Grabts- ACLS (1996), Kenan Fellowship (1997)

Box 3 Folder 16

SBL Lecture "Seeking Jesus" 2006 (Unpublished, with CD)

Box 3 Folder 17

SBL Regional Meeting 2001- President's Address

Box 3 Folder 18

Travel Plans- European Lectures 2006

Box 3 Folder 19

University of Judaisim- Biblical Archaeology Program Talk (2004)

Box 3 Folder 20

University of Judaisim- Biblical Archaeology Program Talk (Dec. 2003)

Box 3 Folder 21

Writings: Prog. Note for Bowdoin Chorus Concert May, 2005

Box 3 Folder 22

Zimmerli Festschrift volume (1976-7) ed. by Long associated correspondence, notices, etc

Box 3 Folder 23

Forms of the Old Testament Literature: The First Book of Kings (typescript with manuscript corrections)

Volume 1-2

Series Description:

Includes the Bowdoin Faculty Picture from 1986 as well as scanned photos from June 2000.

Arrangement:

Images are arranged chronologically.

Faculty Picture, 1986

Box 3 Folder 24

Scanned Photos, June, 2000

Box 3 Folder 25
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