The group includes series of papers relating to festivals, conferences, publications and other events arranged for the celebration and study of D.H. Lawrence. The largest group of material present comprises correspondence, photographs and other papers regarding exhibitions hosted by the University of Nottingham in 1960, 1980 and 1985. Also present are papers relating to the 1985 Lawrence symposium held at the University, correspondence on the published proceedings of this symposium and a file of correspondence regarding the 1985 Lawrence centenary issue of Renaissance and Modern Studies, edited by Professor James T. Boulton.
Other papers within this group include cuttings and ephemera relating to Lawrence exhibitions, festivals and conferences held elsewhere, including items produced for the 1970 Taos Lawrence festival, and newscuttings about 'Young Bert', an exhibition held at Nottingham Castle in 1971. Photographs and commemorative pamphlets on the unveiling of a Lawrence memorial in poet's corner, Westminster Abbey and a series of flyers and leaflets for local Lawrence events collected by Margaret Needham are also present.