Notice from the Treasury Department, United States Customs Service, to Abraham Stone

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Title

Notice from the Treasury Department, United States Customs Service, to Abraham Stone

Subject

U.S. Customs Service
Legal notices
Stone, Abraham, 1890-1959
Birth control

Description

Importation of contraceptives from the United Kingdom was closely monitored by United States customs authorities. In 1942, Stone’s colleagues in London shipped volpar paste, used in contraception devices in the United Kingdom, to him.  The package received extra screening upon its arrival in New York City.

Abstract

Notice from the Treasury Department fo the United States Customs Service, alerting Abraham Stone to the detention of a package

Creator

U.S. Customs Service

Date Created

1942 July

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Abraham Stone papers, 1916-1959. H MS c157. Box 1, folder 54.

References

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Format

text

Extent

1 notice

Language

English

Type

text

Provenance

The Abraham Stone Papers were donated to the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine in 1971 by Gloria Aitken, daughter of Abraham Stone.

Files

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Citation

U.S. Customs Service, “Notice from the Treasury Department, United States Customs Service, to Abraham Stone,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed December 6, 2019, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6645.

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