Ref NoGB172 LP
Alt Ref NoLePlay Archive
TitleFoundations of British Sociology: The Sociological Review Archive
DescriptionThe collection contains records of LePlay House, the Sociological Society, the Institute of Sociology, LePlay House Press, the Regional Association, the Civic Education League, and the Sociological Trust. It also contains regional survey material relating to the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and North America and the personal papers of Victor Branford, Sybella Branford and Alexander and Dorothea Farquharson who were prominent members of the societies. The material includes personal letters, biographical data, institutional correspondence, newspaper cuttings, draft speeches, reports of meetings, published plans, town and regional surveys (e.g. on Chester, Oxford, Westminster, Perth, Stirling, Wakefield, Breda, Ghent, Sierre, Brittany, Norway, Gascony, Provence, Black Forest), investigations of contemporary urban life (e.g. leisure activities of young people, cinema and pin-table saloons) and a variety of other reports and related materials.
Physical DescriptionThe material is in good condition.


Extent150 linear metres
Access statusOpen
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