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D. H. Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 11
The D.H. Lawrence Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, proofs, photographs and two original drawings from publisher William H. Heineman's files for The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, edited by Aldous Huxley (London: William Heineman, 1932. Shelfmark: 20th Cent Eng L419le.l). The register provides an index to this correspondence, including information about letters used in H.T. Moore's The Collected Letters of D.H. Lawrence (New York: Viking Press, 1962. Shelfmark: 20th Cent Eng L419co), as well as in Huxley's edition. Less than half of the correspondence held in the collection was published in Huxley's or Moore's completed works. Some of the correspondents include Dorothy Brett, Edward Garnett, James Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield, and literary agent James B. Pinker.

Dates

  • 1909-1951
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Copyright for materials resides with the literary executors of individual letters and documents. All users must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Conditions Governing Use

Available for research.

Extent

4.00 Boxes

Abstract

D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, painter, translator, and literary critic is regarded as one of the twentieth century's most influential and controversial authors. The D.H. Lawrence Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, proofs, photographs and two original drawings from publisher William H. Heineman's files for The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, edited by Aldous Huxley (London: William Heineman, 1932. Shelfmark: 20th Cent Eng L419le.l).

Source of Acquisition

Hamill & Barker
Method of Acquisition Purchased.

Related Materials

For additional Lawrence material see also: Mountsier/Lawrence (MS.88), Dorothy Brett (MS.27), and the manuscript card catalog for individual letters and typescripts by Lawrence. Special Collections also holds a D.H. Lawrence "memoranda book" with entries kept by Lawrence from 1927 - 1929 (West. Mss. 1)

Processing Information

Processed in February 1974 by Tina Howe. Addition made in December 1989. Revised by Sigrid Pohl Perry in March 1995. Encoded version revised by Nora Epstein in July 2014.
Title
Guide to the D. H. Lawrence Collection
Author
Tina Howe, Sigrid Pohl Perry, Nora Epstein
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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