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FILE — Box: 08, Folder: 21 Identifier: H MS c523

World Federation for Mental Health, 2000-2001 Digital

Scope and Contents

File contains newsletters.


  • Creation: 2000-2001

Language of Materials

Papers are predominantly in English. Some papers are in Spanish.

The papers include various examples of outdated language, as the collection materials were created over the course of many decades, during which preferred language and terminology changed. Pierce generally used the term 'minority' to refer to people of non-white backgrounds, focusing on but not exclusive to Black individuals. He also frequently used the terms “negro” and “African American” in reference to Black individuals and communities. These terms appear frequently throughout the collection.

Conditions Governing Access

Series I includes student, patient, and personally-identifying information that is restricted for 80 years from the date of record creation, and Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital records that are restricted for 50 years from the date of record creation. The end of the restriction period is noted with each folder.


8.25 cubic feet (9 records center cartons and 1 flat oversize box)


Repository Details

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

The Center for the History of Medicine in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine is one of the world's leading resources for the study of the history of health and medicine. Our mission is to enable the history of medicine and public health to inform healthcare, the health sciences, and the societies in which they are embedded.

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