Thursday June 23

Went over proofs of Len pamphlet .
Packing.
Liddell Hart for Protocol and for Laura proof[RG] and proof corrections and[RG] goodbye.
Interview with Macintyre1 of Little Brown at Savoy Hotel2 (Laura & ×××× [indecipherable] myself). All seems settled: points about printing expenses & methods outstanding. His wife provided dry martinis and a sentence about a red haired schoolmistress who denied the existence of synonyms.
Catherine & Norman goodbye – Norman with a £100 rise. – Catherine gave us a Russian enamel salt cellar 1877.
Packing all evening after they went
Jenny has definitely got a job at Liverpool Rep [Repertory] 3.

Editorial Notes

1Afred R. Macintyre, president of Little, Brown & Co. eds.
2the Strand, London eds.
3Liverpool Repertory Theatre eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Liverpool

    Liverpool, England

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Lye, Len
    New Zealand painter, sculptor, and filmmaker whom LR & RG had met in London. He helped with the Seizin Press publications. WG; married to Jane Lye, son Bix. eds.
  • Norman Cameron

    Cameron, Norman
    Poet. Built Can Torrent in 1932-1933. W.G.; m. to Elfriede, then to Catherine Vandervelde; friend and contributor to LR and RG's work eds.
  • 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.
  • Jenny

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.
  • Catherine Vandervelde

    Vandervelde, Catherine
    one of Korda's scriptwriters; friend of RG and LR, met at Denham studios; contributor to World and Ourselves; married Norman Cameron in September, 1938. eds. Diary, and Friedmann 302
  • Graves, Robert
    Author of the diary.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Little, Brown & Co.

    Little, Brown & Co.
    Publisher in Boston who agreed to take on LR's Dictionary of Related Meanings in 1938 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: Len Lye and the Problem of Popular Films [pamphlet; see Wexler xi]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Seizin Press
    • Publisher: London
    • Idno: N/A
    • Date: 1938