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Old age

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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80th anniversary of the Old Age Pension Act, 1988-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/25
Scope and Contents Draft of NK’s speech at a rally to celebrate the anniversary.
Dates: 1988-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Age Concern Surveys, 1976 - 1983

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 2/6
Scope and Contents Working papers connected with surveys conducted by Mark Abrams for the Age Concern Institute of Gerontology, King's College London.
Dates: 1976 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Articles, 1960 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/3
Scope and Contents Comprising: "The Chipped White Cups of Dover", 1960; with Hildred Geertz, "Old Age in London and San Francisco", 1961; "A Note for Discussion on the Mother-Daughter Tie", 1961; "Is Your Child in the Unlucky Generation?", 1962; with John Gibson, "In Search of an Explanation of Social Mobility", 1963; with Bernard Benjamin and Chris Wallis, "The Mortality of Widowers", 1963; "Policy for Public Schools", 1963; "What Sort of People", 1963; "Family Life in 1984", 1963; "Announcing the National...
Dates: 1960 - 1965
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Articles, 1991 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/1/7
Scope and Contents Comprising: "SSRC Grants - the First Three Years", undated [1990]; "Slaves of Time", 1991; article on death for the "Encyclopedia of Time", 1992; "Open University Open About Death", 1993; introduction to "Innovations in Information", 1993; comment on the Commission on Social Justice, 1994; "Moral Intelligence", 1994; "The Significance of U3A", 1994; with Chelly Halsey, "Family and Community Socialism", 1995; " Why Where?", 1995; "Threatened Americanisation of Privatised Crematoria", 1995;...
Dates: 1991 - 2001
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Charities tax, 1990-11 - 1991-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/32
Scope and Contents Correspondence with representatives of Help The Aged and the Charities Tax Reform Group on VAT on charities. Includes copies of correspondence between Nicholas Brown and John Marek [Treasury and economic affairs spokesmen].
Dates: 1990-11 - 1991-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cold weather payments, 1976 - 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/30
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence between NK and Margaret Thatcher, then John Major, Prime Minister, research papers, press releases, extracts from Hansard etc on winter fuel payments to the elderly.
Dates: 1976 - 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cold weather payments, 1991-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/31
Scope and Contents Cuttings, press releases and background papers on winter fuel payments to the elderly.
Dates: 1991-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cold weather payments and social security, 1984-12 - 1985-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/2
Scope and Contents Briefings and reports on winter fuel payments to the elderly and social security issues.
Dates: 1984-12 - 1985-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Concessionary coal scheme, 1991-01 - 1991-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/29
Scope and Contents Copies of correspondence between representatives of the National Concessionary Fuel Office, Kevin Barron [energy spokesman] and representatives of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on British Coal Corporation’s cash in lieu of concessionary coal scheme for retired miners.
Dates: 1991-01 - 1991-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence about LinkAge, 1987 - 1995

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/40
Scope and Contents LinkAge gave elderly people and children the opportunity to spend time together.
Dates: 1987 - 1995
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Correspondence about the University of the Third Age, 1970 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/64
Scope and Contents The University of the Third Age encourages mutual education of older people.
Dates: 1970 - 1999
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Correspondence about Third Age Clubs, 1986 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/62
Scope and Contents Third Age Clubs were established as social and educational centres for older people.
Dates: 1986 - 1988
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Correspondence on Social Security Benefits: pensioners, 1989-02 - 1989-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/22
Scope and Contents Letters from pensioners on their difficulties with social security and income support, with supporting briefs and papers "One Year On", on the results of the Social Security Act (1986), implemented in April 1988.
Dates: 1989-02 - 1989-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Fuel Poverty, 1982-01 - 1987-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/3
Scope and Contents Briefings, reports and correspondence on winter fuel payments to the elderly and the Old and Cold campaign. Correspondents include: Robin Cook [health spokesman]; Peter Walker, Secretary of State for Energy.
Dates: 1982-01 - 1987-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Lectures, 1954 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: "The Labour Party and the Middle Class Mind", given at the Fabian Society's Easter School, 1954; "Family and Kinship", given at the Annual Conference of the Family Welfare Association, 4 November 1955; "Studying Kinship in East London", given at Professor [Max] Gluckman's seminar in Manchester, 24 June 1957; a talk on "The Human Group" by Professor [George] Homans, given at the Family Seminar, September 1957; "The Responsibility of the Parent and the School", given at the Annual...
Dates: 1954 - 1979
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Lectures, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/3
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Death and Modern Culture", given at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 25 February 1990; "The Future of Education", Dartington Annual Lecture, 22 June 1990; "Buddhist Attitude to Death", a response to a talk given by Stephen Batchelor to the Buddhist Hospice Trust, 15 July 1990; "Liberating the Old and the Young: the case for an ageless society", Presidential Address to the British Association, 23 August 1990; and "The Future of the Family", ESRC Annual Lecture, 6...
Dates: 1990
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Newham survey, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 1/5/6
Scope and Contents A survey of older people in East London, studying the effects of longer life expectancy.
Comprising interview transcripts, completed questionnaires, field notes and letters.
Dates: 2000
Conditions Governing Access: Closed for 30 years.
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Old Age Pensions, 1983-06 - 1983-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Jack Jones, President of the Transport and General Workers’ Union (TGWU) Retired Members Associations, with supporting papers, on pension provision.
Dates: 1983-06 - 1983-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Old People and Pensions, 1954 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/29
Scope and Contents Working papers on ageing in Britain and the USA, enclosed in file originally entitled 'Old People and Pensions', covering subjects such as government and voluntary provision of services for the elderly; experiences of retirement; private and occupational pensions; older workers and their occupational roles; leisure and housing for the elderly; generational differences in political attitudes; loneliness and community life; and gerontology. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey...
Dates: 1954 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners, 1991-04 - 1992-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/33
Scope and Contents Correspondence on Labour’s policies for pensioners, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund].
Dates: 1991-04 - 1992-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners, 1991-06 - 1992-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/34
Scope and Contents Correspondence and briefings on pensions, including the Maxwell Pensioners [those affected by Robert Maxwell’s diversion of money from the Mirror Group pension fund], pensioners in Wales and options for equality in state pension age. Correspondents include Michael Meacher [social security spokesman].
Dates: 1991-06 - 1992-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensioners’ Liaison Forum, 1987-06 - 1992-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/16
Scope and Contents Includes: briefings for and notes from NK’s meetings with the forum (the joint committee of pensioners’ organisations); correspondence with the forum, various pensioners’ organisations and Jack Jones, President of the Transport and General Workers’ Retired Members Associations; notes from the Policy Review relating to pensioners; note on the forum’s purpose; text of a speech by Edwina Currie, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, at a Pensioners’ health day; paper on Conservative...
Dates: 1987-06 - 1992-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1985-05 - 1987-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/13
Scope and Contents Cuttings, briefings and background papers on pensions policy, including a draft press release from Michael Meacher, health and social security spokesman, on Labour’s housing finance rescue package.
Dates: 1985-05 - 1987-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1986-01 - 1987-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/14
Scope and Contents Briefings and cuttings on pension provision, party policy and fuel poverty, including notes from the National Pensioners’ Convention.
Dates: 1986-01 - 1987-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pensions, 1985-02 - 1987-04

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 11/2/15
Scope and Contents Briefings and cuttings on pension provision and SERPS [State Earnings Related Pension Scheme], including texts of speeches by NK and material from the British Labour Group European information campaign for pensioners press conference.
Dates: 1985-02 - 1987-04
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.