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Letters concerning C.S. Lewis


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Letters concerning C.S. Lewis written by American schoolchildren to Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.


  • Creation: 1988-1990


0.6 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2073, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 2073-2076

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12519, 12520


Letters concerning C. S. Lewis, a writer and scholar, written by American schoolchildren.

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

The letters were given to the Library by W. Hooper, 15 Jan and (MS. Eng. c. 2076) 20 Apr 1990.

Related Materials

See also Dep. c. 761-5, c. 771-7; d. 241-7, d. 415, d. 808-11; e. 381; MSS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-7, c. 835, c. 853-5, c. 861-2; Eng. misc. c. 1109; Facs. b. 49-51, b. 90-1; c. 47-50, c. 53-4, c. 121; d. 135, d. 144 fols. 47-81, d. 263-7, d. 290, d. 297; Film 1638, 1825-30, 1835-7; Photogr. c. 11, fols. 48-85 for papers of C.S. Lewis and MS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-5 for guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis.

Catalogue of letters concerning C. S. Lewis, 1988-1990
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom