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*[[1973]]: ''The Tablet'', 15 September
 
*[[1973]]: ''The Tablet'', 15 September
 
**"[[A Tribute to Tolkien]]" ([[Robert Murray]])
 
**"[[A Tribute to Tolkien]]" ([[Robert Murray]])
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*[[1977]]: [[British Book News (June 1977)|''British Book News'' (June 1977)]]
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**"Remembering Tolkien and Lewis" (Anthony Curtis)
 
*[[1979]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholar and Storyteller]]''
 
*[[1979]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholar and Storyteller]]''
 
**"The Man and the Scholar - A reminiscence" ([[S.T.R.O. d'Ardenne]])
 
**"The Man and the Scholar - A reminiscence" ([[S.T.R.O. d'Ardenne]])
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*[[1980]]: ''Minas Tirith Evening-Star'' 9, no. 2 (January 1980), pp. 16-17
 
*[[1980]]: ''Minas Tirith Evening-Star'' 9, no. 2 (January 1980), pp. 16-17
 
** "[[A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby|A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby; recorded Sept. 29, 1979, Wheaton, Illinois]]"
 
** "[[A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby|A Dialogue: Discussion by Humphrey Carpenter, Professor George Sayer and Dr. Clyde S. Kilby; recorded Sept. 29, 1979, Wheaton, Illinois]]"
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*[[1983]]: ''New York Times'' (September 4)
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**"[http://www.nytimes.com/books/01/02/11/specials/tolkien-revisited.html Middle Earth Revisited]" [Includes reminiscence by Mr. Ballantine]
 
*[[1987]]: Foreword (by [[Christopher Tolkien]]) to [[The Hobbit (50th Anniversary edition)|''The Hobbit'' 50th Anniversary edition)]]
 
*[[1987]]: Foreword (by [[Christopher Tolkien]]) to [[The Hobbit (50th Anniversary edition)|''The Hobbit'' 50th Anniversary edition)]]
 
*[[1990]]: ''Mythlore'' 64
 
*[[1990]]: ''Mythlore'' 64
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***"Recollections of J.R.R. Tolkien" ([[George Sayer]])
 
***"Recollections of J.R.R. Tolkien" ([[George Sayer]])
 
***"Publishing Tolkien" ([[Rayner Unwin]])
 
***"Publishing Tolkien" ([[Rayner Unwin]])
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*[[1996]]: ''Independent'', 4 December
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**"[http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/john-walsh-meets-sister-wendy-beckett-1338165.html  John Walsh meets Sister Wendy Beckett]"
 
*[[1999]]: ''Morgunblaðið'', February 28 (Icelandic newspaper)  
 
*[[1999]]: ''Morgunblaðið'', February 28 (Icelandic newspaper)  
 
**[In an article, Linda Ásdísardóttir [http://timarit.is/view_page_init.jsp?issId=131485&pageId=1928715&lang=is&q=Tolkien interviews] 89-year-old Arndís Þorbjarnardóttir who had been an au-pair in the Tolkien household while J.R.R. Tolkien was writing ''[[The Hobbit]]''.]<ref>{{webcite|author=Nancy Marie Brown|articleurl=http://nancymariebrown.blogspot.se/2012/08/tolkiens-icelandic-trolls.html|articlename=Tolkien's Icelandic Trolls|dated=1 August 2012|website=[http://nancymariebrown.blogspot.com/ God of Wednesday (blog)]|accessed=2 August 2012}}</ref>
 
**[In an article, Linda Ásdísardóttir [http://timarit.is/view_page_init.jsp?issId=131485&pageId=1928715&lang=is&q=Tolkien interviews] 89-year-old Arndís Þorbjarnardóttir who had been an au-pair in the Tolkien household while J.R.R. Tolkien was writing ''[[The Hobbit]]''.]<ref>{{webcite|author=Nancy Marie Brown|articleurl=http://nancymariebrown.blogspot.se/2012/08/tolkiens-icelandic-trolls.html|articlename=Tolkien's Icelandic Trolls|dated=1 August 2012|website=[http://nancymariebrown.blogspot.com/ God of Wednesday (blog)]|accessed=2 August 2012}}</ref>
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*[[2001]]: ''Telegraph'', 4 December
 
*[[2001]]: ''Telegraph'', 4 December
 
**"[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/4726863/We-talked-of-love-death-and-fairy-tales.html  We talked of love, death and fairy tales]" ([[William Cater|Bill Cater]])
 
**"[http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/4726863/We-talked-of-love-death-and-fairy-tales.html  We talked of love, death and fairy tales]" ([[William Cater|Bill Cater]])
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*[[2001]]: ''Christopherleeweb''
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**"[http://christopherleeweb.com/forums/front-page-news/interview-christopher-lee-ian-mckellen-and-john-rhys-0 Interview with Christopher Lee]" ([[Christopher Lee]])
 
*[[2001]]: ''Watford Observer'', 14 December
 
*[[2001]]: ''Watford Observer'', 14 December
 
**"[http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/307760.related_to_tolkien/ Related to Tolkien]" (Sandra Carter; interview with [[Julian Tolkien]])
 
**"[http://www.watfordobserver.co.uk/news/307760.related_to_tolkien/ Related to Tolkien]" (Sandra Carter; interview with [[Julian Tolkien]])
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*[[2001]]: ''The Guardian'', 14 December
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**"[http://www.theguardian.com/film/2001/dec/14/lordoftherings.jrrtolkien/ So, would Tolkien have liked the film?]"
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*[[2006]]:  Andwerve, 08 January
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**"[http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/wiwimod/index.php?page=Brem+Interview#anchor1 Connecting with History - An Interview with Barbara Remington]"
 
*[[2008]]: [[Amon Hen 209|''Amon Hen'' 209]]
 
*[[2008]]: [[Amon Hen 209|''Amon Hen'' 209]]
 
**"Some Family Connections with J.R.R. Tolkien" (B.S. Benedikz; pp. 11-3)
 
**"Some Family Connections with J.R.R. Tolkien" (B.S. Benedikz; pp. 11-3)
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*[[2008]]: Thekindlings website
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**"[http://www.thekindlings.com/podcasts/dick-staub-interviews-journeys/george-sayer-jack-a-life-of-cs-lewis-podcast-journeys-interview-segment-1-of-1/ Thekindlings podcast interview with George Sayer]"
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*[[2009]]: ''Telegraph'', 8 May
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**"http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/authorinterviews/5286395/Culture-Clinic-Sister-Wendy-Beckett.html Culture Clinic: Sister Wendy Beckett]" (interview with Sister Wendy Beckett)
 
*[[2010]]: ''Huffington Post'', 26 April
 
*[[2010]]: ''Huffington Post'', 26 April
 
**"[[In My Grandfather's Footsteps]]" ([[Simon Tolkien]])
 
**"[[In My Grandfather's Footsteps]]" ([[Simon Tolkien]])
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*[[2012]]: ''[[The Saga of Hrolf Kraki]]''
 
*[[2012]]: ''[[The Saga of Hrolf Kraki]]''
 
**Foreword (by [[Priscilla Tolkien]])
 
**Foreword (by [[Priscilla Tolkien]])
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*[[2012]]: Times of Malta, 24 December 2012
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**"[http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20121224/local/A-quest-for-The-Hobbit.450767 A quest for The Hobbit]" (by Kristina Chetcuti).(interview with Charles Calleja)
 
*[[2013]]: BBC News, 21 March 2013  
 
*[[2013]]: BBC News, 21 March 2013  
 
**"[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-21859633 Did Gollum get his name from a cave in the Irish Burren?]" (by Nuala McCann). [Includes reminiscence attributed to Rose MacNamara].
 
**"[http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-21859633 Did Gollum get his name from a cave in the Irish Burren?]" (by Nuala McCann). [Includes reminiscence attributed to Rose MacNamara].
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*[[2013]]: The Morrisian (blog)
 
*[[2013]]: The Morrisian (blog)
 
**"[http://themorrisian.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-morrisian-interview-series-2-john-j.html#more The Morrisian Interview Series, #2: John J. Walsdorf]" (12 April 2013)
 
**"[http://themorrisian.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-morrisian-interview-series-2-john-j.html#more The Morrisian Interview Series, #2: John J. Walsdorf]" (12 April 2013)
*[[2013]]: ''The Independent'',22 November
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*[[2013]]: ''The Independent'', 22 November
 
**"[http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/cs-lewis-in-the-shadow-of-jfks-death-8955470.html  C.S.Lewis: in the shadows of JFK's death...]"
 
**"[http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/features/cs-lewis-in-the-shadow-of-jfks-death-8955470.html  C.S.Lewis: in the shadows of JFK's death...]"
  
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*[[2012]]: ''The Hobbit, the Musical'', radio programme (London: [[BBC]], [[2012]])
 
*[[2012]]: ''The Hobbit, the Musical'', radio programme (London: [[BBC]], [[2012]])
 
**Featuring a recollection by [[Wikipedia:Paul Drayton (composer)|Paul Drayton]] of his and [[Humphrey Carpenter]]'s meeting with Tolkien in [[1967]] to get permission for [[The Hobbit (1967 stage adaptation)|''The Hobbit'' (1967 stage adaptation)]].
 
**Featuring a recollection by [[Wikipedia:Paul Drayton (composer)|Paul Drayton]] of his and [[Humphrey Carpenter]]'s meeting with Tolkien in [[1967]] to get permission for [[The Hobbit (1967 stage adaptation)|''The Hobbit'' (1967 stage adaptation)]].
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*[[2012]]: ''Sister Wendy Beckett'', radio programme (London: [[BBC]], [[2012]]) [http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/desert-island-discs/castaway/e39b7f00#b01p9g3w Desert Island Disc]
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*[[2013]]: ''Beyond Belief'', radio programme (London: [[BBC]], [[2013]]) [http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bqchj Robert Hardy]
  
 
==Videos==
 
==Videos==
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Recollections by:
 
Recollections by:
  
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWDsXhf4kIs& Simon Haydon]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oio0_IGPjuA Joseph Power]
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK8rIt0Xy7w&f Barry Houlihan]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNcsPSeerzs Rose MacNamara (1)]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNcsPSeerzs Rose MacNamara (1)]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFZO-qIX2_c& Rose MacNamara (2)]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFZO-qIX2_c& Rose MacNamara (2)]

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Reminiscences of J.R.R. Tolkien is a page on Tolkien Gateway which collects publications of people recalling their personal experiences of J.R.R. Tolkien. Apart from their literary value, reminiscences might also be useful for scholars researching the life and works of Tolkien.

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References

  1. John D. Rateliff, "Tolkien and the Elephant" dated 7 April 2013, Sacnoth's Scriptorium (accessed 9 April 2013)
  2. Nancy Marie Brown, "Tolkien's Icelandic Trolls" dated 1 August 2012, God of Wednesday (blog) (accessed 2 August 2012)