Document ReferenceLa B 16
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, University College, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows; 'Autumn term' 1906
DateSep 1906-Dec 1906
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionWrites in unhappy terms about his work at College; mentions a meeting with Jessie Chambers and comments upon the state of his friendship with Jessie; reports that he was given 9/10 for an essay from 'Birdie' [Annie Florence Bird]; enquires about her work for Gong [University College Magazine]; complains about his Latin work.

Dated by Lawrence to 'Autumn term'.
Termeducation, college work, D.H. Lawrence
publications, periodicals, 'Gong'
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil on one side of a folio of white lined paper taken from an exercise book. The start of the letter is written on the lines, the remainder of the text is squeezed between the lines in order to fit on a single sheet. The dimensions are 204 x 161 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/3/1; typed transcript of this letter made by Louie Burrows.
Related RecordLa/B/224-244/243
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'Lawrence in Love' (Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1968) pp 3-4
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 32-33

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA367Chambers; Jessie (1887-1944); childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; known as 'Muriel'; married John R. Wood 19151887-1944
NA74591Bird; Annie Florence (1859-1921); -; lecturer in Education University College Nottingham1859-1921
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
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