LARRY KRIKORIAN TOLKIEN FANDOM COLLECTION Scope and Content
Insignia patches and other textiles from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), influenced by the fictional works of J. R. R. Tolkien.
Scope and Content:
This small collection of thirteen items consists of insignia patches, textiles, and artifacts from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), all influenced by J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955) or else its motion picture adaptations (2001-2003) directed by New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson. Marquette University received this collection from Larry Krikorian, a long-time Boy Scout leader and avid Tolkien fan who lives in California.
The collection is arranged chronologically.