Lawrence, Thomas Edward, 1888-1935 (intelligence officer and author)
- Existence: 1888 - 1935
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Telegram from Aircraftsman Shaw regretting he cannot come to London.
Journal, 2 Aug. 1924-3 Nov. 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 10 June 1926-12 Dec. 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Requesting that Sassoon write 'an authoritative and understanding account' of T.E. Lawrence: 'You no doubt know how he thought of you and of your work'; mentioning letters which he could publish; and suggesting that Sassoon contact Patricia Curtis. For a related letter from Curtis to Rose, see MS Add.9852/9/5/5.
Inviting Shaw to stay; E.M.F. [E.M. Forster] also visiting; with mention of the death of T.E. Lawrence.
Letters relating to Alexander Korda's proposed film based on Lawrence's desert exploits and to a proposed memorial for Lawrence. The series includes single letters by Winston Churchill (sent via Eddie Marsh), A.W. Lawrence, Florence Hardy and Colonel W.F. Stirling (who was to work with Sassoon on the script), and a telegram from Korda. It also includes six press cuttings. Originally housed in an envelope marked 'Letters etc ref. TE Lawrence & Lawrence Film' (MS Add.9852/9/5/1).
Notebook entitled 'Transcriptions from Diaries...', Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)
This series includes sets of reviews of many of Sassoon's prose and poetry books; press cuttings of poems or articles by Sassoon printed in the media; cuttings relating to Sassoon more generally, including a copy of an obituary; cuttings concerning Edith Sitwell, David and Albert Sassoon, Robert Graves, Esra Pound, Oliver Gatty, and the death of T.E. Lawrence; cuttings concerning the war and pacifism; and a selection of other press cuttings preserved by Sassoon.