Mass Observation Online

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Diaries and personal writings, published studies and questionnaires, photographs, and file reports, manuscript and typescript papers on everyday lives of people in Britain from 1937 to 1965.

Original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, together with printed publications, photographs and interactive maps.

Queen's has access to the core Mass Observation Online collection as well as Modules I-IV of additional content.

The digital content of this collection comprises:

* A complete set of the File Reports, 1937-1972, with full text searching ability
* Access to all of the Day Surveys, Directives and Diaries from the late 'thirties and on
* Contextual essays by leading scholars describing the archive and suggesting research and teaching strategies
* Photographs by Humphrey Spender, interactive maps, and much valuable supporting material

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Date Coverage

  • 1937-1972

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