Scrapbooks relating to Prostitution

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 10/50
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 Albums

Scope and Content

This scrapbook consists of press cuttings on the subject of prostitution from national and regional newspapers, for the years 1929-2001 (only five cuttings dated before the 1970s).

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

This collection is available for research. Readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from TWL Printed Collections, Jul 2006.

Other Finding Aids

Fonds Description

Related Material

The Women's Library also holds a large amount of further archive material relating to prostitution and trafficking of women, including the papers of many campaigning organisations. See in particular Archives Strand 3: Societies for the Abolition of State Regulation of Prostitution and Strand 4: Societies for the Suppression of Traffic in Persons. These strands include: 3AMS Records of the Association for Moral and Social Hygiene; 3JBL Josephine Butler Letters Collection; 3NAR Records of the National Association for the Repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts; 4IBS Records of the International Bureau for Suppression of Traffic in Persons; 4NVA Records of the National Vigilance Association. See also 10/03 Scrapbook [on women's suffrage and the Contagious Diseases Acts].