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Letters to Sassoon concerning T.E. Lawrence, 1935

 Sub-Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/5

Scope and Contents

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).

Dates

  • 1935

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

27 item(s) (27 items (chiefly letters, with 1 telegram & 6 press cuttings) in 1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

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