Transcripts of engagement diaries

Scope and Content

Transcripts made by Helen Lilley of Gustav Holst's diary entries 1912-1934. Transcripts were made using index cards written and annotated by Imogen Holst detailing entries from Gustav Holst's engagement diaries.

Also includes photocopies of Imogen Holst's index cards for the periods January- June 1919, January- February 1923 and Janaury- November 1924. These periods were ommitted from the typed transcripts on the instruction of Imogen Holst, along with October-December 1918, for which no copies of the index cards are present.

Please see page (i) of transcript Volume I, 1912-1916 for more information on these ommissions.


Volume I, 1912-1916

Volume II, 1917-1921

Volume III, 1922-1927

Volume IV, 1928-1930

Volume V, 1931-1934

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

Draft typescripts of Gustav Holst's diaries ref. no. HOL/1/6/24