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Mothers

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

35.52 Male, Married, 45-54 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1947

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "This man, an estate worker, is dull, not up to much, very faithful and trustworthy. Illegitimate, mother, who was a half-wit, is dead. Wife, decent woman, devoted mother."
Relatives in survey: Son 35.80
Dates: Other: September 1947

35.73 Female, Married, 45-54 yrs, Schizophrenia, May 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "Queer and bats according to Dr. Father committed suicide. Terribly anxious to push [son] on, makes him do lessons during the holidays, frequently reduces him to tears, gets exasperated because he can't concentrate. The father is a very intelligent man, alert, inventive. PC thinks the father his neurotic too. Dr confirms - there is a definite mental trait in her. Husband is a forward, violent man, very capable, forceful and domineering, unpopular."
Relatives in survey: Son: 35.74
Dates: Other: May 1947

35.78 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, High grade mental defective, September 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/34
Scope and Contents "Spoilt by his mother who would wrap him in cotton wool. Was a difficult birth. Big boy, dull. Good natured, no concentration, not well equipped mentally. Mother always keeping him off school for no reason at all - would go off her head if anything happened to him."
Relatives in survey: Father 35.79
Dates: Other: September 1947

39.69 Female, Single, 25-34 yrs, Psychopathic personality, July 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/39
Scope and Contents "Very aggressive, neglects her children. Is probably a Miss. Lived for a time in one roomed cottage."
Relatives in survey: son 39.31
Dates: Other: July 1947

45.19 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/42
Scope and Contents "This woman is a rat - dresses herself up to the nines and leaves her children every evening. Always shifting, dirty. Children and 2 adults in 2 rooms. Inharmonious."
Relatives in survey: Children 45.18, 45.20
Dates: Other: October 1946

16.110 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This lad was a problem, truanting, now a bit better. Bright. Father, works at laundry. Mother, dead, was peculiar, did nothing about her home, kept an awful house, was deficient. Out of control after his mother died - no one to see that he went to school. Dr says this boy suffers from lack of parental control."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 16.09
Dates: Other: February 1947

16.115 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Undiagnosed, March 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Said to be a terrible bad-tempered woman, thrashes her son. Vile temper, highly strung."
Relatives in survey: son 16.114
Dates: Other: March 1947

16.139 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, December 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents " "He is an immature looking boy who has had a good deal of physical illness during the last few years. His home conditions are not favourable in so far as his relatives are over-anxious and over-protective. He never mixed with other children while he was small and developed an anxiety neurosis as soon as he started school. At present it seems advisable for him to go to school mornings only and our Social Worker will get in touch with the teacher to discuss the problem of improving his...
Dates: Other: December 1946

16.148 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward , February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "This child has an impediment in his speech, is backward but cheifly because of frequent absences. Pampered and spoilt by his mother. Mischievous children, very disobedient, inharmonious home life. Not so dull as his brother."
Relatives in survey: brother 16.149, mother 16.153
Dates: Other: February 1947

16.152 Female, Separated or divorced, 45-54 yrs, Psychopathic personality, February 1947

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/15
Scope and Contents "Terrible woman, a bad one, neglected her children. Her husband, a railwayman, has left her. She goes out to work. [Male informant] confirms, a bad mother, uncoperative, wrote abusive letters, would not have her children immunised. Nurse confirms."
Relatives in survey: daughter 16.151
Dates: Other: February 1947