Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Using Archives to Teach Gender



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.

Article – St Michael News: “New Makeover for Staff Canteens”

Marks & Spencer. 1972. Corah’s: A Show Piece Canteen. St Michael News. n.p.

Marks & Spencer illustrates its commitment to worker welfare with a feature on the efficiency of its staff canteens in 1972. Note the reference to the decision to appoint a dedicated “Female Personnel and Welfare Officer”.

SMN 1972 - Productivity & Welfare

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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