Papers relating to the Formation of CMW and its early years

Scope and Content

Items include:

Account of split within the Married Women's Association and formation of CMW;

Copy of Lady Helen Nutting's letter of resignation to the then Chairman, Mrs Doreen Gorsky (née Stephens);

Joint Statement of reasons for resignation by Lady Nutting, Mrs Gorsky and Evelyn Hamilton;

Copy of Mrs Helena Normanton's Evidence to the Royal Commission on Marriage and Divorce, 1952;

Objects of CMW;

'How to form a Group of the Council of Married Women' (leaflet);

Report on the work of the CMW, 1959.