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Recently registered charity

The Mass Observation Archive

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1179673

Contact details

Public address

  • University Of Sussex, The University Library, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9QL

Aims & activities

The Mass Observation Archive (MOA) specialises in material about everyday life in Britain. It contains papers generated by the original MO social research organisation (1937 to early 1950s), and newer material collected continuously since 1981 (Mass Observation Project). MOA is a charitable trust in the care of the University of Sussex. It is housed at The Keep.

What the charity does

  • Education/training

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY OPERATING AND MAINTAINING AN ARCHIVE SPECIALISING IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN THE MODERN SOCIAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 28 Aug 2018

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Paying staff
  • 7 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dr Dorothy Sheridan Mbe None on record
Kitty Inglis None on record
Jane Harvell (Chair) None on record
Professor Claire Langhamer None on record
Jeremy Macclancy None on record
Simon Garfield None on record
Dr Michelle Johansen None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales