Meliscent Shephard: correspondence 1928

Scope and Content

Consists of correspondence, publications, press cuttings and papers regarding:

- request of the Metropolitan of India, Rev Herbert Anderson and the Calcutta Vigilance Association for a representative of the Association for Social and Moral Hygiene to be sent to work in India on the brothel problem, 17 May 1928

- the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene's Calcutta Sub-Committee's work to recruit a representative, 1928

- the terms of Shephard's appointment, insurance and financial arrangements, 1928

- the nature of the alliance with the Calcutta Vigilance Association, 1928

- sermon preached by Bishop Gore at the 'dismissal service' [20 Nov 1928] on the occasion of Miss Shephard's departure for Calcutta


- pamphlets 'Calcutta Vigilance Association Annual Reports' 1925-1931

- leaflet 'The problem of the vice areas in Indian cities' reprinted from 'The Shield' vol 5 no 4 Sep 1928 (consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue for copy ref 305.420941 JOS)

Press cuttings:

- 'Going to India: Rescue Worker's New Sphere' from 'Manchester Evening Chronicle' dated 12 Oct 1928 (with letter dated 18 Oct 1928)