International Abolitionist Federation 3

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/E/03
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 AMS/8/3
  • Dates of Creation
      1929-1935
  • Physical Description
      2 folders

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- First meeting of the Comite International of the International Abolitionist Federation held at Amsterdam on 30 Nov 1929

- Reply from the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene to the request of the International Abolitionist Federation Bureau concerning the operation of the laws in Great Britain which have replaced the system of State Regulation of Prostitution (Jan 1930)

- Correspondence concerning the Warsaw conference for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women in Oct 1930 particularly regarding a resolution condemning maisons tolerees, about a new French Decree on the medical examination of prostitutes, and about amending the Statutes

- letters from Grace Saunders concerning the Warsaw conference and encloses her report (1930)

- Second session of the International Committee of the Federation on 3 Oct 1930

- Discussion by International Committee of correspondence between the British and American branches of the Federation

- Correspondence about how to secure representation on the League of Nations Advisory Committee

- Typescript statement by the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene's secretary (Alison Neilans) concerning her correspondence in 1928 with the American Social Hygiene Association

- Typescript notes on the proposed amendment to Abolitionist Federation 'Statuts' Dec 1930

- Third report of the secretariat of the International Abolitionist Federation to members of the International Committee from 1 Oct 1930 to 31 Jan 1931

- photocopy of resolutions passed at 8th International Congress held at Warsaw

- Papers concerning the Strasburg Congress Sep 1931

- Memorandum on the International Abolitionist Federation by Helen Wilson dated 3 Mar 1933 (financial concerns)

- Fifth session of the International Committee on 5 Apr 1933

- Finances of the International Abolitionist Federation dated 21 Apr 1933

- Correspondence relating to congress on the problem of prostitution, its causes and its remedies at Budapest in Autumn of 1934

- Report of the Secretariat of the International Abolitionist Federation for 1 May 1933 to 31 Dec 1931

- Typescript Report of the correspondence relating to the position of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in regard to the Budapest Congress

- Manuscript minutes of the Executive Committee meeting on 9 Jan 1934

- Minutes of meeting of Comite d'organisation of the International Congress on 11 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 Mar 1934

- Report of the secretariat for Jan-Sep 1934

- Typescript of speech at Budapest congress 15-18 Oct 1934

- Financial position of the Federation Oct 1934

- Minutes of the 16th session of the International Committee on 14 Oct 1934

- 'Methodes modernes de lutte contre la prostitution' by M Veillard (French) presented Jun 1935

- Observations of MA Audeoud, president of the Swiss Branch, on the subject of M Veillard's article presented by Mme L Jaquet-Gonin (French)

- Minutes of the 17th sessions of the International Committee on 4 May 1935

- agenda for meeting with M de Graaf and M Reelfs and minutes of meeting on 28 Nov 1935 concerning the future of the Federation

- Receipts and payments for 1934-1935

Publications:

- 'Congres International de Morale Sociale La Prostitution ses causes et ses remedes. Budapest du 15 au 18 Oct 1934' Bureau du Comite d'organisation 1934

- proof copy 'Commission pour l'unite de la morale et contre la traite des femmes' by Paulina Luisi

- printed letter from Federation Abolitionniste Internationale dated 15 Jun 1935

Correspondents : Alison Neilans, Miss Eykman, Mr Reelfs