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Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis


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Guard-books of letters of C.S. Lewis.


  • Creation: [c. 1914]-1963


0.55 Linear metres (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11119, 11120, 11121


Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis

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 mainly given through W.M. Hooper, some were bought from other sources, 1967-1977.

Related Materials

See also Papers of C.S. Lewis (1898-1963), (Shelfmarks: Dep. c. 761-765, c. 771-777; d. 241-247, d. 415, d. 808-811; e. 381; MSS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-7, c. 835, c. 853-855, c. 861-862; Eng. misc. c. 1109; Facs. b. 49-51, b. 90-91; c. 47-50, c. 53-54, c. 121; d. 135, d. 144 fols. 47-81, d. 263-267, d. 290, d. 297; Film 1638, 1825-1830, 1835-1837; Photogr. c. 11, fols. 48-85) and Letters concerning C.S. Lewis, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 2073-2076).

Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom