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J.R.R. Tolkien was a philologist who spent most of his career at the University of Oxford, researching and teaching Old and Middle English. He is the author of fantasy works, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Further details can be found in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Thesis completed as part of the English Honors Program at the Texas A&M University, using volumes from Tolkien's philological library held at Texas A&M University Library and Tolkien's academic papers and personal library at the Bodleian.
Given by Madeline Keyser, 2015.
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. d. 4283, fols. 1-2
Tolkien |John Ronald Reuel | 1892-1973 | Philologist and Author