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Record Number: 20336


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I met a girl who worked in one of the intelligence sections at Blenheim. In her bed-sitter one evening, as we sat in a tipsy huddle cose to the wheezing gas fire, she murmured that she had seen my unusual name in an index of Communists'.

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

From: 1 Oct 1939

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

county: Oxfordshire
specific address: Blenheim Palace

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:

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

worked in wartime Intelligence

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

a girlfriend of Ralph Glasser



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

[Intelligence lists of communists]

Genre:

Politics

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

20336

Source:

Print

Author:

Ralph Glasser

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Gorbals Boy at Oxford

Place of Publication:

London

Date of Publication:

1988

Vol:

n/a

Page:

131

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ralph Glasser, Gorbals Boy at Oxford (London, 1988), p. 131, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=20336, accessed: 26 November 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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