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Scope and Contents Letter, 1 October 1894, Oxford, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Talk of Tovey's finances, Tovey's plans for vacation work and news of Tovey's composition work. Photocopy of Holograph signed.
Dates: 01 October 1894
Scope and Contents Letter, 23 August 1905, Surrey, Donald Tovey to Sophie Weisse. Tovey expressing concern over Kelly supporting him financially. Holograph signed.
Dates: 23 August 1905
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/1/5/1
Scope and Contents Summary by Geoffrey Hutton of his attendance at an engagement class held by Rev Ian Reid at the Old Kirk. This was the third class in a course for engaged couples to discuss marriage and the topic of this session was the economics of married life. The couples thought it pointless to buy a house because of the financial risk, they did not agree that renting was a waste of money. Most of the couples had already started to buy furniture on hire purchase, they all wanted new furniture not...
Dates: Other: 2 March 1961
Res.1.2 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 10 November 1960
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/2
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Resident/police relations; youth; hire purchase; class distinction.Resident/police relations: INTVEE recounts an incident in which her son was arrested for stealing and fears he will go to prison, she told him in Saughton it was much nicer - there's television and concert parties. She feels the police treated her son badly because he was dressed roughly and that they do not discriminate between honest working class and criminals. They do nothing to stop the youths...
Dates: Other: 10 November 1960
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 the...
Dates: Other: 16 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
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/9
Scope and Contents INTVEE is married and lives with her husband and daughter in a four apartment flat in a three storey block bounded by the railway and Ainslie Park School. INTVER thinks the houses look well kept but a space of derelict ground gives an appearance of neglect. She and her husband are very friendly with all the neighbours but although they might gossip and help each other they never go into each other's houses. Biggest expenditure is rent at 26/3d a week and coal, using three bags costing 27/-. She...
Dates: Other: 1 February 1961
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/3
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Living accommodation and furnishings; child-rearing; rent and hire purchase.INTVEE and family moved in at the end of the previous year having been on the housing list for about four years, two years before they were married - only one year prior to marriage is counted as qualifying time. She lives with her husband and 18 month old baby. The house has not long been completed and they are the first occupants. Their block houses twenty families in six flats over five...
Dates: Other: 7 March 1961
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/2/9
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Neighbourhood; housing; finance and employment; education of children.Neighbourhood: The couple had hoped to go to Lochend instead of Granton, disliked Granton "neither town nor country". Granton got its bad name from neighbouring Wardieburn "terrible gangs are based in Wardieburn", although the Boswalls are fine. Neighbours described as "covetous".Male INTVEE is originally from Leith and they both hope to go back there. Their street and the other Boswalls...
Dates: Other: 21 March 1961
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/3/3
Scope and Contents Description of living accommodation and household. Other topics discussed include: Personal finance and bills; family; early life and education.INTVEE lives with her husband and two children in one room in St James Square in Leith. Her children have had bronchitis and diarrhoea and she thinks it is the house. They pay almost £1 a week in rent. INTVER says of the location that "it is almost as slummy as Arthur Street but with perhaps more dignity which maybe makes it even worse now that its...
Dates: Other: 1 May 1961