Document ReferenceLa Mc 3/3/1/1
TitlePhotocopy of letter written by Heather Tanner, Old Chapel Field to Gwen [ Rutherford]; 1 Jun. 1986
Date1 June 1986
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionMentions her pleasure at hearing from her and the excitement on pulling out the face of 'dear Prof. Weekley!' thinking this at last was the vindication they had all hoped for ['EW and DHL - a personal view' by Muriel Lough, 1985]; was disappointed in this hope and wonders if the 'scholar, teacher, friend' is revealed in her unpublished book ['Truth to Tell']; agrees with her comments about DHL and gives her own views on 'Sons and Lovers' and 'Lady Chatterley'.

The letter continues with many affectionate memories of Ernest Weekley and their friendship with him; concludes with news about mutual friends.

La Mc 3/3/1/2 is a second photocopy of this letter.
Termpublications, biographies, Muriel Lough 'EW and DHL a personal view'
publications, prose works, Heather Tanner 'Truth to Tell' (unpublished)
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Related MaterialD.H. Lawrence Collection Pamphlet PR6023.A9.Z5.L68 Pamphlets; 'EW and DHL : a personal view' by Muriel Lough (1985).

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA385Weekley; Ernest (1865-1954); Professor; professor of modern languages at The University of Nottingham1865-1954
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA75016Tanner; Heather (fl c.1930s-1986); friend of Ernest Weekley; read English University of Nottingham 1930s; artistfl c.1930s-1986
NA75017Rutherford; Gwen (fl c.1930s-1986); friend of Ernest Weekley; read French University of Nottingham 1930sfl c.1930s-1986
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