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Papers of and relating to Austin and Katharine Farrer

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MS. Eng. c. 8372

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1-2) a printed programme for C.S. Lewis’s memorial service, Magdalen College, 30 Nov 1963
  2. (fols. 4-7) a typescript of Farrer’s Lewis memorial address, annotated by Farrer, with (fol. 3) a 17-line manuscript draft beginning ‘The most remarkable thing about C S Lewis’
  3. (fol. 8) a cyclostyled copy of Farrer’s sermon preached at the ordination of Richard Nevius, 10 May 1961
  4. (fols. 9-12) an autograph account by Farrer, beginning ‘I can’t see that there will ever be a better time than the present to learn a new technique of sleeping’ (concerning Katharine Farrer)
  5. (fol. 13) a printed poem by Farrer, ‘Dies Irae’, (S.P.C.K., 1957)
  6. (fol. 14) a printed poem by Farrer, ‘Hymnus de Sancto Edmundo’, n.d.
  7. (fols. 15-23) a cyclostyled copy of Farrer’s sermon ‘Ultimate Hope’, preached at St Andrew’s Church, Headington, Oxford, 22 December 1968 and (simultaneously?) broadcast on BBC Radio 4
  8. (fols. 24-5) a printed programme for Farrer’s memorial service, Keble College Chapel, 1 Feb 1969.

Dates

  • 1957-69, n.d.

Extent

25 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8372, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8372

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12633

Overview

Papers of and relating to Austin and Katharine Farrer, 1957-69, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Austin Marsden Farrer (1904-1968) was a theologian and philosopher. His wife Katharine was a novelist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 6 November 2001.
Title
Papers of and relating to Austin and Katharine Farrer, 1957-69, n.d.
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Matthew Neely 2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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