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Paul Smith Papers, 1970-1999
2 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 471

Abstract:
Administrator, Family planning services. Correspondence, memoranda, manuals, and reports pertaining to providing and managing family planning services, particularly in Texas. NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

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

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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

Paul Smith was educated in business administration. In February 1973, he was hired by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Regional Office of Family Planning Services in Dallas, Texas. Prior to that he was Deputy Director of the Louisiana Statewide Family Planning Program at the Family Health Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. He died circa 1999.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Material consists primarily of manuals, guidelines, and reports pertaining to providing and managing family planning services, particularly in Texas, and obtaining funding through grant agencies. Professional correspondence and memorandums are mostly Paul Smith's but also copies of letters and memos written by others. There are also six videotapes about family planning.

NOTE: There is no container list online for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection if you want one sent to you.


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.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Paul Smith Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection
Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected and may not be reflected in this record.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English


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Subjects
  • Abortion--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • African Americans--History--20th century--Sources
  • Birth control clinics--United States--History--Sources
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America--History--Sources
  • Smith, Paul


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