Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore, Bangalore

Scope and Content

Correspondence between secretary of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore, Mabel Pillidge, and Alison Neilans

Consists of:

- typescript 'The work of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore' by Mabel Pillidge

- typescript 'AMSH Branches in Mysore State' summarised by Mabel Pillidge

- correspondence concerning affiliation with the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene (later became a branch of the Association)

- correspondence concerning repatriation of an English girl in India

- details of work eg Bill for the Suppression of Immoral Traffic in the Mysore State (press cuttings with letters dated 24 Oct 1934, 19 Mar 1936)

- carbon copy report by Pillidge on traffic in women (with letter dated 4 Jul 1935)

- minutes of committee meeting on 20 Nov 1933 (with letter dated 16 Dec 1935)

- copy of report of 1936 (with letter dated 16 Jun 1936)

- correspondence concerning the need for financial assistance, and recognition from Mysore Government

- lecture notes from the British Social Hygiene Council typescript of one attached entitled 'Human marriage and mating'

- correspondence concerning new appointment in Madras following Daisy Mackenzie's departure

Publications:

- leaflet 'The Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore' subscription form aims and programme

- 'Association for Moral and Social Hygiene Mysore State Constitution'

- pamphlet 'A regulation to enforce legislation controlling prostitution in the state of Mysore' draft circulated for information only (2 copies manuscript notes) Bill defeated in 1932

- pamphlet 'Prostitution' Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore, Bangalore, Leaflet no 1

- pamphlet 'A signpost to social health' Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore, Bangalore, Leaflet no 2

- pamphlet 'An appeal' Association for Moral and Social Hygiene in Mysore, Bangalore, Leaflet no 3

- pamphlet 'Speech by the Dewan of Mysore at the Annual Meeting of the Social and Moral Hygiene Association at Bangalore 6 Jul 1932'

- pamphlet 'Report of Annual Meeting' Association for Moral and Social Hygiene Mysore State Jul 1932 and Jun 1937

- 'Regulation to enforce legislation suppressing immoral traffic in the Mysore State'

- 'Report of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene Mysore State 1954'

- 'Association for Moral and Social Hygiene Mysore State Report for the year 1955-56'

Press cuttings:

- 'Suppression of traffic in women. Valuable experiment in Bangalore' from unidentified newspaper

- 'India does not want birth control' from 'Madras Mail' dated 15 Jan 1936 (with letter dated 16 Jun 1936