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Record Number: 10302


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'After breakfast I postponed the things I ought to do by a little reading and knitting. Then I wrote letters till lunch. Continued this after lunch - this comes of refusing to write letters except on Sundays.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 May 1941 and 31 May 1941

Country:

England

Time

morning: Sunday morning, after breakfast

Place:

location in dwelling: home

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:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10302

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 691, May 1941, Broadcast For North American Service, Notes how people spend their leisure time (TH), p. 6, 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:

File Report 691, May 1941, Broadcast For North American Service, Notes how people spend their leisure time (TH), p. 6, 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=10302, accessed: 04 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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