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Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton

Identifier: Coll-1822
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Fernand Maillaud and James Morton which concerns the commissioning and range of works purchased. The letters are in English and French. Additionally there are photographs in black and white of the works of the artist comprising images of paintings, tapestry and furniture. The correspondence is supported by a variety of catalogues made for exhibitions held, mainly in France, for the works of Maillaud.

Dates: 1928-1938

Res.1.4 Married couple, early to mid twenties, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 16 November 1960

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/4
Scope and Contents INTVEEs live in a ten-storey block of flats. They are married with no children. INTVER describes the common vestibule as "scrappy looking, draughty and bare, the name board has an incongruous air of quality". The flat is described as "pleasantly deocrated in the modern style and well furnished with rugs and sitting suite and table and nice new wireless and 17" television. INTVER explains to the INTVEEs that the project aims to study the changing patterns of suburban life, life and work in...
Dates: Other: 16 November 1960

Res.1.5 Female, c.50 yrs, unmarried, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 28 November 1960

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/5
Scope and Contents INTVEE is unmarried and lives alone in a two apartment flat in a ten-storey block of flats. The blocks are designed in two living house blocks with a central connecting stair and lift block. The inclusive rent and rates is £1. 11. 4d a week. The electric underfloor heating costs another £1 a week. INTVEE decorated the flat herself replacing the original distemper with wallpaper. INTVER describes the living room as about 10' x 13' with a three piece suite of fairly modern design in moquette,...
Dates: Other: 28 November 1960

Res.1.8 Two married couples, c.30 yrs, corporation tenants, male interviewer, 5 December 1960

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/8
Scope and Contents INTVEEs are two married couples living on the top floor in the same three storey block of flats. INTVER notes that the centre staircase smells of disinfectant with various scrawlings on the wall, describes it as "almost sordid". The interview was conducted in the one of the couples living room which the INTVER describes as being about 14' by 10' with a large window at one end and a sophone type fireplace which could burn smokeless fuel and heated water in the tank beside it. A gas...
Dates: Other: 5 December 1960

Res.2.1 Female resident, 69 yrs, widowed, private tenant, male interviewer, 1 March 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/1
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and furnishings; rent; neighbours; childhood; personal finance; homes for old people; television; widowhood. Kinship diagram included.INTVEE lives with her unmarried daughter. She has been in her house for 20 years which is a ground floor four-apartment flat in a Gumley and Davidson ground block of four. Her rent has stayed at £34 for twenty years but rates have gone up steadily since she moved in, they have gone up £10 on the new...
Dates: Other: 1 March 1961

Res.2.4 Female resident, late twenties, married, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 9 March 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/4
Scope and Contents INTVEE is a married woman living in one of the prefabs with her husband and five children. They have been there for 4 years. They previously lived in two rooms in town which she hated because it was overcrowded and dirty. She misses the town with the shops and the feeling of life going on around, things to see when she takes the children out. Her children now have wonderful tans and colour in their cheeks. She grew up in Albert Street before moving to Pilton which she never really liked. She...
Dates: Other: 9 March 1961

Res.3.5 Female resident, age unknown, married, waiting to be re-housed, female interviewer, 4 May 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/5
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives in Leith. She has a room and kitchen with indoor lavatory in a very old tenement. The kitchen is small and dark. The living room was also a bedroom for her three children aged 18, 10 and 6. After some agonising calculations she had turned down a house in Muirhouse because the rent would be nearly £2 a week and on top of that would be bus fares and furniture. They carried out renovations last year putting in electric light. The landlady had only just agreed but they had been...
Dates: Other: 4 May 1961

Res.4.8 Married couple, ages unknown, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 25 September 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/8
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives with her husband and children. She has started a part time job and her husband helps to look after the children. They say their families and friends sneered at them for wanting to buy their own place, they summed up the attitude as being traitors to their class. It was the expected thing for young couples to get sub-let rooms but female INTVEE had a fear of getting a battle-axe of a landlady. When male INTVEE got an unexpected windfall from the pools he bought a dining room...
Dates: Other: 25 September 1961

Res.4.9 Female resident, married, c. 30 yrs, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 26 September 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/4/9
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives in a three apartment flat in a block of six with her husband, two children and her father. INTVER notes that the stair has recently been painted in a bright blue and the doors have been given numbers. INTVEE strongly disapproves of the teenagers who roam about, in particular those who attend the Ainslie Park Club at the school. She does not want her children to go to Ainslie Park School. Her father expects to be waited on hand and foot. They have a car which they keep in a...
Dates: Other: 26 September 1961

Res.5.7 Female resident, age unknown, widow, corporation tenant, female interviewer, 6 November 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/5/7
Scope and Contents INTVEE lives on her own in a four apartment flat. INTVER writes that "it is decorated in the 'chocolate and porridge' variety of her generation". She has lived in her house for 24 years having moved from Leith. Her husband was violent and she is quoted as saying of her children "he nearly used to kill them sometimes with the belt". She has four living children out of 13 pregnancies. She would like a smaller house but to remain in the district. She belongs to the Old Age Pensioners...
Dates: Other: 6 November 1961