Henry J Wilson : correspondence and papers 4

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- correspondence with India Office (Lord Crewe) re Wilson and Stuart's proposal to amend cantonment regulations with respect to compulsory examination of women, 1911

- correspondence between committee members re response to India Office's refusal to adopt proposals

- letter from Henry J Wilson to Secretary of State for India in response to refusal to adopt proposals, 3 Nov 1911, and enclosure 'Notes on the Causes of the Reduction of Disease among British Troops in India'

- correspondence between India Office and acting chair and Dr Helen Wilson re publication of correspondence from India Office, 1912

- notes on Colonel Mayne's visit to the Bishop of Lahore, 10 Oct 1911 and letter to him from O'Moore Creagh, Commander In Chief In India, 27 Jan 1912

- chart showing 'Venereal disease in European troops in India: admission to hospital per 1000 of strength', Jan 1912

- pamphlet 'India Office Correspondence (1909-1912)' published by British Committee of the International Abolitionist Federation. Draft preface and introduction

- letter from O'Moore Creagh, Commander In Chief in India, to Henry J Wilson, 27 Dec 1912

- printed suggested preface for 'India Office Correspondence (1909-1912)'

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

- 'Our Army In India and Regulation of Vice: Correspondence between the India Office and the British Committee of the International Abolitionist Federation on the Rules, Regulations and Practice in Indian Cantonments with regard to Prostitution and Disease (Oct 1909- Oct 1912). London: The British Committee of the International Abolitionist Federation, 1912 (ref 349.54052534 GRE)