Meliscent Shephard: correspondence

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/C/05
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 D3
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      7 A boxes

Scope and Content

Files maintained by Alison Neilans as Secretary of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene. Consists of Neilans's correspondence with Meliscent Shephard, who was sent to India in 1928 initially for a period of three years as a representative of the Association to campaign against tolerated brothels and regulation of prostitution. The contents of most files are arranged in chronological sequence. While Neilans and Shephard are the principal correspondents, copies of relevant correspondence with others are also included in each file.