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H MS c261

Boston Women's Health Book Collective. Subject files, 1980-2000: Finding Aid

Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: H MS c261
Repository: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Creator: Boston Women's Health Book Collective.
Title: Boston Women's Health Book Collective Subject files,
Date(s): 1980-2000: (inclusive).
Quantity: 103 cubic feet (103 records center cartons.)
Language of materials: Records are in English and Spanish.
Abstract: Contains vertical files gathered by the organization about a wide range of women's health issues including abortion, birth control, and childbearing in the United States and abroad.

Processing Information:

Processed by Spi and Jennifer Pelose, July 2007.
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Preferred Citation:

Boston Women's Health Book Collective. Subject files, 1980-2000. H MS c261. Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.

Historical Note

The Boston Women's Health Book Collective is a nonprofit, public interest women's health education, advocacy, and consulting organization which was formally established in 1972 and published Our Bodies, Ourselves in 1973.

Series and Subseries in the Collection

Scope and Content

Contains vertical files gathered by the organization about a wide range of women's health issues including abortion, birth control, and childbearing in the United States and abroad.
Materials are in English and Spanish

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Women -- Health and hygiene.
Women's Health

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