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Collection Level Description: Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis

Reference: MS. Eng. lett. c. 220/1-5
Title: Guard-books of Letters of C.S. Lewis
Dates of Creation: [c. 1914]-1963
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

Guard-books of letters of C.S. Lewis.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were mainly given through W.M. Hooper, some were bought from other sources, 1967-77.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41192-6.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) and Letters concerning C.S. Lewis.

Access Points

Authors | 20th century

Lewis | Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | Writer

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