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Liège University 29 January 1954

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Liège University 29 January 1954 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to the Recteur of the University of Liège, written on January 29th, 1954.

The letter concerns the festivities of Tolkien's reception of an honorary doctorate at the University of Liège on October 2nd, 1954 (he was suggested as a candidate by Simonne d'Ardenne).

Excerpt

"I look forward with grear pleasure to the opportunity of again visiting the renowned University of Liège, for which I entertain feelings of affection and the highest regard."
― J.R.R. Tolkien (in Lembas Extra: Proceedings of the 5th Unquendor Lustrum, p.56