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Housing, Rural

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:

28.150 Female, Single, 14 yrs and under, Dull and backward, October 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "IQ 72, E in everything except handwork. Exempt from control exam. Nice child, anxious to do well. Is now at home but is taking evening classes in cookery. Father, postman, very small specimen. Mother, aged 40+, cleaner, good worker. Home fairly clean, 4 rooms for 8. They share a lavatory with four other families."
Relatives in survey: Siblings 28.148
Dates: Other: October 1946

28.155 Female, Married, 35-44 yrs, Dull and backward, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This woman and her children are always filthy. She is a gay spark, had a child to a soldier. Condemned house, no sanitation. [Male informant] confirms that this is a horrible, dirty, useless woman, soft, something wanting. Known to RSSPCC. Children now live with grandmother who feeds them but does not keep them very clean. Dr - was very good at first, then gradually went downhill, couldn't cope. Worse when her husband was away. He thinks she is quite decent but a bad mother."Relatives in...
Dates: Other: September 1946

28.158 Male, Single, 14 yrs and under, Maladjusted child, September 1946

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "This is a right bad lad, has been in trouble with the police. IQ 78. Father is a useless pig of a man, a labourer, unemployed, lives with his mother, has deserted his family, alcoholic. Mother a good manager. Very clean house. 10 in 5 rooms, each one has a job to do. Sergeant confirms this is an ill devil - been in court four housebreaking."
Dates: Other: September 1946

28.202 Female, Married, 25-34 yrs, Suspected psychiatric illness, October 1946

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Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/27
Scope and Contents "Having her 12th child, several are dull. Three roomed house but one room is unusable - they only used the kitchen and an attic. Filthy. PAO OK mentally. Husband has a good job. "All behave and have behaved very well and during the last year their attendance has improved beyond measure. They certainly have a neglected air, but it is a negative neglect - the neglect of a mother who, as in the nursery rhyme, has so many children she scarcely knows what to do"."
Dates: Other: October 1946

31.111 Female, Single, Over 65 yrs, Schizophrenia, August 1945

 Item
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/17/1/30
Scope and Contents "This woman seesm to be a sort of saint; she is very religious, gives everything away, befriends stray animals, has about 20 cats. Very kind and saintly, never has any money as she gives it all away. She lives in a very delapidated cottage - half of the roof has fallen in; very dirty and untidy - she looks like a tramp but is personally clean. Well educated and well spoken. [Male informant] insisted on her having a telephone as her cottage is isolated. Does not mix with people. She used to live...
Dates: Other: August 1945

Collection of papers and correspondence relating to the publication history of Buildings of the Scottish Countryside by Robert Naismith

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-2006
Content Description This collection consists of typed and holograph contracts, correspondence, and associated materials concerning the publication of Robert J. Naismith’s Buildings of the Scottish Countryside (Gollancz, 1985). This publication was developed from 1982 onwards by David Burnett of Gollancz and Jan Magnus Fladmark of the Countryside Commission for Scotland. In 1982, the CCS commissioned a report on vernacular architecture in rural Scotland, which was written by the...
Dates: 1982-1996