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Mothers

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

2.1 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and Backward, Physical illness or invalidism, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This boy has an IQ of 71. He is TB?, has had double pneumonia, off school for the last 4 months. Naturally backward aswell as backward through illness. Gentle and polite child but very backward. Neglected by mother who has to go out and work. Registrar: Mother a big strong woman, looks simple, she was herself illegitimate. Dr confirms - thsi boy has been ill a lot, but apart from that he is not normal and will be a handful. His brother is very impertinent. The children have no proper...
Dates: Other: April 1945

2.6 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, April 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This child is hopeless, irritating and destructive, his IQ could not be taken. He is apt to wander away. His teacher feels he is bad enough for an institution. "An awful torment". Father farm worker. Mother, easy going, slovenly and good-natured. Dr confirms - thinks he is MD."
Relatives in survey: 2.38
Dates: Other: April 1945

17.8 Female, Separated or divorced, 35-44 yrs, Psychopathic personality, Dull and backward, December 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/16
Scope and Contents "Stupid and promiscuous, simple but nice looking, is corrupting her children who should be taken away from her. Lazy. Home conditions seem to vary, sometimes being very dirty, sometimes all right."
Relatives in survey: Children 17.12, 17.10, 17.11,
Dates: Other: December 1946

2.15 Female, Single, 35-44 yrs, Dull and Backward, July 1945

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "This woman is called "glaikit" by Dr. She is a big strong woman, looks simple. She works as a farm servant. She is illegitimate, her father was a coachman. Housing, 2 roomed lower part of a cottage, damp and tiny, clean. Family relationships inharmonious, much noise and quarrelling. She has not been able to bring her children up properly or to give them the attention they require as she has been out to work all the time."
Relatives in survey: son 2.1
Dates: Other: July 1945

2.66 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, March 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/2
Scope and Contents "IQ 84 exempt from control exam. Father a farm worker. Mother a silly woman, wouldn't pay for a book her son lost."
Relatives in survey: 2.67, 2.68
Dates: Other: March 1947

28.1 Male, Single, 25-34 yrs, Epilepsy, September 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This man is epileptic. Cannot do steady work but is occasionally an extra hand at the Post Office. Illegitimate. Lives alone with his mother, 50+, ill with rheuamtoid arthritis. Dr confirms, fits controlled with pheno-barb; he has a gastric ulcer. Not fit for much. Labour Exchange - unsteady work record through illness; worked at PO as long as they would keep him, now on a housing scheme, but is much off work, loafs about. PAO - workshy, spoiled boy, ruined by his mother. No PA."Relatives...
Dates: Other: September 1946

3.17 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "IQ 72, dull, poor material, rather like her father. Her mother wanted her to take the two language course at the Academy - therefore was referred by [female teacher?] to the Clinic thinking they might be able to push her a bit! Mother very angry and refused to have anything to do with it. Father a farm worker. Mother, about 28, very nasty. Home conditions: Clean, not overcrowded. Nurse confirms - now working at the hotel? Touchy and very timid at school."Relatives in survey: Father 3.19,...
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.21 Male, Single, 15-24 yrs, Dull and backward, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "IQ 70, had a rough stubborn streak. [Female teacher] thinks he isn't bad. Father was a farm worker - married his boss's daughter. Mother - rather silly - e.g took son cream and potato scones when he was in the infirmary on a light diet. Siblings: Brother, OK, IQ 83. Sister, an after thought, quiet and shy. Not very good conditions - e.g one boy aged 10 slept with his granny - could not go away for a holiday as she would miss him."
Relatives in survey: Mother 3.22
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.30 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Schizophrenia, June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "Disagrees with everybody, thinks that his neighbours are damaging his sheep and cows. Unpopular, not a friend in the district, eccentric behaviour. Defiant and a liar. Was fined for not conforming to the regulations for sheep tending. Had a brain storm?. Persecutory ideas, mean. PC says he is dull and unpopular, always fighting with [3.29]. Impulsive. He has always lived with his parents and is still under the domination of his old mother, has never been on his own. Mother, pretty old, ok....
Dates: Other: June 1947

3.51 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Undiagnosed , June 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/3
Scope and Contents "More than a little unbalanced. [Male informant] said she had been queer since the birth of her child several years ago. She had infantile paralysis after her confinement - stayed a lot in bed and tied the child to a post to keep him from straying. [Female informant] thinks she traded on her disability. Wrote the teacher nasty notes. Dirty house, husband had to do the shopping etc. Nurse says she had a paralysis after the birth of the child, became mentally dull and filthy."Relatives in...
Dates: Other: June 1947