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Record 27060

Reading Experience:

'Mark Twain A very humorous essay written by C.E. Stansfield & read by R.H. Robson gave us a delightful introduction to this great American 'wit' [?] Readings from his works were given by Mrs W.H. Smith. Mrs Evans. Miss Mary Hayward. Mr Robson. Mr Unwin'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: 16 Jun 1916
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: city: Reading
specific address: 'Hazelwood', Kenduck [?] Rd
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:Reginald Robson
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 XII Book Club
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Mark Twain
Title: n/a
Genre: Fiction, Essays / Criticism
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group


Source Information:

Record ID: 27060  
  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: 15

Citation: Ernest E. Unwin, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) Private collection, p. n/a, p. 15,, accessed: 17 June 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 (



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