Compulsory detention / notification: publications

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- pamphlet 'Report of TW Snagge of the Middle Temple, on the Alleged traffic in English Girls for immoral purposes in foreign towns', 1881 (manuscript notes)

- pamphlet 'Report of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis for the year 1881', c 3371, London, 1882

- Letter to the editory on 'compulsory notification of infectious diseases' by Chas Bell Taylor 'The Medical Press' dated 25 Nov 1891

- pamphlet 'The treatment of venereal disease and scabies in the army. Final Report', Advisory Board for Army Medical Services, London: HMSO 1903

- pamphlet 'Memorandum. In furtherance of teaching in hygiene and temperance', published by Cornish Brothers Limited, 1903

- leaflet 'Memorandum regarding the danger of the re-introduction into Parliament of a measure embodying the principle of state regulation of vice', 1904

- pamphlet 'Venereal Diseases. Report by the Medical Officer of Health on the Venereal Diseases Scheme', published by London County Council, 1921

- pamphlet 'Report of the Committee on Child Adoption', Cmd. 1254, London: HMSO, 1921

- pamphlet 'Venereal diseases - year 1924-1925...Report of the Public Health Committee', published by the London County Council, 1924

- pamphlet 'Common lodging-houses and kindred institutions. Report by the Medical Officer of Health', published by the London County Council, 1927

- pamphlet 'Reports to the Local Government Board on Public Health and Medical Subjects. Statistics of the notifiable infectious diseases in each sanitary district in England and Wales during the 1911' London: HMSO, 1912

- pamphlet 'Reports to the Local Government Board on Public Health and Medical Subjects. Statistics of the notifiable infectious diseases in each sanitary district in England and Wales, and preliminary statement as to smallpox, plague and cholera abroad during the year 1912' London: HMSO, 1913

- pamphlet 'Reports to the Local Government Board on Public Health and Medical Subjects. Statistics of the incidence of notifiable infectious diseases in each sanitary district in England and Wales, and preliminary statement as to smallpox abroad during the year 1913', London: HMSO 1914

- leaflet 'Compulsory notification. What does it mean?' by A Maude Royden, Dec 1916

- pamphlet 'Parliamentary Debates. House of Commons. Standing Committee A. Ministry of Health Bill. Official Report. Thursday 13 Mar 1919 (5 vols - 5 days' proceedings)

- pamphlet 'Parliamentary Debates. House of Commons. Wednesday 9 Apr 1919, vol 114, no 45. Official Report. London: HMSO, 1919 (Ministry of Health Bill and notification p 2066)

- pamphlet 'Control of syphilis and gonorrhoea in the Scandinavian countries and Great Britain' published as part 2, The American Journal of Syphilis, Gonorrhoea, and Venereal Diseases, vol 20, no 4, Jul 1936

- pamphlet 'Proceedings of conference on venereal disease control work Washington DC 28-30 Dec 1936' Supplement no 3 to venereal disease information, United States Government Printing Office Washington, 1937

- pamphlet 'The work of the venereal diseases schemes in England and Wales', 'The British Journal of Venereal Diseases', vol 13, no 2, Apr 1937

- 'Parliamentary Debates. House of Commons. Official Report. Thursday 17 Jun 1937, London: HMSO (compulsory treatment debate p 794)

- 'The Lancet', vol 235, (Jul 1938)

- printed letter from Alison Neilans in 'The British Medical Journal' in response to Dr Forgan's letter anti-venereal measures in Scandinavian countries, Jul 1938

- leaflet, Ministry of Health circulars 2834 and 2896 on venereal disease (1943)

- editorial page, 'The venereal disease contact' ,'The social aspect of the venereal disease - the work of the almoner' by Dorothy M Manchee, and 'the social aspect of the venereal disease - contract tracing and the prostitute' by Margaret Wailes, pages from 'The British Journal of Venereal Diseases' Mar 1945

- leaflets 'Typical courses of treatment of syphilis' and 'Auxiliary centres for the treatment of venereal diseases', London: HMSO (c 1920)

- leaflet 'Memorandum by Salvarsan Committee on the Administration of Salvarsan and its substitutes' (c 1920)

- pamphlet 'Auxiliary centres for the treatment of venereal diseases' HMSO

- circulars on venereal disease numbered 7, 9, 19, 22 for Councils of Counties and County Boroughs and Common Council of the City of London; no 115 for the Port and Riparian Sanitary Authorities

- pamphlet 'Scottish Committee. Administrative aspects of venereal disease control in Scotland. Estimated prevalence of venereal disease in Scotland' by Sir Leslie Mackenzie, National Council for Combatting Venereal Diseases, 1922 (three leaflets inserted)

- pamphlet 'The crusade against venereal diseases' by Mme Dr Thuillier-Landry and Mme Dr Montreuill-Strauss, International Council of Women, 1922

- pamphlet 'Venereal diseases scheme of the City of Edinburgh Annual Report 1927' by David Lees (and annual report for 1928)

- pamphlet 'Supplement to the British Medical Journal', 4 Aug 1928 (p 64 for compulsory venereal disease measures)

- pamphlet 'Edinburgh Corporation Bill 1928 (Venereal diseases). Statement for the Corporation', 1928

- pamphlet 'Thirteenth report of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene' (Apr 1927-Jun 1928) (p 18 for compulsory methods)

- 'Annual report of the Public Health Department and various sub-departments of the City of Edinburgh for the year 1929' by William Robertson

- pamphlet 'The Birmingham Medical Review' vol 5, no 2, Feb 1930

- pamphlet 'The social background of the venereal diseases. Report on an experiment in contract tracing and an investigation into social conditions', Tyneside Scheme in Venereal Disease Control, 1944 (manuscript)

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

- pamphlet 'Copy of the Annual Report of the Assistant Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis for the year 1878 relating to the Contagious Diseases Acts',1879 (ref 345.02534 GRE)

- pamphlet 'Venereal disease: its present and future. A paper read at the Annual Congress of the Royal Institute of Public Health held at Dublin, Aug 1911' by Douglas White and CH Melville, reprinted from 'The Lancet' Dec 1911 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- pamphlet 'Should syphilis be made notifiable?', London: John Bale, Sons and Danielsson Limited, 1911 (ref 614.547 SHO)

- pamphlet 'Notification - and then? An examination of certain proposals made by a number of ladies in a memorial to the press 23 Oct 1916' by A Maude Royden with a leaflet by Royden 'Compulsory notification. What does it mean?' Dec 1916 (ref 345.02534 ROY)

- pamphlet 'Is sexual abstinence harmful?' by Douglas White, the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene, reprinted from 'The Shield' Nov 1930 (ref 305.420941 JOS)

- leaflet 'Compulsory methods and the treatment of venereal diseases', reprinted from 'The Shield', vol 9, no 2, May 1942 (ref 345.02534 COM)

- book 'Venereal disease in Britain' by Sydney M Laird, Harmondsworth: London, 1943 (ref 362.19695100941 LAI )

- pamphlet 'Report on Venereal Disease', Cmd. 6518, London: HMSO, 1944 (ref 614.54709411 GRE)