Tolkien at Exeter College: How an Oxford undergraduate created Middle-earth is a booklet by John Garth published by Exeter College in 2014. Available only from the UK, it tells in detail of J.R.R. Tolkien's time at Oxford Exeter College from 1911 to 1915, with numerous exclusive photos and stories of him and other "Exonians". Contains more than 40 images.
- "Tolkien at Exeter College: How an Oxford undergraduate created Middle-earth is the definitive account of J.R.R. Tolkien’s life as an undergraduate at Exeter College, Oxford, from peacetime into war.It is also the tale of how he first created his mythological world of Middle-earth in 1914–15. Rich with archive material, it includes more than 40 images, including previously unseen original sketches by and photographs of Tolkien. The 64-page booklet complements and adds significantly to the account in Tolkien and the Great War. Tolkien at Exeter College is essential reading for anyone interested in Tolkien, Oxford, and the histories of Britain and of Middle-earth."
- —From the publisher
- Official article at John Garth's website.