John Thirwell papers, 1956-1990
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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: Thirwell, John (1957 - 1990)
Volume: 0.5 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Thirwell, John (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.
Access Restrictions: No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.
Subject Index
Consumer movement
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Physical Access Notes: Original materials available during open hours of repository and any digitized materials that are online are available with Internet access.
PreferredCitation: [Item title], [item date], John Thirwell papers, Box [number], Folder [number or tilte], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.