Hackney Women's Aid mixed papers

Scope and Content

Most of the material dates from the 1970s. This includes correspondence and informal minutes. There are also printed flyers dated 1993-c.2000:

* Letter from Housing Manager, London Borough of Hackney, regarding re-housing a woman and child from a Hackney Women's Aid Shelter [Please note this item is available in anonymised form only. The original is closed under the Data Protection Act and will be available Jan 2078]

* Letter from Department of Health and Social Security regarding benefit payments to a woman from a Hackney Women's Aid Shelter [Please note this item is available in anonymised form only. The original is closed under the Data Protection Act and will be available Jan 2078]

* Informal manuscript minutes of Hackney Women's Aid group meetings, covering topics such as: planning a survey of attitudes to their work; background notes on some members and their reasons for joining the group; mailings to schools and theatre groups; subscriptions to newsletters; women as housewives and mothers in working-class households; wages for housework; abortion; contraception.

* Manuscript short history of the setting up of Hackney Women's Aid

* Notes for a television documentary on Women's Aid groups

* Draft letters relating to enquiries

* Photograph of an unidentified building

* Printed flyer advertising the Hackney Women's Aid Annual General Meeting (AGM) 7 Jul 1994

* Job advertisement produced by Hackney Women's Aid, 1993

* Poster (A4) promoting Hackney Women's Aid and advertising that they have a Turkish-speaking advisor available, c. 2000