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Record Number: 29317


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'A Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue 25th September 1929 C. E Stansfield in the chair

Min 1. Minutes of last time read and approved

2 Mrs T C Elliott was wellcomed to the club in a felicitous speech by the chairman

3 The Secretary read a letter of resignation of Membership from Muriel Bowman Smith he was directed unanimously to ask her to reconsider the matter.


[...]

7 Holiday Essays were read R H Robson a family holiday at Mort[?] Geo Burrow The Jamboree & thoughts thereon C. E. Stansfield on a Swiss Holiday whilst H M Wallis chatted on some aspects of Bordighera.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

25 Sep 1929

Country:

England

Time

evening

Place:

city: Reading
county: Berkshire
specific address: 70 Northcourt Avenue

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:

Reginald H. Robson

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1877

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:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Reginald H. Robson

Title:

[essay on a family holiday]

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Manuscript: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

29317

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Howard Smith

Title:

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

Location:

private collection

Call No:

n/a

Page/Folio:

192

Citation:

Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 192, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=29317, accessed: 26 January 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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