Seamen : publications

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- pamphlet 'The mercantile marine and the problem of venereal disease', by Mrs C Neville-Rolfe and Dr Otto May, British Social Hygiene Council, 1924

- journal 'Protection of the health of seamen against venereal disease', International Labour Office, Geneva, 1926

- pamphlet 'Agreement respecting facilities to be given to merchant seamen for the treatment of venereal disease' signed at Brussels on 1 Dec 1924, Cmd 2727, Treaty Series no 20 1926

- pamphlet 'Report submitted to the Joint Maritime Commission by its sub-committee on seamen's welfare in ports' by Mr J Havelock Wilson and Mr T Salvesen, British Social Hygiene Council 1926

- pamphlet 'Seamen and recreation' by Gordon D Knox, British Social Hygiene Council, 1926

- pamphlet 'The International Labour Organisation and the Seaman', International Labour Office, Geneva, 1927

- pamphlet 'The seafarers' chart of healthy manhood', British Social Hygiene Council, 3rd edition, 1927

- pamphlet 'International Labour Office. Official Bulletin' vol 14, no 1 (May 1929)

- printed statement from Dr MT Morgan, medical secretary of the Joint Advisory Committee of the Board of Trade and Ministry of Health on the Health of seafarers, proof copy

- pamphlet 'First annual report of the British Council for the Welfare of the Mercantile Marine', Jul 1927-Mar 1929

- pamphlet 'League of Nations International Labour Conference 13th session, Geneva 1929 Compte Rendu Provisoire Provisional Record, no 8 and no 13, 19 and 23 Oct 1929

- pamphlet 'General principles for combating venereal disease and their application in the merchant service' by Dr JA Cavaillon, 2nd conference of the Health and Welfare of Merchant Seamen on 7-9 Oct 1929, Geneva

- 'The promotion on seamen's welfare in ports', International Labour Conference 13th session, Geneva (1929)(known as 'The Grey Report')

- pamphlet 'Venereal Diseases Centres in the ports at home and abroad where seamen can obtain treatment', International Agreement Brussels 1924, Ministry of Health, List 7a (revised) Jan 1934 (two circulars inserted 1374 and 1374a)

- page on the welfare of mercantile marine (1934)

- leaflet circular 1483 International agreement for the treatment of seamen suffering from venereal disease (1935)

- pamphlet 'Social conditions in ports and dockland areas. London, Liverpool, Cardiff', survey conducted by the Joint Council of the British Social Hygiene Council and the British Council for the Welfare of the Mercantile Marine (1935)

- leaflet of the Health and Welfare of the British Merchant Navy in Ports at Home and Overseas (1933-1935)

- 'The drive for victory. Welfare of merchant seamen in port', Ministry of Labour and National Service (1943)

- pamphlet 'The Welfare of merchant seamen in hospital. A guide for hospital administrators and almoner', Ministry of Labour and National Service and the Ministry of War Transport (1944)

- pamphlet 'The Merchant Navy. Hospital treatment, rehabilitation and resettlement', Ministry of Labour and National Service and Ministry of War Transport (1944)

- pamphlet 'Seamen's Welfare in Ports. Report of the committee appointed by the Minister of Labour and National Service and the Ministry of War Transport in 1943, HMSO (1945)

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

- 'Health and Empire. Journal of the British Social Hygiene Council', vol 4, no 2, Jun 1929 (periodicals)

- leaflet proof of 'Seamen's welfare in ports', Association for Moral and Social Hygiene (1929) (ref 305.420941 JOS)