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Liverpool University Settlement Reports (1919 - 1937)

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Scope and Content

[1919]: Report for 1918

[1921]: Report for 1919 and 1920

[1922]: Purpose and Practice being a Record of Settlement Work (together with a statement of accounts) 1912-1922 (an expanded Report)

[1926]: Report for 1923-1925 (Balance sheets for 1922-1924)

[1927]: Interim Report and Balance Sheets 1926 - 1927 (in fact Balance Sheets for 1925 - 1926 only)

[1928]: Report for 1926-1928 (with Balance Sheet for 1927)

[1930]: Report for [1928-] 1929 (with Balance Sheets for 1928, 1929)

[1931]: Report for 1930

[1932]: Report for 1931

[1933]: Report for 1932

[1934]: Report for 1933

[1935]: Report for 1934

[1936]: Report for 1935

[1937]: Report for 1936


A Note on the Contribution of the University Settlement to the Work in the City in War Time, by Sir Alfred Dale [a brief report for 1914-1915] (Not dated [ca.1915])

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A note by the Warden of the Liverpool University Settlement on Ten Years' Work of the Settlement and a Prospect for the Future (3rd impression) (1918)

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1918 (1919)

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1919 and 1920 ([1921])

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Purpose and Practice being a Record of Settlement Work (together with a statement of accounts) 1921-1922 (an expanded report) (Not dated, [1922])

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Report for 1923-1925 (with Annual Statement of Accounts for 1922-1924) ([1926])

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Interim Report for 1926-1927 with Annual Balance Sheets for 1925 and 1926 ([1927])

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Report for [1928] - 1929 with Balance Sheets for 1928 and 1929 ([1930])

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Liverpool University Settlement Reports for 1928 and 1929 ([1930])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1930 ([1931])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1931 ([1932])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1932 ([1933])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1933 ([1934])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1934 ([1935])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1935 ([1936])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1936 ([1937])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1949 to March 1951 ([1951])

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Speech of the [Rt. Hon. Treasurer, Mr E. McKie] in proposing the adoption of the Annual Report and Accounts for March 1949 - 1951, in which he outlines the Settlement's History up to 1951 ([1951])

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Report for [1 April] 1953 to [31 March] 1954 and typescript Balance Sheet and Income and Expenditure Account for the year produced by the auditors [and published in the report], together with their unpublished note on legal restrictions on uses to which Endowment Fund Investments may be put, May 1954 ([1954])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for [1 April] 1954 to [31 March] 1955 ([1955])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for [1 April] 1955 to [31 March] 1956 ([1956])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for [1 April] 1956 to [31 March] 1957 ([1957])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for [1 April] 1957 to [31 March] 1958 ([1958])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1971 - 1972 ([1973])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1973 - 1974 ([1974])

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Liverpool University Settlement Report for 1977 - 1978 ([1979])

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Liverpool University Settlement Progress Report (February 1989)

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Liverpool University Settlement Report and Accounts (1987)

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Report of the Settlement on Proposed Joint Playing Fields drawn up for members of the Settlement, York House Boy's Club and the David Lewis Theatre, Hotel and Club (Not dated [ca.1950s])

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The Old Lerpoolians' Clubs for Boys (1926 - 1928)

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Scope and Content

based on York House; Governing Committee comprised of representatives of the Settlement and Liverpool College


The Old Lerpoolians' Clubs for Boys: First Annual Report including balance sheet (1925 - 1926 (reports); 1924 and 1925 (balance sheets))

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The Old Lerpoolians' Clubs for Boys: Second Annual Report including balance sheet (1926 - 1927)

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The Old Lerpoolians' Clubs for Boys: Third Annual Report illustrated with photographs of activities; includes balance sheets ([1 January] 1927 - [30 September] 1928)

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York House Boy's Club (1929 - 1955)

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Scope and Content

Published Annual Reports (5th, 6th, 9th, 10th and 1948-1949 Reports illustrated with photographs of various activities); all include Balance Sheets


York House Boy's Club: A Prospect (an appeal brochure which contains statement of account etc., for [1 Oct.] 1928 - 30 September 1929 ([1929])

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York House Boy's Club Fifth Annual Report [1 October] 1929 - [30 September] 1930 (1930)

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York House Boy's Club Sixth Annual Report [1 October] 1930 - [30 September] 1931 (1931)

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York House Boy's Club Eighth Annual Report [1 October] 1932 - [30 September] 1933 entitled Years That Tell ([1933])

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York House Boy's Club Ninth Annual Report [1 October] 1933 - [30 September] 1934 ([1934])

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York House Boy's Club Tenth Annual Report [1 October] 1934 - [30 September] 1935 entitled The Bridge ([1935])

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York House Boy's Club Eleventh Annual Report [1 October] 1935 - [30 September] 1936 ([1936])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1945 - [31 March] 1946 ([1946])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1946 - [31 March] 1947 ([1947])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1947 - [31 March] 1948 ([1948])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1948 - [31 March] 1949 ([1949])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1949 - [31 March] 1950 ([1950])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1950 - [31 March] 1951 ([1951])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1951 - [31 March] 1952 ([1952])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1952 - [31 March] 1953 ([1953])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1953 - [31 March] 1954 ([1954])

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York House Boy's Club Annual Report [31 July] 1954 - [31 March] 1955 ([1955])

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Liverpool University Settlement, David Lewis Hotel, Club and Theatre and York House Boys' Club Published Joint Reports (1938 - 1939)

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Liverpool University Settlement, David Lewis Hotel, Club and Theatre and York House Boys' Club Second Published Joint Report (1 January - 31 July 1938)

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Liverpool University Settlement, David Lewis Hotel, Club and Theatre and York House Boys' Club Third Published Joint Report (For year ending 31 July 1939)

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The David Lewis Association and University Settlement (1959 - 1962)

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Administrative / Biographical History

Each of these bodies is autonomous but a Joint Committee, comprising of members of each, met twice yearly to suggest broad lines of policy


The David Lewis Association and University Settlement Report for 1958-1959 ([1959])

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The David Lewis Association and University Settlement Report for 1959-1960 ([1960])

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The David Lewis Association and University Settlement Report for 1960-1961 ([1961])

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The David Lewis Association and University Settlement Report for 1961-1962 ([1962])

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Victoria Settlement Community Settlement (294 Netherfield Road, Liverpool 5) (1954)

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Victoria Settlement Community Settlement Fifty-Sixth Annual Report and Statement of Accounts (for the Year ending 31 March 1954)

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Merseyside Blood Transfusion Service (1933, 1936)

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Merseyside Blood Transfusion Service Third Annual Report 1932-1933 ([1933])

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Merseyside Blood Transfusion Service Sixth Annual Report 1935-1936 ([1936])

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Log Books (1957 - 1963)

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Windsor Junior Boys' Club Log Books (1957 - 1963)

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Windsor Junior Boys' Club Log Book of the Club Leader recording the attendance and activities of the Club with three loose notes regarding subscriptions and a bus tour etc. (2 January [1957] - 15 January 1958)

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Windsor Junior Boys' Club Log Book of the Club Leader recording the attendance and activities of the Club (11 June [1958] - 9 April 1963)

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Correspondence and Papers (1912 - 1913, 1965)

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Memorandum and Articles of Association (1912-13, 1955, 1965)

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Memorandum and Articles of Association of the David Lewis Hotel and Club Association (registered 15 August 1912)

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Memorandum and Articles of Association of Association of the Liverpool University Settlement and Special Resolutions of the Liverpool University Settlement (altering the provisions of the Memorandum as detailed in clauses 3 and 9) signed by Professor T S Simey as Chairman of the meeting passing the resolutions has been stapled into this booklet (incorporated 1913, passed 1965)

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Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Liverpool University Settlement including alterations effected by Special Resolutions passed 3 April 1950 and 11 January 1965 and Memorandum reprinted to include alterations (incorporated 1913, amended 1950, 1965)

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Loose Correspondence (1913, 1956-1971)

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F J Marquis (The Warden) The University Settlement, Nile Street, to Col. Reynolds, on over £6,900 having been raised to build and furnish a Settlement and that this result due to great extent to Col. Reynolds' encouragement etc. (22 June 1913)

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F J Marquis, the University Settlement, to Col. J P Reynolds, J.P., Dove Park, Woolton, acknowledging receipt of cheque for £500 and suggesting (this) be invested in stock, and informing him Mr Lyttleton had died and so must get someone else to open Settlement (5 July 1913)

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F J Marquis, the University Settlement, to Col. Reynolds, thanking him for his offer (of money) (21 October [1913])

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James P. Reynolds, Palatine Club, Liverpool to Sir Alfred [Dale], offering to make certain monetary gifts to the Settlement if certain sums are raised in 1913-1914 (22 October 1913)

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Sir Alfred Dale, the University, to Col. J P Reynolds, thanking him for his offer, stating that he feels the Settlement and its work will eventually be forced to the front by pressure of social problems and conflict of social forces (23 October 1913)

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Charles Whitley (Hon. Sec. to LUS) Primley Hill, Paignton, Devon, to Mr Reynolds enclosing a copy of the Settlement Council's resolution of 18 December agreeing the conditions attached to his offer to pay off the deficit existing at the close of 1913, the Council undertaking in the event of any deficit on the ordinary working account for the year ending 31 December 1914 to provide the sum needed to meet such deficit (19 December 1913)

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F J Marquis, the University Settlement, to Col. Reynolds, expressing his pleasure at the latter's offer and his belief in the whole scheme and stating that he has excellent helpers (28 December [1913])

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Correspondence and related papers regarding Rathbone Street Adventure Playground (and Adventure Playgrounds in Kirkby) (1956 - 1959)

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Correspondence and related papers regarding shares held by the Settlement and accounts of the Settlement (1959, 1962 - 1966, 1971)

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Raymond Clark (Warden of LUS to Mr L S Cohen, 40 Duke Street, London re the Invitation to Dr Kurt Hahn and the Archbishop of York to address the Annual Meetings of the LUS in 1962 and 1963 respectively and copies of draft letters of invitation (9 March 1962)

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Circular sent by Lord Simey and T Ellis requesting presence of persons at a meeting to consider various possibilities for development in connection with fresh endeavour to reconstitute the York House Club (26 June 1967)

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Newspaper Cuttings (1913, 1928 - 1939, 1951 - 1953, 1957 - 1962)

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News paper cuttings and several photographs relating mainly to the work of the University Settlement and its associated clubs and to some extent to social work in Liverpool in general, principally taken from Liverpool newspapers (October 1913, 1932 - 1939, not dated [ca.1939], 1951 - 1953)

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Newspaper cuttings relating to social problems in general and more particularly about Liverpool and to some extent about the University Settlement (29 November 1928 - 14 December 1932; not dated, 1930s (photographs))

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Scope and Content

General cuttings taken from national newspapers such as The Times and local papers; cuttings specific to Liverpool generally taken from the Liverpool Echo and Liverpool Post.

Includes a photograph of a children's tea party (not dated), two loose photographs of a group of gentlemen (both of which are probably HLC Members although only one is marked as such


Photograph Albums (1930 - 1935; not dated [ca.1950s])

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York House Boys Club: Album of photographs of groups (football, gymnasium, cricket teams, etc.) and of the Club at camp etc. (September 1930 - Spring 1933)

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Scope and Content

Many of the photographs have captions and dates.

The album includes a number of loose duplicate copies of photographs of the Club at camp [1932] and also several newspaper cuttings [from Liverpool newspapers] 1931-32 regarding the Club pasted into the volume


York House Boys Club: Album of photographs of groups (football, gymnasium, woodwork, P.T. classes, etc.) and of the Club at camp etc. (November 1932 - November 1935)

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Scope and Content

Many of the photographs in this album have captions and dates. The album also has some newspaper cuttings [from Liverpool newspapers] not dated [ca.1932-1933] and 28 November 1933 pasted in.


York House Boys Club: Album of photographs of boys and staff on a camping holiday etc. (Not dated [ca.1950s])

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Various Publications (1913 - 1962)

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Publications related to Liverpool and the University Settlement (1913 - 1962)

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Settlement Publications (1913 - 1937)

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1913: The Settlement's Problem by F J Marquis (Reprint from The Optimist, October 1913)

1913: Liverpool University Settlement - An Address by the Archbishop of York at the Opening of the New Buildings (10 October 1913) (and note on the Settlement's work etc.)

1915: The Functions of a Settlement: An Address by F J Marquis, M.A. The Warden...on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Liverpool University Settlement March 23rd 1915

[ca.1915]: A Note on by the Warden of the Liverpool University Settlement on Ten Years Work of the Settlement and a Prospect for the Future [1st impression and 3rd impression]

University Settlement New Building Series: Booklets (all not dated [ca.1922-26])

  • No.1: The Small Club
  • No.2: The Settlement and Liverpool College: A "Public School" Club
  • No.3: The Boy and his Job
  • No.4: A Laboratory for Boys' Work
  • No.5: Character
  • No.7: Who are the Boys? Suppose Nobody Cared
  • No.8: The Outstanding Institution in Social Work: A Story of how Liverpool may lead
  • No.9: The Young Men's Club

Not dated [ca.1932]: Street Corner or Clubroom? York House Boys' Club, Nile Street, Liverpool (an appeal brochure on the club illustrated with photographs of group activities)

Not dated [1929]: Problems of Work and Play (a brief account of a conference arranged by the Settlement in the Easter vacation 1929)

[ca.1933]: The University Settlement, Nile Street, Liverpool1: An illustrated handout on the Settlement and its work

Not dated [1937]: Address by J L Stocks, MA, DSO (Chairman of the Council) on the occasion of the Annual At Home of the Liverpool University Settlement February 26th 1937


The Settlement and Liverpool College: A Public School Club: University Settlement New Building Series Booklet No.2 (Not dated [?ca.1925])

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Problems of Work and Play: a Report of a conference arranged by the University Settlement in the Easter Vacation 1929 (Not dated [ca.1929])

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Housing Conditions in a Liverpool Ward [Brunswick Ward]: Report of an Enquiry by a University Settlement Group (1930)

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Report on an Investigation into the Colour Problem in Liverpool and other ports by M.E. Fletcher, with a forward by Professor P.M. Roxby; issued by the Liverpool Association for the Welfare of Half-Caste Children (Not dated [1930])

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Housing Problems in Liverpool: A Survey of Six Areas of Bad Housing with Special Reference to the Housing Act 1930, 1931 (published by the University Settlement whose members and associates conducted the survey) (1931)

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