Bombay : Publications

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/C/07/03
  • Dates of Creation
      1878-1930
  • Physical Description
      1 folder and 2 bundles

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- Bombay Vigilance Association annual reports 1925-1930

- 'Prostitution in Bombay' Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet no 8

- 'Social purity versus the social evil' Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet no 9

- 'Traffic in women and children' Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet no 10

- 'Traffic in women. Slave traders in our day' Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet no 11

- Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet nos 13 and 14 (Hindi)

- 'Next step after abolition' Bombay Vigilance Association leaflet no 15

- 'The Bombay Children Act' Bombay Vigilance Association Pamphlet no 4

- 'Prostitution under religious customs' Bombay Vigilance Association Pamphlet no 6 1928

- 'The immediate abolition of vice areas in Bombay' Bombay Vigilance Association Pamphlet no 7 1928

- 'Addresses given at the sixth annual meeting held in the government secretariat on 1 May 1929' Bombay Vigilance Association Pamphlet no 10, 1929

- Papers of 'Bombay Social Service Conference (Second session)' 1928

- 'Report of the Prostitution Committee Bombay' 1926

- 'Why let it burn? The case against the red light district', The American Social Hygiene Association

- 'The Children's Aid Society' Second annual report, 1928

- 'The League of Mercy for the Presidency and Diocese of Bombay. Report for 1925'

- 'The League for Combating Venereal Diseases Bombay. Fourth Annual Report 1921-1922'

- 'Constitution and Rules. The Social Purity League Bombay'

- Social Purity League Annual reports 1929, 1930

- 'The Evil of prostitution in Bombay' Occasional paper 1, Printed for The Social Purity Committee of Bombay by the Bombay Presidency Women's Council, Poona : 1921

- 'Regulated prostitution within the British Empire. The question of brothels and state control' 1919

- leaflet 'Commercialised vice in Bombay. A public meeting'

- 'Bombay Act No IV of 1878. An Act to amend the Bombay Municipal Act of 1872 and to continue the same as so amended'

- 'Bombay Act No IV of 1902. The city of Bombay Police Act 1902', Bombay, 1916

- 'Bombay Act No XIII of 1924. Bombay Children Act 1924'

- 'Bombay Legislative Council Debates. Office Report, vol 28 part 24, Bombay Government Central Press, 1930

- 'Bombay Citizens' Manifesto demanding abolition of brothels' Nov 1928

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

- leaflets 'India and the East' Association for Moral and Social Hygiene [1918] (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- 'Mrs K Dixon's work against regulated prostitution within the British Empire' (ref 349.171241052534 MRS)

- 'The problem of the vice areas in Indian cities' from 'The Shield' 1928 (ref 305.420941 JOS)