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The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), 1911 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/HDLM 2/2/17

Scope and Contents

Mainly printed papers issued by the Union, including: the menu card for a commemoration dinner for suffragette prisoners; flyers and leaflets; order of march for the women's procession in London, June 1911; annual reports of the Union and also the Wimbledon branch; letters from the Union; pamphlet of "suffrage speeches from the dock" (taken from a conspiracy trial at the Old Bailey, May 1912); official programme and instructions for the suffragette demonstration in Hyde Park, July 1912; copy of Else's official address to Emmeline Pankhurst, Hon. Treasurer of the WSPU, appealing to her to disassociate the WSPU from acts of violence; issues of "The Suffragette", May 1913 and May 1914, including Mrs Pankhurst's message on the WSPU deputation to the King; Christabel Pankhurst's speech on international militancy, delivered at Carnegie Hall, New York, Jan 1915, with a summary of her visit to the United States and Canada.

Dates

  • 1911 - 1915

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Extent

3 file(s)

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2019-10-16 13:44:03.050000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Contact:
Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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