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A socialist British Politician, an Independent Labour Party leading member.

A British child welfare activist and landscape architect.

A British women's rights advocate.

The Birth Control International Information Centre was founded by Margaret Sanger and Edith How-Martyn in 1930, to gather information on birth control activities around the world, foster the establishment of leagues and clinics, and sponsor tours and…

Politician who served as a Member of Parliament, and belonged to the Labour Party.

From the Wellcome Library site: "Carlos Blacker (1895-1975) was a key actor in a period of extraordinary social change. His papers reflect the often bitter policy disputes that took place within the Eugenics Society during his time as General…

Chamberlain was the Minister of Health, later Leader of the Conservative Party, and Prime Minister of England known for his Chamberlain was British prime minister between 1937 and 1940 and often linked to the policy of appeasement towards Nazi…

Cox was a British economist and journalist that served a term in Parliament in the 1910s. He was a birth control supporter, opposed socialism, and became friends with Margaret Sanger in 1915.

Dearmer was an English priest, best known for writing The Parson's Handbook, a liturgical manual for Anglican clergy. He was a socialist, concerned with social justice, and supported the birth control movement. He was Canon of Westminster Abbey from…

Bessie Ingham Drysdale was a British educator and Neo-Malthusian. She taught at Stockwell College before joining her husband, Charles Vickery Drysdale, working for the Malthusian League.

Charles Vickery Drysdale became the editor of The Malthusian in 1907, succeeding his father. He became president of the Malthusian League in 1921.

How-Martyn describes the need for international birth control work in light of the tenth anniversary of working with Margaret Sanger, and reactions to birth control in England.

How-Martyn writes about her plans to visit Syria, Palestine and Egypt, as well as future plans for international work.

How-Martyn reports on her birth control travels in Palestine and Syria, her efforts to start birth control services there and how the French and British colonial governments affected her work. Also discusses the relations between Jews, Christians…

How-Martyn, writing from New York, discusses meetings with Dr. Mukerji and his usefulness for a planned Indian conference.

How-Martyn discusses Sanger's admirers in Europe, contributing content to the "New Generation," books written by Kan Majima and Janet Chance, visits from German and Danish activist, and Sanger's plans for travel in 1932.

How-Martyn announces the formation of the Johannesburg Birth Control Clinic, discusses conference organization and efforts to combat Catholic opposition in England.

How-Martyn describes the financial situation of the birth control movement, plans for Holland, India, and China, disputes in the American birth control movement and the publication of the proceedings of the Seventh International Birth Control…

How-Martyn provides an update on the planned conference in Greece, suggests that the BCIIC focus on Russia, Japan, China, and India, and discusses that the "magic pill" will likely be developed in the United States or United Kingdom.

How-Martyn summarizes efforts to combat Catholic opposition to birth control in England, the reception of the proceedings of the Seventh International Birth Control Conference, evaluates the work on Katharina Stutzin, and discusses organizing…

How-Martyn discusses her last day aboard the S. S. Moldavia en route to India, including meetings with Lady Hayat, Mr. Krishnamurthi, and plans to meet Dr. Kamal in Port Said.

How-Martyn updates Sanger on the need for birth control in Scandinavia, a possible expansion of her world tour plans, a meeting with Indian students, a meeting with a Jamaican doctor.

How-Martyn reports news from France and Poland, suggests holding fundraisers for the BCIIC, and attaching birth control sessions to women's conferences and the League of Nations.

How-Martyn writes Sanger an update on the meetings she attended while in Bombay.

How-Martyn discusses Sanger's plans to travel to Europe and a meeting with Hung-Chung Chang about efforts in China.

On her way back to England from Bombay, How-Martyn discusses the birth control bill in US Congress, doctors and journalists she met in Bombay, as well as future plans.

How-Martyn describes the status of birth control workers in England and suggests holding a conference in Holland in 1931 for a jubilee anniversary.

How-Martyn updates Sanger on the happenings in the birth control movement in England, the Archbishop of Canturbury's support of birth control.

Rudolf Elkan was a German physician, who emigrated to England, changing his name to Edward, where he developed the xenopus pregnancy test and served on the medical sub-committee of the National Birth Control Association.

Sue Green was a British-born former headmistress of a English girls school in Constantinople who was living in France by the 1920s. She became a birth control activist after meeting Edith How-Martyn and Emilie Rieder, and worked on organizing in…

A Danish-born anthropologist who worked with the BCIIC, helped fund the organization.

British-born financial director of the confectionery company John Mackintosh & Sons, Ltd. and the chairman of the BCIIC. He was married to Gerda Sebbelov Guy.

Norman Haire served as chief honorary medical officer at the Walworth Women’s Welfare Centre. He lectured on birth control and sexology at Oxford and Cambridge University, and began writing a weekly advice column under a pen name in the Australian…

Edith How-Martyn was a British feminist, suffragette and birth control advocate who became director of the Birth Control International Information Centre.

The IPPF was founded in 1952, out of the International Committee on Planned Parenthood. Records include organizational correspondence, reports, conference proceedings. No finding aid is available. Collection was divided by IPPF Offices (President,…

A British teacher and trade union organizer who belonged to the Labour Party and was one of the first female Members of Parliament.

A British was a Welsh Congregationalist minister and Labour Party politician who spoke in favor of the morality of birth control.

An English politician and social activist belonging to and leading the Labour Party who was for social justice, women's rights, and world disarmament.

Henry McCardie was a British barrister and justice on the High Court who was a supporter of the BCIIC. He committed suicide in 1933.

Five birth control societies merged in 1930 to form the National Birth Control Council, which in 1931 changed their name to the National Birth Control Association, and in 1939 to the Family Planning Association.

A British organization, founded in 1877 that campaigned for education on the topic of birth control along with the use of it for family planning purposes.

Johnson discusses sales of the proceedings of the Seventh International Birth Control Conference, a meeting with Gordon Gray Jolly about birth control and public health, and suggestions about sending a BCIIC representative to the Far Eastern…

An English doctor involved in public, child, and maternal health during the 1930's.

A British, socialist doctor who worked alongside the Worker's Birth Control Group
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