Catalogue of letters concerning C. S. Lewis, 1988-1990

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Letters concerning C. S. Lewis


Letters concerning C. S. Lewis, a writer and scholar, written by American schoolchildren.

Extent: 0.6 Linear metres, 4 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 2073-2076

Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

Letters concerning C.S. Lewis written by American schoolchildren to Macmillan Publishing Company, New York.


The letters were given to the Library by W. Hooper, 15 Jan and (MS. Eng. c. 2076) 20 Apr 1990.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2073, fols. 1-2].

Related Material

See also Dep. c. 761-5, c. 771-7; d. 241-7, d. 415, d. 808-11; e. 381; MSS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-7, c. 835, c. 853-5, c. 861-2; Eng. misc. c. 1109; Facs. b. 49-51, b. 90-1; c. 47-50, c. 53-4, c. 121; d. 135, d. 144 fols. 47-81, d. 263-7, d. 290, d. 297; Film 1638, 1825-30, 1835-7; Photogr. c. 11, fols. 48-85 for papers of C.S. Lewis and MS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-5 for guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

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

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)

Macmillan Publishing Company | New York


20th century
Authors--20th century

Descriptive List

Letters, arranged alphabetically, Abbey - Hyde
Date: 1988-1989
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2073
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 153 leaves

Letters, arranged alphabetically, Isola - Prandi
Date: 1988-1989
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2074
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 111 leaves

Letters, arranged alphabetically, Rabenau - Zytkovic, and miscellaneous
Date: 1988-1990
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2075
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 178 leaves

Letters, arranged alphabetically
Date: Oct 1989-Apr 1990
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2076
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 158 leaves

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