Updated June 2012
works by T. E. Lawrence
names of correspondents
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'T. E. Lawrence' in Arabia and After, by B. H. Liddell Hart (London, Jonathan Cape, 1934), For information about T. E. Lawrence's contributions to this work, see Lawrence (Thomas Edward): T. E. Lawrence to his Biographer Liddell Hart. The dust jacket blurb on the first English printing only was drafted mainly by T. E. Lawrence. Published in America as Colonel Lawrence, the man behind the legend.
The Times (London)
- 9 August 1911, contains a letter to the Editor by 'A Traveller' [i.e. T.E.Lawrence].
- No. 41,923, 17 October 1918, contains 'The Arab march on Damascus: avenging Turk atrocities: Sherif Feisal's entry at full gallop, by 'a correspondent' [i.e. T. E. Lawrence], dated Cairo, 8 October (p. 5 col. 1)
- Nos 41,957-9, 26-8 November 1918 contain a series of three
articles by 'a correspondent' [i.e. T. E. Lawrence]:
- 'The Arab campaign: land and sea operations: British navy's help'. No. 41,957, 26 November 1918 (p. 5 cols. 1-2).
- 'The Arab epic: Feisal's battles in the desert: on the
threshold of Syria'. No. 41,958, 27 November 1918 (p. 7
- 'The Arab epic: ??? No. 41,959, 28th November 1918 (p ?
- No. 42,202, 11 September 1919. Contains 'The Syrian question' (letter to the Editor from T. E. Lawrence dated 8 September, p. 11 col. 4)
- Letter to the Editor of The Times 8 September 1919 [published 11 September 1919] DG pp. 281-2
- To The Editor of The Times 22 July 1920 DG pp. 306-8
- Nos. 42,483 and 42,486, 7 and 11th August 1920.
Contain two articles 'from a correspondent'
[i.e. T.E. Lawrence] about the Emir Feisal:
- 'Emir Feisal, creator of the Arab army: a
modern Saladin' (p. 9 col. 1).
- 'Emir Feisal II - the Sykes-Picot Treaty:
impatient Arabs' (p. 9 col. 1).
Travels in Arabia Deserta, by Charles M Doughty. Introduction by T. E. Lawrence (Vol. I, pp. xxv-xxxv). London and at Boston, U.S.A., Philip Lee Warner, publisher to the Medici Society Ltd., and Jonathan Cape, 1921.
The Twilight of the Gods and Other Tales by Richard Garnett. Introduction by T. E. Lawrence (pp. vii-xiv). Illustrated by Henry Keen. London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. First illustrated edition 1924
- 21 November 1931 DG p. 737
- 9 February 1929 DG p. 641
- 28 February 1929 DG p. 642
- 1 April 1929 DG pp. 648-50
- 26 April 1929 DG pp. 653-4
- 26 June 1929 DG pp. 660-61
- 29 July 1929 DG pp. 668-9
- 8 March 1930 DG pp. 684-5
- 13 March 1930 DG p. 685
- 2 May 1930 DG pp. 689-90
- 25 October 1930 DG pp. 704-5
- 28 November 1930 DG p. 707
- 5 December 1930 DG p. 708
- 6 March 1935 DG p. 860
The Editor of The Times
- letter published 9 August 1911
- letter written 8 September 1919 [published 11 September 1919] DG pp. 281-2
- letter 22 July 1920 DG pp. 306-8
Sir Hugh Trenchard, Chief of Air Staff
- Early January 1922 SITR pp. 44-5 2028
- To T. E. Lawrence 11 January 1922 SITR pp. 45-6 2028
- 28 March 1923 DG pp. 404-6
- [30 June 1927] DG p. 525
- 17 March 1928 MB pp. 368-70
- 1 May 1928 DG pp. 598-600
- 21 December 1928 MB pp. 390-91
- 12 July 1929 DG pp. 662-3
- 29 July 1929 DG p. 666
T. E. Lawrence chronology
1888 16 August: born at Tremadoc, Wales
1896-1907: City of Oxford High School for Boys
1907-9: Jesus College, Oxford, B.A., 1st Class Hons, 1909
1910-14: Magdalen College, Oxford (Senior Demy), while working at the British Museum's excavations at Carchemish
1915-16: Military Intelligence Dept, Cairo
1916-18: Liaison Officer with the Arab Revolt
1919: Attended the Paris Peace Conference
1919-22: wrote Seven Pillars of Wisdom
1921-2: Adviser on Arab Affairs to Winston Churchill at the Colonial Office
1922 August: Enlisted in the Ranks of the RAF
1923 January: discharged from the RAF
1923 March: enlisted in the Tank Corps
1923: translated a French novel, The Forest Giant
1924-6: prepared the subscribers' abridgement of Seven Pillars of Wisdom
1927-8: stationed at Karachi, then Miranshah
1927 March: Revolt in the Desert, an abridgement of Seven Pillars, published
1928: completed The Mint, began translating Homer's Odyssey
1929-33: stationed at Plymouth
1931: started working on RAF boats
1932: his translation of the Odyssey published
1933-5: attached to MAEE, Felixstowe
1935 February: retired from the RAF
1935 19 May: died from injuries received in a motor-cycle crash on 13 May
1935 21 May: buried at Moreton, Dorset