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Sayer, George.


Biographical Statement

George Sayer, born in 1914, was a student and close personal friend of C.S. Lewis. His accomplishments include heading the English department at Malvern College, Worcestershire and writing a highly regarded biography of Lewis entitled Jack (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1988), later published under the title Jack: A Life of C.S. Lewis (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 1994) with a new afterward. He passed away in 2005, and his widow, Margaret, lives in England.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

George Sayer Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-1

This archive includes the manuscript and typescript of an unpublished essay by Sayer called "On C.S. Lewis." Also included is the typescript of The Celestial Search: C.S. Lewis, His Life and Work by Sayer (later titled Jack: C.S. Lewis and his Times - 1988 ed., and Jack: A Life of C.S. Lewis - 1994 ed.).

Dates: Created: ca. 1978

Schofield Correspondence Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-6 through 7
Abstract This archive is a collection of correspondence from the files of Stephen Schofield, C.S. Lewis scholar and editor of the "Canadian C.S. Lewis Journal." It contains correspondence between Stephen Schofield, Walter Hooper, Clyde S. Kilby, Kathryn Lindskoog, Ruth Pitter, George Sayer, and Sheldon Vanauken. Photocopies of letters by C.S. Lewis to various correspondents are also included, as well as various related materials. Some photographs are included...
Dates: Created: 1942-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1986

Additional filters:

Hooper, Walter -- Correspondence. 1
Kilby, Clyde S. -- Correspondence. 1
Lewis, C. S. -- Correspondence. 1
Lewis, C. S. -- Friends and associates. 1
Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann -- Correspondence. 1