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Letter from C.S. Lewis to Father George G. Restrepo

 Single Item
MS. Eng. c. 7190
Held at the Weston Library

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Single sheet autograph letter, signed by Lewis, together with envelope, and a typed transcript made by the recipient(?). The autograph letter, its envelope and a typed transcript of the letter are laminated as one sheet and the items were formerly framed for wall-hanging and there is some ink fading due to exposure to light. Folio 2 is a photocopy of the framer’s label (the woodwormed frame having been discarded). Folio 3 is a photocopy of the letter.


  • Creation: 1 Dec. 1962


3 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7190, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Eng. c. 7190

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14861


Letter from C.S. Lewis to Father George G. Restrepo

Biographical / Historical

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a writer and scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Father Restrepo, via Walter Hooper, 2004

Physical Facet

Mounted on a single sheet and laminated

Letter from C.S. Lewis to Father George G. Restrepo
EAD version 2018
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom