Engagement diaries of Imogen Holst

Scope and Content

The diaires contain brief details of appointments including some names and places.

Diaries for the following years are missing; 1931, 1932, 1940, 1941, 1943 and 1950.

There are also transcripts made by Imogen Holst of her diary entries from 1930-1954, and transcripts made by Helen Lilley of diary entries 1930-1984.

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.

Related Material

For Imogen Holst's engagements during 1940 and 1941 refer to her Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts (CEMA) reports (ref no. HOL/2/16).

For the period Sep 1952 to Mar 1954 refer to Imogen Holst's journal which contains almost daily entries (ref no. HOL/2/10).

See HOL/2/16 for a 1984 office wall calendar.