Press cuttings book

Scope and Content

Leaders, 25 Jul 1921-22 Sep 1923.Dramatic reviews, Dec 1921- Sep 1923.Book reviews, Aug 1921-Nov 1923 (plus some undated), including reviews on various war memoirs and histories.Articles:

  • `The army chaplain', 20 Aug, 1921.
  • `The sheep that were not fed', 27 Aug, 1921.
  • `A medical board', 22 Oct 1921.
  • `The nuisance of cause and effect', 12 Nov 1921.
  • `Why the French love Molière', 17 Dec 1921.
  • `The happy mountain rambler', 14 Jan 1922.
  • `A reminiscence of Lord Bryce', 24 Jan 1922.
  • `Writing to please', 11 Mar 1922.
  • `To mind or not to mind', 22 Apr 1922.
  • `Open-eyed travel', 5 Aug 1922.
  • `No Alps this year', 26 Aug 1922.
  • `Peace-makers at Ouchy', 25 Nov 1922.
  • `A good look at England', 3 Mar 1923.
  • `Aromatists', [19?] Feb 1923.

Obituary of Sir Henry Hughes Wilson, assassinated by 2 members of Sinn Fein on 22 Jun 1922, incomplete and undated.

Letters written in response to `The happy mountain rambler' and `A reminiscence of Lord Bryce' are pasted in beside the articles.

The article `A night watch', 31 Jan 1922, has a pencil note attributing it to F.A. Montague, son of CEM.

Loose material (10 items): 1 loose book review; 9 large cuttings containing photographs with captions written by Montague for the series `The Western Battlefields Revisited', dated 18, 20, 26, 28 July and 1, 4, 7 August 1922.