Papers, 1810-1984 (inclusive).


Papers, 1810-1984 (inclusive).

Through correspondence, writings, and photographs, this collection documents seven generations, from Sarah Gamble's great-great grandparents on her father's side to her seventeen grandchildren. There are also papers pertaining to her grandparents on her mother's side, and the parents and grandparents of Clarence Gamble. In addition, the collection documents the work of the Gambles in birth control and includes records of the Pathfinder Fund. The Sarah and Clarence Gamble series begins with their engagement and wedding, covers their early travels, children and grandchildren, and contains the letters, 1941-1967, Sarah wrote to "Dear Family" documenting the Gamble's activities and their international birth control work. The birth control work series contains information about Clarence's early work and a partial chronological file of the Pathfinder Fund.

18 linear ft.

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