Traffic in Women: publications

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/B/11/12
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 B3 Box 1 of 2 JB46
  • Dates of Creation
      1880-1927
  • Physical Description
      1 folder and 3 bundles

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- leaflet 'Reply to the evidence given by Mr Reitt and Mr Howard Vincent before the Select Committee of the House of Lords on the Law relating to the Protection of Young Girls' by M Yves Guyot, 1881 (manuscript note 'with Mrs Butler's compliments') with 'memorial and declaration laid before Earl Granville Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs', 1880

- pamphlet 'Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885' (manuscript notes)

- pamphlet 'The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885. Reprinted from the Authorised Copy by the National Vigilance Association', 1885

- 'The truth about the Armstrong Case and the Salvation Army....' London: The Salvation Army, 1885

- leaflet 'Extracts from Section 13 of 'the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 Suppression of Brothels', c 1885

- leaflet 'Memorial of Officers of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of Bombay India to the International Congress on the White Slave Traffic held in London on 21-23 Jun 1899' 1899

- pages taken from unidentified publication 'Measures for an efficacious suppression and for the organisation of it. Especially: How can we direct the interest of the police and justice permanently to the White Slave Traffic?' [1902]

- 'The 'Pass the bill' Committee's reply to 'The truth about White Slavery' pages from 'The Englishwoman'

- pamphlet 'Correspondence respecting the International Conference on White Slave Traffic' held at Paris Jul 1902, Cmd 2667, London: HMSO, 1905 (manuscript notes)

- 'Correspondence respecting the International Conference on the White Slave Traffic held in Paris Oct 1906', Cmd 3453, London: HMSO

- leaflet 'The White Slave Traffic. Protest by the Rector of Heywood', abridged reprint from the 'Heywood Advertiser' of 30 Aug 1912

- leaflet 'Penal Reform League. Memorandum on the Criminal Law Amendment (White Slave Traffic) Bill', 1912

- pamphlet 'White Slaves and Nasty Nonsense' by A Neil Lyons, London: The Clarion Press, 1912

- leaflet 'The Age of Consent', Criminal law Amendment Committee, Leaflet no 5

- pamphlet 'The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1912' by Mrs Nott Bower

- leaflet 'Criminal Law Amendment Bill. Memorandum issued by the Pass the Bill Committee', Dec 1912

- pamphlet 'Correspondence respecting the International Conferences on Obscene publications and the 'white slave traffic' held in Paris, Apr and May 1910', Cmd 6547, London: HMSO, 1912 (two copies - one with press cutting and other with manuscript notes)

- pamphlet 'The White Slave Traffic. Articles and letters reprinted from 'The Spectator', Westminster: PS King and Son, 1912

- pamphlet 'White Slave Traffic' printed letter from FS Bullock, 1913

- leaflet 'The White Slave Traffic Crusade', reprinted from the 'Contemporary Review' Jan 1913

- pamphlet 'The European Movement for the Abolition of State Regulation of Vice', London. Friends' Association for the Promotion of Social Purity, second edition printed in Tokyo, 1914

- pamphlet 'International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women and Children. Opened for signature at Geneva from 30 Sep 1921 to 31 Mar 1922', Cmd 1986, London: HMSO 1923

- League of Nations. Traffic in Women and Children. Draft convention on traffic in women and children' Geneva, Sep 1921

- printed letter 'Traffic in women and children' dated 12 Sep 1923

- 'League of Nations. Summary of annual reports for 1922 received from governments relating to the traffic in women and children', Geneva, Mar 1924

- 'Summary prepared by the Secretariat of Annual Reports for the year 1924' League of Nations. Traffic in Women and Children, May and Dec 1925

- 'Report on the International Women's Associations' by Madame Avril de Sainte-Croix, League of Nations. Traffic in Women and Children, 1925

- 'League of Nations. Report of the Commission for the Protection of Women and children in the Near East', Geneva, Aug 1926

- 'League of Nations. Slavery Convention, Geneva, 25 Sep 1926', 1927

- 'League of Nations Report of the Special Body of Experts on Traffic in Women and Children', part one and two, Geneva, 1927

- 'League of Nations. Advisory committee on the traffic in women and children' minutes for five sessions and two reports for second, fourth, sixth sessions, 1922-1927, Geneva

- 'League of Nations. Advisory commission for the protection and welfare of children and young people. Traffic in Women and Children Committee. Abstract of the reports from Governments on the system of licensed houses as related to traffic in women and children', 1927 (manuscript notes)

- 'League of Nations. Advisory Commission for the protection and welfare of children and young people. Report of the Principal International Women's Associations for 1926' Submitted by Madame Avril de Sainte-Croix to the Traffic in Women and Children Committee Feb 1927

- 'League of Nations. Advisory commission for the protection and welfare of children and young people. Child Welfare Committee. The Age of Marriage and the Age of Consent', Geneva, 1927

- 'League of Nations. Traffic in Women and Children Committee. The Employment of women in the police', Geneva, Aug and Dec 1927

- 'League of Nations. Report of the Commission for the Protection of Women and children in the Near East', Geneva, Jul 1927

- typescript 'Marriage customs entailing slavery through purchase, possession or restraint of female person'. A statement and a protest'

- typescript 'Notes from the evidence given before the Select Committee of the Senate of the Union Parliament of South Africa' c 1927

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

- pamphlet 'Speech delivered by WT Stead at the Central Criminal Court on Wednesday Nov 4 1885 before Mr Justice Lopes', The Moral Reform Union, 1885 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic Signed at Paris 18 May 1904, Cmd 2689, London: HMSO, 1905 (ref 341.77 INT)

- leaflet '3rd International Congress for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic. Paris 22-25 Oct 1906. Paper presented by Maurice Gregory. 'Why Japan should join in the International Agreement', 1906 (ref 364.1534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'The White Slave Traffic and State Regulation of vice' by Louise C Appel, 1908 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'Why I went to prison' by WT Stead, 1910 (ref 345.02534 STE)

- pamphlet 'What is 'State Regulation of Vice'?', London: Friends' Association for the Promotion of Social Purity, 1911 (ref 349.687052534 WHA)

- pamphlet 'International Convention for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic. Signed at Paris 4 May 1910', Cd 6326, London: HMSO, 1912 (ref 341.77 INT)

- pamphlet 'The Heart of Hell. A note upon the White Slave Traffic' by John Cameron Grant, new Constitutional Society for Women's Suffrage, 1913 (ref 364.153 GRA)

- pamphlet 'The European Movement for the Abolition of State Regulation of Vice', London. Friends' Association for the Promotion of Social Purity, first edition printed in 1912 (ref 349.4052534 EUR)