Warren H. Lewis Papers, 1850-1973
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Brief Description: This archive contains personal papers from Warren H. Lewis (1895-1973), elder brother of C.S. Lewis, as well as inserts removed from the Boxen manuscripts and the Lewis Family Papers or Memoirs of the Lewis Family (1850-1930). A draft of C.S. Lewis: A Biography edited by Warren Lewis is also included. The contents are split between foldered items and bound volumes as described in the contents listing.
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Marion E. Wade Center
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Phone: 630-752-5908
Fax: 630-752-5459
Email: wade [at] wheaton.edu
Record Series Number: Wade/A-110
Created by: Lewis, W. H. (Warren Hamilton) (1895-1973)
Volume: 1.0 Box
Biographical Note for Lewis, W. H. (Warren Hamilton) (1895-1973) : Major Warren Hamilton "Warnie" Lewis (June 16, 1895 – April 9, 1973), also known as W.H. Lewis, was a soldier and historian, best known as the older brother of the British writer and academic C.S. Lewis. Warren Lewis was a supply officer in the British army during and after World War I. After retiring in 1932 to live with his brother in Oxford, he was one of the founding members of the Inklings, the informal Oxford literary society whose members also included J.R.R. Tolkien. He wrote on French history, and served as his brother's secretary for the later years of C.S. Lewis' life.
Access Restrictions: Permission to reproduce or publish content by Warren H. Lewis must be obtained from The Marion E. Wade Center. Permissions for use of content by C.S. Lewis must be directed to the C.S. Lewis Company.
Subject Index
Lewis, C. S.
Lewis, C. S. - Family.
Lewis, W. H.
Lewis, W. H. - Archives.
Lewis, W. H. - Correspondence.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: 13/61
Related Materials:

Researchers interested in this archive may also wish to consult the following resources in the Wade Center holdings:

BOXEN : "Leborough Studies : Ranging from 1905 - 1916." (1905-1916) 54 pp. in 5 lvs., signed: 2 pp. AMs. with revisions and 33 pp. illustrations by CSL, 17 pp. illustrations by W.H. Lewis, 2 pp. illustrations by A.J. Lewis; in brown notebook. (Lewis Manuscript Collection, CSL / MS-17)

BOXEN : ["Leborough Studies"] (continued). (n.d.) 10 pp. in 10 lvs.: 5 pp. illustrations by CSL, 5 pp. illustrations by W.H. Lewis; in brown notebook. (Lewis Manuscript Collection, CSL / MS-18)

Kilby, Clyde S. and Marjorie Lamp Mead, eds. Brothers & Friends: the Diaries of Major Warren Hamilton Lewis. San Francisco, CA: Harper & Row, 1982.

Lewis, C.S. and W.H. Lewis. "Boxen: Childhood Chronicles Before Narnia." Hammersmith, London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2008.

Wade Center Article File

1. Lewis, Warren. "From Warren Lewis to an American Correspondent." http://www.discovery.org/lewis/71-081ofst.htm. 1 p. csl-ARTICLE

2. Lewis, Warren H. "Through the Oxford Canal:  A Whitsun Cruise on a Secluded and Attractive Waterway." The Motor Boat. London (July 2, 1937): 5-7. csl-ARTICLE

3. Lewis, Warren H. "Through the Oxford Canal:  A Whitsun Cruise on a Secluded and Attractive Waterway." The Motor Boat. London (July 9, 1937): 54-55. csl-ARTICLE

4. Lewis, Warren H. "Cruising in Ulster Waters:  Sailing Directions for Strangford Lough." The Motor Boat. London (April 15, 1938): 364-365. csl-ARTICLE

5. Lewis, Warren H. "The Great Ouse:  A Week with 'Bosphorus' on Fenland Waterways." The Motor Boat and Yachting. London (August 12, 1938): 180-181. csl-ARTICLE

6. Lewis, Warren H. "Exploring the Wey:  A Three Days' Cruise on a Tributary of the Thames." The Motor Boat. London (February 25, 1938): 198-199. csl-ARTICLE

7. Lewis, Warren H. ""But What's It Going To Cost?"." The Motor Boat and Yachting. London (November 4, 1938): 482-483. csl-ARTICLE

8. Lewis, Warren H. "The Winter of Our Discontent: It Is Not So Bad, After All, Thinks This Ditchcrawler." The Motor Boat and Yachting. London (February 17, 1939): 158-159. csl-ARTICLE

9. Lewis, Warren H. "A Ditchcrawling Discourse." The Motor Boat and Yachting. London (May 12, 1939): 485-486. csl-ARTICLE

10. Lewis, Warren H. "Malvern in My Time." Beacon. (1954): 14-17. csl-ARTICLE

11. Lewis, W.H. "Letters of C.S. Lewis." Saturday Review. (April 4, 1964): 22. csl-ARTICLE

12. Lewis, Warren. "The Lesser Lewis." Eternity Summer Sampler '82. 33 n.7-8. (July-August 1982): 26. csl-ARTICLE

13. Lewis, C.S. and Warren Lewis. "The Pudaita Pie: An Anthology." Seven. 32 Wheaton, IL: The Marion E. Wade Center. (2015): 59-68. CSL-ARTICLE

Wade Center Photograph Collection

Warren H. Lewis Diaries archive

Warren H. Lewis Diary Inserts archive

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Warren H. Lewis Walking Tour Maps

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PreferredCitation: Description of material cited. Warren H. Lewis Papers, Box #, Folder#. The Marion E. Wade Center, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL.