Resource material relating to UK

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- photocopy of draft paper 'Income tax and sex discrimination' commissioned by the Equal Opportunities Commission, author unknown. Paper was later published in an amended form.

- article from Journal of the Unitarian World Development on East meets West, an exile's story

- circular letter to members of the Fawcett Society re the sale of Fawcett House, Sep 1977

- publication advertisements

- notices about 'Dustbin press', for Publications Distribution Co-operative, for CENA an educational / information / education centre

- proposal for new magazine 'Wholemeal times'

- leaflet for study tour of India

- leaflet for WISP - a saving plan for women

- copy of petition against Electric Shock treatment (Oct 1977) and related material on electroshock therapy

- page from poster catalogue

- papers relating to the campaign to stop the closure of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson hospital, Sep 1977

- papers relating to the international conference on sex-role stereotyping held on 13-15 Jul 1977 held at University of Wales

- brief of working party to examine sexism and education by Women Against Sexism in Teaching and Education, York 1978

- notice of Equal Opportunities Commission investigation into sex-role stereotyping in education, Jul 1977

- information leaflet about the Mastectomy Association

- press release for Women's Festival 1977 and for a new play 'Voices' by Susan Griffin

- article on Fakenham Occupation from 'Liberation Struggle', Feb 1973

- photocopy of evidence to the Royal Commission on the National Health Service, Aug 1977

- leaflets by One Parent Families

- article 'Why did women become Nazis?'

- photocopy of 'Dream home' from 'Woman and Duty'

- press releases: on rates of homocide, women's festival 1977, pre-school playgroups association, women's who's who, 1977-1978, association for women's health care, sacking of Maureen Colquhoun MP on account of being a lesbian

- report of a workshop on teaching and women's studies

- Ponteland Post, Apr 1976

- list of groups with addresses compiled by the National Women's Aid Federation

- information sheets from the Rape Crisis Centre

- information sheet about 'The other film' by Ron Moule

- Women and film group information sheet, 1977

- Images of women newsletter, 1976

- information sheets from the British Film Institute

- teaching aid 'The Musical' Study Unit 16 by Richard Dyer


- pamphlet 'New rights for the expectant mother', Department of Employment, 1975

- 'The Times Higher Education Supplement', 11 Mar 1977

- One parent families : annual report. 1976-1977 / National Council for One Parent Families, London : National Council for One Parent Families, 1977

- 'An account of the NMGC marital sexual dysfunction project' by David Barkla, National Marriage Guidance Council, Jan 1977

- Family Service Units : 29th Annual Report / Family Service Units, Dec 1977

- Employers guide to national insurance contributions, Leaflet NP 15, Department of Health and Social Security, Oct 1977

- Industrial Relations Law Reports, vol 6, no 6, Jun 1977

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

- Council: newsletter of the National Council of Women of Great Britain, Jan 1976 (periodicals)

- Documents bulletin / Equal Opportunities Commission, Information Centre, no 4, 23 Dec 1977 / [s.l.] : [Information Centre, Equal Opportunities Commission] (periodicals)

- As things are : women, work and family in South London, London : Bonfire Press at Union Place Community Resource Centre, 1976 (ref 331.4094216 AST)

- Annual report. 1965, 39th / Open Door Council, British Branch of the Open Door International, London : The Council, 1965 (ref 305.4206041 OPE)