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Record Number: 12331


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Tuesday, 9th March, Club ? ?Currency and Unemployment? - Arthur Robinson. The finest lecture of the year. Mr. Robinson gave an introductory explanation of money and credit, and then discussed the most important of the modern schools of Financial and Economist thought. His view, and the point of the lecture, was that a managed currency could be used alleviate, and perhaps cure, the present state of affairs ? the internal trade crisis and the principle problem ? unemployment. Smith off work today. Read ? ?Journal to Stella? (Swift)'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

9 Mar 1926

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Liverpool

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:

Gerald Moore

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

16 Jun 1903

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Coffee then Cocoa broker, working for Unilever - United Africa Company

Religion:

none

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Jonathan Swift

Title:

Journal to Stella

Genre:

Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12331

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Gerald Moore

Title:

MS Diary 1926

Location:

Private Collection

Call No:

MS Diary 1926

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

For further information about this MS diary, please contact the RED project. http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php

Citation:

Gerald Moore, MS Diary 1926, Private Collection, MS Diary 1926, n/a, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=12331, accessed: 16 May 2022


Additional Comments:

This material Copyright Andrew Neill Vanson Moore, and Shirley Frances Gould-Smith.

   
   
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