Womens' Work Experiences in the Swansea Valley Study (audio recordings)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Recorded interviews covering topics such as womens' role and standing within the community, experiences as domestic servants and within the tin industry, recreation, and the changing attitudes within the community towards sexuality and promiscuity. The recordings were made 1974-1983 but coverthe period 1890-1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

The study concentrates on the role of women in the Swansea Valley from the decades following the Boer War until the mid 1970's. The majority of the study was compiled by Philippa Dolan, a research student.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that somecollections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

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