Diary

Scope and Content

At front a drawing of the electrical installation at Holme's house, including the position of fuses. At back 'Presents given and received 1957'. A pocket in the back cover holds an address and telephone book, which contains lists of films and telephone numbers.

With the following inserts:

* Press cuttings: The Scotsman, 14 Dec 1957 announcing the death of Harcourt Williams; The Times, undated, referring to the death of Sir Kenneth Barnes; photograph of the wedding of Fiona Parker and James Stirling in the Perthshire Advertiser, 13 Aug 1958; photograph of the wedding of Charles Evans and Denise Morin in the Daily Telegraph and Morning Post, 15 Aug 1957; cutting about the 29th Ellen Terry anniversary performance which took the form of a tribute to the late Edith Craig; article from The Bulletin, 13 Dec 1957, 'The women who fought for equality', by Alison Downie; press cutting about the memorial service to Jack Buchanan; two newspaper articles by Lady Hutton (Isabel Emslie, a former Scottish Women's Hospitals doctor) entitled 'Yugoslav Hospitals Revisited'; press cutting giving a recipe for elderflower champagne; an obituary of Ronald Knox from The Tablet 31 Aug 1957 (article in at least 9 numbered pieces); press cutting with 'Disker's weekly record column' and 'Lampshades to match furnishing fabrics' on one side, and part of a romantic story on the reverse.

* Illustrations: postcard of Skye from Refuge Bay, South Morar, sent at Christmas 1937 by 'CB'; reproduction of a watercolour of the Thames in London; reproduction of a drawing of the Houses of Parliament; three birds on a branch; reproduction of a drawing of a Highland landscape; a kingfisher; candles on a Christmas tree; 'The Lamp of Friendship glows anew'; roses in a bowl; reproduction entitled 'The End of the Drive'; woodcut (?) of old man picking apples; 4 fish; Hyde Park Corner London, by T Shotter Boys.

* Letter to Holme from McClure, Naismith, Brodie & Co, 5 Dec 1957, enclosing a cheque for the half year's income due to her from the Margaret C Greenlees' Trust.

* Incomplete page from the Edinburgh Festival programme for 1957, giving prices of admission to the various venues