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Donating Personal Papers

nella last diaries 1945 1951 1961 010 300DPIOver the years the Mass Observation Archive has collected life story documents and material on everyday life, produced by individuals in accordance with the traditions of Mass Observation. This can include material relating to Mass Observation Project correspondents, projects that Mass Observation has worked with, and occasionally, diaries or letters of individuals.

The Mass Observation Archive is also interested in collecting material with a focus on health, care and welbeing. Should you be interested in depositing such material with the Archive please do get in touch to discuss further.

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