Papers of the Committee of Inquiry into Sexual Morality

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/B/09/03
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 B2 Box 1 of 1 JB45
  • Dates of Creation
      1918-1920
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- papers relating to the establishment of the Committee of Inquiry with lists of co-opted, co-operating organisations, list of witnesses

- circular letters to members of committee notifying them of meetings

- financial statement for 23 Jul 1918 to 22 Sep 1919

- sub-committee report by Miss Macmillan, Mrs Swanwick and Mr Hanbury Aggs to the Committee of Enquiry: details of evidence and recommendations

- evidence analysed under heads of inquiry

- table with statute, section or clause and proposed amendment

- evidence of application of Regulation 40D of the Defence against the Realm Act in the courts

- comments on the draft report from Helen Wilson (28 Feb 1920)

- correspondence concerning the progress of the Committee's report

- list of newspapers that received a copy of the report 'The State and Sexual Morality'

Related Material

The State and Sexual Morality, London : Allen & Unwin, 1920 - for a copy consult The Women's Library printed collections catalogue (ref 345.0253 STA)