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Race, 1954 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/34

Scope and Contents

Working papers on race relations, covering subjects such as racial discrimination and tolerance in specific regions of Britain; immigration and public services; the relationship between 'race prejudice' and socialism and conservatism; Enoch Powell and 'Powellism' in public life; and anti-racism and civil liberties. Consists largely of survey data, Research Services Ltd. manuals for interviewers, and reports, with press cuttings and Mark Abrams's notes. Includes drafts of Mark Abrams's papers "Coloured Immigrants and the Electorate" (1965), report for the Labour Party's Study Group on Immigration, "Public Opinion and Immigration" (1969), and "The Incidence of Race Prejudice in Britain" (n.d.). Also includes correspondence regarding Mark Abrams's Listener article "Attitudes of Whites Towards Blacks" (1969). With Mark Abrams's original contents list.


  • Creation: 1954 - 1970

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

Box 80

Related Materials

See also Abrams's related working papers for the Labour Party's Race Relations Committee and Study Group on Immigration in ABMS 4/4/1-2.

Finding aid date

2017-02-17 11:27:39.610000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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