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Record 30218

Reading Experience:

'The sergeant of the guard one day asked me to lend him a book to read. I said I was afraid I'd nothing he'd care for, but I'd look. This was my Detention Cell Library: Fellowship Hymn Book and Weymouth; Rauschenbusch Christianity and the Social Crisis; The Meaning of Prayer, The Manhood of the Master, and Prayers for Students (S.C.M.); Otto's and Hugo's German grammars; Luther's Testament, and Goethe's Faust!'
Century: 1900-1945
Date: Between 26 Oct 1917 and 23 Mar 1918
Country: England
Time: n/a
Place: city: Ipswich
county: Suffolk
other location: Ipswich Prison
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:Thomas Corder Pettifor Catchpool
Age Adult (18-100+)
Gender Male
Date of Birth 15 Jul 1883
Socio-economic group: Professional / academic / merchant / farmer
Occupation: Engineer; conscientious objector
Religion: n/a
Country of origin: England
Country of experience: England
Listeners present if any:
(e.g. family, servants, friends, workmates)
Additional comments: n/a


Text Being Read:

Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick
Title: The Meaning of Prayer
Genre: Other religious
Form of Text: Print: Book
Publication details: n/a
Provenance: owned


Source Information:

Record ID: 30218  
Source - Print  
  Author: Corder Catchpool
  Editor: n/a
  Title: On Two Fronts: Letters from a Conscientious Objector
  Place of Publication: London
  Date of Publication: 1918; repr. 1940
  Vol: n/a
  Page: 153
  Additional comments: n/a

Citation: Corder Catchpool, On Two Fronts: Letters from a Conscientious Objector (London, 1918; repr. 1940), p. 153,, accessed: 17 June 2024

Additional comments:



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