Malaya 1

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/D/40/01
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 AMS/5/13
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      2 folders

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- chronological notes on the legal position as to regulation in the area

- letters concerning Straits Settlements ordinances for the protection of women and girls (1900-1901)

- manuscript notes on position of affairs regarding Contagious Diseases Acts in Straits Settlements (1906)

- notes of a meeting of the British Committee on the position of affairs in Straits Settlements and Malay Federated States (1907)(typescript and manuscript)

- 'Statement of facts which Mrs Andrew and Dr Kate Bushnell are prepared to prove from their personal knowledge' (c. 1894)

- notes on Chinese prostitute slavery and regulation in the Far East (1908)

- letters concerning prostitution in Singapore (Helen Wilson, Grace Wilson, H Minod, Maurice Gregory)

- notes on meetings with the Bishop of Singapore and his wife Mrs Ferguson Davie MD (1915)

- carbon copy 'Summary of report upon a visit to the two great brothel areas of Singapore' by John Cowen (1916)

- notes by Helen Wilson's interview with the Bishop of Singapore

- correspondence concerning the purity campaign (1919)

- notes on Mr Brodrick's views on work in Singapore, Rangoon and the Straits Settlements (17 Jun 1920)

- correspondence concerning Japanese prostitutes

- correspondence and typescript on the proposed re-introduction of State Regulation of Vice in Singapore (and also a note concerning Kong Kong) (1924)

- notes on Po Leung Kuk by the Bishop of Singapore (1924)


- 'Straits Settlements. Reports on the Protected Malay States for 1895' London: HMSO (1896)

- 'The Straits Settlements medical report for the year 1904'

- printed letter from CJ Singapore to Members of the Legislative Council Straits Settlement (14 Apr 1914) (manuscript notes)

- 'Straits Settlements. Ordinance no 24 of 1914'

- galley proof 'Licensed brothels in Singapore' for 'The Shield' 1915

- 'The purity campaign in Singapore' from magazine of St Andrews Cathedral Singapore Apr 1919

- printed letter from BN Miles to Colonial Secretary 24 Mar 1919

- printed letter from memorialists to Sir Arthur Young, Apr 1919

- 'The regulation of prostitution in Hong Kong and Singapore' from 'The Shield' (c 1923)

- Untitled, with the compliments of Dr Galloway (pro-regulation pamphlet) (undated)(manuscript notes)

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

- 'Tolerated brothels in the British Empire', Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, 1919 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- 'Regulated prostitution within the British Empire', reprinted from 'The Shield', Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, 1919 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

Press cuttings: concerning venereal diseases and the proposals of the Straits government

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