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Chesler, Ellen, 1947-


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Cheri Appel Oral History, Interviewed by Ellen Chesler

Identifier: SSC-MS-00413

Oral history interview of Cheri Appel, M.D., physician and early birth control worker primarily discussing her work and Margaret Sanger. Interview conducted by Ellen Chesler in 1989. Includes audiotape and transcript.

Dates of Materials: 1989 February 1

Edris Rice-Wray Oral History, Interviewed by Ellen Chesler and James Reed

Identifier: SSC-MS-00436

Two oral histories of birth control advocate and physician Edris Rice-Wray, who founded Mexico's first family planning clinic in Mexico City. Includes audio tapes and one draft transcript.

Dates of Materials: 1987 March 14

Ellen Chesler interviewed by Arwen Donahue, 2015 January 20

Scope and Contents From the Series: The PPFA Centennial Oral History Projectrecords include video, audio, and transcripts for twenty-two interviews. The project "captures diverse voices — current and former staff members, board members, volunteers, and supporters — with compelling and community-driven stories of the founding and evolution of the organization over its first 100 years" [from project description in Smith oral history project application]. Interviews were conducted from 2014 to 2017 by oral historians...
Dates of Materials: 2015 January 20

Margaret Sanger papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00138
Abstract Birth control advocate and nurse. Sanger, a sex reform activist, fought for women's rights to use contraceptives and founded both the national and international Planned Parenthood Federations. Papers include correspondence, writings, organizational and conference materials documenting her leadership of the American and international birth control movements. Also included are records of activities and events related to Sanger's personal life, tributes, travels, art work, family materials,...
Dates of Materials: 1761 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1900-1966

Sanger, Grant interviewed by Ellen Chesler, 1976 August

 File — Box: 20, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Personal records consist of checkbook stubs and expenses books, address books, Christmas lists, and a large number of calendars and appointment books (copies of which were filmed as part of the microfilm edition). These records provide an excellent source for names and addresses of Sanger friends and workers in the birth control movement. A small amount of material on Sanger's family includes family trees for Sanger/Higgins/Purcell and Slee, information on William Sanger's parents...
Dates of Materials: 1976 August