Population Problems Collection
Population Problems Collection, 1896-1979
3 boxes, 4 volumes (2 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 438
The Population Problems Collection contains mainly printed materials on issues pertaining to world population problems in the 20th century; family planning and the birth control movement in the United States; the international birth control movement; and development programs and agencies that assist poorer women and their families. Related issues such as sterilization and eugenics are also documented. Types of materials include books, pamphlets, booklets, newspaper clippings, articles, and essays. Published books include: The Salon and the Royal Academy Booklet on Eugenics (1908); Proceedings of the International Congress on Population and World Resources in Relation to the Family (1948); and Birth Control and the Americas, 1830-1970 (1974). The collection dates from 1896 to 1979, with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1970s.
Terms of Access and Use:
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The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.
Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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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