Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935), was an archaeologist, soldier and author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography. Charlotte Frances Shaw (d. 1943) was the wife of George Bernard Shaw.
Commonplace books of T.E. Lawrence and Charlotte Frances Shaw.
In 1927 Lawrence gave his book, 'Minorities', to Mrs. Shaw, who gave Lawrence her book at the same time. Mrs. Shaw gave 'Minorities' to J.G. Wilson (Lawrence's executor) in 1940. In 1960 Wilson sold both volumes to W.M.L. Escombe.Immediate Source of Acquisition
W.M.L. Escombe bequeathed the volumes to the Library, where they were received in 1974.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45577-8.Related Units of Description
See also Papers of T.E. Lawrence and A.W. Lawrence, c.1894-1985 (MSS. Eng. b. 2095-6, c. 6737-58, c. 6767, d. 3327-49, e. 3299-301; Photogr. b. 27, c. 122-6, d. 27-8; Film 2058).
Lawrence | Thomas Edward | 1888-1935 | Soldier, Author, and Archaeologist
Shaw | Charlotte Frances | d 1943 | nee Payne-Townsend, wife of George Bernard Shaw
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