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Florence Rose Papers, 1832 - 1970 (Bulk: 1920-1969)
37 boxes (15 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 134

Abstract:
Public relations specialist; executive secretary; Director, Meals for Millions; birth control activist; and lobbyist. Major subjects reflected in the Rose papers include the birth control movement in the U.S., relations between African-Americans and Planned Parenthood, the politics of American hunger relief and prevention efforts in developing countries, and the life and legacy of Margaret Sanger. Individuals represented in the papers include Margaret Sanger, Pearl S. Buck, Havelock Ellis, Carrie Chapman Catt, Morris Ernst, Clarence Gamble, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Harriet Pilpel, Emma Goldman, and H.G. Wells. Types of material include correspondence, organizational records, photographs, published and unpublished writings, and speeches.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

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

Restrictions on use:

The copyright owner of this collection is unknown. 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
Florence Rose working at home while
            recovering from an accident, circa 1941

Florence Rose working at home while
recovering from an accident, circa 1941

Florence Rose, born in New York City on June 20, 1903, was the youngest of three children and the only daughter of Jewish Hungarian immigrants who probably used the surname Rosenbaum. Rose was raised along with her brothers Felix and Leon in Brooklyn. In addition to secretarial training, her education included study at both Hunter College and Columbia University, but it is not clear whether she ever completed a degree.

After concluding her education, Rose held a variety of jobs that included sales, mail-order, and promotional work, often coupled with secretarial duties. From 1923 to 1929 she worked as a secretary and sales correspondent for the Larabee Flour Mills Corporation. In 1929, after she "spent one hot New York summer filing papers and then spent the next hot summer taking them all out," Rose determined that she "had to find something purposeful" and decided to move into public welfare work. As a first step in that direction she worked as the Administrative Assistant for the New York Citizens Street Traffic Committee during 1929 and 1930.

In July of 1930, Rose gambled and wrote to the internationally known birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger--whom she admired but had never met--and explained that she wanted to "get out of a rut and change my present position while I am still young enough to be shaped into a really valuable assistant to some executive in a position that I can regard as life-long." She billed herself as an "intelligent, loyal assistant," offered Sanger her services, and pleaded with her for a brief meeting. As a result of this long shot, Sanger hired Rose to be her personal secretary and administrative assistant.

Florence Rose began her official work for Sanger in September of 1930 and ultimately devoted the next thirteen years of her life to the cause of birth control. In addition to her work for Sanger, "Rosie," as she was affectionately known by her colleagues, also acted as the secretary to the National Committee for Federal Legislation on Birth Control from 1930 to 1937 and the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau's Educational Department from 1937 to 1939. In that capacity she developed promotional materials, engaged in lobbying efforts, and coordinated national birth control conferences. Wearing a wedding ring and calling herself "Mrs. Rose" to avoid the discrimination and harassment often encountered by single women traveling alone, Rose also toured the U.S. in 1933 to campaign for the repeal of the restrictive Comstock laws. In 1934 she accompanied Sanger on a visit to eleven European countries and the USSR and in 1937 she traveled to Asia to plan and coordinate public health conferences that would promote family planning. Rose became a minor celebrity after she survived the initial Japanese bombing of Shanghai and narrowly escaped war-torn China on a U.S. battleship with a few other American refugees in August of 1937.

In 1939 the American Birth Control League and the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau merged to become the Birth Control Federation of America (which would change its name to Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 1942). Having essentially achieved her goal of federal legislation to legalize birth control, Margaret Sanger formally retired and moved to her estate in Tucson. Though it was primarily her devotion to Sanger that had fueled Rose's work in the birth control movement, she stayed on in New York City after Sanger's retirement to work as a staff member in the Federation's Public Information Department. In 1941 she was appointed the Director of the Special Projects Department which planned and developed new areas of activity. Rose can be largely credited with the development of Planned Parenthood's National Negro Educational Program, its National Clergyman's Advisory Council, and its Public Progress Committee.

In July 1943, after several years of tension and conflict with Planned Parenthood director Kenneth Rose (no relation), Florence Rose resigned from the organization. Following her resignation she worked briefly for the Holland-Rantos Company which manufactured contraceptives, organized Sanger's papers for the Library of Congress, and performed research for the New York philanthropist Ethel Clyde. From July 1944 until May 1945 Rose worked as a consultant to Pearl Buck who had recently founded the East and West Association to facilitate the interchange of knowledge between average men and women in Asia, the USSR, and the United States. Rose developed fundraising and promotional programs for the East and West Association during her brief association with Buck. She resigned from the job so that she could explore opportunities for employment in the West.

After recovering from a serious Labor Day automobile accident, in late 1945 Rose moved to Tucson, Arizona to take a job as the Assistant Business Administrator of the newly-opened Tucson Medical Center. Though she loved Tucson--probably in large part because of Margaret Sanger's presence in the city--she resigned from the Tucson Medical Center after only one year on the job. In the fall of 1946, she moved to Los Angeles to take over the leadership of the hunger relief and prevention organization Meals for Millions Foundation from its founder Clifford E. Clinton. As the Executive Director of Meals for Millions, Rose worked tirelessly from 1946 to 1964 to build the organization, raise funds, and promote the distribution of Multi-Purpose Food, a very inexpensive soy-based product that could provide nearly complete nutrition to starving people. Using the public relations skills she had learned in the birth control movement, Rose succeeded in popularizing Multi-Purpose Food, distributing 65,000,000 meals in 127 countries and establishing many international Meals for Millions Associations. After her retirement as Executive Director in 1964, Rose spent the next four years as the Meals for Millions Overseas Coordinator. During that time she traveled around the world to oversee the hunger relief and prevention programs she had set up earlier.

As was typical for women of her generation, Florence Rose defined herself and her life largely through her relationships with other people. Though she deviated from conventional feminine norms by avoiding romantic relationships of any sort, she did remain intimately involved with her family of origin throughout her life. Rose took responsibility for the care of her ailing mother, who died in 1936. She maintained close relationships with her brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Rae Rose and participated in raising their children, Charles and Karen, including subsidizing their educations. Though she was long estranged from her brother Felix Rosenbaum (known in his adult life as Phil), she reconciled with him in the late 1950s when he was ill and down on his luck. Rose sent him advice and money regularly and, when he died in late 1961, it was she who arranged his funeral and put his affairs in order.

Rose also had a large circle of friends and colleagues throughout U.S. and the world. Despite the long distances that separated them, she maintained close relationships with friends she had made during her youth in New York. She also kept in touch with many of her friends and colleagues from the birth control movement. In addition to Leon and Rae Rose, her most important personal relationships over the course of her life were with her colleagues Margaret Sanger and Ernest Chamberlain.

Almost everyone who described Florence Rose remarked on her small stature (she was less than five feet tall), her energy, her enthusiasm, and her selfless dedication to the causes she championed. But despite her cheerful demeanor Rose experienced several episodes of depression during her adult life, some of them severe. In 1935 she offered to resign as Sanger's secretary because something had "gone wrong with the works" making her feel "utterly inadequate as a human being, ignorant of the most obvious matters to others, monstrously self-centered, and lacking in the most common decency and will-power to stop worrying others about her condition." Desperate, Rose sought help from various sources, including requesting prayers from the leaders of the Unity School of Christianity in Kansas City. After watching Rose deteriorate for several months, Margaret Sanger arranged a lengthy paid leave for her so she could travel to Arizona to rest and recover. Ultimately Rose obtained treatment for a previously undiagnosed thyroid deficiency which seemed to restore her mental health.

In 1968, facing a personal audit by the Internal Revenue Service and her final departure from Meals for Millions, Rose succumbed to another severe depression. This episode is not well-documented (Rose's papers include almost nothing generated by her after July 1968 when she began to mention feeling "paralyzed" and "dormant") but correspondence between others reveals the extent of her debilitation. In December 1968, Rose's longtime friend Henrietta Voorsanger wrote to Ernest Chamberlain to ask about Rose's "medical or mental condition," whether she had "qualified psychiatric care," and whether she was "able to live alone." Ernest Chamberlain described her final months of life as a "a despairing effort to regain her mental poise, outlook, and above all, enthusiasm." Unfortunately, this time Rose did not recover. She committed suicide on April 26, 1969.

Despite the valuable contributions she made to the birth control movement and her pioneering efforts toward ending world hunger, Florence Rose never saw herself as a significant person. She derived what little sense of self-worth and personal value she had through the assistance she provided to others. In a 1968 interview with Mary Barber of the Los Angeles Times she said, "I do think I have an intuitive awareness of greatness in people and feel drawn to be their hands and legs. I want to free them to do the work they must do--great people must not spend time with dog work." Rose's creative and tenacious "dog work" made her contributions to the birth control and hunger relief and prevention movements crucial.

It was probably her contact with the pioneering women's historian, Mary Beard, and the World Center for Women's Archives, Inc. in the late 1930s that influenced Rose to "pay storage rent for what original owners regarded as waste paper but which historians regard as valued archive material." But although Rose preserved her papers primarily in order to enhance the written record of Margaret Sanger's life and legacy, without realizing it she also performed another important historical deed. Ironically, despite her lifelong failure to recognize the significance of her own work, Rose carefully documented the enormous and absolutely essential roles that lesser-known and even obscure individuals like herself play in the larger processes of social, political, and cultural change.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Florence Rose Papers consist of 15 linear feet of material dating from 1832 to 1970. The bulk of the papers date from 1921 to 1970 and focus on Rose's personal and professional interests and activities. Types of material include personal records, personal and professional correspondence, organizational records, legal documents, speeches, research files, photographs, published and unpublished writings, and printed material.

Major subjects reflected in the collection include the birth control movement in the U.S., the legal and political aspects of American birth control struggles, the history of relations between African-Americans and Planned Parenthood, the politics of American hunger relief and prevention efforts in developing countries, efforts to promote cultural understanding between nations in the immediate post-WWII period, the cultural and demographic transformation of the American West after 1945, and Margaret Sanger. Major birth control organizations represented include the American Birth Control League, the Birth Control Federation of America, the National Committee for Federal Legislation on Birth Control, and the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, all of which merged into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Other organizations with significant representation in the collection include the East and West Foundation, the Meals for Millions Foundation, the National Woman's Party, and the Tucson Medical Center. The papers contain a significant amount of material on the life and legacy of birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger. They also offer insight into the life experiences of a first generation American woman who came of age in the 1920s, benefited from new opportunities open to women in the inter-war period, and bore the personal and financial difficulties that plagued so many professional women of her cohort. In addition to documenting Rose's own work for her causes, the papers shed light on significant historical shifts of the twentieth century such as the sexual revolution, the consolidation of a consumer culture which inspired the marketing of social and political issues, and the move toward globalization.


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

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

Restrictions on use:

The copyright owner of this collection is unknown. 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:

Florence Rose Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection

Florence Rose donated her papers to the Sophia Smith Collection from 1961 to 1968. After her death, her colleague Ernest Chamberlain oversaw the transfer of the documents that had remained in her possession.

Processing Information

Reprocessed by Kate Weigand, 2000.


Additional Information
Contact Information
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.

Series Descriptions
(1903-1970)
.75 linear feet

This series includes a variety of material by and about Florence Rose that documents her personal and professional experiences, including both her accomplishments and her difficulties. It is arranged in the following eight subseries: Writings about Rose, Personal records and mementos, Miscellaneous writings by Rose, Letters about Rose's death, Tributes to Rose, Address books and calendars, Awards, and Photographs. The bulk of the items in this series date from 1923 to 1969. Writings about Rose consists of biographical sketches, newspaper clippings, resumes, and letters of recommendation, all of which document Rose's professional history. The psychological analysis and autobiographical material in this subseries contain information about Rose's inner life and day-to-day activities. Personal records and mementos contains material that Rose compiled to document experiences she viewed as central in her life. Included in this material are correspondence and records pertaining to the two international tours she undertook with Margaret Sanger in the 1930s, the records of her resignation from Planned Parenthood, and the records of her travel around the world on behalf of Meals for Millions in 1967-68. Letters about Rose's death, Tributes, and Awards are also useful sources of information about Rose's personal and professional history. Most of the material in these subseries was written by her friend and colleague Ernest Chamberlain who, knowing Rose better than anyone else during her last twenty years, recognized the significance of Rose's life and work and attempted to win for her the public recognition she deserved.

(1923-1968)
4.25 linear feet

This series contains both personal and professional correspondence dating from 1923-1968. It is arranged in two subseries: General and Individuals. General correspondence consists of letters from people or organizations who were not among Rose's regular correspondents. These letters are arranged chronologically. Individual correspondence is subdivided into two sections, "Family" and "Friends and associates," with each category arranged alphabetically and each folder containing incoming and outgoing letters. Because of her close associations with prominent individuals such as Margaret Sanger and Pearl Buck, Rose's correspondence includes not only Sanger and Buck, but also other such significant signatories as Mary Beard, Harriot Stanton Blatch, Havelock Ellis, Emma Goldman, Baroness Shidzue Kato, Judge Anna Moscowitz Kross, Attorney Harriet Pilpel, Noah H. Slee, and H.G. Wells. The Sanger correspondence in this series contains only letters exchanged between Sanger and Rose. For Sanger's third party correspondence see [SERIES IV. SUBJECTS--Margaret Sanger] Rose's correspondence with her family, and also that with close friends such as Sophia Arr, the Gigli family, Ruth Taynton, and Henrietta and Elkan Voorsanger contains information about Rose's personal life.

(1921-1968)
6.75 linear feet

This series, the largest in the collection, documents Rose's professional and personal activities and interests from the 1930s through the 1960s. It is arranged in two subseries: Birth control activities and Other activities, with each arranged alphabetically by the name of the organization or activity.

Birth control activities consists of material generated by organizations founded by Margaret Sanger such as the American Birth Control League, the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (later called the Margaret Sanger Research Bureau), the Birth Control Review, International Planned Parenthood Federation, the National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control, and the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. It also contains a much smaller amount of material from a few other more minor birth control organizations such as the Birth Control Council of America and the Voluntary Parenthood League. Types of material in this subseries include founding documents, annual reports, correspondence, memoranda, agendas, legal documents, lists, minutes, conference programs, proposals, newspaper clippings, printed material, publicity, reports, resolutions, and speeches.

Most of the material contained in Other activities documents Florence Rose's associations with organizations that employed her after she left Planned Parenthood in 1943. These organizations include the East and West Foundation, the Tucson Medical Center, and the Meals for Millions Foundation. Also included in this subseries are a few documents relating to explicitly political organizations with which Rose had brief associations including the Citizens Committee to Free Earl Browder, the National Citizens Political Action Committee, the National Council of Women, and the National Woman's Party. There is also a small amount of material relating to other interests that Rose pursued over the course of her adult life. These include Mary Beard's World Center for Women's Archives which presumably shaped Rose's interest in preserving papers for archival collections, and Rancho la Puerta, a spa in Northern Mexico where Rose spent considerable time during the last years of her life. Types of material in this subseries include: correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, programs, publicity, reports, and printed material.

(1832-1968)
2.75 linear feet

This series is arranged alphabetically by subject and includes topics in which Rose had a particular interest including the birth control movement, contraception, population, Margaret Sanger, sex education, sterilization, and World War II. The bulk of the material in this series relates to the birth control movement, contraception, and Margaret Sanger. Though the series contains a couple of nineteenth century documents relating to population, the vast majority of the material dates from the 1920s to the 1960s. The series consists largely of newspaper clippings and printed material. The exception is the material on Margaret Sanger which is much more diverse. Biographical material on Sanger includes writings about her, interviews, itineraries and travelogues, tributes, funeral records, and photographs. Rose also collected some of Sanger's third party correspondence from 1917-1965 including such significant signatories as Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Wallis Windsor, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Pearl Buck. The material on Sanger also includes her speeches and writings dating from the 1910s to the 1950s.

Contents List
SERIES I. BIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL
(1903-1970)


Writings about Rose



Biographical sketches,
1964

Box 1: folder 1
Newspaper clippings,
1933-68, n.d.

Box 1: folder 2
Resumes,
1939-44

Box 1: folder 3
Letters of recommendation,
1923-45, n.d.

Box 1: folder 4
Psychological analysis by Michael Minton,
1949

Box 1: folder 5
Autobiographical material



"A Private in the Ranks of Woolworths or Ten Days in a '5 & 10'": manuscript,
[circa 1918?]

Box 1: folder 6
Confessional writings,
1935-41

Box 1: folder 7
Christmas newsletters,
1945-53

Box 1: folder 8
Travel diaries,
1967

Box 1: folder 9
Personal records and mementos



Russia trip



Correspondence,
1934

Box 1: folder 10-11
Expenses,
1934

Box 1: folder 12
Reports,
1934

Box 1: folder 13
China trip: correspondence and records,
1937

Box 1: folder 14
Resignation from PPFA: correspondence,
1944

Box 1: folder 15
Auto accident: correspondence, memoranda, and report,
1945

Box 1: folder 16
World travel: lists, memoranda, and receipts,
1955

Box 1: folder 17
Miscellaneous writings by FR: typescripts,
1943-47, n.d.

Box 1: folder 18
Letters notifying others about FR's death,
1969

Box 1: folder 19
Tributes,
1967-69

Box 1: folder 20
Address books and calendars,
n.d.

Box 1: folder 21
Awards: correspondence, programs, and publicity,
1960

Box 2: folder 1
Photographs, circa
1903-68, n.d.

Box 2: folder 2-3
SERIES II. CORRESPONDENCE
(1923-1968)


General



1930-39

Box 3: folder 1
1940-49

Box 3: folder 2
1950-59

Box 3: folder 3
1960-69

Box 3: folder 4
Holiday cards,
c. 1960s

Box 3: folder 5
n.d.

Box 3: folder 6
Individuals



Family



Ida Offen (FR's aunt) and family,
1945-55, n.d.

Box 3: folder 7
Charles and Jan Rose (FR's nephew and his wife),1943(?)-
56, n.d.

Box 3: folder 8
Karen Rose and Joel Miller (FR's niece and her husband),
1946-69

Box 3: folder 9
Leon Rose (FR's brother),
1936-64, n.d.

Box 3: folder 10
Mother of FR,
1933-34

Box 3: folder 11
Phil (Felix) Rose[enbaum] (FR's brother),
1957-61

Box 3: folder 12
Rea Rose (FR's sister-in-law),
1945-53

Box 3: folder 13
Rebecca [?] (FR's aunt)


Box 3: folder 14
Anna Wolff (FR's aunt),
1945-63, n.d.

Box 3: folder 15
Friends and associates



Anderson, Helen,
1966-67, n.d.

Box 4: folder 1
Arr, Sophia (Tia),
1943-59, n.d.

Box 4: folder 2
Aston, Charles and Laverna,
1946-67, n.d.

Box 4: folder 3
Atwater, Helen E.,
1934-51

Box 4: folder 4
Bacon, Elizabeth,
1941-69, n.d.

Box 4: folder 5
Baldwin, Ruth,
1966

Box 4: folder 6
Banner, Illa,
1968

Box 4: folder 7
Barotz, Kate,
1942-68, n.d.

Box 4: folder 8
Beard, Mary,
1937, n.d.

Box 4: folder 9
Benjamin, Hazel,
1938

Box 4: folder 10
Blackford, Grace,
1967

Box 4: folder 11
Blatch, Harriot Stanton,
n.d.

Box 4: folder 12
Bloom, Cricket and Ben,
1944-58, n.d.

Box 4: folder 13
Borg, Mary,
1965-66

Box 4: folder 14
Brandes, Elsie,
1947, 1953, 1965

Box 4: folder 15
Brashear, Roma,
1966, n.d.

Box 4: folder 16
Brush, Dorothy Hamilton,
1937-54

Box 4: folder 17
Buck, Pearl
1934-66, n.d.

Box 4: folder 18
Buckman, Rilma (Elba),
1941-67, n.d.

Box 4: folder 19
Burch, Guy Irving,
1935-45

Box 4: folder 20
Burden, Jean,
1956-68, n.d.

Box 4: folder 21
Burrows, Fred,
1967-68

Box 4: folder 22
Bychowska, Ellen,
1955-58

Box 4: folder 23
Chamberlain, Ernest and Ethel



Christmas cards,
n.d.

Box 5: folder 1
1949

Box 5: folder 2
1955-66

Box 5: folder 3-4
1967-69

Box 5: folder 5
Chou, Anna,
1946-48

Box 5: folder 6
Clyde, Ethel,
1934-65, n.d.

Box 5: folder 7
Cole, Carolyn,
1936-67, n.d.

Box 5: folder 8
Cook, Aldelaide Pearson,
1925-65, n.d.

Box 5: folder 9-10
Cooper, Tommie,
1965-67

Box 6: folder 1
Cowles, Fleur,
1965

Box 6: folder 2
Cox, Harold,
1935

Box 6: folder 3
Cyon, Fran├žoise,
1936-45

Box 6: folder 4
Damon, Cele,
1936-50, n.d.

Box 6: folder 5
Dana, Pauline,
1934-35

Box 6: folder 6
Darwin, Bess,
1932-67, n.d.

Box 6: folder 7
Davidson, Doris,
1933-51, n.d.

Box 6: folder 8
Davis, Edna Rael,
1933-67, n.d.

Box 6: folder 9-10
Delp, Mildred,
1941-52, n.d.

Box 6: folder 11
de Vries, Lini,
1946-53, n.d.

Box 6: folder 12
Dock, Florence,
1937-55

Box 6: folder 13
Douglas, Emily,
1968

Box 6: folder 14
Dryden, Maude,
1954-57

Box 6: folder 15
Duke, Mary Alice,
1932-54, n.d.

Box 6: folder 16
Ellis, Havelock,
1935-39

Box 6: folder 17
Feyling, G.T.,
1966-67

Box 6: folder 18
Freeburg, Victor,
1931-34, n.d.

Box 6: folder 19
Gamble, Dr. Clarence J.,
1938-53, 1964, n.d.

Box 6: folder 20
Gigli family,
1942-65, n.d.

Box 7: folder 1
Gimble Brothers,
1942

Box 7: folder 2
Goldman, Emma,
1936

Box 7: folder 3
Goldman, Sylvia,
1945-67, n.d.

Box 7: folder 4
Gordon, Dorothy
1954-67, n.d.

Box 7: folder 5
Grierson, Margaret,
1946-66

Box 7: folder 6
Gutman, Daisy,
1961-67

Box 7: folder 7
Hamilton, Bonita,
1962

Box 7: folder 8
Hart, A.L. Jr.,
1966

Box 7: folder 9
Hersey, Harold,
1936

Box 7: folder 10
Higgins, Nan (Margaret Sanger's sister),
1936-41

Box 7: folder 11
Holland-Rantos Co.,
1923-44, n.d.

Box 7: folder 12
Hughston, Mary,
1935-36, n.d.

Box 7: folder 13
Human Betterment Foundation,
1943-44

Box 7: folder 14
Huse, Penelope (Husey),
1940-49, n.d.

Box 7: folder 15
Johnson, Mary Worley (Compy),
1943-56, n.d.

Box 7: folder 16
Kamaladevi, Madame,
1941

Box 7: folder 17
Kato, Shidzue,
1933-57, n.d.

Box 7: folder 18
Krishnamurti, J.,
1936, n.d.

Box 7: folder 19
Kross, Anna Moscowitz,
1936-47

Box 7: folder 20
Lader, Lawrence,
1953

Box 7: folder 21
Levine, Sara,
1931-38, n.d.

Box 7: folder 22
Little, Bea,
1967

Box 7: folder 23
Longstreth, Barbara,
1965-68, n.d.

Box 7: folder 24
Maazel, Marie,
1941-42, n.d.

Box 7: folder 25
Macaulay, Mary,
1940-68, n.d.

Box 7: folder 26-27
MacCormick, Austin H.,
1936

Box 7: folder 28
Manning, Eddie and Lucille,
1953-54

Box 8: folder 1
Martin, Thomas,
1943-65

Box 8: folder 2
McGraw, Clara Louise,
1929, 1934

Box 8: folder 3
McKinnon, Edna Rankin,
1940-66, n.d.

Box 8: folder 4
McNamee, Dorothy and Grace,
1963-66

Box 8: folder 5
Mitchell, Daisy,
1935-67, n.d.

Box 8: folder 6
Moore, Hazel,
1933-48, n.d.

Box 8: folder 7-8
Moore, Sigrid and Harry,
1967-68

Box 8: folder 9
Moorehouse, William,
1965-67

Box 8: folder 10
Morgan, Mary,
1936-56, n.d.

Box 8: folder 11
Morrell, Dorothea,
1945-48, n.d.

Box 8: folder 12
Morris, Dr. Woodbridge E.,
1941, n.d.

Box 8: folder 13
Newlin, Dika,
1943-51

Box 8: folder 14
Newman, Elizabeth,
1950, n.d.

Box 8: folder 15
Oterson, Viola G.,
1946-47, n.d.

Box 8: folder 16
Paschal, Marion,
1935-46, n.d.

Box 8: folder 17
Perry, Mary,
1940-50

Box 8: folder 18
Phillips, Anna Jane,
1936-37, n.d.

Box 8: folder 19
Pilpel, Harriet,
1952

Box 8: folder 20
Polk, Elizabeth,
1946-65

Box 8: folder 21
Posner, Henriette,
1929-57, n.d.

Box 9: folder 1-3
Price, Betty,
n.d.

Box 9: folder 4
Prieu, Rhoda,
1932-53, n.d.

Box 9: folder 5
Prizek, Lenore,
1946-47, n.d.

Box 9: folder 6
Puckle, Betty,
1940-66, n.d.

Box 9: folder 7
Rama Rau, Dhanvanthi,
1953-56, n.d.

Box 9: folder 8
Remont, Ruby (graphologist),
1937-43

Box 9: folder 9
Reyneau, Betsy Graves,
1946-67, n.d.

Box 8: folder 10
Ripley, George and Katie,
1938-56, n.d.

Box 9: folder 11
Rose, Kenneth,
1943

Box 9: folder 12
Sanger, Grant,
1966

Box 9: folder 13



1930-39 and circa 1930s

Box 10: folder 1-8
1940-47

Box 11: folder 1-9
1948-66, n.d.

Box 12: folder 1-8
Letters of appreciation,
1932-66

Box 12: folder 9
Greeting cards,
1957-59, n.d.

Box 12: folder 10
Shuman, Anna Jane,
1942-66, n.d.

Box 12: folder 11
Skala, Lilia,
1958-68, n.d.

Box 12: folder 12
Slee, J. Noah H.,
1931-38, n.d.

Box 12: folder 13
Smith, Charles,
1942-43

Box 12: folder 14
Smith, Frances and Oscar,
1931-46, n.d.

Box 12: folder 15
Stoecker, Helen,
1942-43

Box 12: folder 16
Stone, Abraham and Hannah,
1937-38, n.d.

Box 12: folder 17
Stout, Janet Whitenack,
1944-52, n.d.

Box 12: folder 18
Taynton, Ruth "Rufus,"
1934-68, n.d.

Box 12: folder 19
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem,
1931-38

Box 13: folder 1
Voorsanger, Elkan and Henrietta,
1939-69, n.d.

Box 13: folder 2-3
Warner, Marie, M.D.,
1952-62

Box 13: folder 4
Watumull, Ellen,
1951-66, n.d.

Box 13: folder 5
Wells, Herbert George,
1931

Box 13: folder 6
Wiltshire, Kay,
1943-52, n.d.

Box 13: folder 7
SERIES III. ORGANIZATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
(1921-1968)


Birth control activities



American Birth Control League



By-laws, constitution, histories, principles and aims, and resolutions,
1921-37

Box 14: folder 1
Newspaper clippings,
1921-30

Box 14: folder 2-5
Board of Directors: agenda and minutes,
1937-39

Box 14: folder 6
Conferences and meetings



Annual meeting: invitations, publicity, and summary,
1923-39

Box 14: folder 7
First American Birth Control Conference: correspondence and organizing committee minutes,
1921

Box 14: folder 8
First National Conference on Birth Control: press releases,
1929

Box 14: folder 9
First Pennsylvania Conference on Birth Control: correspondence,
1922

Box 14: folder 10
International Congress on Birth Control: correspondence,
1922

Box 14: folder 11
Middle Western States Birth Control Conference: contacts, correspondence, invitations, programs, publicity, and tickets,
1923

Box 14: folder 12
New York State Birth Control Conference: correspondence, invitations, and publicity,
1924

Box 14: folder 13
Sixth International Conference on Birth Control: correspondence, program, printed speech, and questionnaire,
1924-25

Box 14: folder 14
Correspondence,
1921-32, n.d.

Box 14: folder 15
Fundraising



General: lists, reports, and solicitations,
1922-24, 1935, n.d.

Box 14: folder 16
Clinic campaign: correspondence and lists,
1931-39

Box 14: folder 17
Legislative work: correspondence, publicity, summaries, and report,
1923-24, 1938, n.d.

Box 14: folder 18
Lectures and speeches: publicity and typescripts,
1923-36, n.d.

Box 14: folder 19
Memoranda,
1938

Box 14: folder 20
National Medical Council on Birth Control: list,
n.d.

Box 14: folder 21
Publications



Articles: typescripts and printed versions,
1929-38, n.d.

Box 15: folder 1
Birth Control Review: back issues and solicitations,
1935-39, n.d.

Box 15: folder 2
Newsletters,
1923-24

Box 15: folder 3
Pamphlets,
1927-38, n.d.

Box 15: folder 4
Publicity



Book promotions,
n.d.

Box 15: folder 5
Lists and press releases,
1929-34, n.d.

Box 15: folder 6
Report,
1925

Box 15: folder 7
Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau [later called Margaret Sanger Research Bureau]



General: memoranda and summary,
1923, n.d.

Box 15: folder 8
Conferences: announcement, correspondence, drafts, lists, and programs,
1936

Box 15: folder 9
Contacts: lists,
1938-39

Box 15: folder 10
Correspondence,
1936-38, 1969, n.d.

Box 15: folder 11
Film script for The Biology of Conception and the Mechanisms of Contraception,
n.d.

Box 15: folder 12
Fundraising: lists,
1939

Box 15: folder 13
Publications: articles and pamphlets,
1926-38, 1943, n.d.

Box 15: folder 14
Publicity: correspondence, leaflets, and press releases,
1929-39, n.d.

Box 15: folder 15
Reports,
1928-43

Box 15: folder 16
Speeches,
1936

Box 15: folder 17
Staff: lists,
1937-38

Box 15: folder 18
Birth Control Council of America: minutes,
1937

Box 15: folder 19
Birth Control Review: correspondence, printed material, and typescripts,
1917-22

Box 15: folder 20
Birth Control Worldwide News Service: abstracts, correspondence, memoranda, and news reports,
1937-39

Box 15: folder 21-22
Citizens Committee for Planned Parenthood: correspondence and press releases,
1939

Box 16: folder 1
International Planned Parenthood Federation (incorporates the following British birth control organizations: International Committee on Planned Parenthood, National Birth Control Association, Birth Control International Information Centre, Birth Control Investigation Committee, and the Society for the Provision of Birth Control Clinics)



Annual reports,
1938-42

Box 16: folder 2
Correspondence,
1958

Box 16: folder 3
Memoranda,
1937 and 1966

Box 16: folder 4
Minutes,
1958

Box 16: folder 5
Publications



Newsletters,
1934-66

Box 16: folder 6
Pamphlets,
1930s-52

Box 16: folder 7
Speaker's notes,
n.d.

Box 16: folder 8
Maternity Research Council: correspondence,
1926

Box 16: folder 9
National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control



Annual reports,
1934-36

Box 16: folder 10
Descriptive memoranda,
1934

Box 16: folder 11
Correspondence,
1930

Box 16: folder 12
1931

Box 16: folder 13
1932

Box 16: folder 14
1933

Box 16
1934

Box 16
1935

Box 16
1936


Jan-Mar

Box 16: folder 15
(includes Dorothy Kenyon, Leonard Boudin)
Apr-Dec

Box 16: folder 16
1937

Box 16: folder 17
1938

Box 16: folder 18
n.d.

Box 16: folder 19
Conferences and events



American Conference on Birth Control and National Recovery: announcement, program, and summaries,
15-17 Jan 1934

Box 16: folder 20
"Birth Control Comes of Age" dinner, 12 Feb
1935


Planning material: budget, drafts, lists, minutes, research, suggestions, and worksheet,
1934-35

Box 17: folder 1
Correspondence (includes Harriot Stanton Blatch),
1934-35

Box 17: folder 2
Publicity: newspaper clippings, notices, and press releases,
1935

Box 17: folder 3
Speeches,
1935

Box 17: folder 4
Memorabilia: guest list, invitation, messages, proceedings, program, and summaries,
1935

Box 17: folder 5
Dinner in honor of H.G. Wells: program,
23 Oct 1931

Box 17: folder 6
National meeting: program,
28 Oct 1930

Box 17: folder 7
Western States Conference on Birth Control and Population Poblems: newspaper clippings and program,
20-23 Feb 1930

Box 17: folder 8
Endorsements: lists,
1936

Box 17: folder 9
Fundraising: lists,
1931, 1936-37

Box 17: folder 10-11
Legal proceedings



Bills



S. 4582 introduced in the Senate of the United States, seventy-first Congress, second session,
26 May 1930

Box 17: folder 12
S. 4436 introduced in the Senate of the United States, seventy-second Congress, first session,
April 21, 1932

Box 17
H.R. 11082 introduced in the House of Representatives of the United States, seventy-second Congress, first session,
May 26, 1932

Box 17
Briefs



U.S. v. One Package of Japanese Pessaries and Dr. Hannah Stone, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, second circuit,
1936

Box 17: folder 13
U.S. v. John P. Nicholas and U.S. v. Norman E. Himes, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, second circuit,
1938?

Box 17
Cases: correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, and summaries,
1932-42, n.d.

Box 17: folder 14
Transcripts



Hearings of the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, seventy-first Congress, third session, on S. 4582,
Feb 13-14, 1931

Box 17: folder 15
Hearings of the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, seventy-second Congress, first session, on S 4436,
May 12-20, 1932

Box 17: folder 15
Hearings of the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, seventy-third Congress, second session, on S
1842, March 1, 20, and 27, 1934

Box 17
Outreach campaign to doctors and social workers: correspondence, drafts, and lists,
1933-37

Box 17: folder 16
Publications



Articles: reprints and typescript,
1929-37, n.d.

Box 18: folder 1
National Birth Control News,
1936-37

Box 18: folder 2
Newsletters,
1931-36

Box 18: folder 3
Pamphlets,
1933-37, n.d.

Box 18: folder 4
Publicity: charts, flyers, leaflets, press releases, and radio broadcast transcript,
1932-37, n.d.

Box 18: folder 5
Special reports



Meeting reports: lists, procedures, and summaries,
1935-36

Box 18: folder 6
Summary reports,
1936

Box 18: folder 7
Interviewers' reports



Benjamin, Hazel,
1935-36

Box 18: folder 8
Countryman, Helen,
1935-36

Box 18: folder 9
Fuhr, Lee,
1935-36

Box 18: folder 10
Hamilton, Ruth,
1936

Box 18: folder 11
Rose, Florence,
1936

Box 18: folder 12
Miscellaneous interviewers,
1936-37

Box 18: folder 13
Tabulation of interviews,
1933

Box 18: folder 14
Speeches,
1936

Box 18: folder 15
National Committee for Planned Parenthood: list,
n.d.

Box 19: folder 1
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (known as the Birth Control Federation of America from
1938-Mar 1942)


Founding documents: correspondence, minutes, objectives, printed material, and reports,
1938

Box 19: folder 2
National organization



General: typescripts and printed material,
1939-40

Box 19: folder 3
Administration: affiliation standards, bylaws, constitution, minutes, objectives, personnel policies, and proposals,
1942-43

Box 19: folder 4
Budget,
1941-42

Box 19: folder 5
Program,
1944

Box 19: folder 6
State organizations



General: agendas, lists, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, and proposals,
1940-55

Box 19: folder 7
Alabama: publicity,
1940?

Box 19: folder 8
Colorado: proposal,
1941

Box 19: folder 9
Connecticut: annual report, bulletin, correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and publicity,
1939-41

Box 19: folder 10
Florida: analysis and summary,
1938-41

Box 19: folder 11
Kentucky: analysis and posters,
1941, n.d.

Box 19: folder 12
Massachusetts: editorial, memoranda, and newsletters,
1938-41

Box 19: folder 13
Michigan: publicity,
1934-40

Box 19: folder 14
Minnesota: correspondence, minutes, program, and publicity minutes,
1939-42, n.d.

Box 19: folder 15
New Hampshire: annual letter,
1939

Box 19: folder 16
New Jersey: correspondence and newsletters,
1939, n.d.

Box 19: folder 17
New York: agendas, newsletters, and typescript,
1939-42, n.d.

Box 19: folder 18
North Carolina: printed material and program outline,
1939-40, n.d.

Box 19: folder 19
South Carolina: magazine article and printed material,
1940, n.d.

Box 19: folder 20
Tennessee: budget and correspondence,
n.d.

Box 19: folder 21
Board of Directors: agendas, lists, and minutes,
1939-45, n.d.

Box 19: folder 22
Committees



Clergymen's: agendas, contacts, correspondence, lists, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, printed material, proposals, publicity, reports, resolutions, and sermons,

[see also flat file]

1930, 1939-43, n.d.

Box 19: folder 23-24
Public Progress: correspondence and publicity,
1938-43, n.d.

Box 20: folder 1
Personnel Practices: lists, minutes, policies and recommendations,
1939-41

Box 20: folder 2
Doctors': minutes,
1939

Box 20: folder 3
Executive: minutes, recommendations and reports,
1940-45

Box 20: folder 4
Field: drafts and memoranda,
1942-43

Box 20: folder 5
Legal: correspondence, drafts, memoranda, and recommendations,
1942-43

Box 20: folder 6
Medical: memoranda and minutes,
1942-43

Box 20: folder 7
Program: minutes,
1943

Box 20: folder 8
Public Information: agenda, memoranda, publicity, and resolution,
1942-43

Box 20: folder 9
Social Work Advisory: memoranda and minutes,
1943

Box 20: folder 10
Correspondence,
1939-44, n.d.


1939-40

Box 20: folder 11
1941

Box 20: folder 12-16
Jan-Jun 1942

Box 21: folder 1-11
Jul-Dec 1942

Box 22: folder 1-7
1943-50, n.d.

Box 22: folder 8
Departments



General: weekly activities reports by Florence Rose,
1939-43, n.d.

Box 22: folder 9-10
Negro Services



Budgets,

[see oversize box 36]

1941-42

Box 22
Committees



National Advisory Council: activities summary, correspondence, and lists,
1939-42

Box 22: folder 11
National Negro Sponsoring: lists,
1941-42

Box 22: folder 12
Planning Committee on Negro Problems: agenda, list, and minutes,
1944

Box 22: folder 13
Contacts



General,
1942-43

Box 22: folder 14
Jeanes teachers,
1942

Box 22: folder 15
Service providers: lists and report,
1941-42

Box 22: folder 16
Correspondence,
1941-45, n.d.

Box 23: folder 1-7
Educational activities: correspondence, lists, printed material, and publicity,
1930-43

Box 23: folder 8-10
Memoranda,
1940-43

Box 24: folder 1
Proposals,
1938-43, n.d.

Box 24: folder 2
Publications: drafts, newsletters, and pamphlets,

[see also Educational activities]

1941-43, n.d.

Box 24: folder 3
Publicity: newspaper clippings, photograph, and press releases,
1940-43, n.d.

Box 24: folder 4
Reports



Annual: correspondence, drafts, and outline,
1942

Box 24: folder 5
Consultants',
1942-45

Box 24: folder 6
Field work,
1944

Box 24: folder 7
Summary and progress,
1942-45

Box 24: folder 8
"Highlights of Program" on work with Negroes: printed material, 1945
1944-45

Box 24: folder 9
Miscellaneous,
1941-42, n.d.

Box 24: folder 10
Research



Pamphlets,
1930-42

Box 24: folder 11-12
Papers and articles,
1932-42, n.d.

Box 24: folder 13
Miscellaneous: lists and typescript,
1940-44, n.d.

Box 24: folder 14
Public Information



Program,
1939-41

Box 25: folder 1
Annual report,
1939

Box 25: folder 2
Catholic campaign: correspondence, memoranda, notes, and reports,
1939-43, n.d.

Box 25: folder 3
Report on Washington meeting,
1941

Box 25: folder 4
Press release presentations,
1942, n.d.

Box 25: folder 5-6
Medical: lists and report,
1940

Box 25: folder 7
Events



Annual dinner "Population Planning in a Better World": announcement, program, seating list, and speech,
1942

Box 25: folder 8
Annual meeting: summary and program,
1941 and 1955

Box 25: folder 9
Birth Control and Civil Liberties dinners: press releases,
1941

Box 25: folder 10
"Creating the World of Tomorrow" dinner: correspondence and draft invitations,
Apr 1939

Box 25: folder 11
Fiftieth Anniversary conferences: programs,
1966

Box 25: folder 12
"Race Building in a Democracy" symposium: speeches,
23-25 Jan, 1940

Box 25: folder 13
Southern Conference on Tomorrow's Children: correspondence and program,
1939

Box 25: folder 14
"Strengthening Our Population for National Defense" dinner: program and seating lists,
1941

Box 25: folder 15
Staff Institute: program,
1940

Box 25: folder 16
Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the First Birth Control Clinic in America: lists, plans, publicity, speeches, and congratulatory messages,
1941

Box 25: folder 17
White House Luncheon Meeting: memoranda and reports,
1941 and 1966

Box 25: folder 18
Workshop: minutes and program,
1942, 1954

Box 25: folder 19
Fundraising lists,
1939-40

Box 25: folder 20
Legal issues: correspondence, memoranda, statements, and summaries,
1936-40

Box 25: folder 21
Memoranda,
1939-43, n.d.

Box 25: folder 23-25
Programs



Education: educational materials, memoranda, and project outline,
1941-43, n.d.

Box 26: folder 1
Public health: correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, and schedules,
1941, n.d.

Box 26: folder 2
Proposals,
1943-44

Box 26: folder 3
Publications



Drafts,
1939, n.d.

Box 26: folder 4
Articles and lists,
1938-41, n.d.

Box 26: folder 5
Journal: Human Fertility,
1941

Box 26: folder 6
Newsletters



News Exchange,
1944-46

Box 26: folder 7
Information Service,
1940-41

Box 26: folder 8
Planned Parenthood News,
1948-56

Box 26: folder 9
Planned Parenthood Federation of America Newsletter,
1942

Box 26: folder 10
Pamphlets,
1939-44, n.d.

Box 26: folder 11-12
Publicity: lists, newspaper clippings, press releases, printed material, statements, and transcript of radio broadcast,
1940-46, n.d.

Box 26: folder 13
Reports,
1941


General,
1941-43

Box 26: folder 14
Clinical,
1938-39

Box 26: folder 15
Correspondence,
1941

Box 26: folder 16
Distribution

[see oversize material, Box 37]



Box 26
Interviewers reports by Mildred Delp,
1939-41

Box 26: folder 17
Research: article abstracts, 18-20
1939-43

Box 26: folder 18-20
Research: article abstracts, 18-20
1939-43

Box 27: folder 1-3
Subjects



Birth control legislation



International: lists and 4x6 card file,

[see box 27a for cards]

n.d.

Box 27: folder 4
United States: chart, correspondence, drafts, notes, reports, and statements,
1939-40

Box 27
Population data



General: typescript of speech,
n.d.

Box 27: folder 5
Germany,
1924

Box 27: folder 6
United States: charts and lists,
1939-40

Box 27: folder 7
Quotations in support of birth control: lists,
n.d.

Box 27: folder 8
Miscellaneous material: lists and notes,
n.d.

Box 27: folder 9
Planned Parenthood World Population



General: printed material,
1966

Box 27: folder 10
Board of Directors: lists,
1966

Box 27: folder 11
"The Population Crisis: 20th Century Challenge" conference: position papers,
1966

Box 27: folder 12
Annual reports,
1965-66

Box 27: folder 13
Correspondence,
1965-67

Box 27: folder 14
Miscellaneous: correspondence, notes, and public statements,
1966

Box 27: folder 15
Voluntary Parenthood League: printed material,
1921-24, n.d.

Box 27: folder 16
Other activities



Citizens Committee to Free Earl Browder: correspondence, and pamphlet,
1941

Box 28: folder 1
Clifton's Food Service Training School: printed material,
n.d.

Box 28: folder 2
East and West Foundation



Correspondence,
1944-46, n.d.

Box 28: folder 3
Events: invitations, list, programs, and tickets,
1945

Box 28: folder 4
Memoranda,
1944-45, n.d.

Box 28: folder 5
Notes,
1944, n.d.

Box 28: folder 6
Publicity: newsletters, newspaper clippings, and printed material,
1945, n.d.

Box 28: folder 7
Reports,
1944, n.d.

Box 28: folder 8
Meals for Millions



General: typescript,
1945

Box 28: folder 9
Correspondence



Chamberlain, Ernest,
1955-67

Box 28: folder 10
Clinton, Clifford,
1945-66

Box 28: folder 11-15
Erby, Ellen B. and Nina Hard,
1950-65

Box 28: folder 16
Ferguson, George,
1947-49

Box 28: folder 17
Hopkins, Hazel,
1955-68

Box 28: folder 18
Newcomb, Antoinette,
1948-50, n.d.

Box 28: folder 19
Potter, Sue,
1947-68

Box 28: folder 20
Stephens, Don,
1946, n.d.

Box 28: folder 21
Tutak, Helen,
1955-67, n.d.

Box 28: folder 22
Fundraising: correspondence,
1947-62, n.d.

Box 29: folder 1
Publicity



Newsletters,
1952-65

Box 29: folder 2
Newspaper clippings,
1952-65

Box 29: folder 3
Reports,
1948, n.d.

Box 29: folder 4
National Citizens Political Action Committee: newspaper clipping,
1948

Box 29: folder 5
National Council of Women: correspondence,
1949

Box 29: folder 6
National Recreation Association: correspondence, publicity, and reports,
1933, n.d.

Box 29: folder 7
National Woman's Party: bulletins, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and publicity,
1936-64

Box 29: folder 8
Pathfinder Fund: printed material,
1965-66

Box 29: folder 9
Rancho la Puerta: business cards, correspondence, lists, notes, photographs, pamphlets, postcards, printed material, and receipts,
1966, n.d.

Box 29: folder 10
Rosicrucian Society: correspondence,
1934

Box 29: folder 11
Tucson Council of Social Agencies: correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, publicity, quotations, resolutions, and summaries,
1936-46, n.d.

Box 29: folder 12
Tucson Medical Center: correspondence, minutes, newsletter, and newspaper clippings,
1945-47

Box 29: folder 13
World Center for Women's Archives, Inc.: correspondence, lists, and printed material,
1939, n.d.

Box 29: folder 14
World Food Congress: announcement, correspondence, and program,
1963

Box 29: folder 15
SERIES IV. SUBJECT FILES
(1832-1968)


Birth control movement



General: newspaper clippings, s, n.d.
1920-60

Box 29: folder 16-20
History: typescripts and printed material, s
1929-40

Box 29: folder 21
Contraception



Effectiveness: reprinted articles,
1937-43

Box 30: folder 1
International status



Asia



General: printed material,
1933 and 1966

Box 30: folder 2
China: newspaper clippings and printed material,
1928-31, n.d.

Box 30: folder 3
India: newspaper clippings and printed material,
1927-30

Box 30: folder 4
Japan: newspaper clippings,
1939-41

Box 30: folder 5
Pakistan: newspaper clippings,
1968

Box 30: folder 6
Philippines: newspaper clippings,
1968

Box 30: folder 7
Australia/New Zealand: printed material,
1927-43

Box 30: folder 8
Europe



General: printed material,
1930-39

Box 30: folder 9
Austria: newspaper clippings,
1930

Box 30: folder 10
England: newspaper clippings, printed material, and typescript,
1930-44

Box 30: folder 11
France: newspaper clippings,
1925

Box 30: folder 12
Germany: typescript,
1937

Box 30: folder 13
Italy: newspaper clippings,
1924-31, n.d.

Box 30: folder 14
Scandinavia: newspaper clippings (in Scandinavian languages),
1934-41

Box 30: folder 15
Spain: newspaper clippings,
1967

Box 30: folder 16
Switzerland: printed material,
1930

Box 30: folder 17
U.S.S.R.: printed material,
1930

Box 30: folder 18
North America



Mexico: printed material,
1933

Box 30: folder 19
Puerto Rico: printed material,
1938-42

Box 30: folder 20
Legal status



General: printed material and typescripts,
1921-44, n.d.

Box 30: folder 21
Hearings



Extract from hearings before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Seventy-third Congress, second session, on H.R. 5978, Serial 2,
Jan 18-19, 1934

Box 30: folder 22
Extract from hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-first Congress, third session, on S. 4582, Feb13-
14, 1931

Box 30
Extracts from hearings before the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, first session, on S. 4436,
May 12 and 20, 1932

Box 30
Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, first session, on S. 4436,
May 12, 19-20, 1932

Box 30
Extracts from Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-second Congress, first session, on H.R. 11082,
May 19-20, 1932

Box 30
Extracts from Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-second Congress, first session, on H.R. 11082,
May 19-20, 1932

Box 30
Extracts from Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-third Congress, second session, on S.
1842, Mar 1, 20, and 27, 1934

Box 23
Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-third Congress, second session, on S.
1842, Mar. 1, 20, and 27, 1934

Box 30: folder 23
Hearings before the Subcommittee No. 8 of the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, House of Representatives, Seventy-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R. 154, H.R. 3252, H.R. 5049, H.R. 5162, H.R. 5360, Mar. 8, 1935 and H.R. 5370 on
Mar. 8, Apr. 4 and 10, 1935

Box 30
Medical indications: printed material,
1928-42

Box 30: folder 24
Medical profession: printed material,
1930-66, n.d.

Box 30: folder 25
Methods: printed material and typescript,
1926-67, n.d.

Box 31: folder 1-2
Planned pregnancies: printed material,
1932

Box 31: folder 3
Public health: printed material, s, n.d.
1939-40

Box 31: folder 4
Public opinion: printed material,
1936-43

Box 31: folder 5
Quotations from supporters: printed material and typescripts,
n.d.

Box 31: folder 6
Relief: printed material and typescripts,
1933-37

Box 31: folder 7
Religion



General: printed material and typescript "Birth Control and the Bible" and "What the Bible Really Does Not Say About Birth Control," by May Bell Morgan,
n.d.

Box 31: folder 8
Judaism: printed material,
1927

Box 31: folder 9
Protestantism: printed material and typescripts,
1932-43, n.d.

Box 31: folder 10
Roman Catholicism: printed material and typescripts



1923-42

Box 31: folder 11
1943-67, n.d.

Box 32: folder 1
Resources: printed material,
1940-41

Box 32: folder 2
Eugenics: printed material,
1925-40

Box 32: folder 3
Infertility and sterility: printed material,
1928-44

Box 32: folder 4
Maternal health: printed material,
1933-39

Box 32: folder 5
Mental health: printed material,
1933-53, n.d.

Box 32: folder 6
Mortality rates (infant and maternal): printed material,
1925-39

Box 32: folder 7
Population: printed material,
1832-1968

Box 32: folder 8-10
"Portraits of Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin" exhibit: newspaper clippings, printed material, and photograph,
1944-48, 1967, n.d.

Box 32: folder 11
Population control: printed material,
1934-44

Box 32: folder 12
Sanger, Margaret



Biographical material



Writings about Sanger



Autobiographical material: correspondence, drafts and notes,
1922-1930s

Box 33: folder 1
Biographical sketches, n.d
1920s-68,

Box 33: folder 2
Newspaper clippings,
1933-67, n.d.

Box 33: folder 3-4
Interviews: printed material, questionnaire, and typed transcripts, n.d.
1935-57.

Box 33: folder 5
Itineraries and travelogues,
1934-60

Box 33: folder 6
Tributes: correspondence, nominations, printed material, speeches, and typescripts,
1931-1960s, n.d.

Box 33: folder 7
Funeral records: invitations and programs,
1966

Box 33: folder 8
Photograph,
1956

Box 33: folder 9



(includes Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
1917-32

Box 33: folder 10
1933-35

Box 33: folder 11-12
1936

Box 33: folder 13-14
1937

Box 34: folder 1
(includes Wallis Windsor)
1938

Box 34: folder 2-3
1939

Box 33: folder 4-5
(includes Carrie Chapman Catt)
1940

Box 33: folder 6
1941

Box 34: folder 7
1942

Box 34: folder 8
(includes Pearl Buck)
1943-48

Box 34: folder 9
1949-65

Box 34: folder 10
Speeches and articles: drafts, fragments, lists, manuscripts, notes, printed material and typescripts, circa s, n.d.
1910s-50

Box 34: folder 11
Sanger documentary "The Margaret Sanger Story": correspondence,
1951-52

Box 35: folder 1
Sanger manuscript collections



Library of Congress: catalogs, contracts, correspondence, legal documents, and lists,
1939-67, n.d.

Box 35: folder 2-4
New York Public Library: correspondence,
1938-64

Box 35: folder 5
Sophia Smith Collection: correspondence, lists, memoranda, and typescripts,
1946-69

Box 35: folder 6
Schwimmer, Rosika: biographical sketch, correspondence, and newspaper clipping,
1937-47

Box 35: folder 7
Scott, Michael: photograph and press release,
1949-50

Box 35: folder 8
Sex education: printed material,
1938-44

Box 35: folder 9
Sterilization: correspondence and printed material, s, n.d.
1923-30

Box 34: folder 10
Travelo-Address Book: correspondence, drafts, and printed material,
1941-42

Box 34: folder 11
World Population Conference: program and reprint,
1927-28

Box 35: folder 12
World War II: printed material,
1940s

Box 35: folder 13
Yoga: printed material,
n.d.

Box 35: folder 14

Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Abortion--United States--History-20th century--Sources
  • Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958
  • Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955
  • Birth control--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Brush, Dorothy Hamilton
  • Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
  • Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947
  • Chamberlain, Ernest
  • Depression, Mental--History--Sources
  • Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939
  • Ernst, Morris Leopold, 1888-
  • Gamble, Clarence James, 1894-
  • Gilman, Charlotte, Perkins, 1860-1935
  • Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940
  • Grierson, Margaret Storrs
  • Kross, Anna Moscowitz, 1891-1979
  • Lader, Lawrence, 1919-
  • Maazel, Lorin, 1930-
  • Meals for Millions Foundation (Los Angeles, Calif.)--History--Sources
  • Pilpel, Harriet F.
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America--History--Sources
  • Population policy--History--20th century
  • Rose, Florence, 1903-1969
  • Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966
  • Schwimmer, Rosika, 1871-
  • Scott, Michael, 1907-
  • Skala, Lilia
  • Slee, J. Noah H., 1960-1943
  • Suicide victims--United States--History--Sources
  • Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
  • Women--Legal status, laws, etc.--History--20th century--Sources
  • World Center for Women's Archives, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
  • World War, 1939-1945--Refugees--Sources


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