Database Details

Mass Observation Online

Alternative Name:   British Social History, 1937 to 1965,
Type:   Manuscripts
Description:   Mass Observation Online makes available original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features. This resource covers the original Mass Observation project, the bulk of which was carried out from 1937 until the mid-1950s and features access to important archives for the study of social history in the modern era. The material covers: the end of the ‘Hungry Thirties’ when the impact of the Depression was still being felt, the onset of World War II/the Blitz and war on the home front and the post-war world with the rise of consumerism and television. It offers an insight into everyday life in Britain during these trans-formative years.
Time-span:   1937-1965
Publisher:   Adam Matthew Digital
Creator:   University of Sussex
Full Text Note:   Full Text
Category/Subcategory:   Social Sciences / History
   Social Sciences / Sociology
   Type / Manuscripts