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Journal, 31 July 1931-16 Oct. 1931 (with some later annotation in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/1/33

Scope and Contents

The volume is a ruled notebook and mostly comprises diary entries.

It also includes:

- a list of locations of nights spent away from home: /3r-3v.

- a list of distances between towns on a driving tour in France: /2v.

- pasted in press cuttings: /47v. A personal advertisement asking an acquaintance to write; /54v. re the [British] banking climate.

- pasted in note from R. Hooper to Sassoon saying he called, 1 September 1932: /45r.

N.B. Enclosures are to be found in a separate envelope. The foliation is the archivist's.


  • 31 July 1931-16 Oct. 1931 (with some later annotation in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)

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, The other journals are available for consultation.


1 collection (1 volume (black cloth, front pocket, patterned endpapers, elasticated tie, 68 ff.); 1 envelope paper; photograph)

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Related Materials

For a transcript of this diary by Rupert Hart-Davis, see MS Add.9852/12/7/1/9.

Repository Details

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