Press cuttings and publications

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- Press cuttings concerning: Criminal Law Amendment Act, protection of minors, white slavery, mass demonstrations (bundle of press cuttings require conservation)

- manuscript report from the House of Lords on Clause 2 'Procuring women to be common prostitute or to enter a brothel' 30 Apr 1885

Publications:

- leaflet 'Archbishop of York on the new slave trade' (1885)

- leaflet National Conference St James's Hall with agenda. The Protection of Girls (1885)

- flyer 'To the people of London' leaflet on Hyde Park demonstration on 22 Aug

- 'The new abolitionists' at The Hague' page from 'The Christian' (27 Sep 1883)

- leaflets 'The legal protection of the young' (Mar 1883, Apr 1885)

- 'Criminal Law Amendment Bill [HL] A short description of its contents with some observations', Minors' Protection Joint Committee, Hatchards, Piccadilly (May 1885)

- 'Minors' protection Joint Committee. Concise statement of the law relating to the protection of minors with suggestions for its amendment' (May 1885)

- leaflet 'The protection of girls. Short abstract of the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885'

- 'Lamentation, and mourning, and woe', 'London's Shame. The Christian extra' (two copies)

- photocopy of page from unidentififed publication on connection of the Society of Friends with the movement for the abolition of state regulated vice

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

- leaflet 'The Bishop of Bedford on state regulation of vice' reprinted from 'The National League Journal' (ref 305.420941 JOS)