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Jon Park O'Donnell student papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0390

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of student papers of Jon Park O'Donnell from his graduate work in the Oriental Seminary at Hopkins in 1956. The professor for both classes was the renowned scholar, William Foxwell Albright (1891-1971). Included is a history exam and an Archaeology exam, both completed in May, 1956. The papers are in typescript. A final item is a bibliography and instructions for an outline titled "The Ostraca of Samaria."


  • Creation: 1956


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Jon Park O'Donnell was an alumnus of The Johns Hopkins University. He was born April 20, 1931 in Annapolis, MD. He graduated from Duke University in 1954 and entered Hopkins to study with William Foxwell Albright, Professor of Semitic Languages. O'Donnell received the MA degree in 1956.

Jon Park O'Donnell resided in Oriental, North Carolina.


0.167 Cubic Feet (22 pages)

Language of Materials



Jon Park O'Donnell (born 1931) was an alumnus of The Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of student papers dating from 1956 from O'Donnell's graduate work with Johns Hopkins professor William Foxwell Albright (1891-1971).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the University by Jon Park O'Donnell in 1997.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Joan Grattan in December 1997.

Jon Park O'Donnell student papers
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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