Photocopies of letters from C.S. Lewis to Nan Dunbar

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Shelfmark: MS. Facs. c. 168
Title: Photocopies of letters from C.S. Lewis to Nan Dunbar
Dates of Creation: 1955-1963
Extent: 25 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


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

Scope and Content

Photocopies of letters from C.S. Lewis to Nan Dunbar, 1955-1963, with (fol. 1) a letter from Dunbar to Walter Hooper, 1972, enclosing the copies. With the exception of (fol. 1) the original letters are rumoured to have been thrown away during the clear-out of Dunbar’s room in Somerville College sometime after her death in 2005.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 6 July 2007.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Facs. c. 168

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Lewis| Clive Staples |1898-1963 | writer and academic

English literature -- 20th century

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