Kōrero: Social sciences

Household budget book, late 1930s

This household budget book was completed by Ernest Leyland, on behalf of his family, for the Social Science Research Bureau (SSRB) in the late 1930s. The rural address indicates that this was part of the SSRB's study into the living standards of dairy workers.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVW W3432 Box 22 13/3

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Peter Clayworth, 'Social sciences - Early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/45762/household-budget-book-late-1930s (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 30 Jun 2015