A Preliminary Inventory of Her Collection at the Harry Ransom Center
This collection consists of Doris Lessing related acquisitions that illuminate both personal and professional activities of the author. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order and date from 1955-2000.
Fourteen Poems, Scorpion Press galley proofs, undated (63-11-118-P).
Fourteen Poems,a collection of poetry. Typescript drafts, both with revisions. (R4998)
Letter to Lise Winer, 1988. (17-01-011-G)
Letters to Greg Gatenby, 1984-2000, undated. (10-08-009-P)
Letters to Michael Thorpe with envelopes, 1961-1980, undated. (05-01-005-P)
Letters to Nick Austin and others, 1972-1976. (01-10-018-P)
Letters to Peter Owen, 1991, undated. (13-03-013-P)
Panther Books letters, 1972-1976, with newspaper article "Vonnegut’s Responsibility." (01-10-018-P)
Proof copy of Particularly Cats, non-fiction story about cats Lessing interacted with throughout her life. With note from Trinity Press concerning markings in the proof on certain pages. (R3903)
Rutger’s University talk by Lessing, reel-to-reel audio tape, 1972. Transferred to Ransom Center Sound Recordings.
Open for research
Gifts and purchases, (R3903, R4998, 63-11-118-P, 01-10-018-P, 05-01-005-P, 10-08-009-P, 13-03-013-P), 17-01-011-G)