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Record Number: 31155


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Pilot came on board & took us up the 16 miles to Beira. Landed at 3.15 pm ... had tea at the Savoy & latest telegrams & papers. There was a Times of Jan 16 & a Spectator of Jan 27. Heard of the push in the W. [i.e., on the Western Front].'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

6 Mar 1917

Country:

Mozambique

Time

afternoon

Place:

city: Beira
specific address: Savoy Hotel

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:

Albert Ruskin Cook

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

2 Mar 1870

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Medical Missionary, Church Missionary Society

Religion:

Church of England

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Mozambique

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a] [n/a]

Title:

Spectator

Genre:

Reference / General works

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodicalManuscript: Letter, telegram

Publication Details

27 January 1917

Provenance

read in situ


Source Information:

Record ID:

31155

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert Ruskin Cook

Title:

Diary 1917

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

PP/COO/G32

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

Diary entry, 6 March 1917.

Citation:

Albert Ruskin Cook, Diary 1917, Wellcome Library, London, PP/COO/G32, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31155, accessed: 23 January 2020


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