French Branch of the International Abolitionist Federation

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- list of activities of the French Branch, Sep 1917

- Report of the French Branch from 1912-1917 by Avril de Ste-Croix with report by Dr Nast on the Protection organised for the Prisoners of Nanterre by the Oeuvre Libertrice and report of Dr Vernes, Director of Institut de Prophilaxie

- summary of Madame Avril's account of Abolitionist work in France during the war Jun 1919

- report of activities Apr 1919, Dec 1920-Apr 1921

- communication by Avril de Ste-Croix (French)

- paper 'De l'internement dans les maison d'education ou de relevement des personnes ayant commis des delits contre la morale publique'

- 'La situation actuelle en France' Mar 1920 with galley proof 'La circulaire ministerielle du 1 Jun 1919'

- extract from 'L'Eclaireur de l'est' 4 Jun 1916

- letters and papers concerning deportation of French girls from Lille

- extract from 'Registres des Arretes du Maire de la Ville de Chateau-Gontier' 1916

- correspondence concerning Black Troops in the occupied area of Germany

Publications:

- 'A monsieur le Senateur Jenouvrier, rapporteur des Services Penitentiaries' 19 Apr 1921