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Record 30121

Reading Experience:


'Meeting held at 70 Northcourt Avenue: 14. 12. 37

C. E. Stansfield in the Chair.

1. Minutes of last read and approved

2. It should have been mentioned in last meeting’s minutes that the Secretary was asked to write to Dorothy Brain and to Edgar & Mignon Castle acknowledging their letters of resignation. [...] This was duly done and all three offered their best wishes for the Club’s happy continuance.'

Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 27 Nov 1937 and 14 Dec 1937
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Reading
county: Berkshire
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:Mignon Castle
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Female
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: n/a
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Victor Alexander
Title: [letter acknowledging receipt of letter of resignation from the XII Book Club]
Genre: Letter
Form of Text: Manuscript: Letter
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 30121  
  Source - Manuscript
  Author: Victor Alexander
  Title: XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 3 (1931-1938)
  Location: private collection
  Call no: n/a
  Page/folio: 200–3

Citation: Victor Alexander, XII Book Club Minute Book, Vol. 3 (1931-1938) private collection, p. 200–3,, accessed: 01 June 2023

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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