Papers relating to the Women's Liberation Movement

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 7CMS/06/03
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3 [Acc 1990/06 UC137]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- manuscript notes of possible meeting

- 'Woman's Changing World Discussion Groups Report', Women's Gas Federation and Young Homemakers

- Letter written to Mary Stott by CCRFWCOBF, Total Women's Freedom Movement, a Coventry-based women's group that concentrated on working women and broken homes, and signed by Sheila Walsh and Sheila Williams

- photocopy of 'An introduction to the Women's Liberation workshop', 1971

- photocopy of 'The Four Demands' by the WNCC [Women's National Co-Ordinating Committee] and booklist on women's history, 1971

- pages from publication list by ZED books

- programme for NHR reunion conference (1964-1974)

- appeal letter to Mary Stott from Women Against Rape, 1970s

- photocopy 'The Nature of Housework'

- booklet 'Women together. Report of a meeting of women from the gay movement and from the women's movement' CHE Activist Paper no 1

- leaflet 'Not old madam, vintage. An autobiography' by Charis U Frankenburg

- Official report. Vol 850. No 59 Thursday 15 Feb 1973 / House of Commons, London : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, [1973] [Domicile and Matrimonial Proceedings Bill]

- booklet 'Call me Ms' by Clare Cayman, 1973

- photocopy of statistics from 'Balance of the sexes Bill', House of Commons, 1973

- photocopy of paper 'The Queen Bee Syndrome' by Graham Staines, Carol Tavris and Toby Epstein Jayaratne from Psychology Today, Jan 1974

- leaflets for International Women's Year, 1975 issued by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

- booklet of aims and objectives of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

- leaflet 'Status of Women Committee' manifesto

- copy of 'Woman', 24 Jul 1976

- Lewisham Women's Centre Newsletter, Jul 1978

- notice of meeting at the House of Commons re to Matrimonial Property, Oct 1978

- minutes of 'The Women's newspaper' meeting on 4 Apr

- minutes of the Conference Steering Committee Meeting of the Fawcett Society on 28 Feb 1967

- appeal letter from organiser of A Woman's Place, 1978

- leaflet for first issue of Feminist Review, Jan 1979

The following items are held in The Women's Library Printed Collections and so were removed from the archive as duplicates:

- Women's liberation : an introduction / compiled and published by the Women's Research and Resources Centre, the Women's Information, Referral and Enquiry Service (W.I.R.E.S.) and A Woman's Place (London) (ref 305.420941 WOM)

- Booklist for Women's Liberation / compiled by Leonora Lloyd, Southall : London Socialist Woman Group, 1970 (ref 016.30542 LLO)

- Equality for women / presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, London : H.M.S.O., 1974 (342.08780262 GRE)