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Leeds University

(19 letters match)

1925

Unknown
Dr. Cyril Jackson to Unknown
#869


From a Bloomsbury auction the following was detailed: Songs for the Philologists, with the book comes a typed letter from Dr. Cyril Jackson, who studied...
12 June 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to Ronald Ashton
#50


Tolkien writes to Mr. Ashton about his son, who is a student at the University of Leeds. He may not be able to take the degree he was hoping for, and To...
27 June 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to [University of Oxford Electors]
#7
 Carpenter #7



Tolkien applies for the position of 'Professorship of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University'. He describes his schooling and his time at Leeds University as ...
22 July 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to Vice Chancellor of Leeds University
#8
 Carpenter #8



Tolkien has been elected to the Rawlinson & Bosworth professorship at Oxford and must therefore resign his position at Leeds. His posting takes effect f...
22 July 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to H.F.B. Brett-Smith
#67


This handwritten letter over 2 pages finds Tolkien discussing academia at Leeds University and his own poetry. Brett-Smith had written Tolkien a letter ...
8 August 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to H.F.B. Brett-Smith
#68


As with Tolkien's ealier letter The original letter is now held at The Marion E. Wade Center.
Before 12 November 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to E.V. Gordon (testimonial)
#1726


Tolkien writes a letter in support of E.V. Gordon's proposed elevation to the chair he himself vacated to take up the Rawlinson and Bosworth Professorsh...
21 November 1925
J.R.R. Tolkien to Brian Woledge
#1003


Tolkien wrote to Brian Woledge, who was an ex-student. The contents of this letter is currently unknown. One of three letters from the Leeds Library Col...
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