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Record Number: 14137


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I am very busy with small things ? but am hoping to keep more to my books in future. I am making a really exhaustive study of France ? something fundamental I mean. At present I am going through a life of Turgot ? the latest, and a book on ?French Civilisation; Foundations to end of Middle Ages? by Albert Guerard.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1941 and 31 Jan 1941

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:

Life of Turgot

Genre:

Biography

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

14137

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth]

Title:

MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941

Location:

private collection

Call No:

January 1941

Page/Folio:

n/a

Citation:

Winifred Agnes Moore [nee Booth], MS Letters from Winifred Moore, 1928-1941 private collection, p. January 1941, p. n/a, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=14137, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

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

   
   
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