|Description||From Helen Taylor, 1971-1976: Women’s Legal and social position 1971-1973; US and UK articles 1972-1976; Abortion, Contraception, Sexuality; Assorted articles on Women’s Liberation Movement|
Folders in drop files.
Folder: ‘Women’s legal and social position, 1971-1973’. Newspaper cuttings (from The Guardian, The Observer, and other newspapers), notes by people; cartoons; article on ‘What do Britain’s most eligible bachelors look for in a wife?’. Give a good example of views on women at the time. Also ‘An introduction to the Womens Liberation Workshop’, 1971/72.
Folder: ‘US and UK articles on Women 1972-1976’. Newspaper cuttings (from The Guardian, The Observer, and other newspapers, mainly British), showing interview with women, also a history of family allowance,.
Folder: ‘Women: general’. Newspaper cuttings on women’s issues (from The Guardian, The Observer, and other newspapers, mainly British); Bristol Polytechnic reading list on ‘the family, marriage, and sex roles’; notes on children’s toys, and the like.
Folder: ‘US Articles, Women, 1969-1971’. Newspaper cuttings from American media on women’s issues.
Folder: ‘Abortion, Contraception, Sexuality’. Statistics, newspaper articles and the like on issues of sexuality, contraception use, and abortion, 1971-1976. Includes Family Planning Association, Frenchay District Community Health Council, Abortion Act of 1967, venereal disease, and Bristol Gay Awareness Group.
Folder: ‘Assorted articles on Women’s liberation’ including National Organisation for Women Nowletter (USA, 1971, several editions).
Also articles on women’s liberation from the Sunday Times 1971 and 1978
Papers relating to ‘Woman Only’, a television programme (broadcast on HTV in the Bath and Bristol area, and possibly nationally), between Helen Taylor and Joan Bakewell. Photocopies of letters sent in response to a television programme broadcast by Joan Bakewell, with correspondents providing suggestions for what to include in more programmes, 1976.
Independent Broadcasting Authority, Adult Education Committee, Agenda for 57th Meeting, July 1979.