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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material By, About, or Relating to D.H. and Frieda Lawrence, ca. 1910-1930
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Description
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was a novelist, essayist and poet. He became best known as the author of Lady Chatterly's Lover (1928), banned for many years for its explicit treatment of sex. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and corrected proofs, a painting, and ephemera.
Background
Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England; became a novelist, essayist and poet; his first major novel, Sons and Lovers (1913), was followed by the more symbolic The Rainbow (1915) and Women in Love (1920); was persecuted for his treatment of sex in The Rainbow, as well as for his elopement with his wife Frieda (then married to another man); Lawrence left England in 1919, living in Italy, Australia, and New Mexico, and writing many travel essays; became best known as the author of Lady Chatterly's Lover (1928), banned for many years for its explicit treatment of sex; died on March 2, 1930 in Vence, France.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.