British Federation against the Venereal Diseases

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- letters concerning wish to form a national union against venereal diseases

- memorandum by the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene on Criminal Law Amendment 1950

- origins and aims of the Union Internationale Contre le Peril Venerien

- memorandum by the joint secretaries of the British Federation Against the Venereal Diseases (May 1951, 12 Dec 1952, 12 Apr 1955, Sep 1956)

- letters relating to contact-tracing

- memorandum on venereal diseases and seamen by the National Secretary of the Apostleship of the Sea (Nov 1951)

- analysis of information from the Venereologists Group Committee of the British Medical Association on social work in the Venereal Disease Service

- minutes of meetings on 7 May 1952, 8 Oct 1952, 12 Dec 1952, 23 Jan 1953, 6 Mar 1953, 1 May 1953, 10 Jul 1953, 9 Oct 1953, 4 Dec 1953, 2 Apr 1954, 5 Feb 1954, 30 Jul 1954, 4 Jun 1954, 8 Oct 1954, 5 Nov 1954, 4 Dec 1954, 4 Feb 1955, 14 Oct 1955, 18 Nov 1955, 17 Feb 1956, 4 May 1956, 6 Jul 1956, 30 Nov 1956, 8 Feb 1957, 4 Oct 1957, 4 Oct 1957, 11 Jul 1958, 28 Nov 1958, 13 Feb 1959, 15 May 1959

- 'Existing Statutory Enactments and Regulations Solicitation Laws' by M Chave Collisson

- Notes on the prostitution problem and the problem of contact tracing to be discussed at the Congress of the Union Internationale Contre le Peril Venerien on 21-26 Apr 1953

- memorandum by Mr E Kelsy on the law relating to venereal disease, prostitution and kindred offences

- report by LW Harrison on the proposal of a central office for the International Union and the effects of contact-tracing on the morality of women

- finances for 1952, 1953, 1955

- memoranda by AJ King and Col LW Harrison on the conduct of the International Union against Venereal Diseases (22 May 1954)

- summary of replies received on co-operation with commonwealth countries (8 Oct 1954)

- translation of letter received from the President, Secretary-General and Treasurer of the Union Internationale Contre le Peril Venerien (16 Nov 1954)

- 'Report on the General Assembly of the Union Internationale Contre le Peril Venerien' by Dr Claude Nicol, 1955

- 'Social aspects of gonorrhoea in England and Wales' by CS Nicol, 1955

- 'Memorandum on Health Education submitted to the Executive Committee of the British Federation Against the Venereal Diseases' by AJ Dalzell-Ward

- preliminary results from questionnaire on the public reaction to venereal disease Health Education carried out by Miss M Haworth carried out at St Bartholomew's Hospital, May 1956

- 'Promiscuity and motivations in sexual behaviour' by AJ Dalzell-Ward (1 Feb 1957)

- memorandum to the Executive Committee of the British Federation against Venereal Disease on a research project using group discussion technique

Publications

- 'Resolutions adopted by the General Assembly of the International Union against the Venereal diseases and the treponematoses' reprinted from 'British Journal of Venereal Diseases' vol 32, no 1 Mar 1956