Record Details

CollectionOpen Door Council
NGOOpen Door Council
RepositoryLondon Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

Records of the Open Door Council (ref.5/ODC) are held at The Women's Library. The online catalogue (A2A) describes the collection as consisting of "Annual reports (1926-1938, 1941, 1947-1956, 1959, 1961, 1963-5); agendas and resolutions of Annual Meetings (1948-1963); memoranda (1929-1957); printed leaflets and pamphlets (1926-c.1947)."

Access Rights

'This collection is open for consultation. Intending readers are advised to contact The Women's Library in advance of their first visit.'

Size of Collection1 box
Finding Aids/Catalogues

online catalogue (A2A) or online catalogue (Archives Hub). Handlist

Reference of Catalogue
Additional information

Records relating to the Open Door Council are among a number of collections also held at the Women's Library, including:


Records of Open Door International for the Economic Emancipation of the Woman worker (ref. 5/ODI) -see online catalogue.



Records of the Six Point Group including Hazel Hunkins-Hallinan Papers (ref. 5/SPG) -see online catalogue.



Records of the Equal Pay Campaign Committee (ref. 6/EPC) -see online catalogue



Records relating the Open Door Council are also among the records of the National Union of Women Teachers (ref. DC/UWT), held at London University: Institute of Education -see online catalogue.



Further records relating to the Open Door Council are among the Records of the Cambridge Women's Suffrage Association (later the Cambridge Standing Committee of the National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship) and the Cambridge and District Women Citizens' Association (ref. 455/Q), held at Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge -see online catalogue.



Related records are also among the Papers of Selina Jane Cooper of Nelson (ref. DDX 1137/3), held at Lancashire Record Office -see online catalogue.



A number of more minor references are listed on AIM 25 and A2A.


Source of InformationNRA; Archives Hub; A2A; AIM 25
Last Edited at06/04/2009 13:49:07