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Record Number: 10110


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Smoke a Players "medium" and a De Reszke "Minor". I read "Glasgow Herald" (Bus strike, Britain's new Navy, etc.) and "Ayrshire Post" (Report of Ayrshire Film Society, Dr. M'Rae's report of Glengall Mental Hospital, letter about- people-writer of letter doesn't like them- comments on Ayr's poor support of a resident repertory company "Pelican Players").'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

12 May 1937

Country:

Scotland?

Time

morning

Place:

n/a

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:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Unknown

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Scotland?

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Ayrshire Post

Genre:

Drama, Essays / Criticism, Ephemera, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10110

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 372, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation:

Humphrey Jennings and Charles Madge, 'May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day Surveys' (London, 1937), p. 372, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10110, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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