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Chad Walsh Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-57


This archive contains Chad Walsh's personal letters to and from C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman, as well as correspondence between Chad Walsh and others on the subject of the Lewis family, and correspondence with his wife, Eva, during his travels in England in summer 1948 while researching for his book about Lewis. Correspondence relating to Walsh's book, C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptics (New York: Macmillan, 1949), is also included.


  • Created: 1939-1991
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1963


Conditions Governing Access

Copies or publication of materials require permissions from the appropriate copyright holders: Letters by C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman: the C.S. Lewis Company, Letters by Chad / Eva Walsh: Madeline Hamblin and Alison Sackett, daughters of Chad and Eva.


1.00 box : 10 folders

0.3 Linear Feet

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Source of Acquisition

84/165, 06/201, 22/31, 22/36

Related Materials

See also the Wade Center's Photograph Collection for photos by Chad Walsh. Call numbers: CSL / P-40; CSL-F / P-27, 33, 58-59; CSL-L / P-97-98; CSL-Z / P-121-125; GR55-1-5.\

Oral History Collection:

- Interview with Madeline Hamblin, 2022 (call number: OH / SR-92)

- Interviews with Chad and Eva Walsh, 1983-1984 (call numbers: OH / SR-47-48)

Sound Recording Collection:

- Recordings of Chad and Eva Walsh: CSL-R / SR-3, CSL-Y / SR-111-113, GEN / SR-10, CSL-Z / SR-36.

Wade blog post on the Walsh family's meetings with Lewis and Joy Davidman.

Other Descriptive Information

There are acquisition files for this collection, stored under 06/201 and 22/31. There is a research copy of this collection.

Chad Walsh Papers
Laura Schmidt
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Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

Wheaton College
501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 US