Subject Files Series, 1977-2003

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RESTRICTION: Sensitive materials in this series have been redacted or relocated to the Closed Series.

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Scope and content:

Includes files maintained by the staff of the Feminist Women's Health Center on a range of topics related to women's health issues, events, local information, and other women's health clinics.


This series contains two subseries: a General subseries which covers these subjects broadly, and an Anti-Abortion Violence subseries which focuses specifically on anti-abortion protests at the FWHC and other locations, the anti-abortion movement in the United States, and pro-choice efforts to counter this movement.


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Collection restrictions:

RESTRICTION: The majority of the collection is open for research. However, at the request of the donor (Feminist Women's Health Center), materials deemed sensitive in nature have been physically separated and closed to research. These materials have been relocated to the Closed Series and are housed in boxes 104-125. In addition, some sensitive materials remain open to research but have been redacted. Originals of redacted material are not available for research and have been returned to the donor.

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