Document ReferenceLa Mc 2/1/258/2
TitleLetter from Stephen Spender, London to Frieda Lawrence; 4 Aug. [1953]
Date4 August 1953
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionRefers to an essay of D.H.L. which she gave him permission to use in his new magazine 'Encounter'; regrets that the University of Cincinnati, who own the MS, have refused permission; (comment added by Frieda, 'This essay must have been stolen'); mentions that S.S. Koteliansky is willing to let him publish six of the many unpublished letters from Lawrence that he holds; explains that they contain nothing personal and that through them he hopes to present a picture of the world just before 1930; offers to send her typescripts of these letters but assures her there is nothing in them to offend anyone.

Letter is written on official letter paper of British Society For Cultural Freedom; its address details are cancelled and Spender's own address written below; it is attached to Frieda Lawrence's letter to Laurence Pollinger (La Mc 2/1/258/1).
Termpublications, periodicals, 'Encounter'
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of unlined cream paper; dimensions are 254 x 203 mm; additional note written in dark ink; printed name and address in red; cancelled through in blue ink; stapled at upper left corner to separate sheet of paper; two staple holes alongside; one horizontal and three vertical folds in the paper.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA402Koteliansky; S.S. (1880-1955); Samuel Solomonovich known as 'Kot'; Russian translator1880-1955
NA74835Spender; Stephen (1909-1995); -; English poet1909-1995
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
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