MC:F54/2/C3 Other Correspondence
An envelope of correspondence from and about C.S. Lewis, from 1957 to 1979, mostly concerning journalists wishing to interview Sinclair about his knowledge of Lewis. It also includes a reprint of Lewis’s article on Vivisection for the New England Anti-Vivisection Society.
i) A copy of ‘Vivisection’ by C.S. Lewis, published by the New England Anti-Vivisection Society 1947, with a note of thanks from the publisher George R. Farnum
ii) A note to Sinclair from Lewis, dated 18 December 1957, informing Sinclair of his admiration for an unknown performance.
iii) A note to Sinclair from Lewis, dated May 6, apologizing for walking in one one of Sinclair’s parties.
iv) A letter to Sinclair from George S. Sawyer, dated 23 Oct 1979, asking for Sinclair’s impressions of Lewis for a new book. The letter has annotations by Sinclair.
v) A note to Sinclair from his secretary, dated 19 Nov 1979, informing Sinclair of his appointment to be intervied by the BBC about Lewis. It includes notes about Lewis by Sinclair.
vi) A series of notes about Lewis in Sinclair’s hand on a piece of card.
vii) Three letters between Sinclair and Kenneth Savidge of BBC Northern Ireland, dated 6 Nov, 14 Nov and 20 Nov 1979, concerning arrangement of an interview with Sinclair about Lewis for TV.
An untitled folder containing papers relating to University of Oxford administration.
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