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One-off published articles and news cuttings, 1946 - 1981

 File — Container: GCPP Wootton 3/4/7
Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Wootton 3/4/7

Scope and Contents

Item 1. 'Death - whose right to choose?', discussing the right to end or prolong life in the case of terminal illness, in 'Midwife Health Visitor and Community Nurse', May 1980;
Item 2. Cutting from The Guardian re BW's bill in the House of Lords to make corporal punishment illegal in schools, January 5 1973;
Item 3. 'Spare the rod and civilise the child', in 'Teachers World, 13 December 1974;
Item 4. 'Welcome for proposals to keep offenders out of prison', from 'Freethinker', September 1970;
Item 5. 'Parkers and Drinkers', re illegal parking and drunk driving, in 'Family Doctor', August 1960;
Item 6. 'The Truth about Youth: Sometimes I wonder we haven't more young thugs', based on a Gallup Poll inquiry, in the News Chronicle, March 17 1959;
Item 7. 'Lifetime of benefits plea', re need for the welfare state to work towards universal basic benefits for all, in 'Community Care', April 17 1980;
Item 8. 'Pools not Guilty', re economic effects of British public spending on various forms of betting, in 'Coal', the National Coal Board magazine, July 1947;

Item 9. 'Retrospect and Prospect', in 'The Freethinker', May 1981, centenary issue (re changes in society and the world at large over the last 100 years);
Item 10. 'Wootton on British Planning', re the economic situation in Britain, in 'The General View' (student publication of Columbia University), April 7 1948;
Item 11. 'Tour C1 - 15 Days from 42GNS', being notes by BW on Calvi, Corsica, for a Horizon Holidays Brochure, circa 1960;
Item 12. 'A Stranger's Eye: Barbara Wootton gives her impressions of her recent visit to India', with particular emphasis on the relationship between India and Britain, in 'Envoy', March 1957;
Item 13. 'Retaining rural peace without regimentation', re the work of the Countryside Commission [BW being its chairman], in The Birmingham Post Midland Magazine, 28 December 1968;
Item 14. 'Winners and losers in the rat race', in New Scientist, 9 April 1964, re predictions of what life will be like 20 years hence, part of a section entitled 'Britain in 1984';
Item 15. 'Adventure is only for the few', re social security plans, in the Sunday Chronicle, 10 November 1946;
Item 16. 'The Truth about Youth: Youngsters get too much money? I doubt it', part of a 4-day series based on a Gallup Poll enquiry, in the News Chronicle, 16 March 1959.


  • 1946 - 1981


1 file(s) : Paper

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Wootton, Barbara

Finding aid date

2004-11-15 12:09:55+00:00

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