With the assistance of the ACE/V & A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the National Libraries, The University of Nottingham recently purchased a Typescript of D H Lawrence's Collection of Poems 'Pansies', with an accompanying letter to Charles Lahr, both dated 1929. This typescript quite significantly shows that Lawrence typed the Poetry collection a fourth… Continue reading Pansies! Nottingham acquires a newly-discovered Lawrence typescript!
Surrey History Centre has received £56,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a First World War commemoration project, To Journey's End and Beyond: the Life and Legacy of R C Sherriff. The project will preserve the extensive archive and celebrate the cultural legacy of the Surrey playwright R C Sherriff, in particular his play… Continue reading To Journey’s End and Beyond
HLF yesterday announced changes to its funding criteria for heritage acquisitions, designed to make it easier for applicants to access funds for urgent purchases. This decision was the result of a suggestion by The National Archives in response to HLF’s strategy consultation and is welcomed by GLAM, which advocated for the change.