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All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

1948 M&S Personnel & Welfare Manual Extract 4

Marks & Spencer. 1948. An extract from the 1948 Marks and Spencer Personnel and Welfare Manual, Section 10.10-13.

This section records the details of the family-related social service benefits that employees at M&S were entitled to in 1948, especially relevant to women. Also note the differences between men and women regarding qualifying ages for pensions and the relevance of marital status.

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

Q-Q1-3-1 - Personnel and welfare manual section 10 5

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