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Letter to Liège University (18 October 1954)

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'''Liège University 18 October 1954''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to the Rector of the [[Wikipedia:University of Liège|University of Liège]], written on [[18 October|October 18]]th, [[1954]].<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 442</ref>
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On [[18 October]] [[1954]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to the Rector of the [[Wikipedia:University of Liège|University of Liège]]'''.<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 442</ref>
  
 
*'''Subject:'''The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on [[2 October|October 2]]nd, [[1954]] (he was suggested as a candidate by [[Simonne d'Ardenne]]).
 
*'''Subject:'''The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on [[2 October|October 2]]nd, [[1954]] (he was suggested as a candidate by [[Simonne d'Ardenne]]).

Latest revision as of 20:43, 4 June 2014

On 18 October 1954, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to the Rector of the University of Liège.[1]

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"I returned from Belgium to considerate pressure of business, and have been obliged to come to Ireland on academic affairs."
― J.R.R. Tolkien (in Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum, p.57)

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 442