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Letter to Miss Stanley-Smith (19 December 1956)

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On 19 December 1956, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Miss Stanley-Smith, librarian at Deddington.[1][2][3]

  • Subject: Comments on the speech given at the opening of the new library (on 14 December).[1]

[edit] See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, pp. 496-8
  2. "Deddington Library, opened by Tolkien in 1956, under threat from OCC", (accessed 23 December 2011)
  3. Sam McGregor, "Tolkien letters return to rightful home" (dated 23 December 2011), (accessed 23 December 2011)