Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
Meeting minutes, draft papers, action plans, correspondence, and notes from the Social Science Research Council's 'Next Thirty Years Commission' and related committees. Includes papers on subjects such as social change, forecasting, and long range planning for different sectors and institutions; international co-operation; and cultural and economic problems in industrialized societies. Also includes minutes from the first meeting of the SSRC's Panel on Opinion Polling Methodology.
The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre cover Silkin's Parliamentary and Ministerial career, and his other public interests, including the Channel Tunnel, the E.E.C. and the dairy industry. There is material of particular interest on Silkin's difficulties with his Constituency Party in Deptford, and on the Labour Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections in 1980 and 1983.
Printed proposals on town and village development, housing and sanitation by the chairman of the National Housing Reform Council. 8p.
Letter from T Horsfall (Swanscoe Park, near Macclesfield, [Cheshire]) to WSC advocating stricter control of the extension of towns such as exists in continental Europe, the Transvaal [South Africa], the United States and elsewhere. Considers an area of slums in the Ancoats district of Manchester. Signed typescript annotated in shorthand.
Letter from Stanley Udale (11 Birch Grove, Ealing Common, [London]) to WSC inclosing a statement of the results of his survey of slums in Lincoln in 1895 [see CHAR 2/30/11].
Extract from the Lincoln Gazette and Times: statement of the results of Stanley Udale's survey of the slums of Lincoln. Printed. Sent with CHAR 2/30/10.
Letter from T Horsfall (Swanscoe Park, near Macclesfield, [Cheshire]) to WSC criticising the Education Bill and hoping that it will not weaken the Government's ability to deal with land reform and housing. Signed typescript.
Letter from [WSC] to the editor of the Times on Henry Rider Haggard's assertion that rural depopulaton and urban congestion can only be remedied by a multiplication of small holdings and a system of Protection. Draft in the hand of ?.
Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to T C Horsfall thanking him for his papers on town planning and asking for details on how a system of professional mayors on the German model could be implemented in Britain. Suggests that all local government officials should form one corporate body like the central civil service. Copy in the hand of Annette Anning. Draft at CHAR 2/33/23-24.
Letter from WSC (Colonial Office) to T C Horsfall thanking him for his papers on town planning and asking for details on how a system of professional mayors on the German model could be implemented in Britain. Suggests that all local government officials should form one corporate body like the central civil service. Incomplete draft in the hand of Annette Anning. A fuller copy at CHAR 2/33/20-22.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.