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Photocopy of a letter from C.S. Lewis to the Swedish Academy, nominating J.R.R. Tolkien as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature

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MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 90-91

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Photocopy of a letter from C.S. Lewis to the Swedish Academy, nominating J.R.R. Tolkien as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature, 16 Jan 1961, with a photocopy of an extract from an email to Walter Hooper and Michael Ward from Alister McGrath giving the provenance and other detail relating to the letter.

Dates

  • 16 Jan 1961

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7556, fol. 90].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 90-91

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9435

Overview

Photocopy of a letter from C.S. Lewis to the Swedish Academy, nominating J.R.R. Tolkien as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature

Biographical / Historical

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a writer and scholar. John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a writer and scholar. Details for both are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 20 Jan 2012
Title
Photocopy of a letter from C.S. Lewis to the Swedish Academy, nominating J.R.R. Tolkien as a candidate for the Nobel Prize in literature
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

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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