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COLLECTION Identifier: 82-M123

Papers of Harriet F. Pilpel, 1967-1980


Records of family planning organizations and conferences, articles, pamphlets, etc., of Harriet F. Pilpel, lawyer.


  • Creation: 1967-1980

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Harriet F. Pilpel is held by Judith P. Appelbaum and Robert H. Pilpel. 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.


3 linear feet (3 cartons)

The bulk of the collection, the travel and meeting files, contains records from many family planning organizations and conferences, as well as material from Harriet F. Pilpel’s other organizational affiliations. Articles, pamphlets, and legal memoranda, most re: planned parenthood, are also included.


Harriet (Fleishl) Pilpel (1911-1991) was a lawyer who specialized in family and marriage law, birth control, copyright and literary property, and civil liberties. For further information, see Who's Who in America, 42nd edition.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 82-M123

These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Harriet F. Pilpel in June 1982.


  1. Carton 1: 1-55
  2. Carton 2: 56-135
  3. Carton 3: 136-159

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: September 1982

By: Katherine Gill, Elijah Millgram

Pilpel, Harriet F.. Papers of Harriet F. Pilpel, 1967-1980: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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