King Edward's School Chronicle

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King Edward's School Chronicle

The King Edward's School Chronicle is a journal of King Edward's School which has been active since the 1840s.

A certain number of issues published in the 1910s contained works by J.R.R. Tolkien, when he was a pupil there. All past issues have been digitized and made available online by the School.

November 1910

Issue: vol. 25, no. 183.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's "Debating Society Report" (pp. 68-71).

December 1910

Issue: vol. 25, no. 184.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's "Debating Society Report" (pp. 94-95).

February 1911

Issue: vol. 26, no. 185.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's "Debating Society Report" (pp. 5-9).

March 1911

Issue: vol. 26, no. 186.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's poem "The Battle of the Eastern Field" (pp. 22-26) and "Acta Senatus" (a debate report in Latin; pp. 26-27).

June 1911

Issue: vol. 26, no. 187.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's "Editorial" (pp. 33-34) and the "Debating Society Report" (pp. 42-45). The issue was also edited by Tolkien himself.

July 1911

Issue: vol. 26, no. 188.  Link to the issue

Contains Tolkien's "Editorial" (pp. 53-54). The issue was also edited by Tolkien himself.

December 1913

Issue: vol. 28, no. 202.  Link to the issue

Contains "Oxford Letter" (pp. 80-81), a letter from Tolkien reporting the activities of former pupils of King Edward's School now at Oxford University. Though signed as "Oxon", Tolkien's authorship was revealed in his papers.[1]

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References

  1. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2017), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (Second Edition): III. Reader's Guide, Part II