Letter to Alan Guttmacher from Leo J. Holmsten

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Title

Letter to Alan Guttmacher from Leo J. Holmsten

Subject

Holmsten, Leo J.
Correspondence
Guttmacher, Alan F. (Alan Frank), 1898-1974
Abortion

Description

Before the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973 legalizing abortion in the United States, many physicians wrote to Guttmacher pleading for increased advocacy and education of birth control and abortions in the United States. Physicians and medical professionals were among Guttmacher’s most vocal supporters.

Abstract

Letter to Alan Guttmacher from obstetrician gynecologist Leo J. Holmsten asking for information on helping patients get abortions

Creator

Holmsten, Leo J.

Date Created

1968 November 11

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Alan Frank Guttmacher papers, 1860s, 1898-1974. H MS c155. Box 1, folder 12.

References

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Format

text

Extent

1 typescript letter

Language

English

Type

text

Provenance

The Alan F. Guttmacher Papers were donated to the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine in 1975 by Mrs. Leonore Guttmacher.

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/H_MS_c155_b1_f12.jpg

Citation

Holmsten, Leo J., “Letter to Alan Guttmacher from Leo J. Holmsten,” OnView, accessed May 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6664.