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Record 6636

Reading Experience:

Evidence:
'Read most of day. I am reading "Dandelion Days", and love it. I must get some more of the Henry Williamson books.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 29 Aug 1943
Country: England
Time: daytime: most of the day
Place: city: Darlington
county: Co. Durham
   
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:Hilary Spalding
Age Child (0-17)
Gender Female
Date of Birth 4 Sep 1927
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: daughter of manufacturer; later schoolmistress and Head of English
Religion: Church of England
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
n/a
Additional comments: Mrs Hilary Adams after marriage

 

Text Being Read:

Author: Henry Williamson
Title: Dandelion Days
Genre: Fiction
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: unknown

 

Source Information:

Record ID: 6636  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Hilary Spalding
  Title: MS Diary 1943
  Location: private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: n/a

Citation: Hilary Spalding, MS Diary 1943 private collection of Mrs Hilary Adams, p. n/a, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=6636, accessed: 17 November 2019

Additional comments:

 

 

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