Photocopies of papers relating to J.R.R. Tolkien’s schooldays and friends
Photocopies of papers relating to J.R.R. Tolkien’s schooldays and friends, 1901-c. 1916, comprising:
- (fols. 1-30) Two manuscript plays by R.Q. Gilson, (fols. 1-20) ‘The Wooing of Gerda’, 1902, (fols. 21-30) ‘Thor’s Journey to Fetch his Hammer’, 1903
- (fols. 33-44) A King Edward’s High School (Birmingham) sports programme, 1909, with (fol. 31) a photograph of R.Q. Gilson in army uniform, [c. 1914-1916] and (fol. 32) a photograph of his father, R.C. Gilson, 1905
- (fols. 46-57) Extracts from King Edward’s School ‘Blue Book’, 1901-1913
- Creation: 1901 - c.1916
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Facs. c. 137, fols. 1-2].
MS. Facs. c. 137
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21482
Photocopies of papers relating to J.R.R. Tolkien’s schooldays and friends.
Biographical / Historical
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a writer and philologist. For more details see Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by P.S. Lambie, 1991-1992.
- Photocopies of papers relating to J.R.R. Tolkien’s schooldays and friends
- EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
- EAD version 2021
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