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Alzina Stone Dale Collection

 Collection — Container: A-39
Identifier: Wade-A-39
Abstract The Alzina Stone Dale Collection includes materials relating to her work on Dorothy L. Sayers, including the 1993 Sayers Centenary celebration, the Thrones, Dominations book publishing project, the writing of Maker and Craftsman: The Story of Dorothy L. Sayers (a Sayers biography), and a diverse range of correspondence.

And God Came In / A Love Observed Archive

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-26 through A-27
Abstract This archive contains the materials related to the book "And God Came In" by Lyle W. Dorsett (New York:MacMillan and Co. 1983.), republished as "A Love Observed" (Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers. 1998).  Dr. Dorsett donated his materials from the research and writing of the book to the Wade Center in 1990. The book is a biography of Joy Davidman Lewis. Joy was married twice, first to Bill Gresham, an American writer and magazine editor with whom she had two sons (Douglas and David Gresham),...

Anne Ridler Collection

 Collection — Container: B-1
Identifier: Wade-B-1
Abstract The Anne Ridler Collection contains correspondence and other documents relating to the life and work of Anne Ridler, poetess, playwright, and editor. Materials in the collection are primarily focused on Charles Williams.

Arthur Greeves Diaries Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-5
Abstract This archive contains the daily diary entries of Arthur Greeves from 1917-1922.

Author Societies Archive

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-14 through A-15
Abstract The materials in this archive relate to groups and societies dedicated to promoting the works and lives of the seven authors in  the Wade Center's collections.

Barbara Reynolds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-B-10 through B-16
Abstract This archive includes professional and personal documents relating to the life and work of Barbara Reynolds. Dr. Reynolds is a noted scholar of Dante, Italian studies, and Dorothy L. Sayers.

Barfield Library Publications and Inserts Archive

 Collection — Container: A-95
Identifier: Wade-A-95
Abstract Publications and inserts from the personal library of Owen Barfield.

Brocard Sewell Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-24
Abstract This archive contains poems by Cecil Edward Chesterton, letters to Father Brocard Sewell, and the typescript of Sewell's biography of Cecil Chesterton. Cecil Chesterton, the younger brother of G.K. Chesterton, was the editor of The New Witness, author of A History of the United States and The Party System, widely known in political circles, member of the Fabian Society and the Christian Socialist...

Busman’s Honeymoon Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-116
Abstract This archive contains fan correspondence and theater returns from the play version of "Busman's Honeymoon" written by Dorothy L. Sayers and Muriel St. Clare Byrne.

Chad Walsh Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-57
Abstract 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. Correspondence relating to Walsh's book, C.S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptics (New York: Macmillan, 1949), is also included.

Change Ringing Archive

 Collection — Container: A-30
Identifier: Wade-A-30
Abstract Change ringing serves as the backdrop for Dorothy L. Sayers's novel The Nine Tailors. This archive contains miscellaneous materials related to the practice of change ringing, among them pamphlets, brochures, and periodicals.

Colin Duriez Papers

 Collection — Container: A-35a
Identifier: Wade-A-35a
Abstract This archive contains a typescript sampling the contents of The C.S. Lewis Handbook (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1990), given by Colin Duriez.

C.S. Lewis: Images of His World Archive

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-44 and A-124
Abstract This archive contains research notes, Lewis quotations, corrected typescripts, photographs, and other material related to the writing and publishing of the book C.S. Lewis: Images of His World by Douglas Gilbert and Clyde S. Kilby, published in 1973 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. At the time of the publishing, Gilbert was an Assistant Professor of Art at Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL. Kilby was a Professor of English and the Curator of the Lewis...

C.S. Lewis Testimonies Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-11
Abstract This archive contains letters and emails responding to three separate surveys done in 1986, 1996, and 2014 regarding the influence of C.S. Lewis.

David Coomes Papers

 Collection — Container: A-36
Identifier: Wade-A-36
Abstract This archive includes a typescript of the book Dorothy L. Sayers: A Careless Rage for Life, and is a gift of David Coomes.

Detection Club Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-31
Abstract Contained within this archive are Dorothy L. Sayers's own materials relating to her membership and secretarial duties to The Detection Club. These materials include stationery, list of members, and club constitution. G.K. Chesterton was also a member of the Club.

Detection Notes Collection by Dorothy L. Sayers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-115
Abstract This collection features various documents relating to Sayers's research in the areas of  crime and detection, including notes from real criminal trials and detection techniques.

Don Giovanni Calabria Collection

 Collection — Container: A-71
Identifier: Wade-A-71
Abstract A selection of various materials relating to Don Giovanni Calabria of Verona, Italy (1873-1954), who corresponded with C.S. Lewis in Latin from 1947 to 1954.

Donald Swann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-50 and A-85
Abstract The Donald Swann archive includes articles, reviews, publicity items and other materials related to Swann and his works.

Dorothy L. Collection

 Collection — Container: A-25
Identifier: Wade-A-25
Abstract Dorothy L." is a biographical one-woman play written by Catherine Kenny about Dorothy L. Sayers. This collection contains materials relating to the 1995 Oxford performance of "Dorothy L.," and the 1996 Wheaton College performance of the play.

Dorothy L. Sayers Centenary Archive

 Collection — Container: A-33
Identifier: Wade-A-33
Abstract This archive contains materials relating to the centenary of the birth of Dorothy L. Sayers (1893-1957) in 1993.  Items included are schedules and programs from related events as well as newspaper clippings regarding the centenary.

Dorothy L. Sayers Diary Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-103
Abstract This collection contains a series of diaries (personal day planners) belonging to Dorothy L. Sayers.

Dorothy L. Sayers Library Inserts Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-105
Abstract The items contained within this archive were found between the pages of the books in Dorothy L. Sayers's personal library, and/or annotations from the books.

Dorothy L. Sayers Notebook Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-68
Abstract This archive contains 11 notebooks with notes in several languages by Dorothy L. Sayers. A wide variety of topics are covered, but most of the material relates to Dante Alighieri and his works.

Dorothy L. Sayers Press Cuttings Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-B-21
Abstract This archive contains articles and ephemera which were in the possession of Dorothy L. Sayers, relating to her and her work.

Douglas and Merrie Gresham Family Archive

 Collection — Container: A-29
Identifier: Wade-A-29
Abstract This archive of the Gresham Family contains manuscript material by family members and background information.

E.R. Gregory Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-48 through A-49
Scope and Contents The Gregory Collection contains manuscripts, proofs, photographs, correspondence and other papers concerned with the book Wilkie Collins by Dorothy L. Sayers, ed. by Dr. Gregory (Toledo: The Friends of the Univ. of Toledo Libraries, 1977). Copyright resides with Dr. Gregory.

Events File Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-126, 126a, and 127
Abstract This archive includes materials from various events related to the Wade authors, including dramatic performances, conferences, academic courses, exhibitions, etc. More additions may be included in this archive at any time.

Fleming / Sayers Culinary Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-112
Abstract This archive contains a proof copy of Atherton (Mac) Fleming's book Gourmet's Book of Food and Drink, and additional recipes and notes relating to culinary topics by both Mac and Dorothy L. Sayers.

Future of the Jews Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-100
Abstract This archive contains unpublished contributions by Dorothy L. Sayers for the 1944 symposium on "The Future of the Jews," as well as extensive correspondence and  publications relating to the topic.

G.B. Tennyson Papers

 Collection — Container: On top of file cabinets
Identifier: Wade-A-101, B-19
Abstract This archive contains original material by Owen Barfield, correspondence, and photographs from the personal papers of G.B. Tennyson, joint-literary executor for the estate of Owen Barfield.

Geoffrey Bles Publishers Archive

 Collection — Container: A-114
Identifier: Wade-A-114
Abstract This archive contains business correspondence and miscellanea relating to Geoffrey Bles, the publisher of various works by C.S. Lewis.

George Sayer Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Container: A-1
Identifier: Wade-A-1
Abstract 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.).

G.K. Chesterton: Selected Criticism Archive

 Collection — Container: A-17
Identifier: Wade-A-17
Abstract This archive is the result of the work of Sister M. Carol A.C., of India. The self-bound book is almost 500 pages long and an extremely complete gathering of Chesterton's literary criticism. It was Sister M. Carol's hope that this would someday be published.

Glenn Sadler Collection

 Collection — Container: B-4
Identifier: Wade-B-4
Abstract The materials in this archive include publications, correspondence, illustrations, and other items relating to Glenn Sadler's research on the artist, Arthur Hughes (1832-1915), who served as the illustrator for many of George MacDonald's published works. Also included: a set of corrected proofs for Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald.

Grevel Lindop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-B-17 through B-18
Abstract This collection comprises of research materials used by Grevel Lindop while writing his biography of Charles Williams titled Charles Williams: The Third Inkling (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). Lindop provided an inventory of the materials, which is referenced throughout the finding aid to note original file locations.

Greville MacDonald Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-123
Abstract This archive contains letters and documents relating to Greville Matheson MacDonald (1856-1944), the son of George MacDonald.

He That Should Come Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-56
Abstract The He That Should Come archive contains materials relating to the religious play of the same title by Dorothy L. Sayers, including printed copies of the play and correspondence.

Irita Kutchmy Collection

 Collection — Container: A-35b
Identifier: Wade-A-35b
Scope and Contents This archive contains a demonstration tape of Irita Kutchmy's musical, "The Magical Land Behind the Wardrobe Door," (stored in Wade sound recordings: CSL-M / SR-5) as well as the program for its performance at Wimbledon High School (July 6-7, 1983). The musical was filed for copyright at the Library of Congress, January 2, 1984. Also included: a letter of explanation from Miss Kutchmy's mother, Cornelia Kutchmy, and a letter from the publisher saying that the Wade Center could not buy the book,...

James Burleson Dissertation Research Papers

 Collection — Container: A-16
Identifier: Wade-A-16
Abstract This archive contains James Burleson's correspondence with Ann Bowden, Muriel St. Clare Byrne, Charles Dywer, Marion Fairman, Anthony Fleming, Livia Gollancz, Marjorie Mead, Barbara Reynolds, James Sandoe, and Armitage Watkins regarding his dissertation.  Also included are two pages of Burleson's dissertation titled: A Study of the Novels of Dorothy L. Sayers. (Wade Call no.: PR6037.A95 Z6258 1965 Diss.)

Jeanne Clayton Hunter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-113a
Abstract A collection of Barfield correspondence,  poems, manuscripts, publications, and other related materials from Professor Jeanne Clayton Hunter.

Joe R. Christopher Publications Archive

 Collection — Container: A-125
Identifier: Wade-A-125
Abstract Publications containing bibliographies and other materials relating to the Wade authors by Joe R. Christopher.

Joel D. Heck Collection

 Collection — Container: A-54
Identifier: Wade-A-54
Abstract Correspondence between Joel Heck  and students or colleagues of C.S. Lewis in preparation for his book: Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis on Education. Included in the correspondence are the Magdalen tutorial lists from 1926 to 1954, students'  lecture notes, an essay, a diary, newspaper clippings concerning Lewis and a brochure about the play Shadowlands.

John Sullivan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-92 through 94 and A-19a-b
Abstract This archive contains materials from the Chesterton collection of John J. Sullivan, and other personal interests of his. Included is a large variety of newspaper clippings, correspondence, book catalogs, Chesterton-related events materials, and secondary critical work on Chesterton by Sullivan and others, both published and unpublished. Many materials were removed from this archive and incorporated into the Wade Center's Chesterton holdings.

Joy Davidman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-109
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, personal papers, and poetry and prose written by Joy Davidman. A few documents also relate to her first husband Bill Gresham, her sons David and Douglas Gresham, and her second husband C.S. Lewis. These materials are on deposit as an extended loan courtesy of Douglas Gresham.

KJ Gilchrist Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-41a  through 41b
Abstract This archive contains materials from KJ Gilchrist relating to research for his book on C.S. Lewis and World War I, A Morning after War (New York: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 2005). Also included in the archive are several pieces of WWI memorabilia / artifacts, gathered by Dr. Gilchrist near locations where C.S. Lewis served.

Letters to Children Archive

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-20  through A-22
Abstract The book Letters to Children, edited by Lyle W. Dorsett and Marjorie Lamp Mead, was published in 1985. It is a collection of some of Lewis' many letters to children over the years, particularly relating to the Narnia Chronicles but also full of personal advice and goodwill. These papers represent Dorsett and Mead's working papers.

Lewis Library Inserts Archive

 Collection — Container: On top of file cabinets.
Identifier: Wade-A-2 through 2a
Abstract The items contained in this archive were found between the pages of the books in C.S. Lewis' personal library.  A list and photocopies of some of the handwritten annotations in the books are also included.

Lindskoog Christianity and Literature Article Archive

 Collection — Container: A-45
Identifier: Wade-A-45
Abstract This archive contains correspondence pertaining to the publication of the article "Some Problems in C.S. Lewis Scholarship" by Kathryn Lindskoog in the journal Christianity and Literature (27:4, Summer 1978). Also included are copies of the article and response letters that were published. Gift of J.H. Timmerman.

Location File Archive

 Collection — Container: Stored in Stacks File Cabinet
Identifier: Wade-Stored in Stacks File Cabinet
Abstract This archive contains printed material (maps, guides, pamphlets, brochures, postcards, photographs, articles and tourism materials) pertaining to UK and European locations related to the Wade Center authors.

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Sayers, Dorothy L. -- Archives. 36
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Lewis, C. S. -- Friends and associates. 6
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MacDonald, George, -- Archives. 4
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Barfield, Owen 3
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Sayer, George 2
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Kranidas, Thomas 1
Kutchmy, Irita 1
Kutchmy, Irita. 1
Lamb, Lynton. 1
Lang-Sims, Lois 1
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