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Record Number: 27073


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The Secretary read a letter which A. Rawlings had received from Mudies Libr. The question of using Mudies was discussed but it was felt that the advantages offered by Mudie did not meet our need. It was therefore decided to do nothing further in the matter.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

29 Sep 1916

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 'Greenlands'

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:

Ernest E. Unwin

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1881

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

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

Members of XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

[letter from Mudies library]

Genre:

letter

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Letter

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27073

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Ernest E. Unwin

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

17

Citation:

Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private Collection, p. n/a, p. 17, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27073, accessed: 02 July 2022


Additional Comments:

Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

   
   
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