Transcripts, made by M.R. Lawrence, 1936-8, of letters from T.E. Lawrence to his mother, 1905-34, with copies of letters of two of his brothers, 1910, 1913.
Transcripts of T.E. Lawrence Letters
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Administrative / Biographical History
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.
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The transcripts were given to the Library by M.R. Lawrence in 1954.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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.
The letters are printed in The home letters of T.E. Lawrence and his brothers, ed. M.R. Lawrence (Oxford, 1954).