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Literary papers, c.1916-70, n.d.

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MS. Eng. c. 6744

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Comprises papers relating to:
  1. (fols. 1-61) Seven Pillars of Wisdom, c.1920-70, n.d. comprising (fols. 1-20) documents relating to the printing of the 1922 'Oxford text' version, 1920-2, and (fols. 21-57) documents for the privately printed revised version of 1926, with some details (fols. 58-61) provided by H.J. Hodgson, pressman to the printer of the 1926 edition, Manning Pike, 1970
  2. (fols. 62-4) The Mint, n.d., comprising (fols. 62-3) two copy pages in Lawrence's handwriting of notes on the RAF cadet school, n.d., with (fol. 64) a small photograph of part of a page from The Mint, n.d.
  3. (fols. 65-91) The Odyssey of Homer, 1928-34, n.d., comprising (fols. 65-83) letters to Lawrence from Bruce Rogers with correspondence of Rogers and Lawrence with Emery Walker Ltd. printers, 1928-33; (fols. 84-8) sale figures and royalty details, 1933-4, and (fols. 89-91) an account by R.H. Isham of how Lawrence became involved in the translation project, n.d.
  4. (fols. 92-128) articles and reviews written by Lawrence, c.1916-1928, comprising (fols. 92-112) typescript papers relating to Lawrence's contribution to the Arab Bulletin, c.1916-19; (fols. 113-21) an article, 'The Changing East', by T.E. Lawrence, extracted from The Round Table, Vol.X, No.40, Sept.1920, pp.756-72; (fols. 122-3) a typescript copy of the prefatory note written by Lawrence for Eric H. Kennington's Catalogue of an Exhibition of Arab Portraits (London, 1921) and (fols. 124-8) photocopies of four reviews printed in the Spectator, written by Lawrence under the pseudonym of Colin Dale, 1927-8

Dates

  • c.1916-70, n.d.

Extent

128 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 6744

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