Papers, 1810-1984


Papers, 1810-1984

Correspondence, writings, and photographs, etc., of Sarah Merry Bradley Gamble, birth control activist; also includes family papers.

27 file boxes, 16 folio folders, 9 folio+ folders, 3 oversize folders, 2 supersize folders, 4+1/2 linear feet of photographs, 30 lantern slides, 9 framed pictures, 4 audiotapes

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