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Letters to and from C.S. Lewis

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MS. Eng. c. 6825, fols. 41-80

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 41-7) letters from Lewis to Janet Spens, 1934-1956
  2. (fols. 48-9) typescript letter from Charles Williams, 12 March 1936. This is said to be the first letter written by Williams to Lewis, see Essays Presented to Charles Williams (London, 1947).
  3. (fol. 50) letter from Owen Barfield, 1939
  4. (fols. 51-9) letters from R.W. Chambers, 1938-1940
  5. (fols. 60-2) letters from Sister Penelope [Lawson], 1939-1940
  6. (fols. 63-7) letters from Arthur Greeves, 1961
  7. (fols. 68-71) letters from Evelyn Underhill,1938-1941
  8. (fols. 72-3) letter from Eugène Vinaver, 1959
  9. (fols. 74-6) letter from Humphrey Havard, 1943
  10. (fols. 77-8) letter from Anne Ridler, 1945
  11. (fol. 79) letter from George Every, 1941
  12. (fol. 80) letter from Mervyn Peake, n.d.

Dates

  • 1934-1961, n.d.

Extent

40 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6825, fols. 41-7].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 6825, fols. 41-80

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11861

Overview

Letters to and from C.S. Lewis

Biographical / Historical

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a British writer and academic, well known for The Chronicles of Narnia. Together with fellow novelist J. R. R. Tolkien, Lewis was active in the Inklings, an Oxford literary group.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 10 July 2001.
Title
Letters to and from C.S. Lewis
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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