Prostitution 1

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/B/16/08
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 3/JBS2/5/1996 2.4 JB 132
  • Dates of Creation
      1896-1926
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- manuscript article 'Prostitution und Abolitionist' by JJ Jennings (1896) (German)

- correspondence concerning flats occupied by prostitutes (report of City of Westminster 1902 by AH Bodkin) and printed extracts from section 13 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885

- memorandum on offences under section 13 of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885

- 'Die bisherigen gesetzlichen Grundlagen der Reglementierung der Prostitution in Deutschland' (regulation of prostitution in Germany) (1920s)

- correspondence concerning an article in 'L'International Feminin' about the abolition of the regulation of prostitution in Tcheco-Slovaquie' (1923)

- papers relating to the International Woman Suffrage Alliance Conference at Paris in 1926

- correspondence with Father Devane (1924-1925) on a range of issues eg age of consent, brothels, control of cinema

- correspondence concerning the London Council of Public Morality report on solicitation and its treatment (committee set up in 1923 under chairmanship of Bishop of Kingston) - carbon copy of report with notes on report attached

- carbon copy typescript of paper on abolitionist principles (author unidentified, first page missing) c 1907

- letter from Agnes McLaren to Helen Wilson concerning Spain (23 Jun 1909) and leaflet 'L'Eglise Catholique contrela Reglementation de la Prostitution' by Agnes McLaren

Publications:

- leaflet 'London Public Morality Council. Women's Courts. Committee of Enquiry 1924'

- pamphlet '57th annual report of the Public Morality Council' (1956)

- leaflet 'Women's Courts in New York City' London Council for the Promotion of Public Morality (2 copies 1 with manuscript notes) by Howard Tyrer (1923)