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Record Number: 29287


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A. Meeting held at Frensham 19/3/1929 H. R. Smith in the chair

Min 1 Minutes of last read and approved

Min 2 The date of the next Meeting was fixed for Friday May 3rd at Grove House by kind invitation of Mrs Lawson[.] Mr H. B. Lawson was added to the committee

Min 3 Three short Plays of John Galsworthy were then read in parts. The first was "Hall Marked" not a great success as it depends so much on exit. [illegible word similar to ‘cutranas’] glances & backs. After supper Came "The Little Man" which was much enjoyed and finally Punch & Go which also gave much pleasure.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

19 Mar 1929

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: Frensham

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary reactive unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Howard Smith

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1860

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

Quaker or associated with the Friends

Country of Origin:

n/a

Country of Experience:

England

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

Members of XII Book Club


Additional Comments:

It is assumed that it was Howard Smith, as secretary of the club, who read out the minutes of the previous meeting



Text Being Read:

Author:

Howard Smith

Title:

[Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 26 Feb 1929]

Genre:

Minutes

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Notebook

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

reading group


Source Information:

Record ID:

29287

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard Smith

Title:

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

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

188

Citation:

Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 188, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29287, accessed: 17 April 2024


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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