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Record 26761

Reading Experience:

'The subject of this evening's discussion was The Philosophy of Henri Bergson. Interesting papers were given by C.E. Stansfield who introduced the discussion; by Howard R. Smith & Mary Hayward who dwelt particularly on Bergson's views upon Instinct, Intuition & Intelligence.'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 4 Jun 1912
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
specific address: Leighton Park
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, workmates)
Members of the XII book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Howard R. Smith
Title: [paper on Henri Bergson]
Genre: Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Manuscript: Unknown
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 26761  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Walter Rowntree
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915)
  Location: Private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 141

Citation: Walter Rowntree, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 1 (1895-1915) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 141,, accessed: 13 July 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 ( Alfred Rawlings, the usual Secretary, was absent



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