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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.
Dates: Created: 1967-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1977-1984, 1993; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2016

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.
Dates: Created: 1920-2011

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...
Dates: Created: 1892-1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1972-1975

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.
Dates: Created: 1939-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1963

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.
Dates: Created: 1955-1979

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.
Dates: Created: 1964-2009

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.
Dates: Created: 1975-1978

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.
Dates: Created: 1941-1951

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.
Dates: Created: 1918-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1981-2007

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.
Dates: Created: 1952-1974

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.
Dates: Created: 1849-1994; Other: Date acquired: 12/31/1969

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.
Dates: Created: 1848-2015; Other: Date acquired: 03/14/2017

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.
Dates: Created: 1848-1935; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-1935

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.)
Dates: Created: 1931-1997

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.
Dates: Created: 1920-1998

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.
Dates: Created: 1942-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 2002-2003

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.
Dates: Created: 1926-1964

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.
Dates: Created: 1983-1986

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.
Dates: Created: 1978-1980

Lois Lang-Sims Papers

 Collection — Container: A-43
Identifier: Wade-A-43
Abstract This archive contains drafts of the book Letters to LaLage: The Letters of Charles Williams to Lois Lang-Sims (Kent: OH: The Kent State University Press, 1989).
Dates: Created: ca. 1987

Love All and Busman’s Honeymoon Archive

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-32a-b
Abstract This archive is a collection of materials relating to the book containing: Love All by Dorothy L. Sayers and Busman's Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers and Muriel St. Clare Byrne. Edited by Alzina Stone Dale. (Kent, OH: The Kent State University Press, 1984). The items in this archive represent some of the resources used by Mrs. Dale as she prepared the two plays for publication.
Dates: Created: 1935-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1983-1985

Mr. Chesterton Comes to Tea Archive

 Collection — Container: A-10
Identifier: Wade-A-10
Abstract This archive contains manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, related correspondence, and other materials concerned with Aidan Mackey's book, Mr. Chesterton Comes to Tea.
Dates: Created: 1974-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1977-1979

Raymond Hunt Papers

 Collection — Container: On top of file cabinets
Identifier: Wade-A-72 through 74
Abstract The Raymond Hunt Papers archive contains materials relating to the life and work of Charles Williams, including notebooks of Williams's transcribed lectures, Hunt's personal notes, and a small selection of published materials and correspondence.
Dates: Created: 1926-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1932-1947

Religious Illustrated Cards and Booklets Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-67
Abstract This archive contains correspondence and drafts relating to religious-themed booklets and cards containing text by Dorothy L. Sayers, including: "The Days of Christ's Coming,"  "The Story of Easter," "The Tale of Adam and Christ,"  "The Story of Noah's Ark," and  "The Enchanted Garden." Commonly known as the "Advent cards," the works were mainly intended as Christmas and Easter cards.
Dates: Created: 1953-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1953-1955

Robert Havard Papers

 Collection — Container: B-8
Identifier: Wade-B-8
Abstract The Robert Havard Papers is a collection of personal and professional papers by and about Dr. Robert Emlyn Havard, personal physician of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien and a member of the Inklings.
Dates: Created: 1923-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1923-1956; Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1975

Rosamond Sprague Collection

 Collection — Container: A-23
Identifier: Wade-A-23
Abstract This archive contains materials related to Dorothy L. Sayers, donated by Rosamond Sprague. Contents include materials relating to  A Matter of Eternity (a book of selections from Sayers's works, edited by Sprague), general correspondence, and personal papers.
Dates: Created: 1969-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1976

Ruth Spalding Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-46
Abstract This archive contains materials from the Spalding family relating to Charles Williams, particularly in the areas of drama, secondary materials about Williams, and the 1961 BBC radio broadcast of “A Portrait of Charles Williams.”
Dates: Created: 1938-1997

Sayers Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-104 and A-106
Abstract This archive contains correspondence, certificates, and other documents and records relating to the family of Dorothy L. Sayers.
Dates: Created: 1879-1941

Schofield Correspondence Archive

 Collection
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 in...
Dates: Created: 1942-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1986

Sheldon Vanauken Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-34a-b and B-6 through B-7
Abstract The Sheldon Vanauken Collection contains typescripts and proofs of Vanauken’s books: A Severe Mercy, Gateway to Heaven, and Under the Mercy; along with photographs of awards, photocopies of articles, reviews, and Vanauken's review briefs and letter logs regarding his work. Also included are biographical research materials on Vanauken from Will Vaus, author of Sheldon...
Dates: Created: 1831-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1947-1996

St. Anne's House Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-70
Abstract This archive contains materials relating to  St. Anne's House, an Anglican organization formed with the goal of bringing the Christian faith into dialogue with aspects of modern culture--with particular emphasis on reaching out to the artistic and intellectual communities of London. Dorothy L. Sayers was an active member of St. Anne's House and a strong supporter of its mission. At  her death in December 1957, Sayers's ashes were placed under the tower of St. Anne's in Soho.
Dates: Created: 1941-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1957

Stella Aldwinckle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-75 through A-84
Abstract This archive contains personal and professional papers relating to Stella Aldwinckle, the founder of the SocraticClub (which included C.S. Lewis) and member of the Oxford Pastorate staff at Oxford University.
Dates: Created: 1922-1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1970

The Devil to Pay Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-58
Abstract This archive contains materials for the play The Devil to Pay by Dorothy L. Sayers, including copies of the play, correspondence, production notes, and financial returns.
Dates: Created: 1938-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1939

The Emperor Constantine Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-61
Abstract The Emperor Constantine archive contains materials relating to the religious play of the same title by Dorothy L. Sayers including: various copies and scripts of the play, some production notes, and related correspondence primarily regarding the Colchester Festival  where the play was first performed in 1951.
Dates: Created: 1949-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1951-1952

The Man Born to be King Archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-59
Abstract The Man Born to be King archive contains materials relating to the religious play cycle of the same title by Dorothy L. Sayers including: drafts and scripts of the 12 dramas, production notes, correspondence and fan mail, press cuttings, and correspondence between Sayers and Heinz Geck, who translated the play into German.
Dates: Created: 1940-1953, 2017; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1944

The New Cosmology Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-63
Abstract This archive contains a single folder of correspondence, mainly fan mail, relating to  Dorothy L. Sayers's BBC radio talk, "The New Cosmology."
Dates: Created: 1950-1951

The Pantheon Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-66
Abstract This archive contains correspondence and drafts relating to The Pantheon Papers by Dorothy L. Sayers, a series of satirical sketches on invented saints and celebrations of secular society.
Dates: Created: 1953-1954

The Quest of the Ring Archive

 Collection — Container: A-38
Identifier: Wade-A-38
Abstract This archive contains memorabilia from a production of an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings for theatre, performed in Cheltenham.
Dates: Created: 1966-1976

Warren H. Lewis Letter Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-107 through 108 and 111
Abstract This archive contains personal letters between  Warren H. Lewis (elder brother of C.S. Lewis) and various correspondents.
Dates: Created: 1908-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1973

Warren H. Lewis Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-110
Abstract This archive contains personal papers from Warren H. Lewis, brother of C.S. Lewis, as well as inserts removed from the Boxen manuscripts and the Lewis Family Papers or Memoirs of the Lewis Family (1850-1930). A draft of C.S. Lewis: A Biography edited by Warren Lewis is also included.
Dates: Created: 1850-1973

William Lindsay Gresham Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-51a
Abstract This archive contains correspondence to and from William (Bill) Lindsay Gresham. Others involved include C.S. Lewis, Joy Davidman, and Douglas and David Gresham. Also included is correspondence to Marj Mead from Lyle Dorsett concerning the acquisition of the Gresham letters.
Dates: Created: 1940-1982; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1960

William Lindsay Gresham Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-A-86 through A-91
Abstract This archive contains the personal papers of William Lindsay Gresham including: correspondence, and many of the works and research materials from his writing career.
Dates: Created: 1913-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1962

Williams Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Wade-B-2 through B-3 and B-5
Abstract The Williams Family Papers contain a variety of personal documents, vital records, publications, correspondence, and other materials relating to Charles Williams and his family.
Dates: Created: 1836-2000; Other: Majority of material found in 1920-2000

World War II Materials from Dorothy L. Sayers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-99
Abstract This archive contains materials relating to Dorothy L. Sayers's work during World War II, including her advisory role in the Author's Planning Committee, and correspondence regarding knitting clothes for trawlermen.
Dates: Created: 1939-1943

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