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Women and Housing subgroup

Material relating to Women & Housing group [a subgroup of AWP]. Includes incoming correspondence from interested women and women’s groups from across the UK, Women & Housing meeting minutes, questionnaire on statutory homes and hostels for single adults, meeting minutes for London Borough of Haringey Housing Committee (1978), and related material.

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Membership and events

Material relating to membership and events for A Woman’s Place (AWP). Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, completed membership/affiliation forms, and material (programme and minutes) relating to International Women’s Day 1981 events.

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Funding

Material relating to grants and funding for A Woman’s Place (AWP), including meeting minutes and correspondence from the Voluntary Sector Forum, London Boroughs Grants Committee, London Voluntary Service Council, and AWP budget for 1985/6.

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Administrative records

Material relating to A Woman’s Place (AWP) collective [not related to Woman’s Place UK]. Includes meeting agendas and minutes, incoming and outgoing correspondence, research questionnaires (all 1978-1979). Also includes a flyer for an all-women’s cruise as a benefit for Positively Women and Sheba feminist publisher [c.1980s?].

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Correspondence

Folder of incoming and outgoing correspondence for A Woman’s Place (AWP) collective. Correspondents include: Health Secretary (re hospital closures); Omagh Prison; Guildford Area Unemployed People’s Centre; Barking Abbey Comprehensive; Lesbian And Gay Employment Rights (LAGER); Wandsworth Women’s Aid; British Council; Spare Rib; Arab Women’s Group; Asian Women Writers Workshop; Pearl Barley (vegetarian catering); Women’s Rape Action Group; Sisters Against Disablement; The Feminist Archive; Campaign to Improve London’s Transport; Hounslow Trade Union & Support Centre for the Unemployed; Cromer Street Women’s Centre; Pregnancy Advisory Service; Greater London Council; Mental Health Advisory Service.

Also includes: ‘Women & Abortion’ pamphlet from Women’s Abortion & Contraception Campaign (n.d.); flyer for Women & Policing Conference (n.d.); programme for ‘Women and Unemployment: A conference for unemployed women and women workers at centres for the unemployed in the South East; programme for Conference of Women Theatre Directors and Administrators; Women’s Action on Policing programme for weekend event; and related material.

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Press cuttings

Press cuttings relating to the death of Diane Merritt, [a lesbian in a heterosexual marriage, who allegedly plotted to murder her husband and was subsequently killed in a struggle with a friend; the friend was later acquitted of her murder].

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