Letter from Mary Willis Shelburne to Walter Hooper
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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 48-51
Title: Letter from Mary Willis Shelburne to Walter Hooper
Dates of Creation: 1963-2006
Extent: 4 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English
Walter Hooper (b.1931) is a literary advisor of the C.S. Lewis estate. Mary Willis Shelburne (1895-1975) was an American poet
and widow, who was C. S. Lewis's correspondent in
Letters to an American Lady, 1967.
Scope and Content
- (fols. 48-50) letter from Mary Willis Shelburne (C. S. Lewis's correspondent in
Letters to an American Lady, 1967) to Walter Hooper, concerning Lewis's last illness.
- (fol. 51) a modern transcript of Hooper's original letter to Mrs Shelburne made by Walter Hooper.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Walter Hooper, 29 May 2006.
Preferred Form of Citation
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 48-51.
Hooper | Walter McGehee | b.1931 | literary advisor
Lewis| Clive Staples |1898-1963 | writer and academic
Shelburne | Mary Willis | 1895-1975 | poet, and correspondent of C. S. Lewis
English literature -- 20th century
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