Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
Inside front cover: sketch map of a part of Lyons. Inside back cover: notes in English and French of names and addresses.
Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.
Monsignor de Terracina, 'Commentarii dell' attioni del regno di Francia'; Michele Soriano, 'Commentarii del regno di Francia'; and other pieces, 409 folios.
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin lacks beginning
German efficiency; uncomplimentary remarks about [Sir Thomas] Beecham; the fortunes of English chamber music; mud
Has been on leave again; his current reading; Hugh Walpole's 'Red Cross book'; has subscribed reluctantly to 'R B's grand plaquet fund'; I see [A.W.] Tisdall [of Trinity] has been given the VC; they are always given to corpses nowadays.'
Requesting Clive [?Carey]'s address in Calais 'as we go there for a rest in a few days time'
Has been given command of a company; hears [Sir Hubert] Parry has written 'some more part songs' [probably Songs of Farewell]; asks after V[aughan] W[illiams]; his head is full of music; Eddie Marsh is 'in despair, for his saccharine memoir of Rupert has been nipped in the bud'
Again missed Dent when on leave, but met Manny [Forbes], [Cyril] Rootham, Alan Gray and others, the latter in despair at the state of Cambridge; Beecham has heard of Vaughan Williams's new opera [Hugh the Drover] and shows interest, 'I suppose it would be too hideous a fate for it?'; saw a performance of Boris Godunov
Has been on leave in Paris, where he met Alphonse ?Kans and saw the latter's art collection; has so far failed to secure a staff job
The Kneller Hall post; Adrian Boult; his wind septet has been performed privately; progress of the war
Working for the claims commission as a rent officer; hopes to meet some old friends; the French peasantry; death of 'CB'
'This [accompanying sketch of an equestrian statue] gives a rough idea of what I should like erected on Market Hill after my demise - But it must be executed by a Royal Acadamician...'
Celebration of [King's College] Founder's Day; problems involved in cashing a cheque; unimpressed by most Belgian refugees; wet, muggy weather, with little to do
Very hot and dusty in Picardy; Beecham and his production of Seraglio; moves into the front line the next day as a company commander, a role he prefers
Will have to rest in hospital for a time; does not wish to be sent to 'any Red Cross show'
An indiscretion; has been painting: 'Buying painting materials in this absurd town was great fun.'
The prospect of leave and the amenities of an unidentified base town [Amiens?]; fighting in wet weather; 'Would you tell me the name of some nursery ballads you once played to me?'
Journal by Harriet Miller of tours on the continent with her husband, Professor W.H. Miller, 1856 and later.
Written in an early nineteenth century hand, and possibly a translation, 182 folios. Fos i, xi, 169, and the verso throughout are blank.
'Delle historie memorabili contiene le Guerre d'Italia de' nostri tempi', possibly in the author's own hand.