Guide to the D. H. Lawrence Collection, [ca. 1906-1929]

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Guide to the D. H. Lawrence Collection, [ca. 1906-1929]

Collection number: BANC MSS 72/231 z

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: D. H. Lawrence Collection,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1906-1929]
Collection Number: BANC MSS 72/231 z
Origination: Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930
Extent: Number of containers: 14 boxes and 3 volumes
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: MSS of his writings (novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel sketches, introductions to books, translations and book reviews); an autobiographical fragment; letters written by Lawrence and a few addressed to him; clippings and reprints of articles, stories, etc, written by Lawrence; clippings of articles re Lawrence and re his books and books about him; his address book and other miscellaneous items. Included also are letters of condolence addressed to Frieda Lawrence; transcripts of proceedings in an English court case (1960) involving publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover; MS copy of E.W. Tedlock's D.H. Lawrence Manuscripts: A Descriptive Bibliography.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], D. H. Lawrence collection, BANC MSS 72/231 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

The major portion of the D. H. Lawrence Collection was purchased by the University of California Library from the estate of Frieda Lawrence Ravagli, his widow, in 1957. A few items have been added by purchase and by gift; the sources for these are noted on the folders.
The collection includes letters written by Lawrence and a few addressed to him; MSS of his writings (novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, introductions to books, travel sketches, translations and book reviews); an autobiographical fragment; clippings and reprints of articles, stories, etc. written by Lawrence; clippings of articles re Lawrence, his books, and books about him; his address book and other miscellaneous items; transcripts of proceedings in an English court case, 1960, involving publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover; letters of condolence addressed to Frieda Lawrence; MS copy of E. W. Tedlock's D. H. Lawrence Manuscripts: A Descriptive Bibliography.
A more detailed key to arrangement follows.
Questions concerning literary rights should be addressed to the literary executor of the Lawrence estate, Mr. Laurence Pollinger, 18 Maddox Street, London, W. 1, England.

Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Correspondence

 

Letters written by D. H. Lawrence, 1912-1929 & n. d.

Scope and Content Note

63 holograph letters and postcards, arranged chronologically, with undated letters at the end. Four letters are addressed to Frieda Lawrence; 55, most of them in German, to his mother-in-law, Baronin von Richthofen; one to Elsa Jaffe; one to Johanna von Schreibershofen; one to Enid Hilton; and one to "Edgar."
 

Letters written to D. H. Lawrence

 

Curtis Brown Ltd., Jan. 16, 1929. From the Short Story Section, transmitting proofs for the story "Mother and Daughter."

 

K[oteliansky], S[amuel Solomovich], 1882-1955, Feb. 26, 1930

 

Letters written to Frieda Lawrence

 

Two folders of miscellaneous letters and telegrams of condolence, March 1930, arranged alphabetically, and also the following:

 

Davies, Rhys

 

Letter of condolence, [Mar. 1930]

 

Forster, E[dward] M[organ], 1879-1970

 

Letter of condolence, Mar. 4. 1930

 

Garnett, David

 

Letter of condolence, Mar. 4, 1930

 

Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

 

Letter, May 3, 1930

 

[Hilton], Enid

 

2 letters of condolence, Mar. 1930

 

Huxley, Juliette [Mrs. Julian Huxley]

 

Letter and telegram of condolence, Mar. 1930

 

Mohr, Max

 

2 letters of condolence, Mar. 1930

 

Pearn, Nancy

 

2 letters, 1930

 

Letters re D. H. Lawrence

 

Luhan, Mabel (Ganson) Dodge, 1879-1962

 

2 letters, 1925 & 1951.

Scope and Content Note

Letter, Apr. 24, 1925, to [A. A.] Brill, transmits MS of Sons and Lovers. Letter, Aug. 19, 1951, to Edmund R. Brill, requests information about the location of the MS. Also with these: incomplete copy of a letter written by A. A. Brill to Mrs. Luhan, May 25, 1930, re the MS.
Boxes 2-11

MSS of his writings

Scope and Content Note

Holograph, corrected typescripts and uncorrected typescripts. Arranged according to nine groups: novels, short stories and novelettes, poems, plays, essays, introductions to books, travel sketches, translations and book reviews; and alphabetically thereunder according to title of MS, with cross references from the published title, if different from the MS, insofar as possible. An unfinished autobiographical fragment is at the end in Box 11. References have been made on the folders to longer descriptions, where available, in the following two books: Tedlock, E. W., D. H. Lawrence manuscripts; a descriptive bibliography, and Powell, L. C., The Manuscripts of D. H. Lawrence
 

Novels

Box 2

[The Plumed Serpent]

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript, fragments (carbon) Ch. VI-VII, p. 119-142
 

The Trespasser

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 487 leaves. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

The Trespasser [an earlier version]

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; fragments; p. 13-207. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

[The White Peacock]

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; fragments; 58 leaves. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
Box 3

Paul Morel

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; fragments; [58] leaves. On film; reel 3; neg. [An early draft of Sons and Lovers]
Box 4

Sons and Lovers

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [530] leaves. On film; reel 3; neg. [Final version used by the printers of the first edition]
 

Short stories and novelettes

Box 5

Blue Moccassins [?]

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 27 leaves
 

Daughters of the Vicar

See Two Marriages

 

Delilah and Mr. Bircumshaw

See description under Untitled stories, "Then 'Come into...'"

 

The Escaped Cock II

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; incomplete; 10 leaves; 2 copies. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

The Flying Fish

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); incomplete (?); 34 leaves
 

A Fragment of Stained Glass

See Legend

 

A Hay-Hut among the Mountains

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves and two leaves numbered 61-62; with a note by D[ouglas] C[layton]
 

Laura-Philippine

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; 7 leaves. French translation also included.
 

Legend

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 10 leaves. [Early version of A Fragment of Stained Glass] On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

Love among the Haystacks

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 60 leaves
 

The Lovely Lady

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 20 leaves
 

[Mabel Luhan story]

See, under Translations: Cavalleria Rusticana and Other Stories

 

Matilda

See "There is a small cottage..." under Untitled stories

 

[Mr. Noon]

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 156 leaves
 

Mother and Daughter

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 34 leaves
 

New Eve and Old Adam

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 38 leaves; 2 copies
 

None of That

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 33 leaves
 

Once

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 14 leaves
 

Rawdon's Roof

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript, with extensive holograph revisions; one page holograph; [21] p.
 

The Rocking-Horse Winner

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 24 leaves
 

Things

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 16 leaves
 

Two Marriages

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 44 leaves; 2 copies. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos. [Published as Daughters of the Vicar]
 

The Undying Man: A Jewish Folk-Tale

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 6 leaves; unfinished; 2 copies
 

The Vicar's Garden

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 6 leaves; 2 copies. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

The Witch a la Mode

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 27 leaves
 

Untitled stories, with opening lines:

 

"'Henry,' she said, 'I want to disappear for a year'"

See, under Essays (in Box 9): Nottingham and the Mining Countryside.

 

"If you are a woman, and if ever you can pray..."

Scope and Content Note

Holograph, 9 p.
 

"My mother made a failure of her life."

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of holograph MS; 20 leaves. Location of original not indicated. Placed, because of size, in Box 13. [Original at Southern Illinois University]
 

[Delilah and Mr. Bircumshaw] "Then 'Come into the kitchen,' said Mrs. Bircumshaw..."

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; incomplete; p. 9-19
 

"There is a small cottage off the Addiscombe Road about a mile from East Croydon station." [Matilda]

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [48] p.; unfinished (?) Two typescripts (carbons) also included. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

“There was a man not long ago, who felt he was through with the world..."

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 10 p.; unfinished. Written in a notebook. On the verso of the flyleaves: list, in Lawrence's hand, of Etruscan Tombs. Typescript (carbon), 7 leaves, also included. Also with this: reprint of "The Man Who Was Through with the World; an Unfinished Story by D. H. Lawrence," by John R. Elliott, Jr.
 

"There were, three years back, two schools in the mining village of High Park..."

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 7 leaves; unfinished.
 

Poems

Box 6

Almond Blossom

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 5 leaves. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Bare Fig-Trees

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 3 leaves. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Beyond the Rockies

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 2 leaves. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Birds, Beasts and Flowers (book of poems)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [22] p. Written in the back of a notebook. Included are: Tropic; Peace; Southern Night; Sicilian Cyclamens; Hibiscus and Salvia Flowers; Purple Anemones; The Ass; Eagle in New Mexico; The American Eagle. Also in the notebook: 10 pages of diary notes, Feb. 7, 1920-Nov. 17, 1924, and 2 pages of accounts. Portion on film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Mediterranean in January

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 3 leaves
 

Nettles (book of poems)

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); [18] leaves. Included are: A Rose is not a Cabbage; Britannia's Baby; Change of Government; The British Workman and the Government; Clydesider; Flapper vote; Neptune's little affair with Freedom; My Native Land; The British Boy; 13,000 people; Innocent England; Give me a sponge; Puss-Puss; London Mercury; My little critics; Daddy-Do-Nothing; Question; Editorial Office; British Sincerity; The Great Newspaper Editor to his subordinate; Modern Prayer; Cry of the masses; What have they done to you -?; The People; The factory cities; Leaves of grass, flowers of grass; Magnificent democracy. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

[Nine early poems and fragments]

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [26] p. Included are: Restlessness; Violets for the Dead; Song; Song: Wind among the Cherries; Cherry-stealers; A Letter from Town; The Almond Tree; Lost; A Bell; The End of Another Home-Holiday; and untitled poems and fragments of text. Included also: provenance note by Willard Hougland.
 

Pansies, introduction to

See under Essays: Nottingham and the Mining Countryside.

 

Poems

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); [31] leaves; 2 copies. Included are: Restlessness; Traitors, oh, liars; Softly, then, softly; Fire; untitled poem with opening line “And what do I care;" Change of Life; O Americans; The Man in the Street; Rainbow. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

[Six early poems]

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; [7] leaves. Title page bears notation: Copied from MSS of about 1912-13... D. Clayton. Contents: The Mowers; Green; Fireflies in the Corn; A Woman and Her Dead Husband; Illicit; Birthday. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Untitled poem

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 3 leaves. Opening line: "And what do I care though all the crowded sunlight jostling." On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Seven poems translated into French

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; [11] leaves. Contents: Grenade; Nefles et Sorbes; Tropique; Le Colibri; Nuit du Sud; Fleur d'Amandier; Anemones Pourpres.
 

Plays

Box 6

Altitude (2 scenes)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 28 p. Also, two typescripts (carbons); 26 leaves and 14 leaves. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

A Collier's Friday Night

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); [95] leaves. With this: letter, April 1939, from John T. Kirk to Frieda Lawrence re a production of the play in Yorkshire with related programme, photographs and clippings. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

The Daughter-In-Law

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); [106] leaves. Photocopy available. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
Box 7

David; ein Schauspiel

Scope and Content Note

Translated into German by Frieda and D. H. leaves. Corrected typescript; 104 leaves. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

David

Scope and Content Note

Translated into German; in Frieda Lawrence's hand; [254] leaves. At the end of the volume, reversed: letters in shorthand, 9 p. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

The Fight for Barbara

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 92 leaves. 3 copies. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

[The Married Man]

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; p. 6-72; first five missing. Known variously as The Married Man, The Daughter-in-Law and The Mother-in-Law. Included also, three typescripts; [84] leaves and [62] leaves. [First five pages missing in all the typescripts] On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
Box 8

The Merry-go-Round

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 148 (i.e. 152) leaves. Included also: Three typescripts: 146 leaves and 110 leaves. On film; reel 4; neg. & pos.
 

Noah's Flood

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 10 p.; unfinished. Written in a notebook. At the end of the volume: list of letters headed “March 13, 1928, wrote letters to..." 2 p. Also included: typescript (carbon); 8 leaves
 

Essays

Box 8

Accumulated Mail

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 12 leaves
 

All There

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 4 p. Typescript; 4 leaves
 

Apocalypse

See The Elephants of Dionysos

 

Aristocracy

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 16 p. Corrected typescript (carbon); [12] leaves, with third leaves missing; uncorrected typescript (carbon); 18 leaves
 

Art and Morality

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 11 leaves. Uncorrected typescript -two versions (carbons) -I, 8 leaves, and II, 10 leaves. The corrected typescript corresponds to II.
 

Books

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 8 p. Typescript (carbon); 7 leaves
 

Cocksure Women and Hen-sure Men

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 3 p. At the end of the text is a note, 24 Aug. 1928, to Nancy Pearn.
 

The Crown, note to

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript, 2 leaves
 

The Crown II

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves
 

Democracy

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); [29] leaves (in 4 parts)
 

The Duc de Lauzun

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; two versions: 9 p. & 8 p. [The first version published as The Good Man; the second as The Duc de Lauzun]. Typescript (carbon) of first version, 9 leaves; typescript (carbon) of second version, 8 leaves (2 copies)
 

Dull London

See Why I Don't Like Living in London

Box 9

Education of the People

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 143 leaves; 2 copies
 

The Elephants of Dionysos

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 1 p. Typescript (carbon) 2 leaves (2 copies). The holograph MS also includes an untitled text on fire, beginning, "Fire: did you ever warm your hands..." [Not in Lawrence's hand], 2 p.; and pencilled notes for Apocalypse, [7] p. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

"Fire; did you ever warm your hands..."

See The Elephants of Dionysos

 

Le Gai Savaire

See [Study of Thomas Hardy]

 

The Good Man

See The Duc de Lauzun

 

Him with His Tail in His Mouth

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 11 leaves
 

[The Individual Consciousness v. the Social Consciousness]

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 6 leaves
 

Introduction to Painting

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 58 leaves (2 copies -one a carbon) The first typescript appears to be the printer's copy, with an annotated printed form: "With the compliments of Messrs Faber and Faber."
 

Introduction to Pictures

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 13 leaves
 

Is England Still a Man's Country?

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 4 leaves (2 copies)
 

Life

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; 5 leaves. Second typescript (carbon); 7 leaves
 

Love

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; 7 leaves. Second typescript (carbon); 10 leaves
 

Love Was Once a Little Boy

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 21 leaves
 

Making Love to Music

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves (2 copies)
 

Men and Women

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 18 leaves
 

Morality and the Novel

Scope and Content Note

Two versions; two typescripts (carbons) of one version (10 leaves & 9 leaves); one typescript (carbon) of second version, 8 leaves. Portions on film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

The Nightingale

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; 5 leaves. Also: photocopy of a copy in Frieda Lawrence's hand.
 

Nobody Loves Me

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 13 leaves
 

Nottingham and the Mining Countryside

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 9 p. Written in a notebook. Also included in the end of the volume, reversed: introduction to Pansies (holograph, 2 p.) and an untitled, unfinished short story with opening line, "'Henry,' she said. I want to disappear for a year,'" (holograph, 5 p.). A typescript (carbon) of Nottingham... (13 leaves) is also included and a negative photostatic copy of the introduction to Pansies.
 

The Novel and the Feelings

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 9 leaves (2 copies)
 

Oh these Women!

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 6 p. Typescript (carbon); 7 leaves. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

On Being Religious

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves
 

On Coming Home

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; 11 leaves
 

Ownership

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 4 p. Typescript (carbon); 5 leaves
Box 10

Pornography and Obscenity

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; [38] leaves; typescript (carbon); 19 leaves
 

The Proper Study

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 9 leaves (3 copies)
 

The Real Thing

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 12 leaves
 

The Reality of Peace

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; [30] leaves; Typescript (carbon); 45 leaves
 

Resurrection

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; 4 leaves (2 copies; one a carbon). Typescript (carbon); 5 leaves
 

The Risen Lord

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 6 p. Typescript (carbon); 12 leaves
 

The State of Funk

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 4 leaves
 

[Study of Thomas Hardy]

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (partially carbon); 186 leaves. Titled Le Gai Savaire. On film; reel 3; neg.
 

That Women Know Best

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 5 p. On film; reel 2; neg. & pos.
 

Thinking about Oneself

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 4 leaves (3 copies)
 

Why I Don't Like Living in London

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 4 leaves
 

Why the Novel Matters

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 10 leaves (2 copies)
 

Women Are So Cocksure

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 4 p. With presentation note from Frieda Lawrence to Una and Robinson Jeffers. Also, typescript (carbon) of the essay, 4 leaves (2 copies).
 

Travel Sketches

Box 10

A Chapel among the Mountains

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (partially carbon); 15 leaves
 

David

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 7 leaves
 

Etruscan Places

Scope and Content Note

47 photographs, most of them with Lawrence's notes on verso. Also included: typed list.

See also, under Short stories, Untitled story with opening line, "There was a man..."
 

Flowering Tuscany

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (partially carbon); [33] leaves. Second typescript (carbon) for Part IV of the sketch.
Box 11

The Hopi Snake Dance

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript (carbon); 19 leaves
 

Indians and Entertainment

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 13 p. Typescript (carbon); [18] leaves
 

Letter from Germany

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 7 leaves (2 copies)
 

Mercury

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 9 p. Typescript (carbon); 8 leaves
 

New Mexico

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 12 leaves
 

See Mexico After by Luis Q

Scope and Content Note

Holograph, 1 p. Written in a notebook. The first eight pages in the volume contain Spanish lessons in Frieda Lawrence's hand. Also included: corrected typescript (partially carbon), 7 leaves and two additional typescripts (carbon), 10 leaves
 

Taos

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 4 leaves; second copy (carbon); 6 leaves
 

Introductions to Books

Box 11

[Bottom Dogs] by Edward Dahlberg

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 8 p. Typescript (carbon); 10 leaves
 

Dragon of the Apocalypse by Frederick Carter

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 21 p. Corrected typescript (carbon), [13] leaves; uncorrected typescript (carbon); 20 leaves & 24 leaves (2 copies)
 

The Grand Inquisitor by F. M. Dostoevsky

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 14 p. Typescript; 13 leaves
 

Mastro-Don Gesualdo by Giovanni Verga

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 15 leaves
 

The Mother by Grazia Deledda

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 7 p. Typescript (carbon); 6 leaves. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

The Origins of Prohibition by John A. Krout

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 5 leaves
 

Translations

Box 11

Cavalleria Rusticana and Other Stories by Giovanni Verga

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [60] p. Written in a notebook. Included are translations of Cavalleria Rusticana, The She-Wolf, Fantasticalities, and Jeli the Shepherd. The notebook also contains an untitled text beginning: "November of the year 1916. A woman travelling from New York to the Southwest...," an unfinished story about Mabel Dodge Luhan (7 p.); notes related to the story of Mabel Luhan [on verso of the cover]; Italian phrases [on verso of the cover]; and Spanish exercises. On film; reel 1; neg. & pos.
 

Cavalleria Rusticana: "addition to introduction"

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; paginated 12-21
 

Book Reviews

Box 11

Fallen Leaves by V. V. Rozanov

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 7 leaves. Another typescript (carbon); 8 leaves
 

Heat by Isa Glenn

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; 8 p. Typescript (carbon); 6 leaves; incomplete.
 

Pedro de Valdivia by R. B. Cunninghame Graham

Scope and Content Note

Corrected typescript; [7] leaves
 

The Peep Show by Walter Wilkinson

Scope and Content Note

Two versions: holograph (incomplete); paginated 3-8; and holograph; 10 p.
 

Review of books

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves. Includes reviews of Nigger Heavenby Carl Van Vechten; Flight by Walter White; Manhattan Transfer by John Dos Passos; and In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway.
 

The Social Basis of Consciousness by Trigant Burrow

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 11 leaves
 

Solitaria by V. V. Rozanov

Scope and Content Note

Typescript (carbon); 8 leaves
 

Autobiographical fragment

Scope and Content Note

Holograph; [42] p. and stubs of 17 torn-out pages. Typescript (carbon); 34 leaves
 

Clippings and reprints of articles, stories, etc. by Lawrence

Box 12

The Ancient Metropolis of the Etruscans, Travel, Dec. 1927

 

Art and Painting

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet published by The Bureau of Current Affairs, London, July 1951. Includes four essays: Making Pictures, Art and Morality, Introduction to These Paintings, and Pictures on the Walls.
 

The Gentle Art of Marketing in Mexico, Travel, Apr. 1926

 

Hymns in a Man's Life, Evening News, Oct. 13, 1928

 

Laura Philippine, T.P.'s Weekly, July 7, 1928

 

Letter to A. J. M. Murry and Katherine Mansfield, 17 Feb. 1916; and letter to Curtis Brown, 15 May 1928, translated into Spanish and published in Claridad

 

The Man Who Loved Islands, The London Mercury, 2 copies

 

Mother and Daughter, The Criterion [1929?]

 

New Mexico, Survey Graphic, May 1931

 

A New Theory of Neuroses, The Bookman. A review of The Social Basis of Consciousnessby Trigant Burrow.

 

O! Americans! The New Mexico Quarterly, May 1938

 

Over-Earnest Ladies, The Evening News, July 12, 1928. Title changed, in ink, to Earnest Ladies.

 

A Remarkable Russian, Everyman, Jan. 23, 1930. A review of Fallen Leaves by V. V. Rozanov.

 

The Rocking-Horse Winner, The Golden Book Magazine, May 1933

 

[The Rocking-Horse Winner] translated into French: L'Etrange Cheval de Bois, L'Astrosophie, Juillet 1934

 

Sex Locked Out, Sunday Dispatch, Nov. 25, 1928. Title changed, in ink, to Sex versus Loveliness.

 

A Sunday Stroll in Sleepy Mexico, Travel, Nov. 1926

 

Things, The Bookman

 

Two Letters of D. H. Lawrence: Written on the way to Ceylon; Addressed to Frau Baronin von Richtofen, The Twentieth Century, Jan. 1933

 

When She Asks "Why?": A Study of the "Jeune Fille" of Today, The Evening News, May 8, 1928. Title changed, in ink, to The "Jeune Fille" wants to know

 

Poem from The Virgin Mother, as reprinted in a preview of The Viking Book of Poetry.

Box 13

Clippings, reprints, etc. of articles re Lawrence (3 folders)

 

Miscellaneous items

 

Photocopy of MS of an untitled story - location of original is not indicated.

[Placed in Box 13 because of size. See Short stories and novelettes, Untitled stories, "My mother made a failure of her life."]

 

D. H. Lawrence Diary and accounts

See under Poems: Birds, Beasts and Flowers

 

D. H. Lawrence address book - also on film; reel 5

 

D. H. Lawrence: water color sketch of Villa Mirenda, Florence

 

D. H. Lawrence: 3 cancelled checks, signed, dated Feb. 21, 1924, and Mar. 4, 1924

 

Clippings of reviews of Lawrence's books

 

Clippings re Lady Chatterley's Lover: court cases, seizures, etc.

 

Clippings of reviews of books about Lawrence

 

Catalogue for exhibit of Lawrence MSS, books, etc. at John & Edward Bumpus Ltd., Booksellers, London, Apr.-May 1933

 

Article re an exhibit of Lawrence MSS in the Los Angeles Public Library in an issue of The Broadcaster, Nov. 1937, published by the Los Angeles Public Library Staff Association

 

The Lovely Lady, a play by C. Richmond Jacobs, based on Lawrence's short story

 

Snapshots of Lawrence's grave in Vence, France, and of his shrine and Frieda Lawrence's grave in New Mexico

 

MSS of articles re Lawrence by Frank Bailey, Dion Bynham, Agnes Dobson, Rhys Davies and Harry Thornton

 

Lawrence's publication announcement for unexpurgated edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover

 

Untitled MS written by Frieda Lawrence relating to Lawrence's estate

 

Transcript of BBC interview of Frieda Lawrence; Richard Deibel, interviewer, ca. 1954-1955

 

Announcement of German publication of Not I, But the Wind by Frieda Lawrence

 

Frieda Lawrence's notes on vegetable dyes

 

Obituary for Frieda Lawrence in the New Mexico Quarterly, Autumn 1956

 

"Appraisal of Manuscripts, Corrected Typescripts and Books of D. H. Lawrence in the Possession of Frieda Lawrence Ravagli;" prepared by Zeitlin and Ver Brugge Booksellers, Los Angeles, Oct. 10, 1954. Includes letter, Oct. 15, 1954, written to Frieda Lawrence Ravagli by Jacob Zeitlin.

 

Miscellany - publication announcement for The Phoenix; Penguin Books' announcement of publication of ten titles by Lawrence; clippings, etc.

 

The Journal of the D. H. Lawrence Society, 1984.

Box 14

Transcript of proceedings in Regina v. Penguin Books Limited. Central Criminal Court, London, Oct.-Nov. 1960. The charge was publication of "an obscene article," Lady Chatterley's Lover. 6 v., mimeographed.

volume v. 1-3

The Manuscripts of D. H. Lawrence: A Descriptive Bibliography by E. W. Tedlock, Jr. Typescript (carbon) with manuscript additions and corrections. Title page dated May 1945. The MS differs somewhat from the version published in 1948.