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Labour Party: Future, 1942 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/22

Scope and Contents

Working papers on the Labour Party in files previously enclosed in file entitled 'Future of Labour Party', covering subjects such as conservatism and Marxism in Britain; Communist Party ideology and 'propaganda'; the socialisation of individuals; the cultivation of 'civilisation' and the public realm; the impact of the welfare state on social relations; household expenditure and the buying habits of Daily Herald readers; and the family lives and leisure habits of young couples. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes and research proposal for a book entitled 'The Social Problem of Socialist Britain' (c. 1952). Includes a copy of Michael Young's essay "Is This the Classless Society?" marked 'First Draft - Confidential' (located in file 4 of 4).


  • Creation: 1942 - 1959

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


4 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Boxes 66-67

Finding aid date

2017-02-07 11:23:26.343000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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