Childbirth -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview In the 1970s, Brigitte Jordan conducted seminal work in the study of cross-cultural birth practices, including home birth and hospital birth, in the Yucatan and in Holland, Sweden and the United States, resulting in publication of her book Birth in Four Cultures (1983). She taught and conducted research for many years at the university level where her interests focused on the dynamics of change in the medical systems of developing countries. Her papers consist...
Dates of Materials: 1973 - 2015
Overview Public health specialist, physician and instructor. The papers focus on the life of a woman who made pioneering contributions to the fields of pathology, public health, maternal infant health, pediatrics, and nutrition, as well as early 20th century women's medical education. Mendenhall's Smith College years and her time at Johns Hopkins Medical School are well represented. Material includes research, writings, diaries and correspondence with her son, Thomas Corwin Mendenhall (president of...
Dates of Materials: 1805 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1890-1957
Overview The collection contains papers related to Patricia Bernstein's 1993 book, "Having a Baby: Mothers Tell Their Stories," including multiple manuscript drafts, research materials, release forms, and photographs.
Dates of Materials: 1896 - 2004