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Food and Health, 1941 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/17

Scope and Contents

Working papers on food consumption and health issues in Britain and the USA, covering subjects such as food and drink retailing and diets; consumption habits of housewives; health education in secondary schools; government and consumer spending on healthcare; research into occupational and mental health; and old age pensions. Consists of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes, largely for papers delivered to food manufacturers. Includes copies of raw social survey data and other materials relating to Ministry of Food surveys (1941-1964) and Mark Abrams's paper "Testing Opinion" (1965).


  • 1941 - 1968

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


4 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 63

Finding aid date

2017-01-20 12:27:10+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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