The Jean Stogdon Archive

This is a small collections of papers and publications by or about Jean Stogdon OBE; co-founder of the charity GrandparentsPlus along with Michael Young (sociologist, social activist and author). Jean was an alumna of the Polytechnic of North London where she studied Social Work as a mature student.

The archive consists of material from the 1990s - to 2010s including:

  • Correspondence (written and email)
  • Governance papers and strategic planning paperwork of the charity
  • Financial records
  • Records relating to trustees
  • Published papers
  • Newspaper articles
  • GrandparentsPlus headed stationery
  • Video tapes
  • Diaries
  • Magazines (Contact a Family)
  • Associated published and unpublished material (including a small collection of popular and academic books relating to grandparenting, fostering, parenting and topics relevant to the charity and to social work)

This is a new donation which is currently being processed (Jan 2019). It is not therefore available for Researchers to use yet. Please contact specialcollections@londonmet.ac.uk Tel: 020 7320 3516 for more information or to find out when the material will be accessible.

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