Federation File

Scope and Content

File arranged Mar 1909. Correspondence, agendas, notes circulars, pamphlets and papers relating to Congresses and Conferences of the International Abolitionist Federation. Includes:

* Auguste de Morsier, Rapport au Congrès de Londres, 12-15 Juillet 1898 sur La Lutte contre La Prostitu-Reglementée en France (Federation Abolitioniste Internationale Blanche Française, 1898, 31pp.- in wrapper of papers' connected with Congress 12-15 Jul 1898).

* Der Volkserzieher (`The People's Educator') 23 Oct 1893 pp.338-340 article on the abolitionist movement: `Die Abschaffung der Sittenpolizei', with related English correspondence.

* Revue Sociale - envelope containing correspondence and papers relating to its launching, Jan-Non 1898.

* Bulletin de la Société de Moralité Publique de Belgique Jul-Sep 1899 (36 pp, 50 centimes; 2 copies, 1 `Keep', 1 `Lend').

* Statute de la Fédération Brittanique, Continentale et Générale (adopted 1886, revised 1890) (14pp, marked `Geneva 21 Sep 1899').

* Lettre familière aux Membres du Comité-Exécutif de la Fédération Abolitioniste internationale (Mar 1900, 15pp. Also full English typescript translation by HJ Wilson with explanatory comments.. Two protagonists argue different positions on `free love', etc, favoured by socialist delegates to International Abolitionist Federation (IAF) Secretariat: advocates, in summing-up a sinking of differences in basic task of opposing regulation).