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- 2.68 m of textual records
- 72 audio cassettes
- 37 photographs
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Scope and content
The fonds consists of correspondence, notes, published items, audio cassettes and photographs all related to the pro-choice movement. Correspondence and notes pertain to various pro-choice groups and organizations. Published items include newspapers, newspaper clippings, magazines, newsletters, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, and articles. Audio cassettes pertain to the Everywoman's Health Centre which is an abortion clinic in Vancouver. Photographs depict various marches, rallies, and organizations put on by pro-choice groups. The majority of the fonds is reference materials, with a large percentage of newspaper clippings.
The fonds is arranged into 5 series: News, views, and actions of the pro-choice movement; Pro-choice groups; Anti-abortionists; Dr. Henry Morgentaler; and Audio cassettes.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records were donated to the Archives in 2006.
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Some files and items are restricted; please consult the archivist.
Restriction details: Some files and items in this fonds contain sensitive information about abortion issues. Researchers are required to complete an Agreement for Access to Restricted Records form in order to view restricted files. Photograph reproduction requires permission from the Archives Manager.
Access form required: Researchers must complete an agreement to restricted records form
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Series descriptions and file lists available; some item lists available.