New South Wales

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- manuscript notes from Select Committee on venereal disease

- typescript 'Detention for VD and prison reform'

- typescript 'Prevalence of venereal disease and its influence on the navy' (with statistics)

- typescript 'Minutes of evidence from Select Committee on Prevalence of Venereal disease' 15 Jul to 19 Aug 1915

- typescript report of Select Committee on the prevalence of venereal diseases (1916)

- correspondence about sending literature / reports

- correspondence concerning the New South Wales Health Act

- carbon copy typesccript concerning laws relating to street order, brothels, age of consent, procuration, marriage and venereal disease (1925)

- typescript report of the Director-General of Public Health New South Wales for 1934 with statistics showing numbers of venereal disease notifications (1936)

Publications:

- pages from 'Medical Journal of Australia' dated 22 Nov 1919 on Venereal Diseases Act 1918 New South Wales

- 'Act no 46 1918 An Act to regulate the treatment of venereal diseases....purposes consequent thereon or incidental thereto' 'Venereal Diseases Act 1918'

- 'Progress report from the Select Committee on Prevalence of Venereal diseases; together with the proceedings of the Committee and minutes of evidence and appendices (1915)

- 'Second progress report from the Select Committee on Prevalence of venereal diseases together with the proceedings of the committee and minutes of evidence and appendix (1916)

- 'Venereal disease in New South Wales' from 'Medical Journal of Australia' dated 16 May 1936

- 'Failure of compulsion in New South Wales' from 'The Dawn' dated 20 Jan 1937

Press cuttings:

- 'Sexual diseases. Government Action' from 'Sydney Morning Herald' dated 26 Nov 1914

- letters to the editor 'Medical Journal of Australia' (1920 and 1921) on the Venereal Diseases Act

- 'Abolition of venereal notification' from 'Sydney Morning Herald' dated 14 Sep 1921 and other press cuttings

- press cuttings concerning detention of prisoners (with letter dated 28 Mar 1917)