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Games and activities, 1971-1977 and n.d. [early 1970s-early 1990s]

MS.Oxfam DEV/7/4/1

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  1. 'The Development Game', 1971-1972. Designed by the Education Department for sixth form students and adults
  2. 'Keeping poultry: a game about poultry keeping in a developing country', n.d. [c.early 1970s]
  3. 'Oxfam Snap/Pelmanism cards', n.d. [c.early 1970s-early 1990s]
  4. 'The Hyena Game', n.d. [c.1972-1980s]. Instructions for a game which is played by the Baggara Arabs of the Sudan, and uses a board traced in the sand.
Also comprises simulation games and related papers comprising:
  1. List of simulation games available from Education Department, 1974
  2. 'Starpower', 1972. 'Starpower' is a trading game for players of 15 years of age and above
  3. 'The Pebble Game': a game from Greece, n.d. [c.1970s-1980s]
  4. 'Aid Committe Game', 1972. For players of 14 years of age and above
Also comprises:
  1. 'The Poverty Game', n.d. [c.1974]. A board game adapted from an original idea by Jim Dunlop, Jordanhill College, Glasgow, produced by Oxfam Youth Department for young people
  2. 'A Trade Game', 1976. Designed by Stuart Plant of the Youth Department for 5th and 6th years in secondary schools and adults
  3. 'The Grain Drain', n.d. [c.1976]. A board game for adults or young people exploring the problems of food distribution. Devised by Brian Wren of Third World First and produced by Oxfam, Christian Aid and CAFOD
  4. 'The People G.R.I.D: Growth, Relationships, Inter-action, Development; three games and activities for ages 8-12 years', 1977. Materials inspired by Margot Brown, Inner London Education Adviser for Oxfam and devised with the Cockpit Arts Workshop, Innner London Education Authority


  • 1971-1977 and n.d. [early 1970s-early 1990s]


1 box (9 folders)


MS.Oxfam DEV/7/4/1

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