Reference number
  • MSS.243/4/11/1-12
Date
  • 1931
Level
  • Item
Description
  • Illustrated. Includes news of YWCA work at home and abroad, stories, Bible study, 'Pioneer's page', and articles on housekeeping, handicrafts, etc.

    Individual issues include:
    Jan 1931: 'English folk dance'; 'East and West Club anniversary luncheon' [Bombay YWCA]; 'The Oxford Group Movement'.
    Feb 1931: 'Netball'.
    Mar 1931: 'The play's the thing' [amateur theatre]; 'Political notes: The Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Amendment Bill'; 'A letter from the Girls' Work Secretary in Hong Kong'; 'Lawn tennis'; 'The story of the revolution in the Argentine'.
    Apr 1931: 'An impression of Blanche Pigott (1848-1930)'; 'Training for athletics'; 'Drifting towards disaster' [Western civilisation].
    May 1931: obituary of Lady Frances Balfour; 'An impression of Blanche Pigott'; suggestions for 'An evening in China' club event.
    Jun 1931: 'Social service in Bombay'; 'A Chinese girl in business'; 'Science in everyday life'.
    Jul 1931 (special sports number): articles on golf, lawn tennis, life saving and cricket.
    Aug 1931: 'Youth goes afoot' [Youth Hostels Association]; 'Women and cricket'; 'Something about Chinese women'.
    Sep 1931: obituary of Gertrude Kinnaird.
    Oct 1931: new Central Club souvenir number [regarding new YWCA Headquarters].
    Nov 1931: 'A girls' camp in the Lebanon'; suggestions for 'An Indian evening' club event; obituary of Susie Sorabji; 'Money and the National Crisis'; 'Planning the world' [World Social Economic Congress]; 'Do you want peace or war?' [World Disarmament Conference].
    Dec 1931: camps special.
Extent
  • 12 issues.
Access status
  • Open