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Leisure

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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Children, 1951 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/5
Scope and Contents 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).
Dates: 1951 - 1966
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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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, articles,...
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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Culture, 1954 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/11
Scope and Contents Working papers grouped by Abrams under the headings 'Mass Culture: Criticisms' and 'Taste of the Arts', covering subjects such as the mass media and its critics; escapism; libraries, paperback books, and reading; the impact of American entertainment in Britain; popular leisure activities; theatre; music; arts patronage and funding, and marketing for cultural industries. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Including copies of Mark Abrams's...
Dates: 1954 - 1968
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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Five notebooks containing lists of part of the library of James Wilson Rimington-Wilson at Broomhead Hall, near Sheffield, made by the owner, 1864-1877

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8219-8223
Scope and Contents Note in Add.8219 by ANLM dated 28 Oct 1971 mentions six notebooks, a later note by AEBO dated 14/11/1979 notes that only five notebooks were acquired by the University Library in 1975: vol. '3' not received.
Dates: 1864-1877
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Leisure, 1955 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/24
Scope and Contents Working papers on leisure, covering subjects such as sport; cinema attendance; television licences and viewing habits; overseas travel and behaviour of British holidaymakers; betting and gambling; the relationship between leisure and religion; leisure time budgeting, weekends, and working hours; arts patronage and funding; leisure facilities and community life; evening classes and adult education; hobbies; home life and DIY; and leisure in West Germany, Poland, and the USA. Consists largely of...
Dates: 1955 - 1967
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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Leisure: Future, 1961 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/25
Scope and Contents Working papers on leisure, originally enclosed in file entitled 'The Future of Leisure', covering subjects such as approaches to surveying leisure habits; commercial aspects to leisure, including advertising; outdoor recreation; the countryside; and urban and rural planning. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles and conference paper, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's notes. Includes draft of Mark Abrams's papers "Youth and Leisure" (1964) and "Testing Consumer Demand in Sport" (1966).
Dates: 1961 - 1970
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.
 Sub-Series

Oliver Lyttelton: speeches, 1942 - 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/4/17/1-30
Scope and Contents CHAN II/4/17/A/1 contains original listings of Lyttelton's speeches 1942-1971
Dates: 1942 - 1971
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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Personal, 1944 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PRTZ 1
Scope and Contents This series mostly contains personal notes and correspondence in relation to Max Perutz's personal interests, as well as congratulatory correspondence for his Nobel Prize and order of merit. There is also a little family correspondence from his son, Robin, and grandson, Tim.
Dates: 1944 - 2000
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Photographs

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/3/26i
Scope and Contents Comprising a number of photographs of the Lyttelton family, mainly of Edith (21).
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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Photographs, 1880 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAN II/3/26ii
Scope and Contents Comprising a large number of photographs of Lyttelton and the Balfour family, and friends (115).
Dates: 1880 - 1902
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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Publications, Papers, and Talks, 1931 - 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection covers nearly every aspect to Abrams's career and comprises: market research and social survey data; reports on results of surveys produced by the organisations for which Abrams worked, including the London Press Exchange and his own business Research Services Ltd. and their clients; papers covering Abrams's consultancy and committee work for the Labour Party, Social Science Research Council, and Age Concern; and published articles and talks by Abrams himself. The...
Dates: 1931 - 1990
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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Religion, 1954 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/35
Scope and Contents Working papers on religion, covering subjects such as church attendance; public morality; Sunday Schools; the relationship between leisure and religion; the decline of Methodism and Nonconformity and the increase of Roman Catholicism; the impact of Billy Graham and US-style evangelicalism in Britain; and preaching. Consists largely of press cuttings and articles, with published Research Services Ltd. report 'Religious Programmes on Independent Television' (July 1961). Also includes copy of BBC...
Dates: 1954 - 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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Research Services Ltd. Reports, 1946 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 3
Scope and Contents Numbered Research Services Ltd. reports containing results of market research and social surveys.
Dates: 1946 - 1979
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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Roads and Town Planning, 1955 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/36
Scope and Contents Working papers on roads and town planning, covering subjects such as traffic congestion in towns and cities; motoring, private car ownership, and social mobility; housing; suburbia; architecture; planning and democracy; and the relationship between physical environment and human behaviour in general. Consists largely of press cuttings and articles, with Mark Abrams's notes. Includes drafts of Mark Abrams's article "The Sociology of the Motor Age" (1963).
Dates: 1955 - 1969
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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Surveys and Research Methods, 1934 - 1989

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 2
Scope and Contents Papers connected with market research and social survey methodology, including raw data, reports, and statistics; questionnaires and procedures; interviewers and interview techniques; working papers and notes; and correspondence.
Dates: 1934 - 1989
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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Teenagers and Youth Culture, 1954 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ABMS 5/42
Scope and Contents Working papers on adolescents and young people, covering subjects such as the teenage market, clothing, leisure and youth club membership, crime and deviance, employment, girls and young housewives, sex and marriage, and the 'generation gap'. Consists largely of press cuttings, articles, and survey data, with Mark Abrams's annotations and notes. Including drafts of Mark Abrams's articles "Britain's Youth" (1955), "The New Consumer" (1958), "Advertising and the Teenage Market" (1959), and "The...
Dates: 1954 - 1970
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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