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Susan Gregory Oral History Community Spirit in 1960s Housing

  • MS 372
  • Collection
  • 2011
Oral history recordings, permission forms and transcripts created during Gregory's research for a history dissertation, during her 4th year as a student at Dundee University. The purpose of the research was to understand why perceived community spirit in the tenements altered in the new 1960s housing.

Susan Gregory

Health and Housing

H...Misc', miscellaneous newspaper cuttings mainly relating to health and housing. Includes index to unidentified source on housing.

Chapter 14: Fires and Chimneys. [pp.297-331]

A lazy watchman - Buildings fire-proof - Effect of alum solution - Experiments - Theory put into practice - Paper on factory chimneys - The three at the Dens - Effect of a gale - Importance of draught - Houses for workpeople - Spontaneous combustion - Danger of greasy waste and dust - Experiments on oils - Fires in 1865 - Simultaneous fires in 1866 - Charles Mackie's training of nephew James - Tour in manufacturing districts - Trouble from masons - The limited principle - Domestic troubles.
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