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Record Number: 31258


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Read on furlough. 1917–1918.
[...]
B. General.
Hist.y of our own Times. '85–11. Gooch
Middlemarch – George Eliot
Felix Holt – [George Eliot]
A Mill on the Floss – [George Eliot]
Men, Women & Guns – Sapper
A Student in Arms – Hankey.
Great Texts of the Bible – Psalms
Battles of the 19th Cent.y – Ency. Brit
The Real Kaiser –
In a German Prince's house
Life of Stanley – Autobiography
Political Hist.y of the World – Innes.
The Practice of Xt.s Presence – Fullerton
Malarial Work in Macedonia. – Willoughby & Cassidy
Bible Prophecies of the present war.
Where are we?
The lost tribes.
The Marne & after
Nelson's Hist.y of the War. XV, XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX.
A strange story. 1 & 2.
The eyes of His glory – Harrington Lees
The Practice of Christ's Presence
I.R.M. Jan — Dec 1917. Jan — July 1918.
Advent Testimony.
The King's Highway
The Vision Splendid
All's Well.
Bunyan's Characters. White. Vols. 1 & 3
Lichnowsky.
Prophetic Outlook — Cachemaile
Rhymes of a Red Cross man
Kipling – 20 poems
In Christ – Gordon
Scenes of Clerical Life. George Eliot
Sense & Sensibility – J. Austen.
Nicholas Nickleby – Dickens.
Dombey & Son      "
Silvia's Lovers. Mrs Gaskell.
Emma. Jane Austen
Agnes Grey. Ann Bronte
Thirsting for the Springs. Jowett
Germany at Bay. Major MacFall
Sir Nigel Loring. Conan Doyle'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 21 Apr 1917 and 5 Jul 1918

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Croydon, London
specific address: Berkeley Lodge, Haling Park Road

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:

England

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

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Marr Murray

Title:

Bible Prophecies and the Present War

Genre:

Other religious

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1916.

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

31258

Source:

Manuscript

Author:

Albert Ruskin Cook

Title:

Diary 1918

Location:

Wellcome Library, London

Call No:

PP/COO/G33

Page/Folio:

n/a

Additional Information:

List written in memoranda section at end of diary.

Citation:

Albert Ruskin Cook, Diary 1918, Wellcome Library, London, PP/COO/G33, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/UK/record_details.php?id=31258, accessed: 25 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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