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Una Elizabeth Jacobs papers, 1934-2004
4 linear feet (7 containers)
Collection number: SSC.MS.00082

Abstract:
Una Elizabeth Jacobs was a birth control activist and member of the Legislative Council of Jamaica. Her 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 open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Restrictions on use:

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

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Biographical / Historical

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

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.


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

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Restrictions on use:

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Preferred Citation

Una Elizabeth Jacobs papers, Sophia Smith Collection, SSC-MS-00082, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachhusetts.

History of the Collection

The collection was gifted by Doris Hirsch, Una Jacobs, and Barbara Jacobs between 1997 and 2006.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
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Fax: (413) 585-2886

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

Contents List
2002-S-0007. Hirsch, Doris Low, Class of 1942, Una Jacobs book with Len Jacobs: "The Family and Family Planning in the West Indies"
1967
0.25 linear feet
Box 1
Search Terms
Hirsch, Doris Low, Class of 1942

2002-s-0007. Book: The Family and Family Planning in the West Indies by Len and Beth Jacobs
1967

Box 1
2004-S-0023. Jacobs, Una Elizabeth, Una Jacobs: Articles and clippings regarding her work in Jamaica; speech by her daughter, Dr. Carol Jacobs
(bulk 2003 and no date)
0.25 linear feet(1 box)
Box 1
Search Terms
Jacobs, Una Elizabeth

2004-S-0023. Articles, clippings, pamphlets; speech by daughter, Dr. Carol Jacobs
2003

Box 1
2006-S-0015. Jacobs, Barbara, Una Elizabeth Jacobs clippings and correspondence
1934-2004
0.25 linear feet(1 box)

Search Terms
Jacobs, Barbara

2006-S-0015. International Peace Prize nomination, correspondence and clippings
2004

Box 1
2006-S-0015. Correspondence regarding birth control, family planning primarily in Jamaica
1955-1967

Box 1
2006-S-0015. Personal Correspondence
1934-1979

Box 1
Videotape: "Round Table Talk"
1989-08-08



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

Genre terms
  • Brochures
  • Fliers
  • Pamphlets
  • Speeches
  • Videotapes
  • clippings
  • correspondence
  • photographs


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