Diary, September-9 December 1959
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Subjects include Phyllis Willmott's family life with her husband and children in Dartmouth Park Road in Highgate, where they shared a house with their friends Peggy and Johnny Sparrow; their stay in Paris on returning from holiday in Switzerland; the Fabian Family Summer School at Bexhill-on-Sea; socialising with friends, including Margot Jefferys, Joan Young, and Irene Shils; work at the Institute of Community Studies in Bethnal Green, including "Family and Class in a London Suburb", the return of Peter Marris, and their colleagues Raphael Samuel, Mary Barclay, and Enid Mills; driving lessons and passing her driving test; their relationship with Michael and Joan Young; the General Election; a conversation about Beatniks with Raphael Samuel; and the Anna Freud clinic.
With black-and-white photographs of the family on holiday in Intragna in Switzerland, August 1959 (3); a press cutting about the Ford Foundation grant to the Institute of Community Studies, 9 October 1959; and a colour photograph of Peter Willmott dancing with Edna Baldwin, [November 1959].
- September-9 December 1959
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