Sassoon Journals : Journal, 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926

Sassoon Journals

<p>The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1925-III, 1926-I' and mostly comprises diary entries written while Sassoon was living at 23 Campden Hill Square, London, including frequent mention of Edmund and Nellie Gosse, Ruth and Henry Head, Lady Desborough, Frankie Schuster, Gabriel Atkin and Glen Byam Shaw. Contents include:</p> <p>Diary entries:</p> <ul> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(17);return false;'>8r</a>]. a biography of Thomas Hardy</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(21);return false;'>10r-11r</a>]. the death and funeral of his uncle Hamo Thornycroft</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(32);return false;'>16r-16v</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(231);return false;'>117r</a>]. Robert Graves</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(78);return false;'>39v-41v</a>]. entries concerning his War experience</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(95);return false;'>48r-48v</a>]. on meeting Sean O'Casey</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(101);return false;'>51</a>]. Virginia Woolf</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(151);return false;'>77r-109r</a>]. on the coal miner's strike</li> </ul> <br /> <p>Other:</p> <ul> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(5);return false;'>2r</a>]. list of locations of nights spent away from home</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(6);return false;'>2v</a>]. list of 'People who came to 23 Campden Hill Square'</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(89);return false;'>45r</a>]. pasted in cutting concerning the publication of Sassoon's recent poems</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(150);return false;'>76v</a>]. pasted in cutting - advertisement for 'Satirical Poems'</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(232);return false;'>117v</a>]. extract from a letter from Lady Ottoline Morrell</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(243);return false;'>123r</a>]. list of painters and selected paintings by them</li> </ul> <br /> <p>N.B. Detached folios are to be found in a separate envelope. The foliation is the archivist's.</p>

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