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Cheri Appel Oral History, Interviewed by Ellen Chesler, 1989 February 1
1 boxes (.25 linear feet)
Collection number: SSC.MS.00413

Abstract:
Oral history interview of Cheri Appel, M.D., physician and early birth control worker primarily discussing her work and Margaret Sanger. Interview conducted by Ellen Chesler in 1989. Includes audiotape and transcript.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

This oral history is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

To the extent that she owned copyright, Ellen Chesler has dedicated copyright in her materials to the public domain. This agreement is governed by a CC0 (Creative Commons 1.0 Universal) public domain dedication. Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Ellen Chesler, 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

Cheri Appel, M.D. a physician and early birth control worker received her MD degree from New York University College of Medicine in 1927. She worked with birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger and practiced gynecology in Sanger's clinic in New York City. She later directed a birth control clinic in Port Chester, NY. She taught a course integrating psychiatry and gynecology at New York Medical College, work at the Mt. Sinai adolescent clinic, and treated patients in the Metropolitan Hospital mental health clinic, while also maintaining her private practice. She was married to Dr. Benjamin Segal and had two children, Mimi S. Daitz and Anthony Pell. She died June 8, 2003.

Scope and Contents

Oral history of Cheri Appel, M.D., physician and early birth control worker primarily discussing her work with Margaret Sanger. The interview was conducted by Ellen Chesler in 1989. Audio tape and transcript included.

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

This oral history is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Restrictions on use:

To the extent that she owned copyright, Ellen Chesler has dedicated copyright in her materials to the public domain. This agreement is governed by a CC0 (Creative Commons 1.0 Universal) public domain dedication. Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Ellen Chesler, 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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Cheri Appel Oral History, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

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Smith College Special Collections
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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
  • Appel, Cheri
  • Birth control--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Maternal health services--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966

Genre terms
  • Audiotapes
  • Oral histories
  • Transcripts


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