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Record Number: 27761


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'The Minutes of the last meeting were read & signed'

Century:

Date:

14 Jul 1923

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
specific address: 'Fansham' [?] Northcourt Ave

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:

Howard R. Smith

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

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:

Ernest E. Unwin

Title:

[Minutes of XII Book Club]

Genre:

Unknown

Form of Text:

Manuscript: book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

27761

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard R. Smith

Title:

XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

121

Citation:

Howard R. Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2  private collection, p. n/a, p. 121, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=27761, accessed: 03 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). Howard R. Smith was now secretary - either he or Unwin may have read the minutes.

   
   
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