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Joy Dryfoos Papers, 1960-2005 (ongoing) (Bulk: 1970s)
18 boxes (19.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 407

Abstract:
Researcher; Author; Reproductive health specialist. Papers contain extensive research and printed material, primarily from Dryfoos's work at the Alan Guttmacher Institute in the 1960s and 1970s. They include her working files on such subjects as family planning and abortion as well as numerous articles, reports, and speeches authored by Dryfoos.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Joy Dryfoos is an independent researcher, writer, and lecturer. She received a B.A. in Sociology from Antioch College in 1951 and an M.A. in Urban Sociology from Sarah Lawrence College in 1966. In 1968 she was employed by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America as a researcher, and from 1969-81, she served as the Director of Research and Planning of the Alan Guttmacher Institute. Dryfoos has lectured and published extensively, particularly in the area of adolescents at risk. She is the author of: Teenage Pregnancy: The Problem That Hasn't Gone Away (1981); Adolescents at Risk (1990); Full Service Schools (1994); and Safe Passage: Making It Through Adolescence In a Risky Society (1998).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Papers contain extensive research and printed material, primarily from Dryfoos's work at the Alan Guttmacher Institute in the 1960s and 1970s. They include her working files on such subjects as family planning and abortion as well as numerous articles, reports, and speeches authored by Dryfoos.

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Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Joy Dryfoos Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
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Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
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Northampton, MA 01063

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Language
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Abortion--Research--Sources
  • Alan Guttmacher Institute--History--Sources
  • Birth control--Research--Sources
  • Dryfoos, Joy G.
  • Juvenile delinquency--United States--History--Sources
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America--History--Sources
  • Teenage pregnancy--United States--History--Sources
  • Teenagers--Research--United States--Sources


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