Betty Jerman's notes

Scope and Content

Jerman's notes relating to the Pauline Jones case. Includes: manuscript notes on Jones' publicity, the Weller's story and press contract; hospital treatment; Radical Alternatives to Prison; notes on the court case, judge and appeal; petitions; notes on Jones' background and state of mind; notes re Catherine Whitehead's meeting with Pauline about prison life, later used for an article on Pauline Jones. With typescript notes possibly for later publication, including a draft outline for a book Betty Jerman was planning to write on Pauline Jones and baby-abduction. The typescript covers issues such as Delia McCall's abduction of baby Natalie Horrell, and the three year prison sentence she received; conditions for the women in prison - psychiatric treatment and solitary confinement; Radical Alternatives to Prison; Pauline Jones' background and family life; copy-cat cases; Jones' release from Styal prison.