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A collection of leaflets and pamphlets , 1926 - 1934

Identifier: Coll-1618/2/1/3/1/78

Scope and Contents

A collection of pamphlets, mainly published by the SSPV unless otherwise stated, which were found arranged together in a folder. The pamphlets relate to vivisection and health.

1. "The Old Churchyard, from "The Field"", a story about a dog waiting by her owner's grave. Published by The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection
2. "Constipation", a list of sayings from Hippocrates on the topic of constipation. Published by the New Health Society
3. "Protect Your Animal Friends from Vivisection", a leaflet encouraging the public to support the SSPV with the tag line "Save them! They would save you!" Published by the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Vivisection (three copies)
4. "Vivisection is Humanity's Greatest Crime; Publicity will End It," a drive for lectures by Harvey Metcalfe. Published by the SSPV
5. "The Forum; Is Vivisection Justified", a debate between Harvey Metcalfe and Professor A.V. Hill", 1934
6. "Some Impressions of the International Animal Protection Congress", a description of the events at the congress. Published by the Scottish Branch of the National Anti-Vivisection Society
7. "A Plea for Mercy", details of a Bill to expempt Dogs from Vivisection and a plea to people to write to their representatives in the House of Commons to support it, published by the SSPV and the Animal Defence and Anti-Vivisection Society.


  • Creation: 1926 - 1934

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7 pamphlets

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