The Society was a dining club associated with the University of Oxford. J.R.R. Tolkien became a member in Hilary Term 1935 and attended most dinners until moving from Oxford.
The papers (including manuscripts by Tolkien) of the Society are held at the Bodleian Library.
Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, p. 962
- ↑ "Catalogue of papers of The Society, University of Oxford" , Bodleian Library (accessed 16 January 2012)