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Record Number: 14120


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am really appreciating all the books and seem at the moment to be reading only French. I have not by any means exhausted them yet. ?Mahatma Gandhi? I am reading at the moment, but someone yesterday lent me Katherine Mayo?s ?Mother India?, and all my thoughts are boulevers?es [upset] by the horrors she pictures.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jun 1930 and 31 Jun 1930

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Birkenhead

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:

Winifred Agnes Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

23 Feb 1877

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Teacher and Labour Councilor

Religion:

Quaker

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

nee Booth



Text Being Read:

Author:

unknown

Title:

Mahatma Gandhi

Genre:

Biography, Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14120

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth]

Title:

MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941

Location:

private collection

Call No:

June 1930

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth], MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941 private collection, p. June 1930, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14120, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

This material copyright Shirley Gould Smith and Andrew Neill Vanson Moore.

   
   
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