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J.R.R. TOLKIEN COLLECTION

SECONDARY MATERIAL RELATING TO TOLKIEN,
ORIGINAL ART, PRINTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND POSTERS


 
Series Box Folder Folder Title
5.3 -- Original Art,
5.3 3-OS-
Wood plaque with wood-burned quotation from The Lord of the Rings, donated by Jan Johnson, undated
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Sketches of Gollum, Samwise, and Gandalf, Michael H. Schimmels, undated
5.3 On display  
Horus Engels' letter to J. R.R. Tolkien, 30" x 24" framed watercolor, depicting trolls, Gollum and Bilbo, and Gandalf blowing colored smoke rings. (This painting is published within The Annotated Hobbit, by Douglas A. Anderson, 2002 edition.).
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"The Voyage of Earendil," by Robin McCabe, published in Mythlore 17, circa 1977, presented by Glen H. Goodknight on behalf of The Mythopoeic Society
5.3 17-
Tolkien Cards, The Hobbit Series One, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., printed in Great Britain, 1978. Set of 8 postcards, with original envelopes, featuring original Tolkien artwork from The Hobbit; includes "The Hill: Hobbiton-across-the Water," "The Hall at Bag-End," "Rivendell," "The Trolls," "Beorn's Hall," "The Misty Mountains," "The Elvenking's Gate," "The Green Dragon"
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Seer," etching by Carolyn Juhlin, depicting Gandalf, 1981
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Page proofs for 1982 publication of Mr. Bliss, donated by Houghton Mifflin, 1983.
5.3 2-OS-
Illustration, "The Voyage of Earendil" by Robin McCabe, Published in Mythlore 17 (May 1978), presented by Glen H. Goodknight on behalf of The Mythopoeic Society, July 1987
5.3 2-OS-
Thompson, Governor Tommy, Proclamation of July as Tolkien Month, 1987
5.3 4-OS-
"Melian," "Legolas Looks West," and "Eowyn & Merry," prints of original watercolors by Sylvia Hunnewell, 1989.
5.3 -- Prints,
5.3 4-OS-
Framed puzzles (2) from The Hobbit, George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1971
5.3 --
Four parchments, calligraphy by Sharon Luckett, Middle Earth Distributing Co., California, circa 1978
5.3 1-
"Spider Song"
5.3 1-
"The Lord of the Rings"
5.3 1-
"The Riddle of Strider"
5.3 1-
"Namarie"


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Series 5.3

Series Box Folder Folder Title
5.3 - - Photographs,
5.3 1 1
Public relations photograph of J.R.R. Tolkien, 1956
5.3 1 2
Prints of The Eagle and Child pub, Oxford, circa 2002-2003. Arne Mjaland, photographer
5.3 1 3
Prints of select scholars presenting at "The Lord of the Rings, 1954-2004: Scholarship in Honor of Richard Blackwelder," no date University, October 2004.
5.3 1 4
Prints of the opening of "The Invented World of J.R.R. Tolkien," Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, October 2004
5.3 - - Posters,
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Map of Middle-earth, Ballantine Books, undated
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"J.R.R. Tolkien: The Silmarillion," promotional material issued by Caedmon, undated
5.3 5-OS -
Barbara Remington's design for Ballantine's paperback edition of "The Lord of the Rings," 1966
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Map of Middle-earth, lettered in Elvish, by Gary Benson, circa 1970
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Set of five illustrations by Steve Hickman, Christopher Enterprises, 1976
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Return to Middle-earth!," promotional material issued by Ballantine Books, circa 1979
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Lord of the Rings Marathon," for WHA-Radio, Judy King-Rienets, 1982
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Bilbo and Gandalf as giant puppets "for adults," No Strings Puppet Theatre production of The Hobbit, Alverno College, Milwaukee, March 18, 1983; 2 copies
5.3 2-OS -
"The Hobbit," performance at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park, 1984
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Drawings for 'The Hobbit' by J.R.R. Tolkien, February 24-May 23, 1987, Oxford University, Bodleian Library.
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves," Exhibition: Drawings for 'The Hobbit' by J.R.R. Tolkien, Oxford University, Bodleian Library, February 24 - May 23, 1987
5.3 File H
Drawer 3

"Bilbo comes to the Huts of the Raft-elves," Exhibition: J.R.R. Tolkien: Drawings, Watercolors, and Manuscripts from 'The Hobbit', Marquette University, Haggerty Museum of Art, 1987 June 11 - September 30

5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Tolkien is Golden," academic book cover issued for the 50th anniversary of The Hobbit, Ballantine Books, circa 1988.
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Painting of Smaug and lake-town Esgaroth burning, The Hobbit 50th Anniversary, Unwin Hyman, 1988; 4 copies
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Lord of the Rings," illustrations by J. Cauty, Wizard & Genius-Idealdecor, Zurich, 1988


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Series 5.3

Series Box Folder Folder Title
5.3 -- Posters (continued),
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Illustrations relating to The Lord of the Rings, by Karen E. Bommersbach for performance of "The Tale of the Rings of Power (and the End of the Third Age)" by the Greater Grand Forks Symphony, Holy Family Catholic Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, June 3-4, 1989
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Illustrations designed by Jan Seifert for performance of "The Tale of the Rings of Power (and the End of the Third Age)" by Choir of the Sound and Orchestra, Moore Theatre, Seattle, Washington, March 11, 1989
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Illustration by John Howe, promotional material issued for a U.K. edition of The Hobbit, HarperCollins, 1991
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Illustration by Alan Lee, promotional material issued for a U.K. edition of The Lord of the Rings, HarperCollins, 1991
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Enter the twentieth century's greatest mythology: The Word of J.R.R. Tolkien." Illustration by Alan Lee of Meduseld, golden hall of Theoden, promotional material issued for The Lord of the Rings, Houghton Mifflin, 1991
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"J.R.R. Tolkien." promotional material issued for centenary editions of Tolkien's major works, HarperCollins, 1991
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"J.R.R. Tolkien, 1892-1992," museum exhibit poster, Antwerp, 1992.


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Series 5.3

Series Box Folder Folder Title
5.3 -- Posters (continued),
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Illustration by John Howe, promotional material issued for a U.K. edition of The Silmarillion, HarperCollins, 1992
5.3 2-OS-
Tolkien Centenary Poster Collection: Six Paintings by Alan Lee from The Lord of the Rings, HarperCollins, 1992
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Halls of Manwe" print of original Tolkien watercolor for Tolkien: Life and Legend Exhibition at Bodleian Library at Oxford, Aug. 18-Dec. 23, 1992
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Tolkien in all the World poster, Library of Aachen (German), 1992.
5.3 2-OS-
"Tolkien Posters Images of Middle-earth: Six Paintings by John Howe," HarperCollins, 1993.
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Characters from The Hobbit, prepared for Bree Moot II, October 1995. Donated by Jan and Jeff Long.
5.3 File H Drawer 3
"The Hobbit Poster Collection: Six Paintings by Alan Lee," HarperCollins, 1996.
5.3 File H Drawer 3
Three posters for events sponsored by the Società Tolkienana Italiana, including Hobbiton 4, 1997; La Cerca Dei Nani, 1997; and, "The Magic World of the Mountains, undated
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"Read" poster, with model Cindy Crawford reading The Hobbit, American Library Association, 1997
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Hobbiton VI poster by the Società Tolkienana Italiana (Italian), Sept. 3-5, 1999
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"One Ring To Rule Them All," promotional poster for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, 2001, depicting Elijah Wood as Frodo; 4 copies.
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
"The Legend Comes to Life," promotional poster for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, 2001, 2 large copies
5.3 File H Drawer 3
"The Journey Continues," promotional poster for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, 2002.
5.3 File H Drawer 3
"The Hobbit" dust-jacket, Published by the Bodleian Library, 2002
5.3 File H
Drawer 3
Six promotional posters for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Ring, 2003, including characters (1) Aragorn, (2) Sam and Frodo, (3) Gandalf, (4) Frodo, (5) Arwen, and (6) a composite.
5.3 File H Drawer 3
"Return of the King", promotional poster of Aragorn, New Line Cinema, 2004
5.3 2-OS-
Promotional poster for The Lord of the Rings, Fiftieth Anniversary 1954-2004, 2004, Houghton Mifflin Company. (3 copies)


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Series 5.3

Series Box Folder Folder Title
5.3 - - Other Artwork,
5.3 1
5
Middle-earth Passport; Desolation of Smaug Productions, 2003.
5.3 1 5
Note Card Collection -- 5 cards (Death of the Dragon, Eagle's Eyrie, Wraiths, The Goblin Wood, and The Grey Havens) with ribbon and wax seal; Desolation of Smaug Productions, undated.

 

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