Magdalen College, Oxford have acquired a major collection of books, manuscripts, and iconography on the Arabist, soldier, and writer T.E. Lawrence (‘Lawrence of Arabia’, 1888-1935), with the assistance of Type & Forme. The collection was assembled over fifty years by Jeremy Wilson, Lawrence’s authorised biographer, to support his pioneering work on Lawrence’s remarkable life and oeuvre.

A selection of these items will be on display, together with important loans from private and public collections in Magdalen’s forthcoming exhibition “Lawrence of Oxford” (7 November 2018-1 May 2019).

The full news story by Fine Books & Collections (26 October 2018) is accessible here: https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/press/2018/10/research-collections-of-te-lawrences-biographer-acquired-by-magdalen-college.phtml.

Our press release (pdf) can be downloaded here: Type & Forme Press Release 26 October 2018.

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Photos from the Magdalen College Oxford website: http://magdmcr.co.uk/college-facilities/ / http://www.magd.ox.ac.uk/libraries-and-archives/news/new-exhibition-lawrence-of-oxford/.