Scrapbooks of press cuttings relating to the Women's Liberation Movement

Scope and Content

This collection consists of press cuttings mainly from national newspapers (with some cuttings from regional and international press). The cuttings are arranged in albums in the following sections:

Album 1:

* Women's Liberation in the UK Vol 1: 1971-1973

Album 2:

* Women's Liberation in the UK Vol 2: 1974-1977

Album 3:

* Women's Liberation in the UK Vol 3: 1977-1991

* Women's Liberation Movement - General: 1972-1982

Album 4:

* Women's Liberation Movement - International 1971-1976

* Women's Liberation Book Reviews 1971-1976

Album 5:

* Women's Liberation USA 1969-1984

The albums contain many complete articles. The authors include Katharine Whitehorn, Jill Tweedie, Bel Mooney, Mary Stott, Fiona Baker, Germaine Greer, Anna Coote, Linda Christmas, Lynne Edmunds, Jane Alexander, Ronald Irving, Mary Holland, Brian Harrison, Jacky Gillott, Caroline Moorehead, Beryl McAlhone, Diana Shelley, Polly Toynbee, Arianna Stassinopolous, Tina Brown, Andrea Dworkin.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from TWL Printed Collections, Jul 2008

Other Finding Aids

The Women's Library Catalogue

Related Material

The Women's Library also holds further material relating to the Women's Liberation Movement including the following: periodicals such as Red rag, Shrew: journal of the Women's Liberation Workshop, WIRES, Spare rib; and archives including the papers of Sheila Rowbotham (7SHR), Anna Davin (7ADA), and records of See Red Women's Workshop (5SRW). Other material related to WLM is held at Feminist Archive South: University of Bristol, Feminist Archive North: University of Leeds, and the Glasgow Women's Library.