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Eugenics Education Society letter to Francis Galton, about efforts to lobby Parliament for segregation of defectives in the Poor Law (12/11/1909)
Date:
1909
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
University College London, FG, 240/7
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Eugenics Education Society letter to Francis Galton, about efforts to lobby Parliament for segregation of defectives in the Poor Law (12/11/1909)

The Eugenics Education Society. [centered score] Hon. President - Sir Francis Galton, F.R.S. President - Montague Crackenthorpe, K.C. Vice-Presidents - The Earl of Lytton, Sir Edward Brabrook, C.B., Sir James Barr, M.D., Dr. Langdon Down, Dr. Wilfred Hadley, Dr. G. Herman, Lady Henry Somerset, Hon. Ed. Lyttelton, Sir James Crichton-Browne, F.R.S., Hon. Sir John Cockburn, K.C.M.G., Rev. R.J. Campbell, M.A., Dr. Havelock Ellis, Mr. Frederic Harrison, Professor W. R. Inge, D.D., F. C. S. Schiller, M.A., D.Sc., Lady Ottoline Morrell. [centered score] Hon. Sec. Mrs. Gotto. Office Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed on Saturdays. 6, York Buildings, Adelphi, London, W.C. Telephone No. 1513 City. Dec. 11th, 1909. [stamped]University College London Galton Papers 240/7[end stamp] Dear Sir Francis Galton, The Council met on Dec. 8th., to consider the financial position of the Society. It will not be necessary to draw upon the 'Guarantee Find' for the publication of "The Eugenics Review" as heavily as the later numbers are practically clearing their expenses. The Committee calculate that at [underscore]most[end underscore] only 25% need be called upon, and in all probability, in the coming year the enterprise will be completely self-supporting. We wish to lay before the Guarantors a plan which, if it obtains their support, will add greatly to the practical value of the Society. The demand for the representatives of the Society to address Provincial Meetings is steadily increasing. During the last three months, lectures have been given at Darby, Manchester, Leeds, and Birmingham, besides those in the environs of London, calls now come from Liverpool, Glasgow, and Cardiff. If these and other requests are to be complied with, it is necessary to raise a Lecture Fund, in order to pay travelling expenses. The services of all lecturers are being given free. (1) [end]

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