Document ReferenceLa B 17
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, University College, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire to Louie Burrows; [29 Oct. 1906]
Date29 October 1906
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses his College work and the criticism he received from 'Madame' [probably Edith Mary Becket]; asks whether she [Louie] is going to contribute to the 'Gong' [University College magazine] which he describes as a 'mediocre' publication; mentions that Jessie Chambers is unwell; her sister May [Muriel May Chambers] is to be married on Tuesday, and he plans to attend; discusses his efforts at writing essays and offers to look at her own attempt.

Dated by Louie Burrows' own typed transcript of this letter; see La B 243/3/1.
Termpublications, periodicals, 'Gong'
education, college work, D.H. Lawrence
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil on both sides of a folio of white lined exercise paper. Two vertical and three horizontal folds. The dimensions are 204 x 161 mm.
Related MaterialLa B 243/3/3; 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 2-3
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 31-32

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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
NA377Holbrook; Muriel May (1883-1955); Mrs; née Chambers1883-1955
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
NA797Becket; Edith M. (1877-1952); Dr; lecturer in Department of Education University College Nottingham1877-1952
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