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Discrete CollectionsHall-Carpenter Archives
Title[Loose papers, mainly regarding paedophilia]
Ref NoHCA/GREY/4/17
LevelFile
Date1973-1984
Extent3 folders
DescriptionIncludes:
Correspondence, including Edward Brongersma.
Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE) first annual conference: report on CHE's work and progress to date by the Executive Committee, proposed standing orders and other papers, April 1973.
Gay Scene, no.4, March 1973 (newsletter produced by Gay Chilterns).
"Evidence on the law relating to and penalties for certain sexual offences involving children", Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE) paper for the Home Office Criminal Law Revision Committee, November 1975.
Paedophile Awareness and Liberation (PAL) circular enclosing latest edition of Palaver [not present in the folder], 9 November 1976.
"Paedophilia: some questions and answers", with drafts and correspondence (including with PAL), 1976-77.
Press statement from Albany Trust (1977) denying connection with PIE.
Two letters regarding article in The Scotsman, January 1977 (one letter is from the Albany Trust, the other is from the Scottish Minorities Group).
Circular from PAL regarding joining forces with PIE, received February 1977.
PIE circular regarding seminar due to be held in London by Dr Brongersma, 19 September [1977].
"Paedophiles - are we dodging the issues?", by Antony Grey, Freethinker, vol.97, no.11, November 1977.
"Childhood rights", newsheets issued by the Children's Rights Section of PIE, vol.1, nos.1-3, 1977.
CSC Nusletter, February 1978 [Childhood Sensuality Circle].
Magpie: the journal of PIE, no.11, May 1978.
Statements by Parker Rossman regarding his book, "Sexual experience between men and boys", April 1979 (and letter from him to Antony Grey, 11 July 1979).
Letters from John Alexander, Department of Education and Science, 1979.
Letter from Tony Smythe, MIND to the editor of The Times regarding an article by Ronald Butt, 26 March 1981.
CHE Supporters Review, issue 7, November 1984 (includes brief article on PIE).
Institute of Psychiatry (University of London) questionnaire on attitudes and lifestyles of gay and bisexual men (questions only), nd.
"Controversy: the paedophilia debate", article by Antony Grey, nd.
Book review of Robert Ollendorff's, "The juvenile homosexual experience and its effect on adult sexuality", nd.
Notes.
Copies of newspaper cuttings and articles.

Most of the file is open, but a few personal letters are closed under section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act (4 letters in all from 2 correspondents). Redacted copies of these letters are available in the open section of the file.
Access StatusMainly open; some items closed
Access ConditionsMost of the file opened following Freedom of Information request 16 November 2012. A few personal letters are closed under section 40 of the Freedom of Information Act (4 letters in all from 2 correspondents). Redacted copies of the closed letters made avail;able after FoI request in June 2015.
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