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Record Number: 12307


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Thursday, 7th January, Offered Pat 19th January or 16th March for his friend?s lecture. Smith does not expect to leave for the Coast until about October. He expects to go with Adams. Read: ?History of Florence? ( Machiavelli)'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

7 Jan 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:

Niccolo Machiavelli

Title:

History of Florence

Genre:

History

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

12307

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=12307, accessed: 14 June 2024


Additional Comments:

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

   
   
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