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

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    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.