Engagement diary 1929

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 Oxford from 1 July-4 July, and a trip to Norwich from 26 December-30 December.

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 to France and Italy from 21 December 1928- 22 March 1929, details for a trip to the USA from 7 April 1929- 5 May 1929, a trip to Paris from 15 October 1929- 21 October 1929, and a trip to Paris from 7 November 1929- 13 November 1929.

For full details of Gustav Holst's movements abroad from 1928-1929, also see Engagement diary 1928, ref. no. HOL/1/6/17.

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