Journal, 28 July 1930-23 Mar. 1931
Scope and Contents
The volume is a ruled notebook marked '1930.II' and mostly comprises diary entries.
It also includes:
- a list of persons to whom copies of 'Memoirs of an Infantry Officer' were sent: /126v-127r.
- a list of the places in which Sassoon was for his birthdays 1910-30: /23v.
- notes on obtaining a resident doctor for Tennant: /127v-128r.
- a sketch of a house drawn around a press cutting: /128r.
- copies letters from a correspondence between H. Chandler and Sassoon re treatment of, and doctors for, Tennant, 20 August 1930: /125r-126r.
- lists of monies spent or gifted: /123v-124r.
- a list of locations of nights spent away from home: /1v.
- pasted in photographs: /front cover inside. Stephan Tennant in his sick bed; /front cover inside. A path through a walled garden to a thatched house; /124v. Stephan Tennant in his sick bed.
- pasted in press cuttings: /20v-21r. Weather reports; /111. Image of Sassoon receiving the A.C. Benson Silver Medal from Walter de la Mare; Sassoon has annotated the clock face with a human expression; /119v. Announcement of the death of Helen Wirgman; /121v-122r. Report on the outcome of a blackmail prosecution case; /128r. Auction notice for 17 Endless Street, Salisbury; /128v-129r. 'Mental Effects of Tuberculosis'.
N.B. Enclosures are to be found in a separate envelope. The foliation is the archivist's.
- 28 July 1930-23 Mar. 1931
Conditions Governing Access
The First World War journals and some post-war journals (MSS Add.9852/1/4-25 and 32) are unavailable for consultation due to their poor physical condition. Digital copies of these items are provided in the Sassoon Journals section of the Cambridge Digital Library, https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/sassoon/1. The other journals are available for consultation.
1 collection (1 volume (maroon cloth covers, patterned endpapers, elasticated tie, 129 ff.); 1 envelope paper; photograph)
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine, 1886-1967 (poet and author) (Person)
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