Log Entries of Letters for March, 1938


Letters

March 1

Haas photograph, Flower photograph. John.

2

Ward cheque. Barber cheque. A.G., Aunt Agnes. Nancy. A.G again. Trace. Pinker.

4

6.

David, Roz, for birthdays.

7.

A.G

10.

L.H. Haas. Barker. Bank (cheques). Flower.

11.

13

14

Watt. Anaesthetician1.

15

18

Pryke, Watt.

20

Catherine

21

Desmond Flower. Lucie about beads.

23.

N.N. (various p.c. [postcards]'s about Saturday).

24.

'Europa' publications2.

25

30

Namier3

31.

Editorial Notes

1Dr. Johnson; see 7 March, 1938 eds.
2publisher of reference books, including Who's Who eds.
3Sir Lewis Bernstein Namier? (1888-1960), historian eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black
    • Annotation: ink correction of enclosure letter
    • Character: regular
    • 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
  • Sally

    Graves, Sally
    R.G.'s niece. Daughter of his half-brother Philip. KG
  • Liddell Hart

    Liddell Hart, Capt. Basil
    War-fare expert and friend of T.E. Lawrence. Collaborated with RG on a book of T.E.L'.s letters, published in 1938. See RPG p.231. WG & 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.
  • Ward

    Hutchinson, Ward
    Photographer. Contibuted to"Epilogue." W.G. R.G. often refers to "the Hutchinsons" (Ward & Dorothy) as a couple especially when they were staying on the island. 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.
  • Desmond Flower

    Flower, Desmond
    associated with Cassell publishers KG
  • Dr. Barber

    Barber, Dr.
    RG and family's doctor; treated Jenny Nicholson in 1937 eds.
  • Nancy

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

    Trace, L. Dr.
    Dentist who operated on RG 1937 eds.
  • Pinker

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

    Garnett, David
    (1892-1981) author and bookseller & part of the Bloomsbury group; authored an edition of T.E. Lawrence's Letters in 1938 eds.
  • Ros

    Cooper, Rosaleen Dr.
    Dr. Rosaleen Cooper, R.G.'s sister. W.G.; husband Jim, sons Dan, Roger & Paul RPG.
  • Eliot

    Eliot
    L.R. & R.G.'s solicitor in London. WG
  • Faber

    Faber, Geoffrey
    founder of Faber & Faber eds.
  • Ann Walker

    Walker, Ann
    LR's connection with the New York Times eds.
  • Brooke

    Brooke, H.
    Islip schoolmaster eds.
  • Evans

    Evans, C.S.
    director of Heinemann's KG
  • Evans

    Evans, Lieutenant Commander
    of the British destroyer, HMS Grenville; admired RG's work eds.
  • A.B.

    Arthurby

    Barker, Arthur
    Owner and director of Arthur Barker Ltd., the English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Arthurby was L.R.'s nickname for him.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • A.S. Watt & Son, Ltd.

    Watt, A.S.
    RG's literary agent: first mentioned in November, 1935; team includes: Alexander Strahan Watt, and W.P. Watt et al, who may have handled different aspects of Graves' extensive European publishing and distribution. The firm replaced Eric Pinker. K.G. When did Pinker go, and why? KG
  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.
  • Jonathan Cape Ltd.

    Jonathan Cape
    London publisher of Lawrence and the Arabs, Good-Bye to All That, No Decency Left, etc. eds.
  • Arthur Barker Ltd.

    Barker, Arthur
    The English publisher of I, Claudius and Claudius the God. WG
  • Westminster Bank

  • 20th Century Fox

    20th Century Fox
    Film production company eds.
  • HMS Grenville

    HMS Grenville
    British destroyer upon which LR, RG, KG, and AH escaped Majorca eds. see Diary August 3, 1936
  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.

Bibliography

    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: Library Review
    • PubPlace: Glasgow
    • Title: New York Times
    • PubPlace: New York