Letter from Gustav Holst to Isobel Holst

Scope and Content

Discusses the announcement and celebrations of peace after World War I while serving with the YMCA [Young Men's Christian Association] in Salonica and Constantinople. (11 Nov) [2pp]

Discusses the journey from Rome to Salonica, specifically mentions three other service men, Cant, Smith and Bagnell (12 Nov) [2pp]

Also includes a postcard showing the view from Delphi looking towards Itea, Delphi, Greece. (10 Nov)

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Related Material

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