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Record 29236

Reading Experience:


'A Meeting held at 9 Denmark Rd 13/11/1928 F. E. Pollard in the chair

1. Minutes of last read and approved


8[.] Essays were read (1) Alfred Rawlings on Beauty (2) R H Robson on The Abolition of the House of Commons'

Century: 1900-1945
Date: 13 Nov 1928
Country: England
Time: evening
Place: Reading
9 Denmark Road
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 n/a
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, workmates)
Members of XII Book Club
Additional comments: It is assumed that it was the secretary to the XII Book Club, then Howard Smith, who read the minutes to the meeting.


Text Being Read:

Author: Howard Smith
Title: [Minutes of the meeting of the XII Book Club held 13 November 1928]
Genre: Minutes
Form of Text: Manuscript: Notebook
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: reading group


Source Information:

Record ID: 29236  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Howard Smith
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 183

Citation: Howard Smith, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 2 (1915-31) private collection, p. 183,, accessed: 20 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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