D. H. Lawrence collection of papers

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This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, and a photograph portrait. The manuscripts include holographs of poems, plays, essays, and stories, as well as copies in the author's hand of poems by Anna Wickham. The typescripts include drafts of stories and poems by the author, as well as essays and writings about the author by Richard Aldington, W. H. Auden, Henry Miller, and Humbert D. Wolfe. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1910 to 1929, to Ford Madox Ford, Edward Garnett, Katherine Mansfield, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, John Middleton Murry, and Leonard Sidney Woolf. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from 1911 to 1964, between various correspondents including Virginia Woolf, Norman Douglas, Edward Garnett, Aldous Huxley, Frieda Lawrence, J. B. Pinker and Son, and others. There are letters to Lawrence from Aldous Huxley, Ezra Pound, Willard Huntington Wright, and from Hutchinson & Co. and T. Fisher Unwin, dating from 1912-1928.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 (Creator)
Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962 (Author)
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (Author)
Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952 (Correspondent)
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939 (Addressee)
Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937 (Author)
Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937 (Addressee)
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968 (Donor)
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 (Author)
Lawrence, Frieda, 1879-1956 (Correspondent)
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 (Addressee)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Addressee)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Former owner)
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 (Author)
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 (Former owner)
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (Addressee)
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 (Author)
Wickham, Anna, 1884-1947 (Author)
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940 (Author)
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969 (Addressee)
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 (Correspondent)
Wright, Willard Huntington, 1888-1939 (Author)
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) (Author)
James B. Pinker and Son (Correspondent)
T. Fisher Unwin (Firm) (Author)
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 (Author)
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1909 - 1964
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Lawrence
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930
Biographical/historical: D. H. Lawrence was a British novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, literary critic, and short story writer.
Content: Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Ownership: Former owners include Sir Edward Howard Marsh and Henry Miller. The typescript of Lawrence's "The Soiled Rose," is inscribed by Edward Garnett.
Acquisition: This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The letters of Edward Garnett to J. B. Pinker and Son are from a bequest by John D. Gordan.
Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
Physical Description
Extent: 446 items
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15847647
MSS Unit ID: 19140
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 990c39e0-7b93-0139-8f98-0242ac110002
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