Newspaper cuttings from the Daily Telegraph of T. E. Lawrence, Revolt in the Desert

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner

Department of Special Collections
Contact Information
Search Online Catalogues

Consulting material: To consult archives and manuscripts, a full and unrestricted Bodleian reader's card (Group A) is required. You should apply for your card at the Admissions Office.

Pre-ordering: Before your visit you may order up to ten items by emailing Please be advised that some collection material is held offsite; we advise pre-ordering at least two working days before your visit to ensure material is available on your arrival.

Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 4039
Title: Newspaper cuttings from the Daily Telegraph of T. E. Lawrence, Revolt in the Desert
Dates of Creation: 1926-1927, n.d.
Extent: 100 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), also known as Lawrence of Arabia, was a British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat.

Scope and Content

Newspaper cuttings from the Daily Telegraph serializing T. E. Lawrence, Revolt in the Desert, in 20 parts, 15 Dec 1926 - 10 Jan 1927. The cuttings have been pasted into a printed book, over the text of an unidentified edition of Cheiro's Book of Numbers. There are a few photographs of Lawrence, Prince Feisal and Auda ibu Tayi, taken from newspapers, magazines and (fol. 1v) an unidentified edition of Robert Graves, Lawrence and the Arabs.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown. There is an indecipherable signature on the title page.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. d. 4039

Access Point(s)

Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | known as Lawrence of Arabia


Transformation from XML (EAD 2.0) to HTML
01 March 2016