Log Entries of Letters for November, 1938

Nov. 1


Humphrey Milford1 about Golden Treasury Barker about money. Watt about sheets.


Watt about signature sheets; Sheets to Watt


Watt about Ebro. Bank with cheques £13



Proofs to Karl.


Hungarian B's to Z & A Korda Watt about signatures


Cheque to bank £41. Watt about presentation copies.


Garnett about L. book

... 14.




Editorial Notes

1Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford,(1877-1952), publisher with Oxford UP eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Goldschmidt, Karl
    Karl Goldschmidt, later Kenneth Gay: Graphic artist, friend and secretary of Robert Graves and Laura Riding since 1934. R. G. spells both as Carl and Karl.
  • Anita

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

    Russell, Margaret
    House-keeper L.R. & R.G. had had in London. WG
  • A.G. (A.E.S.G)

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

    Korda, Zoltan
    Alexander Korda's brother eds.
  • Korda

    Korda, Alexander
    Director of the film version of I Claudius.
  • 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.
  • Evans

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

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

    Marsh, Edward
    Influential civil servant and friend of R.G.'s and many others from WW I, also Georgian poets and artists. W.G. & C.P.

Organizations Mentioned

  • Sangorski & Sutcliffe

    Sangorski & Sutcliffe
    bookbinders (est. 1901); RG had proof copies of his own and LR's work bound by them eds.
  • 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
  • Arthur Barker Ltd.

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

  • Editors

    Editors of the Graves Diary Project.


    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21