Printed material by Josephine Butler

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/J/02
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 JB 112
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- printed extract from a letter by Josephine Butler dated 16 Mar 1888

- 'Memories' from 'The Christian Commonwealth' dated 7 Jun 1900

- printed letter 'For strictly private circulation' My dear Miss Brice and Miss Smith, Apr 1900

- 'A mother to mothers' from 'The Christian Commonwealth' dated 18 Dec 1902

- typescript of speech by Josephine Butler with manuscript note at end (This speech is made up of quotations from speeches by JB leaving out what would date and would not appeal today. Or was given at a meeting by a student of dramatic art and the audience were most impressed...)

- 'Why I sympathise with Japan' reprinted from 'The Christian Commonwealth' dated 18 Feb 1904 with manuscript note by JB

- 'The morning cometh. A letter to my children' by 'Philalethes', Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1903 (manuscript note by JB 'To dear Stanley and Rhoda')

- 'St Agnes' by Josephine Butler (consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue for copy ref 305.420941 JOS)

- 'A list of over four thousand four hundred of the clergy of the Church of England who desire The contagious Diseases Acts to be repealed. 1883 and 1884', Nottingham: printed by Stevenson, Bailey and Smith, Lister Gate (manuscript note by JB 'The red marks are mine, not the black ones JE Butler')

- typed note of quote from JB 'On Germany'

- 'A Call to prayer' quote from Josephine Butler writing to Maurice Gregory, printed by Friends' Association for Abolishing State Regulation of Vice, c1900

- photocopy of extract of address by Josephine Butler 'on the dangers of constructive legislation in regard to the social evil'

- printed list and manuscript list of Josephine Butler's writings (1907)