Abortion

Scope and Content

Majority of pieces date from 1939-1949

Consists of:

- photocopy of letter concerning the proposed Abortion Amendment Bill (1976)

Publications:

- 'Summary of the Report of the Inter-departmental Committee on Abortion, Jun 1939' by National Council of Women of Great Britain, Keighley: Wandsworth and Company (1939)

Press cuttings:

- '3 women attack scandals of back-street surgery' from 'Sunday Pictorial' (23 Nov 1947)

- 'Firms that should be prosecuted' from 'News of the World' (1 May 1948)

- 'Abortion reform' from 'British Medical Journal' (10 Jul 1948)

- 'Back Street Surgery' from 'Municipal Journal' (17 Dec 1948)

- 'German girl's death in nursing home' from 'Slough Observer' (15 Apr 1949)