Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses his experiences abroad while on service with the YMCA in Salonica. Including topics such as, being held at Galipoli, Italy for nine days, the journey from Italy to an island (unidentified due to censorship but identified in next letter HOL/1/5/1/8/12 as Corfou), the weather, an earthquake, and diseases. [6pp]

Conditions Governing Access

This material is made available under the standard conditions of the Britten-Pears Foundation. Readers will be required to produce proof of identity and to sign a Reader’s Undertaking form.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Pages badly torn

Related Material

See HOL/1/6/7 for more information about Gustav Holst's travels abroad in 1918.