Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966 (bulk 1928-1940).

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Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966. Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966 (bulk 1928-1940).

Margaret Sanger papers, 1900-1966 (bulk 1928-1940).

Correspondence, diaries (1914-1953), articles, speeches, lectures, clippings, scrapbooks, printed matter, photographs, memorabilia, and organizational records relating to Sanger's extensive activities on behalf of birth control in the U.S. and throughout the world. Includes material relating to many national and international congresses and conferences organized by Sanger, her campaign to enlist public opinion and congressional support for federal legislation on birth control, and material relating to her interest and activity in socialist politics and liberal reform groups. Includes records of various birth control groups with which she was associated, such as American Birth Control League, Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control, Birth Control Federation of America, Margaret Sanger Research Bureau, and Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Correspondents include Ruth Manierre Delafield, Françoise Rousel Delisle, Hugh De Sélincourt, Havelock Ellis, James Waldo Fawcett, Richard Figdor, Clarence James Gamble, Emma Goldman, Julian Huxley, Shizué Kato, Anne Kennedy, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Kitty Marion, Katherine Dexter McCormick, Ruth P. Pinchot, Florence Rose, J. Rutgers, Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes, Rabindranath Tagore, H. G. Wells, and the Watumull Foundation.

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In 1921 Margaret Sanger founded the national lobbying organization, American Birth Control League (ABCL) which in 1942 became Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). Between 1921 and 1942 the organization underwent two transformations. In 1923 Sanger opened the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (BCCRB) for the purposes of dispensing contraceptives under the supervision of licensed physicians and studying their effectiveness. The ABCL provided institutional backing for ...

Stopes, Marie Carmichael 1880-1958

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American Birth Control League

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Rutgers, J. (Johannes), 1850-1924

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Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

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Margaret Louise Higgins was born in Corning, New York, on September 15, 1879, the sixth of eleven children and the third of four daughters born to Anne Purcell Higgins and Michael Hennessey Higgins, a stone mason. Her two elder sisters worked to supplement the family income, and financed her education at Claverack College, a private coeducational preparatory school in the Catskills. After leaving Claverack, Higgins took a job teaching first grade to immigrant children, but decided after a short ...

De Sélincourt, Hugh, 1878-1951

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Rabindranath Tagore was born in Calcutta on 6 May 1861. After his marriage in 1883, Tagore managed the family estates at Shileida, where he wrote many of his works. In 1901 he founded a school at Santiniketan, Bopur, Bengal, which later became the international institution, Visva-Bharati. In 1912 he visited England and translated some of his works into English. He also made visits to countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America. In 1913 he received the Nobel Prize for literature. At the...

Figdor, Richard

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Pinchot, Ruth P.

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Rose, Florence

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Public relations specialist; Executive secretary; Director, Meals for Millions; Birth control activist; Lobbyist. Born 1903; attended Hunter College and Columbia University. From 1923 to 1929, she worked in secretarial/sales for Larabee Flour Mills Corp.; was administrative assistant to New York Citizens' Street Traffic Committee, 1929-1930, and she was Margaret Sanger's personal secretary and administrative assistant from 1930 to 1943. In addition, she did public relati...

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Kennedy, Anne.

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Watumull Foundation

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British essayist, editor physician and psychologist. He studied human sexual behavior and his research for Man and Women (1894) led to his major work, the seven volume, Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897-1928). His last writings were the essays on literature and art reprinted in Views and Reviews (1932). From the description of Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166017 From the guide to the Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939, (M...

McCormick, Katharine Dexter, 1876-1967

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Stone, Abraham, 1890-1959

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Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940

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Marion, Kitty, 1871-1944

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Gamble, Clarence James, 1894-

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Katō, Shizue, 1897-

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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