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Printers' Drafts and Proofs of J.M. Wilson's Edition of T.E. Lawrence's Commonplace Book Minorities


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Printers' drafts and annotated proofs of J.M. Wilson's edition of T.E. Lawrence's commonplace book Minorities, in which Lawrence transcribed his own anthology of 112 poems.

The drafts and proofs include a description of the typescript by J.M. Wilson; a typescript of the preface by C. Day Lewis, with a few authorial corrections; a facsimile reproduced in the trade edition; and a gathering sent to C. Day Lewis.


  • [c. 1970]


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 929].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 929, d. 1343

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13584

Biographical / Historical

Jeremy Michael Wilson (b. 1944) is a biographer of T.E. Lawrence, and editor of Lawrence's correspondence.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by J.M. Wilson in 1986.

Related Materials

See also letters to Patrick and to Joyce Knowles, 1931-1980 (Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6769); Papers of T.E. Lawrence and A.W. Lawrence, c.1894-1985, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. b. 2095-2096, c. 6737-6758, c. 6767, d. 3327-3349, e. 3299-3301; Photogr. b. 27, c. 122-126, d. 27-28; Film 2058); Commonplace books of T.E. Lawrence and Charlotte Frances Shaw, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. misc. d. 788-789); and Transcripts of T.E. Lawrence's letters, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 146-147).


T.E. Lawrence Minorities, edited by J. M. Wilson, with a preface by Cecil Day Lewis (London: 1971).
Printers' Drafts and Proofs of J.M. Wilson's Edition of T.E. Lawrence's Commonplace Book Minorities
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