Sept 1 Tuesday

Troy. Lunch with Kyllmann at Etoile: talked about Dictionary.
To Mr Deeds goes to Town1 with Jenny David Sam
To Spread it Along[RG] Abroad[RG] 2 with James & Mary, David & Jenny. Nelson Keys & good ballet. Bought Jenny garnet brooch: she & David had bought Laura an aquamarine & paste ring.
* &[RG]
Talked to Catherine o[RG]
New glasses from Curry & Paxton.
Bought Meccano3 for Sam & hairbrushes for David and met Sterling again (at Selfridges). Prevented from going to Spain by medical guild regulation.

Editorial Notes

11936 film, directed by Frank Capra eds.
2a London revue, with music by Harold Link, Jack Strachey, and Eric Maschwitz. eds
3a toy eds.

Hands Referenced

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

Places Mentioned

  • Etoile

    Westminster, London, England
    restaurant on Charlotte St. eds.

People Mentioned

  • Kyllmann

    Kyllmann, O.K.
    of Constable's RG; also referred to as O.K. eds
  • Jenny

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

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

    Reeves, Mary
    wife of James Reeves; daughter Stella born 14 June, 1938 eds.
  • Nelson Keys

    Keys, Nelson
    stage and movie actor (1886-1939) eds.
  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Catherine
    Catherine Nicholson: (1922- ) third of four children of Robert Graves and Nancy Nicholson. eds.
  • Sterling

    An osteopath who was leaving for Spain with the Friend's Ambulance when R.G. met him in August 1936.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Curry & Paxton

    Curry & Paxton
    London opticians eds.
  • Selfridges

    London department store eds.


    • Title: Trojan Ending, A [novel]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • PubPlace: Deyá & London
    • Publisher: Seizin & Constable
    • Date: 1937
    • Title: Dictionary [projected project; unfinished]
    • Author: Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1935