Sassoon Journals : Journal, 10 June 1926-12 Dec. 1926

Sassoon Journals

<p>The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1926 II' and mostly comprises diary entries. There are notes throughout on the progress of Sassoon's literary work (number of words written). Contents include:</p> <p>Diary entries:</p> <ul> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(26);return false;'>13v-14r</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(238);return false;'>116v-117r</a>]. Edith Sitwell and a feud with Noel Coward</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(47);return false;'>24r-25r</a>]. 'Little [Edmund] Blunden' and Glen [Byam Shaw]</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(50);return false;'>25v-54r</a>]. a visit to France, Switzerland and Italy with the Morrells</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(111);return false;'>55r</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(116);return false;'>56v-57r</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(128);return false;'>63v-64r</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(145);return false;'>70r</a>]. Robert Graves and his relationship with Laura [Riding]</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(230);return false;'>112v-113r</a>]. concerning T.E.L. [T.E. Lawrence] and E.M. Forster</li> </ul> <br /> <p>Pasted in ephemera:</p> <ul> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(26);return false;'>13v</a>]. cloakroom ticket from a party at Lady Colefax's</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(110);return false;'>54v</a>]. clipping from a Heffer's of Cambridge bookseller's catalogue listing first edition copies of 'Picture Show'</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(183);return false;'>89r</a>]. reminder for a luncheon to be held by Osbert Sitwell</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(202);return false;'>98v</a>]. press cutting re an observation of Sassoon walking along the middle of the road, together with Sassoon's comments upon this</li> </ul> <br /> <p>Other:</p> <ul> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(4);return false;'>1v</a>], [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(6);return false;'>2v</a>]. acquaintances' contact details</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(4);return false;'>1v</a>]. lists of monies spent and books taken away</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(5);return false;'>2r</a>]. list of locations of nights spent away from home, largely in France and Italy</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(5);return false;'>2r</a>]. sketch of a man's head</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(12);return false;'>6v-7r</a>]. prose passage entitled 'Conversation between O[sbert] S[itwell] and C[harles Kenneth] S[cott] M[oncrieff]'</li> <li> [<a href='' onclick='store.loadPage(220);return false;'>107v</a>]. stave of music, Beethoven</li> </ul> <br /> <p>N.B. There are no loose enclosures or detached folios. The foliation is the archivist's.</p>

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