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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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Box 1

654/1 Letters to Mrs. Rachel (Annand) Taylor. Croydon and Taos, New Mexico. 1910-1922.

Physical Description: 8 holograph letters. In folder.
Box 1

654/2 Letters to various persons. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

1. Letter to Mr. Seelig. London, October 9, 1925. 3pp.

Note

Gift of Justin Turner, 1958.
Box 1

2. Postcard to Baronin von Richthofen. Palm Springs, September 27, 1923.

Physical Description: Holograph, initialed. 14 cm.

Scope and Content Note

In German:...ach Schwiegermutter, mach du mich nicht traurig...

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/3 Letter to Christine Hughes. Scandicci (Florence) March 13, 1928.

Physical Description: Holograph signed. 2pp. 18 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Referring to writing and publishing Lady Chatterley. Not in The Letters of D.H. Lawrence, Viking, 1932. Tedlock, p.127 gives list of letters written on this day which includes Christine Hughes.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/4 Letters to Reginald Turner. Florence, April 1926-November 1937.

Physical Description: 5 holograph letters signed.

Scope and Content Note

Together with letter from Frieda Lawrence to Reginald Turner, Taos, New Mexico, December, 1934.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/5 Holograph quote from Robert Burns carried by Lawrence.

Physical Description: In folder.

Scope and Content Note

9 line quote from a letter written by Robert Burns to Ainslie. At bottom of page, a typed note: (This copy of Burns' letter was written out by D.H. Lawrence. It was carried by him and given to me December 20, 1943 by Frieda. (Signed) Willard Hougland).

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/6 Painting in oil. Portrait after Van Dyck, man with gold chain and sun flower. On cardboard.

Physical Description: 16.5 × 13cm. In wooden frame: 23.5 × 17cm.

Scope and Content Note

On verso of painting: Painted and frame made by D.H. Lawrence. Given me by Frieda Lawrence, May 2, 1944. El Prado, New Mexico. Willard Hougland. In another: D.H.L.'s 1st painting. a copy of something he saw in Italy - said Frieda.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/7 Four Reviews ( Nigger Heaven, Flight, Manhattan Transfer, In Our Time).

Physical Description: 5 original photographs pasted on front leaves, 1 laid in loosely. Holograph manuscript, 10pp. 23cm.

Scope and Content Note

The photographs are identified in the handwriting of Willard Hougland: Five photos of D.H. Lawrence, Frieda, Tony Luhan and other Indians with the Kiowa ranch of the Lawrence's, San Cristobal, New Mexico - about 1920-1925 (late in that period I'm sure). 1 photo laid in. Powell, 99.

Note

Published in Calendar of Modern Letters, April 1927.
Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/8 Two Blue Birds. Holograph manuscript with interlinear revisions and corrections. ca.1926.

Physical Description: 30pp. written on both sides, 20.5cm. Bound in marbled boards.

Scope and Content Note

Powell 42, Tedlock p.61. Varies somewhat from the printed version. According to Powell: written at the Villa Miranda, near Florence, in 1926.

Note

Gift of Henry Miller.
Positive microfilm available.
Box 1

654/9 Four poems: Bell's, The Triumph of the Machine, Father Neptune's Little Affair With Freedom, The Man in the Street. ca.1930.

Physical Description: Holograph manuscript. 4pp. 22.5cm.

Scope and Content Note

Powell 62, without carbon typescript. Tedlock p.112.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/10 Introduction to painting.

Physical Description: Typescript, carbon copy. 58pp. 26cm.

Scope and Content Note

This article appeared in print in The painting of D.H. Lawrence, London, privately printed for subscribers only. The Mandrake Press, 1929. It bears the title Introduction to these paintings. Together with a letter December 14, 1933 from Curtis Brown Limited to Frieda Lawrence. With note by Willard Hougland (initialled).

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/11 Plumed Serpent, Chapter 6: The Move Down the Lake. 1923.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections 17pp. 23cm.

Scope and Content Note

Tedlock, p.18 describes carbon copy of the same typescript. Printed version varies from typescript. On right front-cover in pencil: Pubblicato. DL. Parte del plum(i) serpente. D.L.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/12 Grazzini, Antonio Francesco, called Il Lasca, 1503-1584. The Story of Doctor Manente.

Physical Description: 8pp. 35cm.

Scope and Content Note

Introduction by D.H. Lawrence. Galley sheets, corrected in ink by Lawrence, pagination in pencil in the hand of Frieda Lawrence.

Note

Published in 1929 in Florence by Giuseppe Orioli as no.1 in his Lungarno series.
Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/13 Etruscan Places. 47 photographs with holograph notes in Lawrence's hand on back of each plate. ca.1927.

Physical Description: 26cm. In folder.

Scope and Content Note

Powell 83b, Tedlock p.197. Powell counts 44 plates, Tedlock 48. 7 of the photographs were used in Etruscan Places, Heinemann 1933. One plate shows a Sicilian peasant at work. A few plates are inked over in order to prepare them for reproduction. Some have copious notes.

Note

Formed by Willard Hougland, never returned.
Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/14 The Escaped Cock. Paris, Black Sun Press, 1929.

Physical Description: Corrected proof sheets. 99pp. (handnumbered) 22cm. Unbound in slip-case.

Scope and Content Note

Corrections in ink in the margin, handnumbering by Frieda Lawrence(?) in pencil. With Norman Douglas' rubber stamp ex-libris.

Note

Purchase Argus, 1953.
Box 1

654/15 Foreword to Collected Poems. Scandicci, May 12, 1928.

Physical Description: Holograph. 4pp. 21cm.

Scope and Content Note

Powell 59. At end of manuscript in the handwriting of Frieda Lawrence: This fresh looking mss belongs to Lawrence Powell who helps to keep Lawrence's spirit fresh. Frieda Lawrence. A draft for the prose introduction to the Collected poems, 1929. Draft varies considerably from printed text which is entitled Note.

Note

Gift of L.C. Powell
Box 1

654/16 Movements in European History. Epilogue to Movements in European History.

Physical Description: Typescript, carbon copy. 24pp. 26cm.

Scope and Content Note

On title page in type: A duplicate copy of D.H. Laurence's (sic) signed manuscript. Penciled note in right corner: mlsf(?) unpublished L5. Not in published edition of Movements in European history, Oxford 1931. Unpublished.

Note

Purchase.
Box 1

654/17 Looking Down on the City.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections. 5pp. 23cm.

Scope and Content Note

In right hand corner a pencilled note: non publicato with initial L(?) Undated impressions of Florence beginning: I find I cannot force myself to look at the things one is supposed to look at.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 1

654/18 Lawrence, Frieda. Introduction for First Lady Chatterley. 3(?) holograph versions of draft. One of them dated October 20, 1943.

Physical Description: 28pp. irregularly numbered. 23cm. Numbered 1-19, 1-8, 2.

Scope and Content Note

Part of the material was used in the foreword to First Lady Chatterley, Dial Press (1944). Title page of one draft reads Introduction (by Frieda Lawrence) October 20, 1943, El Prado, New Mexico.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/19 The First Lady Chatterley. Proofsheets, showing deletions for the Australian edition.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets from the Dial edition, New York, 1944. Passages that were objectionable to Australian censorship crossed out in pencil. Together with a letter from Sidney G. Phillips of the Dial Press to Willard Hougland.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/19a First Lady Chatterley: published agreement with Dial Press.

Box 2

654/20 Lawrence, Frieda (von Richthofen), 1876-1956.

Scope and Content Note

Letters. holograph letters signed, between 1944-1955 (undated letters among them) to Willard Hougland, and 1 letter of April 26, 1938 to Miss Herbig. Together with translation by Frieda Lawrence of a German passage to be used as Christmas card by Willard Hougland. Also a short typed note by Hougland. Much of the letters concern the publication of First Lady Chatterley.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/20a Lawrence, Frieda (von Richthofen) 1876-1956. Correspondence between Frieda Lawrence and Lawrence Clark Powell. v.p., 1937-1955.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 2

654/20a With these: Correspondence between Powell and Ralph Smith of B.F. Stevens & Brown Limited, relating to the Powell-Frieda Lawrence correspondence.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2

654/21 Hougland, Willard Correspondence and papers, 1943- .

Physical Description: 8 pieces.
Physical Description: In folder.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence re publication of First Lady Chatterley and advertising material re The Frieda Lawrence Collection of D.H. Lawrence Manuscripts by E.W. Tedlock, Jr.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/22 Lawrence, Frieda (von Richthofen), 1876- . Price list of Lawrence manuscripts.

Physical Description: Typescript list with holograph annotations. 5pp. 28cm.

Scope and Content Note

Lists 118 manuscripts for sale with prices. Many items crossed off and buyers names written in pencil.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/23 Lawrence, Frieda (von Richthofen) 1876- . Manuscripts. 2 holograph manuscripts.

Physical Description: 4pp. and 3pp.

Scope and Content Note

One manuscript begins: I had forgotten Murry's book out here in New Mexico, but I have been asked so many times what I thought of it... and describes her reactions upon appearance of Murry's Son of Woman, and how she burned the book under a tree in Venice, together with Mabel Luhan Dodge. Signed by Mabel Luhan Dodge. The second manuscript, Answer to Frank Waters 'The Magic That Persists' by Frieda Lawrence, is an apology for the Plumed serpent. Together with a photograph of an oil-painting of Frieda Lawrence by Jack Winkelman(?).

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/24 Murry, John Middleton, 1889- . Letter to Frieda Lawrence, April 25, 1931.

Physical Description: Holograph letter signed Jack, 2pp.

Scope and Content Note

Letter re-evaluating his relationship to Lorenzo, his attitudes to women and his relationship to Frieda.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 4

654/25 Lawrence, David Herbert. The White Peacock. Galley sheets (1910).

Physical Description: Corrections and extensive revisions in Lawrence's hand in ink. pp.1-124, lacks p.59. Oversized.

Scope and Content Note

Powell 1B, Tedlock p.6.

Note

Stored on Topshelf of Cage.
Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/26 Letters to Enid Hilton. Letters and postcards, 1913-1926.

Physical Description: 42 pieces, 1 fragment.

Scope and Content Note

8 of the 42 items are published in The Letters of D.H. Lawrence. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1928 and relates to Enid Hilton's part in getting copies of Lady Chatterley into England.

Note

Purchased by L.C. Powell from Ben Abramson.
Box 2

654/27 Letters to Giuseppe Orioli, 1926- . Venice, 1930.

Physical Description: 109 pieces, (102 letters, 7 p.c.)

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the correspondence relates to Lady Chatterley. Other publishing ventures are discussed: Story of Dr. Manente, translation of Verga, etc. Together with letter from Frieda Lawrence to Ben Abramson, July 1945.

Note

Purchased by L.C. Powell from Ben Abramson.
Box 2

654/28 Correspondence from various persons to Giuseppe Orioli with copious notes by Lawrence on each letter, about Lady Chatterley.

Note

Purchased by L.C. Powell from Ben Abramson.
Box 2

654/29 Letters to Edward Dahlberg. 1929.

Physical Description: 13 pieces. Transcripts typed.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence unpublished and no longer located(?).

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/30 Powell, Lawrence Clark: Typescript drafts for articles on D.H. Lawrence, unpublished, n.d.

Physical Description: Typescripts, 7pp. and 14pp.

Scope and Content Note

The Seven Best Books of D.H. Lawrence. The Literary criticism of D.H. Lawrence.

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/31 Powell, Lawrence Clark, comp. 1933-1938.

Physical Description: Clippings and 8 pieces, approximately.

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/32 Powell, Lawrence Clark, compiled clippings from magazines and transcripts for research concerning D.H. Lawrence as critic.

Physical Description: 1 folder.

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/33 Powell, Lawrence Clark, A Critical Bibliography of Books About D.H. Lawrence. November 1934. X. Bibliography.

Physical Description: Typescript, 4pp.

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/34 White, William, D.H. Lawrence: A Checklist, 1931-1948. Galleyproofs, together with letter to L.C. Powell. 1949.

Physical Description: 11pp.

Note

Gift of Dr. Powell.
Box 2

654/35 Miller, Henry: Apocalyptic Lawrence. Together with letter to Willard Hougland, 1946.

Physical Description: Typescript and carbon copy, 6pp. each.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/36 Mesnil, Jacques: A prophet, D.H. Lawrence. Translated by Frieda Lawrence. Holograph manuscript by Frieda Lawrence, n.d.

Physical Description: 2pp. of typescript.

Note

Gift of Willard Hougland.
Box 2

654/37 Lawrence, Frieda: A note on Lawrence's letter to Christine Hughes. Holograph notes, typescript and letters to Willard Hougland concerning this item.

Physical Description: 11pp.

Note

See item 3 of register.
Box 3

654/38 Lawrence, David Herbert, Collection: Manuscript material relating to Lawrence removed from Lawrence Clark Powell's collection of books by and about Lawrence, given to the UCLA Library in 1959.

Physical Description: 43 items.

Scope and Content Note

This material consists of correspondence with various persons, manuscripts, and notes.
Box 3

654/39 Lawrence, David Herbert, Collection: Ephemera relating to Lawrence removed from Lawrence Clark Powell's collection of books by and about Lawrence, given to the UCLA Library in 1959.

Physical Description: 41 items.
Box 3

654/40 Lawrence, David Herbert, 1885-1930. Letters to Clarence E. Thompson. v.p., August-October 1924.

Physical Description: Verifax copies. 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

With these: 3 letters (verifax copies) from Lawrence to Mabel Dodge Luhan, February-November, 1924. And postcard (verifax copy) from Frieda Lawrence to Clarence Thompson, May 1, 1936. These items were made from originals lent to us for copying by Majl Ewing, the letters belonging in 1960 to Alfred Wakeman of Los Angeles.
Box 3

654/41 Lawrence, David Herbert, Collection. Booksellers catalogs devoted wholly or in part to books and manuscripts by D.H. Lawrence. items.

Note

Gift of Lawrence Clark Powell.
Box 3

654/42 Lawrence, David Herbert, Collection. Program and sign for the British premiere of Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, a movie produced by Jerry Wald. Nottingham, June 23, 1960.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Note

Gift of Lawrence Clark Powell.
Box 3

654/43 Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906- . The Manuscripts of D.H. Lawrence: a Descriptive Catalogue. Compiled by Lawrence Clark Powell, with a foreword by Aldous Huxley. Los Angeles, The Public Library, 1937.

Physical Description: xi, [1 leaf.], 79pp.

Scope and Content Note

It contains holograph inscriptions by Frieda Lawrence, Ward Ritchie, Jake Zeitlin, and Aldous Huxley, as well as a letter, dated November 12, 1939, from Frieda Lawrence to Lawrence Clark Powell; two letters (carbons), May 28, 1939, and January 18, 1938, from Lawrence Clark Powell to Jake Zeitlin; a letter, June 1, 1937, from Jake Zeitlin to Lawrence Clark Powell; and three relevant newspaper clippings.

Note

This copy is the gift of Lawrence Clark Powell, August 1969.
Box 3

654/44 Lawrence, David Herbert, 1885-1930. A Book of Modern Poems. Scandicci [Italy], May 1, 1928. Introduction to Chariot of the Sun, by Harry Crosby.

Physical Description: 14 leaves. 27cm. Typescript (carbon).

Note

Gift of Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/45 1. Portrait of a Genius. Los Angeles, 20th Century, ca.1960.

Physical Description: l reel. 16mm. Film.

Scope and Content Note

This three-minute film about D.H. Lawrence was made as television publicity for 20th Century's film, Sons and Lovers...
Box 3

2. Short television films made as publicity for the film, Sons and Lovers. Los Angeles, 20th Century, ca.1960.

Physical Description: 7 reels. 16mm. Film.

Note

Gift of Ben Grauer, September 1960.
Additions, February 1983.
Box 3

654/46 Lawrence, Frieda von Richthofen, 1879-1956. Letter to Henry Savage. Italy, 1913(?).

Physical Description: 1 leaf. 22 × 17.5cm. Holograph.

Note

Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/47 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Letters to Henry Savage. London, 1913-1914.

Physical Description: 3 items (3 leaves, 1 envelope) Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

2 letters, ca. 1913; 1 letter [July 8, 1914] In his letter of [July 8, 1914], Lawrence mentions to Savage that he and Frieda are getting married Saturday or Monday of the following week.

Note

Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/48 Carter, Frederick. The Ancient Science of Astrology by Frederick Carter. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 9 leaves. Holograph. P. [i], viii, ix, x in Lawrence's hand, measuring 21.5 × 27.8cm., pp.ii-vi in Carter's hand, measuring 19.6 × 25.2cm. The pages are misnumbered, omitting p.vii.

Note

Published in The Adelphi. vol.1 no.11 (April 1924, pp.997-1005.)
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/49 Gippius, Zinaida Nikolaevna, 1869-1945. Green, White and Flame. A Sort of After-Word. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: t.p., 12pp. 20 × 25cm. Manuscript.

Scope and Content Note

The manuscript has a pencilled note at the top of the title page by Majl Ewing, This to be Afterword to the Green Ring (a play by Zenaide Hippius, translated by SSK and published by Daniel [February 1921] transcribed by D.H. Lawrence] The manuscript is in Lawrence's hand, and was published in 1920.

Note

Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/50 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Democracy. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: t.p., 28pp. 21.5 × 28cm. Typescript with holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

Part 1, The Average, pp.1-8; Part 2, Identity, pp.9-15; Part 3, Personality, pp.16-22; Part 2, Individualism, pp.22-29.

Note

Published in Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers of D.H. Lawrence. New York: Viking, 1936.
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/51 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. On Being a Man. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 17pp. 16.5 × 21.5cm. Holograph.

Note

Published in Vanity Fair, vol.22 no.3/4 (June 1924), and in The Adelphi, vol.2 no.4 (September 1924), pp.298-306.
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/52 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. On Being Religious. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 11pp. (6 leaves) 16.5 × 21.5cm. Holograph.

Note

First published in The Adelphi, vol.1 no.9 (February 1924), pp.791-799.
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/53 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. On Human Destiny. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 14pp. (There are 2 pages numbered 5) 16.5 × 21.5cm. Holograph.

Note

Published in The Adelphi, vol.1 no.10 (March 1924, pp.882-891).
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/54 Shestov, Lev, 1866-1938. The Russian Spirit (translated by S. Koteliansky). n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 7 leaves. 18.2 × 22.9cm. Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

  • Pencilled note by Majl Ewing at the top of the first page, A chapter [46] from Leo Shestov's All Things are Possible translated by S.S.K. and D.H. Lawrence, published by Secker [1920] This is actually Chapter 45 of Part 2 in a slightly different form.
  • The manuscript is in Lawrence's hand from Koteliansky's translation.

Note

Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 3

654/55 Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. Eric Gill's Art Nonsense by D.H. Lawrence. [Vence, 1930].

Physical Description: 7pp. 17 × 22.3cm. Holograph.

Scope and Content Note

  • Review of Art Nonsense, with a note by Frieda Lawrence on the wrapper, Last thing Lawrence wrote two days before he died.
  • Note on the wrapper in an unidentified hand describes the manuscript as incomplete, but Frieda Lawrence has written under it, I think it is complete.
  • On p.43 of the notebook, God and art is written at the top of the page in Lawrence's hand.

Note

Published in The Book Collector's Quarterly, no.12 (October-December 1933, pp.1-7). Also in Phoenix: The Posthumous Papers Of D.H. Lawrence. New York: Viking, 1936.
Ex libris: Majl Ewing.
Box 4

Lawrence, D.H. (David Herbert) The White Peacock Corrected Galley. Sheets of....