Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923.


Salt, Henry Stephens, 1851-1939. Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923.

Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923.

The collection contains Salt's personal family photo album (21 prints), n.d.; membership records of the Humanitarian League, particularly the Croydon, Scottish, and Manchester branches, 1908-1918; letters to league secretary Miss K. Whitaker, 1914-1922; a scrapbook of clippings, 1897-1903; and a broadside, program, and calling cards, 1906-1923. The scrapbook contains clippings of articles and letters to the editor in British newspapers such as the Daily mail, Hampshire independent, Manchester guardian, Times, and the periodical The Vegetarian about the Humanitarian League, vegetarianism, antivivisection, feather and fur trade, slaughterhouse reform (including Jewish ritual slaughtering, Shehitah), seal hunting, the collecting of tortoise shell, and mistreatment of geese for pate de foie gras. Writers include Canon Samuel A. Barnett, J.C. Brage, Benjamin Bryan, Jessie Cazalet, Joseph Collinson, E.M. Mallet, Gertrude L. Mallet, S.S. Monro, Henry S. Salt, Ethel Springett, F. Primrose Stevenson, Alexander Waddell, and Edith Ward.

.24 cubic ft.

Related Entities

There are 12 Entities related to this resource.

Cazalet, Jessie. (person)

Mallet, Gertrude L. (person)

Mallet, E. M. (person)

Humanitarian League (London, England) (corporateBody)

Springett, Ethel. (person)

Collinson, Joseph, 1871- (person)

Barnett,, Canon, 1844-1913 (person)

Salt, Henry S., 1851-1939 (person)

Henry Stephens Salt was a British author and humanitarian. Among his publications were writings against slavery, corporal punishment, and vivisection, and in support of socialism, vegetarianism, and the protection of wildflowers. As one of the founders of the Humanitarian League (1891-1919), he edited its publications The Humanitarian (1895-1919) and The Humane review (1900-1910). From the description of Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

Bryan, Benjamin, 1840- (person)

Whitaker, Kent B. (person)

Stevenson, F. Primrose. (person)

Monro, S. S. (person)