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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 5

Marks & Spencer. 1948. An extract from the 1948 Marks and Spencer Personnel and Welfare Manual, Section 18.1-3.

This section includes details of the maternity grants available to women employees of M&S in 1948. Also note the interesting use of the words ‘Manageress’ or ‘Manager/ess’ as default for different positions within the company.

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

Q-Q1-3-1 - Personnel and welfare manual section 18

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