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'''Miss Kilbride 24 December 1938''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to his friend and former student Miss (Katherine or Kitty) Kilbride, written on [[24 December]] [[1938]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/wordpress/archives/272|articlename=Tolkien Handwritten Postcard For Auction - Bonhams 12 June 2012|dated=29 May 2012|website=Guide|accessed=2 June 2012}}</ref>
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On [[24 December]] [[1938]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to Miss Kilbride''' (Katherine or Kitty), a friend and former student.<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienguide.com/modules/wordpress/archives/272|articlename=Tolkien Handwritten Postcard For Auction - Bonhams 12 June 2012|dated=29 May 2012|website=Guide|accessed=2 June 2012}}</ref>
  
 
*'''Subject:''' Personal greetings. News of the hardships suffered that year and of his family, and complaining abut the state of Oxford in the age of Morris Motors.<ref name=Bonhams>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20137/lot/150/|articlename=Auction 20137: Lot 150: Tolkien, J.R.R.|dated=|website=[http://www.bonhams.com/ Bonhams.com]|accessed=2 June 2012}}</ref>
 
*'''Subject:''' Personal greetings. News of the hardships suffered that year and of his family, and complaining abut the state of Oxford in the age of Morris Motors.<ref name=Bonhams>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20137/lot/150/|articlename=Auction 20137: Lot 150: Tolkien, J.R.R.|dated=|website=[http://www.bonhams.com/ Bonhams.com]|accessed=2 June 2012}}</ref>
*'''Description:''' Postcard (reproducing in colours Josef Madlener's Heilige Familie), one page, closely written in a minute hand.<ref name=Bonhams/>
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*'''Description:''' Postcard (reproducing in colours [[Josef Madlener]]'s Heilige Familie), one page, closely written in a minute hand.<ref name=Bonhams/>
 
*'''Publication:''' A reproduction of and quotes from the letter appeared in the auction catalogue ''[[Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs 12 June 2012]]''.
 
*'''Publication:''' A reproduction of and quotes from the letter appeared in the auction catalogue ''[[Bonhams Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs 12 June 2012]]''.
  
 
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On 24 December 1938, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Miss Kilbride (Katherine or Kitty), a friend and former student.[1]

References

  1. "Tolkien Handwritten Postcard For Auction - Bonhams 12 June 2012" dated 29 May 2012, Tolkien Collector's Guide (accessed 2 June 2012)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Auction 20137: Lot 150: Tolkien, J.R.R.", Bonhams.com (accessed 2 June 2012)