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Field notes: '1972/1', 1972-04-15 - 1972-06-15

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/11/9/2

Scope and Contents

A spiral-bound notebook inscribed by Joan Robinson on upper cover '1972/1'. 81 leaves, 8 in. x 5 in. Sections of text have been flagged by Joan Robinson with 15 inscribed paper slips. The positions were noted, and the slips and paper-clips removed in November 1984, when the slips were stored separately. Entries in this notebook include:
[f. 1] Various notes
[f. 2] 30 April. Canton, Ping Chou Commune
[f. 11] (blank)
[f. 13] 4 May ?. Peking, Fan Chia Tsun Commune
[f. 22] 5 May. Peking, Women's Co-operative (West District No. 1 Transistor Factory)
[f. 27] 5 May. Peking, Printing and Dyeing Textile Works
[f. 33] 8 May. Hsin Chou, Notes on Hupei Province
[f. 52] 9 May. Hsin Chou, Liu Chi Commune
[ff. 71-81] (blank)
And from the back:
[f. 81v] 9 May. Hsin Chou, Discussion notes
[f. 59v] 10 May. Hsin Chou, Farm Machinery Repair and Manufacturing Plant
[f. 51v] 10 May. Hsin Chou, County Hospital
[f. 46v] 11 May. Wuhan, Iron and Steel Complex
[f. 38v] 12 May. Wuhan, First Leather Shoe Factory
[f. 30v] 28 May ?. Kiangsu Province: notes
[f. 19v] 30 May. Nanking, Chemical Fertiliser Factory
[f. 10v] 31 May. Nanking, Huo Hua Glass Instrument Factory
[ff. 4v-1v] (blank)


  • Creation: 1972-04-15 - 1972-06-15


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.

Biographical / Historical

Field Notebooks: listing of entries. The dates and sources of Joan Robinson's notes are derived from comparison of the field notes and the travel diaries, as far as is possible.


1 collection (1 notebook, and part in envelope with JVR/9/3) : paper

Language of Materials


Date information

DateText: Late April-Early June.

Finding aid date

2003-03-21 10:41:16+00:00

Genre / Form

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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