Papers relating to the Josephine Butler Collection

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/A/08
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3JBS2 5/1996 18.4
  • Dates of Creation
      1937-2006
  • Physical Description
      1 A box

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- volume of accessions for the library (1937)

- correspondence dating from 1965 to 1987 relating to:

- accessions to the Fawcett Library with material for the Josephine Butler collection including some letters by Josephine Butler

- negotiations for the transfer of the Fawcett Library to the City of London Polytechnic in 1977

- publications about Josephine Butler by the Fawcett Library

- publication of 'Six Brides of Dilston' by ARC Bolton, great-nephew of Josephine Butler

- the establishment of the Josephine Butler Society as a 'clearing house' to answer enquiries about prostitution

- Josephine Butler Society publications