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Una Elizabeth Jacobs Papers, 1950-2003(ongoing)
5 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 82

Abstract:
Birth control activist; Member, Legislative Council of Jamaica. Papers include correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, video tape, writings, and printed material relating to family planning, sex education, family life and health, child welfare association, the International Planned Parenthood Foundation and the Beth Jacobs Family Planning Clinic in Jamaica, 1950-1998.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

This collection is currently CLOSED for processing. Contact the SSC for more information.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note
Una Elizabeth Jacobs, undated

Una Elizabeth Jacobs, undated

Una Elizabeth (Beth) Wilson Jacobs was born in 1917, the daughter of Dr. Wilbert and Una Wilson. Educated in Jamaica. President, Child Welfare Association of Jamaica 1958- 60; President, International Planned Parenthood Federation (Western Hemisphere Region) 1958- 1961; Foundation member and Director, Jamaica Family Planning Association Ltd.; Chairman, Board of Governors of St. Hilda's High School, Jamaica; President, St. Ann Police Youth Club. Member, Legislative Council (Upper House-Parliament) 1957-61. Publications include articles in Women Speaking (U.K.) and American Review of World Health (U.S.A.). Co-wrote with husband The Family, and Family Planning in the West Indies (U.K.).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Papers include correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, video tape, writings, and printed material relating to family planning, sex education, family life and health, child welfare association, the International Planned Parenthood Foundation and the Beth Jacobs Family Planning Clinic in Jamaica, 1950-1998.

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

This collection is currently CLOSED for processing. Contact the SSC for more information.

Restrictions on use:

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works by the creator of this collection. Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

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Una Elizabeth Jacobs Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
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Additional Information
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Northampton, MA 01063

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Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Birth control--Jamaica--History--Sources
  • Child welfare--Jamaica--History--20th century--Sources
  • Jacobs, Una Elizabeth, 1917-
  • Jamaica--Social conditions--History--Sources
  • Sex instruction--Jamaica--20th century--Sources


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