International Abolitionist Federation 2

Scope and Content

Correspondents : HJ Wilson, M de Meuron, H Minod, J Reelfs, A de Graaf, J Stuart, Alison Neilans, Dr Helen Wilson

Consists of:

- Letters concerning paper given at Brussels Conference in Sep 1902 with translation of paper by M Beranger on 'Prophylaxic Publique'

- Personal note on 'Memorandum du Comite de la Branche Anglaise de la Federation du 12 Novembre 1904' with English translation

- page of paper by Dr Louise C Appel entitled 'The White Slave Traffic and State Regulation of Vice' read at the Triennial congress at Geneva in Sep 1908

- 'Suppression of the White Slave Traffic. Historical sketch of the English section of the movement' paper prepared by Maurice Gregory for Geneva Congress, 1908

- lists about reports of the Federation

- minutes of the Administrative Committee of International Federation for 8 Jan 1904-26 Jan 1907, 3 Sep 1907 at Berne, 29 Jan 1909 at Lausanne

- printed revision of Statuts following meeting of General Assembly on 16 Sep 1910 at Berne

- Correspondence concerning Mr Minod's resignation as General Secretary to the Federation (1912)

- programme for 37th General Assembly of the Federation at Bienne (Switzerland) on 24-25 Sep 1912

- Report by Mr Holck, Copenhagen, concerning the situation in Denmark (1912) (French)

- Notes of paper by Professor Allier on regulation in the subconscious delivered at the Paris Congress in 1913

- Memorandum on proposed Federation Conference 1916

- Papers relating to Rome Conference in 1921 with questionnaire with answers issued by M Veillard in connection with Conference in Rome on 7 Nov 1921

- Paper by Alison Neilans on 'The question of compulsory measures for the reformation of young prostitutes' Rome Conference 1921

- summary of proceedings of the Second International Congress of Working Women 17-25 Oct 1921

- Meetings of the Commission Administrative on 30 Mar, 11 Apr and 15 Jun 1922 with paper by M Veillard

- Report of meeting concerning neo-regulation in Apr 1923

- Memorandum on the proposal that the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene should summon an international Congress of Societies and individuals who are opposed to compulsory treatment of venereal disease Jul 1923 (also resolutions and correspondence)

- Meeting of the Commission Administrative on 9 Nov 1923

- report by Avril de Sainte Croix of visit to eastern Europe (Oct 1923)

- Copy of reports of visits to Hungary and Romania by Madame Avril de Sainte Croix (Nov 1923)

- Miss Wakefield's summary of M Minod's paper on 'Application of the principles of regulation'

- Outline for paper by Helen Wilson for Graz Congress Jan 1924

- Leaflet for Congress of the International Abolitionist Federation at Graz in Sep 1924

- Report of meeting with Dr Von During in May 1924 on the work of the Geneva Bureau

- Carbon copy of programme for Graz Conference

- Resolutions adopted at Graz Conference

- Observations by Helen Wilson on the proposed amendment of International Abolitionist Federation Statutes (Oct 1924)

- Manuscript notes on Geneva Conference 4 Sep 1925 by Helen Wilson

- Resolutions adopted on 5 Sep 1925 (translation by Maurice Gregory with notes by him)

- Mrs Abbott's rough draft of Questionnaire concerning proposed international conference to be called by the Association of Moral and Social Hygiene in 1925 to consider 'compulsory measures of dealing with venereal diseases'

- Report of Mr Reelfs's visit to Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia (1924/1925)

- report of meeting of the Commission Administrative held at Geneva on 4 May 1926 (English and French)

- Arguments submitted by the British Branch in favour of revising 'Statut' 5 of the International Abolitionist Federation by Maurice Gregory 1927

- Papers relating to revision of statutes with summary of and paper by Fatio Naville on Articles 5 and 6 of Statutes

- Minutes of Commission Administrative on 22 May, 3 Jul, 25 Sep, 20 Dec 1928 by Helen Wilson

- Notes on the constitution of the International Abolitionist Federation dated 4 Jun 1928

- Rough draft of circular to be issued by President Dr de Graaf concerning future of the International Abolitionist Federation (Sep 1928)

- Copy of answers to questionnaire concerning British Branch of the International Abolitionist Federation (Nov 1928)

- Typed notes of interview between Helen Wilson and Alison Neilans and Dame R Crowdy dated 8 Nov 1928

- Notes on the conference at Paris on 29-30 Jan 1929

- Correspondence concerning reorganisation of the International Abolitionist Federation (1929) (British Branch sent special grant)

- Minutes of meeting of Commission Administrative on 7 Mar, 16 Apr 1929

- Amendments proposed by the British Branch to articles 9 (or 10) (7 Oct 1929)

- Minutes of International Committee on 8 Oct 1929

- Catalogued constitutions of the International Abolitionist Federation by Helen Wilson

- Report of the General Assembly of the International Abolitionist Federation in Geneva Jul 1929

- press cutting 'Result of the Abolitionist Congress' from Geneva correspondent from 'The Westminster Gazette' 11 Mar 1920

- press cutting 'Conseil municipal' 1905

- agenda for meeting of the International Federation for the abolition of state regulation of vice British Committee on 13 Feb 1907

- typed letter dated 11 Dec 1911 from James Stuart asking for funds for the work of the British Committee of the International Federation and giving an account of current work

Publications:

- Simple exposé du but et des principes de la Fédération abolitionniste internationale, cet écrit est exclusivement destiné aux adultes / par Henri Minod, Geneva : Secretariat Generale de la Federation, 1905

- 'The Far East, Australia and South Africa. Paper read by Maurice Gregory at the conference at Portsmouth of the International Abolitionist Federation 16 Jun 1914', Friends' Association for the Promotion of Social Purity, Jul 1914

- programme Internationaler Kongress der Federation Abolitionniste Internationale. Graz 22-24 Sep 1924

- Die Strafrechtsreform in bezug auf die Sittlichkeitsdelikte by Professor Dr Mittermaier, 1926

- Preventative hygiene : an account of the Brussels international conferences 1899 and 1902 / by an English member, reprint of third edition (1909) with diagrams brought up to 1910, Apr 1912, London : John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd

- Preventative hygiene : an account of the Brussels international conferences 1899 and 1902 / by an English member, Fourth edition, Dec 1912, London : John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd

- Statuts, Genève : Bureau International de la Fédération, 1929, 29 Nov 1929

- Projet de statuts de la Federation abolitionniste internationale a soumettre a l'approbation de l'Assemblee generale des members effectifs le Mardi 25 Juin 1929 a la Grande Salle de l'Athenee Geneve (manuscript notes)

For following publications consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue:

- On some causes of prostitution, with special reference to economic conditions : a paper read at the eleventh Congress of the International Abolitionist Federation, held in Paris, June 9-12, 1913 / by Helen Wilson, [London] : British Branch of the International Federation for the Abolition of State Regulation of Prostitution, 1916 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- Statuts, Genève : Bureau International de la Fédération, 1913 (ref 345.02534 STA)

- Handbook of the Conference of the International Abolitionist Federation to be held in Portsmouth, 15th to 18th June, 1914 in the Assembly Rooms, Esplanade Hotel, Southsea, Portsmouth : WH Barrell, Ltd., printers and stationers, 1914 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- Les maladies vénériennes / par Rocco Santoliquido, Gèneve : P.-E. Grivet, 1929 (ref 614.547 SAN)

- La Fédération et l'Hygiéne : rapport / par Mme E. Pieczynska, Genève : Secretariat general de la Fédération Abolitionniste Internationale, [1905] (ref 345.02534 PIE)

- Report of the Portsmouth conference, June 15-18, 1914, London : Published by the British Branch of the International Abolitionist Federation, 1914 (ref 345.02534 INT)

- 'Can venereal diseases be dealt with in the same way as other infections?' / by WF Velthuyzen, Chief Medical Officer of Health for the City of Amsterdam ; translated from the French by Helen Wilson, London : Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, [1925] (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- Réponses données par deux souverains pontifes Leon XIII et Pie X 22 Cardinaux et 126 Eveques a un Appel fait par Agnas MacLaren en faveur de la Federation Internationale Abolitionniste, Antibes : Imprimerie Emile Roux, 1927 (ref 363.440601 REP)

- La sommaire complète de la rapport du comité spécial d'experts sur la traite des femmes et des enfants, London : Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, 1927 (ref 364.1534 LEA)