• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CQA4/2/6
  • Dates of Creation
      1 Oct 1968-24 Mar 1972
  • Physical Description
      91 pieces; 164 leaves .

Scope and Content

File containing material principally relating toBlack Paper Three (1970). Includes: a large bundle of press cuttings relating to education issues generally, government education policy and the Black Paper; a typescript and a corrected proof of the Black Paper Three contents page; typescript article 'As the Twig is Bent' by S.H. Froome; copy of a published article, 'The Summerhill Idea: The Lively Corpse of Progressive Education'; some manuscript notes; correspondence and papers relating to the Select Committee on Education and Science in March 1970; papers relating to proposals for reforming the sixth form curriculum in 1970; and typescript quotes for inclusion in Black Paper Three entitled 'Return to Sanity?' and 'Signs of the Times'.

/63-91 consists of a bundle of material forwarded to Cox by A.E. Dyson for inclusion in the Black Paper files. It contains: cuttings, publications and correspondence relating to education; and correspondence relating to Black Paper Three, particularly to statistics on school examination results and university entrants.