Edward Upward: Journal (1924-27)

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  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 89002/1/1
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000827.0x0000a0
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook (183 ff.)

Scope and Content

Hard covered notebook with 'Vol I' written on the spine. Contains dated entries, 14 September 1924 - 25 September 1927. With frequent reference to Christopher Isherwood.

Notebook foliated by Upward. Pages after f. 183 have not been used.

Loosely inserted at f. 156: a postcard from Upward to 'Dr & Mrs Upward' (Isle of Wight), and an autograph draft of a poem ('The University Town').

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Notebook dimensions: 170 x 120 mm. Folios 1-33 have been cut horizontally and repaired by Upward with adhesive clear tape. 'This diary begins on page 34. The earlier part is artificial'. (Upward, facing f. 1).