Mass Observation Online

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Papers from the archive of a pioneering British social research organization.
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Mobile support:
Resource type:
1937 to 1972
Accessibility statement:
VPAT Section 508 Report
Database interface:

Papers from the archives of Mass Observation, a pioneering British social research organization. Includes both material collected by investigators and material submitted by volunteers.

Content can be browsed by content type (e.g. diaries, day surveys, topic collections, etc.), or by map location. There is a basic keyword search box at the top of the page, and the advanced search allows multiple fields combined with boolean connectors, as well as limiting to primary or secondary sources, document type, or date range.

Laurier Library provides access to the entire Mass Observation Online collection includes the final updates I through IV.

Subjects covered:
  • History
  • Sociology
Subject guides: