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B-20

Birth Control League of Massachusetts. Records of the Birth Control League of Massachusetts, 1916-1934: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: B-20
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Birth Control League of Massachusetts
Title: Records of the Birth Control League of Massachusetts, 1916-1934
Date(s): 1916-1934
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, state statutes, etc., of the Birth Control League of Massachusetts, an organization that disseminated birth control information in Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 167
Gift of Mrs. Walter B. Cannon, 20 Prescott St., Cambridge, Massachusetts. Received July 13, 1960.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Birth Control League of Massachusetts as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Birth Control League of Massachusetts Records, 1916-1934; item description, dates. B-20, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

HISTORY

The Birth Control League of Massachusetts was established in 1916 to disseminate birth control information in Massachusetts.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Correspondence, articles, and state statutes concern the early legal difficulties of the League. Correspondents include Blanche (Ames) Ames and Margaret Sanger.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Birth control--Law and legislation--Massachusetts--History
Massachusetts--Social conditions
Ames, Blanche
Birth Control League of Massachusetts
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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