Mrs Bligh Scrutton: 'Vigilance' Papers 1

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- correspondence with the International Bureau for the Suppression of traffic in Women and Children about subscriptions and attending conferences, about a practical programme to combat traffic in persons

- correspondence with Richard Russell, secretary of the British Vigilance Association and of the International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons, concerning Street Offences Act, and about relations with the Josephine Butler Society

- report of the conference on Non-Governmental Organisations and on Economic and Social Council of United Nations Geneva, Jul 1969

- correspondence concerning the possible merger of the British Vigilance Association and the Josephine Butler Society

- correspondence concerning traffic in women and children

- correspondence concerning the Human Rights Year and the Street Offences Act (1967)

Publications:

- leaflet 'International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Women and Children' origins, membership, future plans (1940s)

- leaflet 'Digest of some reports form occupied countries concerning the treatment of women and children' (1940s)

Publications:

- Annual report Liverpool Vigilance Association 1956, 1960, 1967

- pamphlet 'Traffic' British Vigilance Association (1953)

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

- 79th Annual Report since the Foundation of the National Vigilance Association in 1885' British Vigilance Association, 1966 (ref 306.740941 BRI)

- '80th Annual Report since the Foundation of the National Vigilance Association in 1885' British Vigilance Association, 1967 ( ref 306.740941 BRI)

- Report of the International Bureau for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons 1965-1966 (ref 364.1534 INT)