Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

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2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 104-109
Title: Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor
Dates of Creation: 1937-1940
Extent: 6 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist and university professor. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.


Scope and Content

Correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien, the Registry University of Oxford and King Edward VI School, Birmingham, relating to Tolkien’s tenure as school governor, 1937-1940.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from University Admissions’ Office, 20 Mar 2013.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7556, fol. 104


Access Point(s)

Tolkien | J.R.R. | 1892-1973 | writer

English literature -- 20th century


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