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  • Title: John Vaizey papers
    Date (inclusive): 1926-1985
    Collection Number: 86017
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 38 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder, 4 envelopes, 2 phonotapes (16.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, appointment books, printed matter, phonotapes, and photographs, relating to education in Great Britain and elsewhere; calculation of economic aspects of education; economic conditions in Great Britain; economic theory, especially the natures of capitalism and socialism; public support of the arts; contemporary British culture; and British politics.
    Creator: Vaizey, John, 1929-


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Vaizey papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1929, Oct. 1 Born, Greenwich, London, England
    1951 M.A., Queens' College, Cambridge
    1952-1953 United Nations, Geneva
    1953-1956 Fellow, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge
    1956-1960 University Lecturer, Oxford
    1958 Author, The Costs of Education
    1959 Author, Scenes from Institutional Life
    1961 Author (with Patrick Lynch), Guinness's Brewery in the Irish Economy
    1962 Author, The Economics of Education
      Author, Education for Tomorrow
    1962-1966 Fellow and Tutor, Worcester College, Oxford
    1963 Author, The Control of Education
    1965 Editor, The Residual Factor and Economic Growth
      Editor, (with E.A.G. Robinson), The Economics of Education
    1965-1972, 1978 Member, UNESCO National Committee
    1966-1982 Professor of Economics, Brunel University
    1967 Author, The Barometer Man
      Author, Education in the Modern World
    1968 Author, The Sleepless Lunch
      Author (with John Sheehan), Resources for Education
    1969-1971 Author (with colleagues), The Economics of Educational Costing
    1970 Author, The Type to Succeed
    1971 Author, Capitalism
      Author, Social Democracy
    1972 Author, The Political Economy of Education
    1973 Author (with Keith Norris), The Economics of Research and Technology
    1974 Author, History of British Steel
      Editor, Economic Sovereignty and Regional Policy
    1975 Editor, Whatever Happened to Equality?
    1976 Author (with C.F.O. Clarke), Education: The State of the Debate
    1976 Life Peer, Lord John Ernest Vaizey, Baron of Greenwich
    1977 Author (with Keith Norris), Teach Yourself Economics
    1980 Author, Capitalism and Socialism
    1982-1984 Principal, St. Catharine's, Cumberland Lodge
    1983 Author, The Squandered Peace
      Author, In Breach of Promise
    1984 Author, The National Health
    1984, July 19 Died, London, England

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    British literature.
    Education--Economic aspects.
    Education--Great Britain.
    Great Britain--Civilization.
    Great Britain--Economic conditions.
    Great Britain--Politics and government--1945-
    Great Britain.