Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:
Children, 1951 - 1966
Working papers on children, covering subjects such as parenting styles; reading habits; hobbies; 'horror' comics; and exposure to the media. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's article "Child Audiences for Television in Great Britain" (1956).
Culture, 1954 - 1968
Diary, 1944-08-05 - 1944-09-29
Diary of Cadogan's involvement in the Dumbarton Oaks and Second Quebec Conferences in the autumn of 1944. Subjects covered include: discussions surrounding the formation of the United Nations Security Council, including negotiations over voting procedure and rights of veto for member states; interaction with the press and photographers; Cadogan's reaction to hearing his own voice on a Paramount film of the Dumbarton Oaks Conference; and comments on travel, dinners, and books read.
Diary, 1946-01-01 - 1946-01-21
Diary. Subjects covered include: relationships with Ernest Bevin and the Foreign Office; Cadogan's role in the first meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organisation, and his pessimistic account of the progress made at delegation meetings; and comments on books read while travelling, including disparaging remarks on Douglas Goldring's "The Nineteen Twenties".
Diary, 1946-01-22 - 1946-11-21
Letter and drawing concerning a 'calitsa', 1819-02-07
Couch's proposed 'calitsa' was a vessel for conveying seamen or troops safely from ship to shore through surf.
Letter and drawing concerning a surf boat, 1819-01-22
Sent to Dr Thomas Young.
Letter from John Brodie Innes to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged, 1861-12-24
Letter from John Brodie Innes to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
Letter from [John Brodie Innes] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged, 1862-01-02
Letter from [John Brodie Innes] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Reading damaged
Letter from John Couch to Dr Thomas Young, 1819-01-19
Concerning a number of planned improvements to navigation including: a kite for communicating with ships in distress; a proposal to replace hay for cattle on board ships with dried parsnips and carrots to avoid fires and sodden hay; and a new copper limber-chain and tar-lamp.
Letter from John Couch to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-04-25
Requesting a reward for various nautical improvements including: an apparatus for landing or making a descent in a gale; a direction bearer; a main topsail storm staysail for preventing a line of battleships from broaching-to in gales; swivel frame-blocks for better working the mizzen topsail; a storm-stay trysail; and a theodolite with a reading mirror.
Letter from John Couch to John Wilson Croker, 1818-05-05
Concerning the publication of improved lunar tables.
Letter from John Couch to Lord Viscount Melville, 1818-09-26
Concerning errata in the Nautical Ephemerides.
Literary: miscellaneous correspondence, A-J., Sep 1946 - Feb 1951
Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 2., 03 Mar 1940 - 07 Apr 1940
Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 6., 03 Aug 1941 - 05 Oct 1941
Literary: Sunday Dispatch articles by WSC: 8., 23 Nov 1941 - 28 Dec 1941
Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945
Media, 1954 - 1966
Personal: Visits and Invitations: France: Ll - P., Sep 1955 - Apr 1963
Psychology V, 19000115 - 19140826
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, Heath - Kurn., Mar 1956 - Jan 1965
Public and Political: General: Private and Personal: Correspondence, L., Apr 1952 - May 1964
'The Press and the Public', 1951 - 1956
Annotated typescript and handwritten manuscript for book on the history of journalism and newspaper reading habits in Britain, later published as 'Dangerous Estate: The Anatomy of Newspapers' (London: Longmans, 1957). Comprising drafts of chapters 1, 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15. With letter from Metropolitan Typewriting Office.