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Cheri Appel Oral History
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 413

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.

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Restrictions on access:

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

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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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

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 of the Collection

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:

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

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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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.

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Cheri Appel Oral History, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

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


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