Ap 22 Friday

In morning young Beck, printer (Fellowship of Reconciliation1) came & discussed costs & format of printing World & Ourselves
Work with Laura on protocols
James to[RG] in afternoon – very good – on[RG] After he went L & I again looking for covering work: finally rediscovered 'University' – from[RG] five years ago at Deyá.
Jack Holmes to dinner & talk afterwards. First time privately with him (Winifred in Belgium) talk of University: also of various colleges – he talked about G.P.O. film unit, G.P.O. itself, films.
Harry also for 2 hours.

Editorial Notes

1a peace organization eds.

Hands Referenced

    • Annotation: ink correction
    • Character: regular
    • Ink: black

Places Mentioned

  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding,Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).
  • Harry Kemp

    Kemp, Harry
    Poet. Met Graves and Riding through James Reeves in August 1936, just after their arrival in England. In their previous correspondence, Riding had been intrigued by his falling-out with Communism. He became associated with their circle, collaborating on various projects. (RPG 248-49)
  • Jack Holmes

    Holmes, Jack
    m. to Winifred Holmes, contributor to World and Ourselves eds.
  • Winifred Holmes

    Holmes, Winifred
    poet KG; husband Jack Holmes eds.
  • James

    Reeves, James
    Schoolmaster, writer and Poet. Friend of Jacob Bronowski. W.G./ K.G.; m. to Mary Phillips; daughter Stella born June 14, 1938 eds.
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Beck

    Beck
    Firm that printed Epilogue and other Seizin Press books distributed by Constable. WG
  • G.P.O. Film Unit

    G.P.O. Film Unit
    located in the General Post Office buildings, this organization pioneered the short film and documentary genres in London in the 1930s eds.

Bibliography

    • Title: Covenant of Literal Morality, The [subtitle Protocol I; privately printed]
    • Author: Aldridge, John, Dorothy Hutchinson, Lucie Brown, Ward Hutchinson, George Buchanan, Alix Kemp, Mary Buchanan, Hary Kemp, Norman Cameron, Len Lye, Gordon Glover, Albert Mills, Robert Graves, Mary Phillips, Sally Graves, Beryl Pritchard, Liddell Hart, David
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Bristol
    • Publisher: Western Printing Services Ltd.
    • Idno: A37
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: The World and Ourselves [former title: Letter Book]
    • Author: Riding, Laura [contributor; with Sally Graves, Sir Edward Marsh et al]
    • Editor: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Chatto & Windus
    • Date: 1938-11