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Always worth checking in the Archives
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While looking for something in our archives, cataloguing archivist Aline stumbled upon an 'unexpected' item...an autograph letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Professor Campbell, thanking him for the award of an Honorary Degree!

Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh

https://www.facebook.com/crc.edinburgh ... 4275548/1558062620942719/

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Posted on: 10/10 23:22:06


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Thanks for sharing, Trotter.

I've known of this letter for some time now. Diana Glyer and I (thanks to the kindness of the Tolkien estate) were allowed to quote from this letter in our chapter in Jason Fisher's essay collection Tolkien and the Study of his Sources:

https://books.google.com/books?id=98VQ ... like%20a%20hobbit&f=false

It is always nice to see a little known letter of Tolkien's brought to the attention of others.

Posted on: 10/16 21:27:40






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