CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3179/6/1/5
TitleHousing Difficulties
Extent1 file
DescriptionFile containing 16-page handwritten report on 'Housing Difficulties', c 1935, with newspaper cuttings, statistics and other printed material regarding national and local housing shortages, overcrowding and sanitary conditions. Includes results of survey of Aberdeen's 'Upper Denburn Clearance Area', containing statistics on overcrowding, household incomes and rents; local newspaper cuttings on new public housing schemes at Kincorth and South Mount Street (site of Morton's Works), Aberdeen, 1937; newspaper cutting on Sanitary Inspectors' Association Conference, Brighton, 1937; newspaper cutting on Aberdeen Town Council's annual report, 1937; paper by E.H.R. Smithard, entitled 'Proper Housing: an implication of mothercraft teaching', reprinted from 'Mother and Child', 74 (April 1937); leaflet produced by the National Baby Week Council, lobbying public authorities to provide 'healthy and convenient homes' for 'the welfare of mothers and children', 1937s. A short memoranda carrying more housing statistics, 10 November 1945, is attached to the 16-page report.
Access StatusOpen
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