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TitleMcIntosh; Mary (1936-2013); sociologist
Ref NoMCINTOSH
LevelCollection
Date1952-2004
Extent29 boxes
Admin Biographical HistoryBorn 1936; educated High Wycombe School and St Anne's College, Oxford University; graduate student in sociology, University of California at Berkeley; Assistant Research Officer, Home Office Research Unit, 1961-1963; Assistant Lecturer, 1963-1965 and Lecturer, 1965-1968, in Sociology, University of Leicester; founded Leicester Campaign for Racial Equality; Member, Executive Committee, British Sociological Association, 1967-1971 (Teaching Committee, 1975-1977); Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Borough Polytechnic (now South Bank University), 1968-1972; Founder Member, National Deviancy Conference, 1968-1975; Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford University, 1972-1975; active member of Women's Liberation Movement; Founding Member of Editorial Board and first Editor, Economy and Society, 1972-1978; active member of the Gay Liberation Front, [1970-1973]; Lecturer, 1975-1980, and Senior Lecturer, 1980-1996, in Sociology, University of Essex; Head of Sociology Department, 1986-1989, and member of Senate, 1977-1980 and 1994, University of Essex; Member, Policy Advisory Committee to the Criminal Law Revision Committee, 1976-1985, on matters relating to sexual offences; Founding Member, Editorial Collective, Feminist Review, 1978-1994; Member, Board of Directors, Lawrence and Wishart (Publishers), 1981-1985; Visiting Professor, Carleton University, Ottowa, Canada, 1985; Visiting Lecturer, University of Kuopi, Finland, 1993. Publications: editor of 'Deviance and social control' (Tavistock, London, 1974); editor of 'Sex exposed: sexuality and the pornography debate' (Virago, London, 1992); co-writer of 'The anti-social family' (NLB, London, 1982); 'The organisation of crime' (Macmillan, London, 1975).
DescriptionPapers of Dr Mary McIntosh, 1960 - 1991, mainly relating to gay and feminist politics, notably scrapbooks and correspondence relating to a House UnAmerican Activities protest made by McIntosh and others whilst at the University of California, Berkeley, 1960; material relating to the National Deviancy Conference, 1968 - [1975]; magazines and cuttings relating to the international homophile movement, [1965], including 'Arena Three'; material relating to the Women's Liberation Movement, including papers collected at Women's Liberation and Soc-Fem conferences, 1971 - 1981, as well as papers, newsletters and booklets concerning the Women's Liberation Independence Campaign (WLIC), 1975 - 1979, and Rights of Women (ROW), 1979 - 1980; material relating to McIntosh's work with the Gay Liberation Front (GLF), 1970 - 1973, including minutes and notes of meetings, newsletters, and copies of 'Come Together', 'Lunch' and 'Gay News'; papers collected from conferences with feminist input, 1976 - 1982, notably the Socialist Feminist Forum; magazines and pamphlets relating to feminism, gay and lesbian politics and socialism, [1970] - 1981, including 'Wires', 'Red Rag' and 'Scarlet Woman'; papers relating to the Safe House Group project in Camden, 1984; minutes, press cuttings and mailings of the Feminists Against Censorship (FAC), 1989 - 1991; left and anarchist pamphlets collected within the GLF and the WLM, [1970 - 1973], including material relating to the Angry Brigade.
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