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Frieda Lawrence Photograph Collection

Identifier: PICT-000-144

Scope and Content

This artificial collections began with one photograph of Frieda and D. H. Lawrence. Later, two photographs of Frieda, one a color print in her doorway and a group photograph of Mabel Dodge Luhan, Tony Luhan and Frieda were added.


  • 1910-1956

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Duplication of print and photographic material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for copyright compliance. For more information see the Photographs and Images Research Guide and contact the Pictorial Archivist.


Frieda Emma Johanna Maria von Richthofen was born on August 11, 1879 in Metz, France. In 1912, Frieda met David Herbert (D. H.) Lawrence, and they married in 1914. Frieda Lawrence was intimately involved with D. H. Lawrence's work. Facets of her personality are often discernable as components of characters in his poems and novels. After D. H. Lawrence's death in 1930, Frieda settled in New Mexico. Frieda died in Taos on August 11, 1956.


3 items (1 folder) : 3 photographic prints

Language of Materials



Photographs of Frieda Lawrence alone and with others.

Physical Location

B2. Small Collections Box 3. Filed by Pictorial Number.

Separated Material

The first photograph was separated from the Collection of Papers on Frieda Lawrence.

Processing Information

Assembled initially from undocumented sources, the collection was started in 2006. In 2022 it was expanded with the donation of two additional images from the 1950s.
Finding Aid of the Frieda Lawrence Photograph Collection, 1910-1930
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©2006, 2022
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Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131