Alec Guinness kept autograph diaries, sporadically from 1945 up until his death. From 1962-2000 he filled in a short entry in a pocket diary for nearly every single day. He also kept journals which were filled in less often but often consisted of longer entries with anecdotes and memories recorded. He also kept diaires to keep track of his finances and appointments.
Diaries and Journals
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 58 Add MS 89015/1
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000002951.0x000001
- Dates of Creation1938-2000
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description73 files
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Scope and Content
Arranged by use and type of diary.
Conditions Governing Access
Available for research unless otherwise stated
Not Public Record(s)
Alternative Form Available
Transcripts for some of the journals are available at Add MS 89015/1/2/8 - Add MS 89015/1/2/11.