Margaret Was Addicted to Reading

Dublin Core

Title

Margaret Was Addicted to Reading

Description

Margaret recalls being addicted to reading, going frequently to the library to hunt for books. At home she would go into the living room where there was a library table and perch on the chair arm to read. An hour later she would still be perched there, absorbed in her reading, which her mother didn't like. 

Creator

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993)

Date

January 1, 1917

Rights

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Format

.mp3

Identifier

LC16-01

Provenance

Over a course of 13 years Kip Landon (Kenneth Landon Jr.) began recording stories from his parents, Margaret and Kenneth Landon, resulting in 95 hours of recordings. Beginning on July 20, 1976, recording finished in June, 1978. The project resumed again in 1982 for a few months. After a long break, the third recording period began in 1988 and concluded in March 1989.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewee

Margaret Landon (1903-1993)

Duration

1:07

Sound File Location

Box 75: Oral History: "The Landon Chronicles" Tapes 1-20

Clip Location

Hour 16, clip 01

Sub-Collection

Sub-Series 8: Audio and Video

Main Collection

Series 1: Biographical

Citation

Landon, Margaret (1903-1993) , “Margaret Was Addicted to Reading,” Digital Exhibits of Wheaton College, accessed September 16, 2019, https://omeka.wheaton.edu/items/show/189.