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75-34--80-M204

Clothier, Florence, 1903-1987. Papers of Florence Clothier, 1885-1980 (inclusive), 1925-1980 (bulk): 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.: 75-34--80-M204
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Florence Clothier, 1903-1987
Title: Papers of Florence Clothier, 1885-1980 (inclusive), 1925-1980 (bulk)
Date(s): 1885-1980
Date(s): 1925-1980
Quantity: 3.42 linear feet (3 cartons, 1 box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, school papers, journals, etc., of Florence Clothier, psychiatrist and author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 75-34, 77-M94, 80-M204

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: January 1980
By: Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research, with the exception of folder #79. Access to that folder requires researchers to sign a special permission form.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence Clothier is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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:

Florence Clothier Papers, 1885-1980 (inclusive), 1925-1980 (bulk); item description, dates. 75-34--80-M204, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Florence Clothier Additional papers, 1934-1983 (82-M106--83-M227).

BIOGRAPHY

A psychiatrist and author, Florence Clothier, who married George Wislocki, was director of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (1945-1957) and League president (1953-1956), before becoming assistant to the president of Vassar College, her alma mater, in 1957. She was also president of the Greater Fall River Committee for Family Planning and a board member of the Euthanasia Educational Council.

ARRANGEMENT

The collection is arranged in two series:

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection of Florence Clothier, Vassar-educated child psychiatrist, President of Planned Parenthood of Massachusetts, Assistant to the President of Vassar College, President of the Greater Fall River Committee for Family Planning and board member of the Euthanasia Educational Council, consists of personal and professional correspondence, articles and reprints.

CONTAINER LIST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Abortion
Birth control
Euthanasia
Blanding, Sarah Gibson, 1898-1985
Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998
Clothier, Edith Ball
Clothier, Florence, 1903-1987
Clothier, Walter
Edelin, Kenneth, 1939-2013
Euthanasia Educational Council
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969
Greater Fall River Committee for Family Planning
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Simpson, Alan, 1912-1998
Society for the Right to Die
Vassar College
Wislocki, George Bernays, 1892-1956

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