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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c261

Boston Women's Health Book Collective subject files

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1980-2000: (inclusive).

Creator

Language of Materials

Records are in English and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research. Access requires advance notice. Contact Public Services for further information.

The Collection is stored offsite. Researchers are advised to Consult Public Services for more information concerning retrieval of material.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.

Extent

103 cubic feet (103 records center cartons.)

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

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

  1. I. Redfile Outlines Subject Files, 2000
  2. II. Spanish Redfiles Subject Files, 1999
  3. III. Subject Files, 1980-1998

Processing Information

Processed by Spi and Jennifer Pelose, July 2007.

This finding aid has been posted as a product of converting a heritage finding aid to an electronic format for the purpose of facilitating collection access. Researchers should be aware that this finding aid has not been revised to meet current Center for the History of Medicine descriptive practices, nor nationally promulgated content standards. Please report any difficulties using this guide to Public Services.

Title
Boston Women's Health Book Collective subject files, 1980-2000: Finding Aid
Author
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
Language of description
und
EAD ID
med00085

Repository Details

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

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