Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was a writer and scholar. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Lewis's papers consist of deposited manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, essays and notebooks; letters and papers; a fair copy of The Dark Tower; photocopies of papers held predominantly by Wheaton College; and microfilms.
The papers in this collection were acquired by the Library from various sources between 1968 and 1989.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).Existence of Copies
Copies of the papers are held by the Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, Illinois.Existence/Location of Originals
The originals of the majority of the photocopies in the collection are held by the Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, Illinois.
A full catalogue is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
See also Letters concerning C.S. Lewis and Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis.
Authors | 20th century
Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | Writer
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