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Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor

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MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 104-109

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Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor, 1937-1940.

Dates

  • 1937-1940

Extent

6 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 104-109

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 8177

Overview

Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor

Biographical / Historical

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist and university professor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from University Admissions’ Office, 20 Mar 2013.
Title
Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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