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1973.0002 [PREST, WILFRED (1907-1985)]
Date Range of Records: 1940-1950
- Prest, Professor Wilfred [1907---1985--]
University of Melbourne Social Survey papers: data collected on forms for a survey of households in metropolitan Melbourne, including size and type of dwelling, rent, employment etc., 1941-1943. Suburbs surveyed were Box Hill, Brighton, Brunswick, Camberwell, Caulfield, Chelsea, Coburg, Collingwood, Essendon, Fitzroy, Footscray, Hawthorn, Heidelberg, Kew, Malvern, Melbourne, Moorabbin, Northcote, Oakleigh, Port Melbourne, Prahran, Preston, Richmond, Sandringham, South Melbourne, St. Kilda, Williamstown, Braybrook (Sunshine). Also, shared houses Prahran-South Yarra, St. Kilda; Incomplete forms. Replies to circulars asking for cooperation in survey, Nov.1941 - Sept. 1942. Coding sheet. Government and other reports on social conditions 1914, 1936-1941; calculations of food needed by a family; award wages for various trades. Correspondence with the participants to the survey and with staff members, interviewers.
This is the first of the two accessions of the University of Melbourne Social Survey records. Further survey forms and documents on the methodology and outcomes of the University of Melbourne Social Survey can be found in accession number 1986.0024.
23 archives boxes
Collection Category: University, individuals
Access Conditions: Access: Open
Finding Aids: Yes listed ONLINE
Online ListingWilfred Prest 1973~0002
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