Letters from C.S. Lewis to Peter Bide concerning Joy Lewis's death

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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 14-18
Title: Letters from C.S. Lewis to Peter Bide concerning Joy Lewis's death
Dates of Creation: 1960
Extent: 5 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a British author, well known for works such as The Chronicles of Narnia. Reverend Peter Bide (1912-2003) was a minister to Lewis and married him and Joy Davidman in 1957.

Scope and Content

Autograph letters from C.S. Lewis to Peter Bide, concerning Joy Lewis's death.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mark Bide, via Walter Hooper, 19 May 2004.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 14

Access Point(s)
Lewis| Clive Staples |1898-1963 | writer and academic

Bide | Peter | Reverend | 1912-2003 | priest

English literature -- 20th century

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