Log Entries of Letters for January, 1938


Letters

Jan 1.

Nancy with cheque. Pension form application.

3.

4

H. Milford1. Ribbons & Winder. Pinker. Cable to Haas.[RG]

5

Cable to Haas

7

Cribb with cheque for £5.5/-[RG] Pension to Bank. Margaret with cheque for bike.

9.

Schwarz. Pinker about 'film interview' series.

10.

L.C.Knights2: Ethel; Anita y 3 Juan; Patrick Hilberry; George Buchanan; bank with draft, Jens Jensen, Dr. Easter (Jenny).

12.

13

Wilfred: & copy to Mary Lucy.

15.

Miss Mitchell

17

23

Catherine. David. John & Lucie.

25

26.

27.

31

E.E.Harvey.

Editorial Notes

1Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford, (1877-1952), publisher with Oxford UP eds.
2Lloyd Charles Knights, see 14 January, 1938 eds.
3and eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
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    • Annotation: ink correction of letter enclosure
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    • Ink: black

People Mentioned

  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

    Graves, Amy
    Amy Graves, RG's Mother. WG
  • Sam

    Graves, Samuel
    R.G.'s youngest child by Nancy Nicholson. C.P.& WG
  • Mary Lucy

    Lucy, Mary
    Visited R.G. and L.R. at Ewhurst. An admirer of both Graves and Riding, but her marital problems brought tensions to their household. See diary entry January 2, 1938 (and K.G. note).
  • Cribb

    Cribb, Richard
    map-maker KG; worked with RG [for Count Belisarius?] eds.
  • Nancy

    Nicholson, Nancy
    (1899-1977) First wife of Robert Graves; married 1918, separated 1927, divorced 1949. eds.
  • Ethel Herdman

    Herdman, Ethel
    James Reeves' sister RPG; Assistant warden of Ashbourne Hall, Manchester University KG; nicknamed "Ether" by RG and LR, Sept 1937 eds.
  • Viscount Carlow

    Carlow, Viscount
    (1907-1944) friend of Graves, and one of the first T.E. Lawrence Trustees; founder of Corvinus Press, London; m. Peggy Dawson-Damer (née Cambie) 1937 eds.
  • Aldridge

    Aldridge, John
    (1905-1983), painter and close friend and collaborator. WG m. to Lucie Brown 1940 eds.
  • Lucie

    Brown, Lucie
    Married artist John Aldridge. eds.
  • Desmond Flower

    Flower, Desmond
    associated with Cassell publishers KG
  • Margaret

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • George Buchanan

    Buchanan, George
    drama critic KG; friend of RG and contributor to the World and Ourselves; wife Mary eds. Friedmann 307-8
  • Robin

    Hale, Robin
    American poet eds; friend [and, eventually, wife] of David Reeves KG;
  • Pinker

    Pinker
    R.G. & L.R.'s agent in London. W.G. They later changed to A.S. Watt. eds.
  • Swartz

    Schwarz, Georg
    German Jew. Deyá neighbour. Antique dealer. Lived with Frau Emmy Strenge, his house keeper, in Can Caballo some hundred yards from Canellun. RG and LR translated his "Almost Forgotten Germany." WG
  • Anita

    Ana, Anita
    Marroig. Gelat's daughter, married to Juan Vives the Doctor's brother. Live in Rennes, France. WG
  • Juan

    Vives, Juan
    The Doctor's brother. Married to Gelat's daughter. Lived in Rennes, France. WG
  • Jens Jensen

    Jensen, Jens
    contributor to The World and Ourselves p.190 eds.; daughter Jensine Jensen born 11 September, 1937 eds.
  • Wilfred

    Roberts, Wilfred
    Liberal MP for North Cumberland. A strong critic of the Nazi régime, an early opponent of fascism and appeasement, and a vigorous supporter of the republican side in the Spanish Civil War. (see article in The Times obituary column, June 1, 1991) eds.
  • David

    Graves, David
    R.G.'s second child [by Nancy Nicholson]. W.G. In RAF; killed in the war. The only one of Graves' children who might have become a poet had he lived. K.G., eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Hilberry & Son

    Hilberry & Son
    Soliciters; includes Patrick Hilberry eds.
  • Ribbons and Winder

    Ribbons and Winder
    L.R. & R.G.'s income tax accountants. WG
  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.
  • Westminster Bank

  • A.M. Heath & Company Limited

    A.M. Heath
    Author's agency, London eds.
  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.