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Letters to and from C.S. Lewis, and other family correspondence

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MS. Eng. c. 6825, fols. 84-120

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 84-90) photocopies of letters from Lewis to E.L. Baxter, 1947
  2. (fols. 91-3) carbon typescript letter to Lewis from James Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury, 1947, with (fol. 93v) a holograph draft of Lewis’s reply.
  3. (fols. 94-5) typescript letter to Lewis from Raymond Priestley, University of Birmingham,1939
  4. (fols. 96-7) letter from Revd. Gerard Holmes Gore to Lewis, 1940
  5. (fols. 98-9) letter from Clement Webb to Lewis, 1941
  6. (fol. 100) letter from Revd. M.A.C. Warren to Lewis, 1941
  7. (fol. 101) typescript letter from Gilbert Murray to Lewis, 1942
  8. (fol. 102) typescript letter from G.M. Trevelyan to Lewis, 1943
  9. (fol. 103) typescript letter from David Randall Pye to Lewis, 1945
  10. (fol. 104) letter from Hugh Montefiore to Lewis, [1955?]
  11. (fols. 105-6) typescript letter to Lewis from David Marsh, 1962, concerning the libretto for a projected opera based on Perelandra
  12. (fols.107-8) autograph letter from Lewis to William Lewis Kinter, 19 Feb 1963
  13. (fol. 109) letter to Lewis from Mary Baker, a friend of Flora Lewis, 1943
  14. (fols. 110-11) letter to Lewis from his uncle, Augustus Warren Hamilton, 1938, concerning Out of the Silent Planet
  15. (fols. 112-18) typescript letters from William Lindsay Gresham to his son, David, 1960-1961
  16. (fols. 119-20) a printed programme for the forty-eighth annual dinner of the Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott club, 2 March 1956, annotated by Lewis

Dates

  • 1938-1962

Extent

37.0 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. 84-5].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 6825, fols. 84-120

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11864

Overview

Letters to and from C.S. Lewis, and other family correspondence

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, 19 September 2001. Fols. 94-120 were originally given to Hooper by Warren Lewis.
Title
Letters to and from C.S. Lewis, and other family correspondence
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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