• Bristol Social Project, 1953-1958: To investigate and take part in the life of a developing community in an attempt to establish practical means of tackling those stresses and strains which arise in such a community [papers of John Spencer]
  • Large scale survey of communities and housing in North Edinburgh, including the areas of Pilton, Wardieburn, Silverknowes and Muirhouse, 1960-1964. Funded by Joseph Rowntree Memorial Trust, the general theme of the survey was the suburban environment of everyday life [departmental records]
  • Craigmillar Festival Society, 1974 [papers of John Spencer]