Diaries, letters, photograph albums, scrap books, autobiographies and other personal and family documentation.
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Since 1981, in parallel with the Mass-Observation Project (see SxMOA 2), the Mass-Observation Archive has collected personal papers donated by individuals, including diaries, letters, photograph albums, scrap books, autobiographies and other personal and family documentation.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to all bona fide researchers, by appointment only, telephone or email a week in advance of your intended visit. Researchers must abide by the conditions protecting the collection.
Donated by the owners to the Mass-Observation Archive Trust which has deposited the collection with the University of Sussex.
Prepared by John Farrant, September 2002.
Other Finding Aids
An incomplete handlist is available in the Library.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction conditions vary. Please consult the Head of Special Collections.
Similar donations will continue to be added.