- 1981-1991 (Creation)
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0.52 m of textual records and publications (4 boxes)
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Professor Emeritus of New Testament, Trinity College and Graduate Department of Religious Studies, U of T; specialist on the Gospels according to Paul and the development of computer-assisted instructional materials for Greek and related computer applications.
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Accession B1993-0005 was transferred from the John Hurd collection at Trinity College.
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Fonds consists of 2 accessions:
B1993-0005: Minutes, memoranda, correspondence and reports of the University of Toronto Computer Services Board (UTCS), of which John Hurd of Trinity College was member. (1 box; 1983-1985)
B2005-0008: Records, including correspondence, memoranda, minutes, programmes and manuals, relating primarily to Dr. Hurd's involvement with the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at the University of Toronto (1985-1991). Included are files on the CCH and its committees; "The Greek Tutor", his APL package for computer-assisted instruction in Greek; the Natural Language Processing Committee (1983-1985); the U of T Day Research Fair (1987 and 1989); editorial work with Oxford University Press' "Humanities Computing Yearbook"; conferences, 'Computers and the Humanities' (1986) and 'The Dynamic Text' (1989); drafts of computer manuals, and CCH newsletters. (3 boxes; 1981-1991)
These records contain no reference to his teaching activities in New Testament studies at the U of T and his specialty as an authority on the Gospels of Paul, on his other administrative activities at the U of T and other professional activities.
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