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Record Number: 25170


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Not knowing that I had reached the end of my travels for that day, I seated myself on the one chair and proceeded to read the "Church Times" which I had brought as reading matter. At about midnight my cell door was flung open and I was told to pass "out".'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

2 Mar 1912

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: London
specific address: Holloway Prison
other location: cell, in gaol

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Zoe Procter

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

10 Sep 1867

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

writer, suffragete

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

India

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Church Times

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

25170

Source:

Print

Author:

Zoe Procter

Editor:

George Baker

Title:

Life and Yesterday

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1960

Vol:

n/a

Page:

102

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Zoe Procter, George Baker (ed.), Life and Yesterday (London, 1960), p. 102, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25170, accessed: 21 September 2019


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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