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Sumner Gary Hunnewell

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Sumner Gary Hunnewell (a.k.a. Hildifons Took) is an American Tolkien fandom scholar[1].



Sumner Gary Hunnewell, who lives in Missouri, USA, is a an American Tolkien fandom scholar. He has collected and published on Tolkien fandom in recent decades. He has also worked with Marquette University on enlarging their J.R.R. Tolkien archive[2][3][4]. Sumner Gary Hunnewell is also working with Marquette University to store his collection on microfilm[5].

New England Tolkien Society / Beyond Bree

Sumner Gary Hunnewell is/was the driving force behind the New England Tolkien Society. In 2002 Sumner Gary Hunnewell received the Beyond Bree Award. Sumner Gary Hunnewell also co-hosted Beyond Bree Moots in the 1990s[6].


Sumner Gary Hunnewell has published multiple articles and publications in recent decades.



  • Tolkien Fandom Review 1964[7]
  • Tolkien Fandom Review 1965[8]
  • Tolkien Fandom Review 1966[9]
  • From the Archives of Hildifons Took, Formerly of Tuckborough: A Collection of Items found in non-Tolkien fanzines, written and drawn by Fans and Students of the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Tolkien Fannish and Scholarly Activities and Publications 1992[10]


Sumner Gary Hunnewell is a baron Reunited Kingdoms of Gondor and Arnor (a Tolkien network from the late 1990s through 2001) and negotiated the Keble College Compact with Tolkien Society Forodrim in 1992[11].


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