Papers relating to the Ministry of Munitions and the employment of women, 1914-1917
Papers relating to the Ministry of Munitions and the employment of women, 1914-1917, (fols. 1-27) 'Minutes of a meeting to form a committee consider the employment and remuneration of women in munitions work, 12 Aug. 1915'; (fols. 28-43) general papers, including correspondence from the Manchester, Salford and District Women's War Interest Committee, and recommendations of the Munitions Labour Supply Committee on employment of women, 1915; (fols. 44-258) papers relating to the employment of women under Circulars L2 and L3, 1915-1916, including recommendations of the Munitions Labour Supply Committee, with (fols. 192-241) Ministry of Munitions, Notes on the employment of women on munitions of war (London, Feb. 1916), and (fols. 242-257) Women in the Labour Market (Manchester and District) during the war (Manchester, n.d.); (fols. 259-271) employment of women in the machine tool trade, Aug. 1915; (fols. 272-310) letters from Sylvia Pankhurst, East London Federation of the Suffragettes to Lloyd George, Aug.-Oct. 1915, on low wages; (fols. 311-315) letters from Sir Robert Blair, London County Council, Sept. 1915, on women munitions workers, offering the help of Frances Durham; (fols. 316-360) correspondence with Lady and Sir Amherst Selby-Bigge concerning the YWCA Women's Day, 1917, with (fols. 349-360) Report on the Increased Employment of Women during the War, Jan. 1917.
- Creation: 1914-1917
Language of Materials
MS. Addison dep. c. 100
Box 2 (= fols. 1-43); 46 (= fols. 44-258); 64 (= fols. 259-310); 57 (= fols. 311-315); 44 (= fols. 316-361): file 35688 (= fols. 1-27); 118.5 (= fols. 28-43); 380 (= fols. 316-361)