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Record 20336

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'I met a girl who worked in one of the intelligence sections at Blenheim. In her bed-sitter one evening, as we sat in a tipsy huddle cose to the wheezing gas fire, she murmured that she had seen my unusual name in an index of Communists'.
Century: 1900-1945
Date: From: 1 Oct 1939
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: county: Oxfordshire
specific address: Blenheim Palace
   
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:

Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
Date of Birth n/a
Socio-economic group: Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder
Occupation: worked in wartime Intelligence
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: a girlfriend of Ralph Glasser

 

Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Intelligence lists of communists]
Genre: Politics
Form of Text: Print: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 20336  
Source - Print  
  Author: Ralph Glasser
  Editor: n/a
  Title: Gorbals Boy at Oxford
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1988
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 131
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 131, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=20336, accessed: 16 September 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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