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Record Number: 11560


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'...went along to the reference room of the public library to look up data on African trees. I searched the shelves and found just the book I wanted: a scientific work that gave full details of African trees. I sat studying it and making notes...'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

unknown

Country:

England

Time

daytime

Place:

other location: in the library, reference room

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:

Joseph Stamper

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

14 Oct 1886

Socio-Economic Group:

Labourer (non-agricultural)

Occupation:

iron moulder, writer

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:

Science, Agriculture / horticulture / husbandry, Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

11560

Source:

Print

Author:

Joseph Stamper

Editor:

n/a

Title:

So long ago

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1960

Vol:

n/a

Page:

169

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Joseph Stamper, So long ago (London, 1960), p. 169, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=11560, accessed: 30 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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