John Thirwell papers
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Brief Description: John Thirwell's collection contains the Consumer's Association annual reports from 1966- and 1970-1977 and 1980. Additional publications include Which? & Consumer Association (1966), Articles of Association of Consumers' Association (1957), a brochure outlining the history of the International Organization of Consumers Unions from 1960-1981, and the 1987-1988 annual report from The Association For Consumer Research. The collection also includes a type-written overview of the Consumer Movement in Britain, minutes from one 1956 meeting of the Association of British Consumers and minutes from two meetings of the Association for Consumer Research Limited, one dated 1957 and the other undated. There is also a handwritten graph showing the annual income of Consumers Association from 1958-1990.
Held at:
Morse Department of Special Collections
Email: libsc [at] ksu.edu
Created by: John Thirwell collection (1957 - 1990)
Volume: 0.5 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for John Thirwell collection (1957 - 1990) : John Thirwell, a British consumer advocate, spoke at Farrell Library in 1988. The donor file contains correspondence from Anthony Crawford to Mr. Thirwell and correspondence from Mr. Thirwell to Richard L. D. Morse, as well as an announcement from the Friends of the Libraries about Mr. Thirwell's speech on The Consumer Movement in England.