Journal

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 89015/1/2/5
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000009835.0x000001
  • Dates of Creation
      1973-1976
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

Red bound autograph journal. First entry 14th December 1973 and last entry 31 December 1976.

In 1973 Guinness performed in Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett in Oxford and London. In April 1974 the Guinnesses went to Greece on holiday. In an entry on 30th August 1974 Guinness writes about his childhood and his father Andrew Geddes. He relates accounts of some of his dreams in this journal. On 20th December 1975 Guinness meets George Lucas and records his impressions. On the 27th March Guinness tries on his costume for Star Wars and works on his character.

NB. There are typed transcripts available for the 1973 entries and extracts from 1974-1976.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)