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Record 20337

Reading Experience:

'In the dimness I had missed - how could I have done! - a few lines of crabbed writing at the very top of the paper, separated from those below by a blank space and a thick black line. Under a heading "The following were judged worthy of Distinction", were three names; mine was there.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Until: 31 Dec 1943
Country: England
Time: morning
Place: city: Oxford
specific address: Examination Schools
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:Ralph Glasser
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 3 Apr 1916
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: later economist
Religion: Jewish
Country of origin: England, of Lithuanian parents
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: [n/a]
Title: [Oxford Finals Class Lists]
Genre: Ephemera
Form of Text: Print: Poster
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID: 20337  
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: 140
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 140,, accessed: 16 February 2020

Additional comments:



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