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CHAR 1/274 Personal: T E Lawrence [also known as T E Shaw, "Lawrence of Arabia"] - Memorial, and publication projects.

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CHAR 1/274/1

Statement by WSC on the death of T.E. Shaw, given to the Press Association.

19 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/2-5

Letter from E. Denison Ross to WSC, suggesting the establishment of a Professorship of Arabic at the University of London, as a memorial to T.E. Shaw, asking if WSC would be prepared to sign a letter to The Times.

22 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/6-7

Poem - The Passing of Mr T.E. Shaw "Laurence of Arabia", 19 May 1935, by H. Burns "The Cobbler Poet".

26 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/8

Letter from Walter Swanwick to WSC, appreciation of Lawrence of Arabia.

25 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/9

Letter from Alix Jennings to WSC, asking if he would be interested in buying portrait in oils of T.E. Shaw, copies from the portrait in the Tate Gallery by Augustus John [annotated "regretted, 3.6.35"].

30 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/10-11

Letter from Albert Edward Upperton to WSC, enclosing poem A Hero Sleeps, on the death of T.E. Shaw.

30 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/12

Letter from WSC to R.V. Buxton, agreeing to help Lawrence Memorial Committee [carbon].

04 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/13

Letter from R.V. Buxton to WSC, asking if he would be willing to join committee to consider memorial to T.E. Lawrence, invitation to lunch to discuss the matter.

30 May 1935
CHAR 1/274/14

Letter from John Mackay to WSC, on the death of T.E. Shaw, sending photograph of car in which he drove Shaw from Akaba to Damascus.

12 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/15-19

Letter from A.W. Lawrence to WSC, enclosing draft of circular asking friends of T.E. Shaw to contribute an article to "the study of T.E.'s mind from about fifty different angles".

14 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/20

Letter from Audrey Maclean, P.S. to Lord Winterton, to Violet Pearman, P.S. to WSC, stating that Winterton has not passed J. Gwilym-Hughes' letter to the Shaw Memorial Committee.

21 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/21-22

Letter from J. Gwilym-Hughes to WSC, suggesting that T.E. Lawrence's birthplace in Caernarvonshire be turned into a memorial to him.

17 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/23-24

Note os the terms of reference of the Lawrence Memorial Committee, which were to erect a memorial bronze or tablet in Westminster Abbey of St Paul's Cathedral, and a recumbent figure to be place near his home in Dorset.

21 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/25

Letter from Violet Pearman to J. Gwilym-Hughes, promising to forward his proposal to the Lawrence Memorial Committee.

25 Jun 1935
CHAR 1/274/26-28

Minutes of meeting of Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Committee.

02 Jul [1935]
CHAR 1/274/29

Letter from Violet Pearman to R.V. Buxton, passing on letter from Mrs Whittaker on T.E. Lawrence Memorial [carbon].

20 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/274/30-33

Letter from Robin Buxton to WSC, asking if he would be willing to sign letter to the press - appeal for funds for bust of T.E. Shaw in St Paul's Cathedral, also on the arrangements for the bequest of Shaw's cottage at Cloud's Hill to the National Trust.

19 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/274/34

Telegram from WSC to R.V. Buxton, agreeing to sign letter to the press on Lawrence Memorial.

22 Jul 1935
CHAR 1/274/35

Letter from R.V. Buxton to Violet Pearman, thanks for passing on letter from Mrs Whittaker on T.E. Lawrence Memorial.

22 Jul 1935