Engagement diary 1928

Scope and Content

Engagement diary with brief details of appointments, places travelled to, concerts, lectures, rehearsals, and a few brief memoranda. Includes more detailed entries for a trip to Kidderminster from 2 April-7 April, a trip to Canterbury from 26 May-1 June, a trip to Arundel from 7 August-10 August, and a trip to France from 2 September-7 September.

Diary entries regarding Gustav Holst's travel outside the UK are generally fuller and more detailed with notes about travel schedules and arrangements, and activities and appointments kept while travelling. This includes details for a trip from 19 Dec 1927- 19 Jan 1928 to Germany, Austria and Prague and details for a trip to France and Italy from 21 December 1928- 22 March 1929.

For full details of Gustav Holst's movements abroad from 1927-1928, also see Engagement diary 1927, ref. no. HOL/1/6/16.

For full details of Gustav Holst's movements abroad from 1928-1929, also see Engagement diary 1929, ref. no. HOL/1/6/18.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

A few leaves in the middle of the diary have cme loose and are tucked inside.