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Consumers

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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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 collected for an anthology, 1938-70

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/2/1
Scope and Contents Comprising: "Manpower in War", 1938; "Social Services in the Blitz" also known as "London Under Bombing", 1941; with Henry Bunbury, "Financial Mysticism", 1943; "Distribution of Income within the Family", 1952; with Ed Shils, "The Meaning of the Coronation", 1953; "The Role of the Extended Family in a Disaster", 1954; with Peter Willmott, "Social Grading by Manual Workers", undated; with John Gibson, "In Search of Explanation of Social Mobility", 1963; with Bernard Benjamin and Chris Wallis,...
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Articles collected for an anthology, 1949-69

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 2/2/2
Scope and Contents

Comprising: "Small Man, Big World", 1949; "Fifty Million Unemployed", 1952; "The Chipped White Cups of Dover", 1960; "The Next Step for Comprehensives", 1965; "The Next 17,000 Tides", 1967; "Cities in Riot in the United States", 1968; and "Why Our Susan?", 1969.

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Consumption and Retail, 1950 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/9
Scope and Contents Working papers on consumption and the retail and distributive trades in Britain, Europe, and the USA, covering subjects such as ownership of durable and non-durable consumer goods; fashion and taste; class, incomes, working hours, and living standards; hire purchase schemes and consumer credit; department stores; multiples and chain stores; mail-order catalogues; self-service grocery shops; co-operative shops and societies; and consumer protection. Consists largely of press cuttings,...
Dates: 1950 - 1961
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 the Consumer Institute South Africa, 1995 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1995 - 1999
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Correspondence about the National Consumer Council, 1975 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/47
Scope and Contents

The National Consumer Council was established by the government to represent the interests of consumers.

Dates: 1975 - 2000
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Correspondence and papers about the Consumers' Association, 1966 - 2001

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/12
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers comprising manuscripts of books, articles, lectures, research data, diaries, correspondence, press cuttings, photographs, video and audio tape recordings. The bulk of the collection is formed by Michael Young's correspondence subject files about organisations he was involved in starting up or with existing organisations who collaborated in his ventures. There is also substantial correspondence with individuals, including family, friends, colleagues and financial backers. A...
Dates: 1966 - 2001
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Correspondence with the Public Interest Research Centre Ltd, 1970 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 6/56
Scope and Contents

The Public Interest Research Centre Ltd campaigns to make public and private sector organisations more accountable to individuals.

Dates: 1970 - 1982
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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, 1991 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/1/4
Scope and Contents Comprising: a talk given at the Natural Death Centre, 4 December 1991; "Change, British Society and the Family", given at a seminar of the National Education Commission, 4 April 1992; "The Relevance of Community", given at the Funerals Conference, Oxford, 18 April 1993; "An International Perspective", given at the Conference on Materials Production, Pietermaritzburg, 9 September 1993; "The Prospects for Open Learning", given to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Open University, 15 April...
Dates: 1991 - 1996
 Sub-Series

"Saving and Spending"

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 3/2/4
Scope and Contents

A series of lectures sub-titled "Acquisitiveness".

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The Sun (UK), 1962 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/40
Scope and Contents Working papers on the founding of The Sun newspaper (UK), covering subjects such as the end of the Daily Herald; projected readership and target audiences; advertising; women, young readers, and leisure; and the influence of Mark Abrams's market research survey for The Sun, 'The Newspaper Reading Public of Tomorrow' (1964). Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, advertising, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes on the relationship between class, new professions, changes in...
Dates: 1962 - 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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Transcripts of interviews titled "The Early Days of Consumers' Association", 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 10/1
Scope and Contents Sub-titled "Interviews With CA's Founders And Those Who Carried On Their Work" and comprising transcripts of interviews with the founders and other key figures in the history of the Consumers' Association, including an interview with Michael Young. Other interviewees comprise: Dorothy Goodman; Eirlys Roberts; Elizabeth Ackroyd; Gerald Bailey; James Douglas; Peter Goldman; Maurice Healy; Jennifer Jenkins; Alastair Macgeorge; Rosemary McRobert; Joan Meier-New; Jeremy Mitchell;...
Dates: 1989

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.