Hutchins Library
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Guide to the Mountain Maternal Health League Records, Series IV-VI
 

Accession Number: 53
Mountain Maternal Health League Records, 1936-1997
Bulk Dates: 1937-1990s
4.4 linear ft.
Online Catalog Record (BANC)

Overview
History
Series I - History
Series II - Clinical and Medical
Series III - Administrative and Financial Records
Series IV - Clinical and Medical
Series V - Publicity and Fundraising
Series VI - Correspondence, 1937-1979

Series VII - Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Series VIII - Artifacts
Series IX - Restricted Correspondence

Access and Use:

Preferred citation: Mountain Maternal Health League Records, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, Ky.

Related Archives:

Louise Hutchins, RG 3
Frontier Nursing Service Collection, 1911-1976, SAA 14
Jane Pearson, RG 9

14 Manuscript Boxes

Series IV Clinical & Medical Boxes 5-6

This series consists of Medical Advisory Committee minutes, monthly clinic activity reports, clinic test procedures, and reports of clinic evaluations by outside agencies.

Box 5 continued

  1. Birth Control Distribution
  2. Clinic Evaluations: Miscellaneous (I)
  3. Clinic Evaluations: Miscellaneous (II)
  4. Clinic Evaluations: Patients
  5. Clinic Evaluations: Planned Parenthood
  6. Clinic Policy
  7. Clinic Report Sheets
  8. Examination Forms
  9. Laboratory Testing Guide

Box 6

  1. Minutes: Medical Committee: [1938] & 1970's
  2. Minutes: Medical Committee: 1980-85
  3. Minutes: Medical Committee: 1986-89
  4. Minutes: Medical Committee: 1990's
  5. Monthly Clinic Reports
  6. Referral Lists
  7. Standing Orders
  8. Sexually Transmitted Disease Statistics
Series V Publicity & Fundraising Boxes 6-8

This series consists mainly of newspaper clippings and other published writings relating to both the League and women's health issues generally. Also included are birth control education publications, materials relating to fund-raising through both charitable donations and government funded health programs.

Box 6 continued

  1. Articles
  2. Articles
  3. Awards
  4. Birth Control Information
  5. Childbirth Preparation Information
  6. Clippings: n.d. & 1930s-1940s
  7. Clippings: 1960s-1970s
  8. Clippings: 1980s
  9. E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund

Box 7

  1. Fundraising: n.d.
  2. Fundraising: 1939-1970
  3. Fundraising: 1970-1990s
  4. List of Contributors
  5. Lobbying
  6. Marriage Manual
  7. Marriage Manual
  8. Newsletters
  9. Pamphlets
  10. Pamphlet Prices & Layout
  11. Photographs
  12. Programs & Workshops
  13. Publicity-50th Anniversary Dinner
  14. Publicity-Pathfinder Fund
  15. Public Affairs

Box 8

  1. Title X / Title XX
  2. United Way (I)
  3. United Way (II)
Series VI Correspondence 1937-1979 Boxes 8-9

This series consists of the correspondence of such League workers, as Louise Hutchins, M.D.; Gretchen James, R.N.; Dr. Clarence J. Gamble; and A.S. Holmes, M.D., as well as general correspondence between the League and a wide variety of institutions and persons. Included here is general correspondence between the League and birth control product manufacturers along with manufacturers' product updates. Boxes 13-14 contains restricted correspondence relating to individual clinic patients and personnel matters.

Box 8 continued

  1. A-B , 1937-1963
  2. American Birth Control League, 1937-1938
  3. Birth Control Federation of America, 1939-1940
  4. Board Members, 1973-1976
  5. C-D, 1936-1962
  6. F-H, 1938-1981
  7. Dr. Clarence J. Gamble, 1937-1942
  8. Lena & Sylvia Gilliam, 1936-1940
  9. Mrs. E.M. Hoffman, 1937-1938
  10. A.S. Holmes, M.D., 1966-1974
  11. L.G. Hutchins, M.D., 1961-1972
  12. Gretchen James, R.N., 1947-1949
  13. Johnson & Johnson, 1937-1938
  14. Journal of Contraception, 1936-1938
  15. K, 1941-1948
  16. Judy Keith, 1970-1976

Box 9

  1. Kentucky Birth Control League, 1937-1940
  2. Lexington Maternal Health Center, 1946-1947
  3. M-R, 1937-1966
  4. Mead-Johnson, 1962-1965 (also research information)
  5. Mead-Johnson, 1966-1970 (also research information)
  6. Evelyn Mottram, 1953-1957
  7. National Committee on Maternal Health, 1936-1941
  8. Mrs. Waldemar [Nell Scoville] Noll, 1939-1940
  9. Ortho Research Foundation, 1963-1967 (also research info)
  10. Planned Parenthood
  11. Product Companies, 1937-1968
  12. William H. Suters, 1965-1974
  13. S-Z, 1938-1967
  14. WEDCO District Health Department

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