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Parmenter, Ross, - Farmer, David, Correspondence

Call Number: Latin American Library Manuscripts, Collection 138

1971-(1972-1976)-1996. This collection comprises a total of 41 letters (5 of which have a total of 10 attachments) and 9 Christmas cards by Ross Parmenter, a noted anthropologist, and David Farmer, who worked at the University of Texas, Humanities Research Center and later served as the Head of Special Collections of the University of Houston's Anderson Memorial Library and Director of Southern Methodist University's DeGolyer Library. Some of the correspondence deals with the publication of Parmenter's Lawrence in Oaxaca and Farmer's critical edition of D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love. 50 items.

 

Collection Guide
Prepared by Phil MacLeod, February 2000.

This collection comprises a total of 41 letters (5 of which have a total of 10 attachments) by Ross Parmenter, a noted anthropologist and writer, and David Farmer who worked at the University of Texas, Humanities Research Center and later served as the Head of Special Collections of the University of Houston's Anderson Memorial Library and Director of Southern Methodist University's DeGolyer Library. Some of the letters deal with the publication of Parmenter's Lawrence in Oaxaca and Farmer's critical edition of D.H. Lawrence's Women in Love . The correspondence also contains 9 Christmas cards from Parmenter to Farmer.

Folder 1: Correspondence, 1971

  1. TLS 1 August, 1971, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
    • Attachment 1: Article, "Mexico, Why Not" by Luis Quintanilla; rewritten by D.H. Lawrence
  2. TL [between 2 August and 12 August 1971] Draft of Letter from David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  3. TL 12 August 1971, Austin, Texas, David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  4. TLS 23 September, 1971, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer

Folder 2: Correspondence, 1972

  1. TL 19 January, 1972, Austin, Texas, David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  2. TLS 8 February, 1972, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  3. TLS 8 March, 1972, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  4. TL 12 March, 1972, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  5. TLS 30 March, 1972, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  6. TLS 30 March, 1972, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  7. TL 12 April, 1972, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  8. TL 13 November, 1972, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  9. TLS 2 December, 1972, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  10. TL 7 December 1972, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  11. ADS [13 December, 1972?], New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  12. TLS 29 December, 1972, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer

Folder 3 -- Correspondence, 1973

  1. TL 3 January, 1973, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  2. TLS 15 June, 1973, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
    • Attachment 1: Photo of the Lawrences in Oaxaca market
    • Attachment 2: Copy of Sketch of Frieda Lawrence by George Schreiber
    • Attachment 3: Copy of Portrait of John Middleton Murry by Dorothy Brett
  3. TL 26 June, 1973, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  4. TLS 25 July, 1973, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  5. TL 3 August, 1973, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  6. TLS 16 December, 1973, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  7. TL 19 December, 1973, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter

Folder 4 -- Correspondence, 1974

  1. TL 8 January, 1974, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  2. TLS 14 January, 1974, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  3. TLS 4 February, 1974, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  4. TLS 2 June, 1974, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
    • Attachment 1: Copy of TLS 22 May, 1974, Austin, Texas, Lysander Kemp to Ross Parmenter
  5. Copy of TLS 13 June, 1974, Austin, Texas, David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  6. TLS 3 July 1974, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
    • Attachment 1: Photocopy ALS 21 January, 1925, [Oaxaca, Mexico?], Frieda Lawrence to her mother (in German)
    • Attachment 2: Photocopy of English translation of ALS, 21 January 1925, [Oaxaca, Mexico?], Frieda Lawrence to her mother
    • Attachment 3: Photocopy ALS, 19 February 1925, Oaxaca, Mexico, Frieda Lawrence to her mother (in German)
    • Attachment 4: Photocopy of English translation of ALS, 19 February, 1925, Oaxaca, Mexico, Frieda Lawrence to her mother
  7. TL, 15 July, 1974, Austin, Texas, David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  8. TL, 15 July, 1974, Austin, Texas, David Farmer to John Kirkpatrick

Folder 5 -- Correspondence, 1975-1976

  1. TLS, 7 December, 1975, New York, N.Y.
  2. TL, 11 December, 1975, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  3. TLS, 27 January, 1976, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  4. TL, 20 February, 1976, [Austin, Texas?], David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  5. TLS, 1 August, 1976, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
    • Attachment 1: Copy of TLS, 7 July, 1976, Santa Barbara, California, John Martin to Ross Parmenter
  6. TLS, 30 November, 1976, Oaxaca, Mexico, Ross Parmenter to David Farmer

Folder 6 -- Correspondence, 1987-1995

  1. TL, 2 January, 1987, Dallas, Texas, David Farmer to Ross Parmenter
  2. TLS, 4 January, 1989, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  3. TLS, 10 January, 1990, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer
  4. TLS, 30 December, 1995, New York, N.Y., Ross Parmenter to David Farmer

Folder 7

  1. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1971
  2. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1972
  3. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1973
  4. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1983
  5. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1986
  6. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1988
  7. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1990
  8. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1995
  9. Christmas card from Ross Parmenter to David Farmer, 1996

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