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DR. RICHARD E. BLACKWELDER COLLECTION

PRELIMINARY INVENTORY



The Richard E. Blackwelder Collection has not been fully processed. The objective of this preliminary inventory is to provide interested patrons with a basic understanding of the secondary sources that Blackwelder collected about the life and work of J.R.R. Tolkien. An author- and subject-index to the collection is available within the the archives. Richard Blackwelder also contributed numerous editions and printings of Tolkien's work to the Department of Special Collections. These volumes, including Blackwelder's own writing (Tolkien Phraseology (1990), A Tolkien Thesaurus (1990), and Tolkien Portraiture (1993)) have been cataloged in MARQCAT, Marquette Libraries' electronic catalog.



Collection Binder
RE J.R.R. Tolkien
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Biography; 3 binders
RE
Portraiture; 5 binders
RE
Photographs and Sketches
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Pictures
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Interviews
RE
Awards
RE
Obituaries
RE Books and Scholarship
A. Primary Literature
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The Hobbit
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The Fellowship of the Rings
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The Two Towers
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The Return of the King
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Tolkien

 

Collection Binder
RE Books and Scholarship
A. Primary Literature (continued)
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Proverbs
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Sketches
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Letters
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Letters to [Humphrey] Carpenter
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Verses
RE Books and Scholarship
B. Secondary Literature and Bibliographies
RE
Alphabetical Authors; 34 binders
RE
Foreign; 2 binders
RE
Philology
RE
Richard E. Blackwelder, Essays
RE
Anthology
RE
Taum J.R. Santowski Letters
RE
Literary Indexes
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Dissertations

 

Collection Binder
RE Books and Scholarship
B. Secondary Literature and Bibliographies (continued)
RE
Poems [by others about Middle-earth]
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Verse
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Sketches [by others]; 8 binders
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Methods-reference works
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Teaching materials
RE
Bibliography
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Maps
RE
Elvish; 2 binders
RE
Genealogy
RE Books and Scholarship
C. Publication Matters (continued)
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Translations
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Sets
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Publishers
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Books [announcements]
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Ace Editions
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Best Sellers
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Book Stores
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Book Advertisements; 2 binders
RE
Book Clubs
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Quotes from Reviews; 3 binders

 

Collection Binder
RE Fandom
A. Media
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Radio and Television
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Cinema
RE
Tapes
RE Fandom
B. People
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Aides [ for persona creation]
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Contributors
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Translators
RE Fandom
C. Miscellaneous
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Archives
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Southern Branch
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Collections
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Artwork
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Fandom articles; 3 binders
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Auctions
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Calendars
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Events

 

Collection Binder
RE Fandom
C. Miscellaneous (continued)
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Games
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Puzzles
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Dramatizations [puppets]
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Middle-earth names [used by fans and businesses]
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Originals
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Firsts [initial encounters with Tolkien's works]
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Music
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Objects
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Organizations
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Exhibits
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Serials
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How to...[instructions, kits on making Middle-earth objects]
RE Miscellaneous
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Guide to the Blackwelder Collection
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Editions of Tolkien's works collected by Richard E. Blackwelder
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