Mrs Bligh Scrutton: 'Vigilance' Papers 2

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- carbon copy of 'analysis of figures re Irish girls from 1 Jan to 30 Jun 1953' statistics showing employment

- papers on defining and safeguarding the legal rights and duties of au pairs and host family. Recommendations of the British Vigilance Association submitted to the Home Office in 1966. Recommendations of the Council of Europe in 1966 and 1969

- Annual report of the German Welfare Council 1961

- report of Welfare of Migrants. Fourth Annual General Meeting 1968

- carbon copy report on negotiations of the National Vigilance Association with Provisional International Travellers Aid Society and typescript of International Travellers' Aid First Annual Report

- newsletters nos 4 and 5 of the Standing Conference of Overseas Friendship Associations (1965) and other papers relating to this organisation


- leaflet 'Information for the foreign worker and visitor. Some ways of visiting Great Britain' Apr 1956

- pamphlet 'Information for the foreign worker and visitor' May 1957

- pamphlet 'The young foreign worker and au pair student in Britain', prepared by the Foreign Office, 1964

- pamphlet 'Kent council of Social Service 45th annual report 1968'

- pamphlet 'Welfare Office for Swiss girls in Great Britain', 1969

- pamphlet 'Association of recognised English language schools' members 1971

- pamphlet 'Au pair' in Britain' in various languages and English version as a leaflet

- leaflet 'Do you want to visit Britain?', The Friends of the Island

- flyer 'Are you coming to work in Great Britain?', National Vigilance Association

Press cuttings:

- 'Irish girls in England', 'Guardian Weekly' dated 21 Apr 1955

- 'My job in Libya - I was aghast' from 'Birmingham Post' dated 4 Aug 1969