Health Collection, 1818-1990s (Bulk: 1860s-1980s)
5 boxes; 11 books (3.75 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 394
Documents the evolution of medical and scientific thinking and practice relating to women's health. Topics include abortion, birth control, childbirth, eugenics, female genital mutilation, lactation, infant mortality, marriage instruction, mental hygiene, motherhood, nutrition, obstetrics, sexuality, sterilization, and AIDS. Types of materials include printed material, research materials, reports, and surveys.
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The collection is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.
Material in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy all copyright holders. 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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