Transcripts of T.E. Lawrence Letters
Transcripts, made by M.R. Lawrence, 1936-1938, of letters from T.E. Lawrence to his mother, 1905-1934, with copies of letters of two of his brothers, 1910, 1913.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 146].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 146-147
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8216
Biographical / Historical
Montagu Robert Lawrence (1885-1971) was T.E. Lawrence's brother. Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), was an archaeologist, soldier and author (details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40963-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The transcripts were given to the Library by M.R. Lawrence in 1954.
- The letters are printed in The home letters of T.E. Lawrence and his brothers, ed. M.R. Lawrence (Oxford, 1954).
- Transcripts of T.E. Lawrence Letters
- Emily Tarrant
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