Marcia Lawrence Planned Parenthood of New York City papers
Scope and Contents
Records include booklets, ads (mostly NY Times), fundraising and policy papers, and a book manuscript
Dates of Materials
- 1966 - 1998
- Planned Parenthood of New York City (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that they own copyright, Alison and Charles Collins have licensed the materials of the Marcia Lawrence Planned Parenthood of New York City records to be freely used, so long as the user attributes materials' original authorship to her. This agreement is governed by a CC-BY (Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International) license. Copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Marcia Lawrence, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
As Communications Director of Planned Parenthood of New York City from 1969 to 1993, the materials Marcia Lawrence wrote and produced on abortion, birth control/family planning and women's right to choose are a valuable piece of women's history. PPNYC was the most activist affiliate of the national Planned Parenthood Federation of America and played a leading role in the successful push for legalization of abortion in NY State and in Roe v. Wade.
0.667 linear feet (2 containers)
Language of Materials
As Communications Director of Planned Parenthood of New York City from 1969 to 1993, Marcia Lawrence wrote and produced materials on abortion, birth control/family planning and women's right to choose. The records include booklets, ads (mostly NY Times), fundraising and policy papers, and a book manuscript.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Allison Verity Collins and Charles Lawrence Collins on 2016-06-27.
- Abortion -- Political aspects -- United States
- Abortion rights movement
- Advertising -- United States
- Birth control -- United States -- 20th century
- Birth control advocacy organization
- Birth control provider and research organization
- Cartoons (humorous images)
- Fund raising
- Lawrence, Marcia
- Planned Parenthood of New York City
- Reproductive and sexual health
- Finding aid to the Marcia Lawrence PPNYC records
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
- 2019-04-08: Updated finding aid
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