Bookmark and Share

Fonds AM1486 - Pro-choice records

Abortion - Chantal Daigle - CBC Sunday Morning CBC AM 'Early Ed' - more on shooting of Dr. Romalis; CBC News PM - anti-semitism in H[uman]L[ife]... CBC Sunday Morning - 'pro-life' movement turns bombing of Morgentaler Clinic into a media coup fo... CBC Sunday Morning on new abortion bill and the debate in [19]69 [Vancouver] Co-op [Radio] 'Redeye Show' - includes interview with Nikki Colodny, Carolyn Egan and... [Vancouver] Co-op [Radio] 'Redeye Show' - includes interview with Nikki Colodny, Carolyn Egan and... Redeye - Joy Thompson on Vancouver Clinic Redeye - Marcy Bloom, Aradia O's Clinic Seattle, on US Supreme Court decision Fr. Jim Roberts - CBC CBC radio 'Sunday Morning' on abortion CBC Sunday Morning feature on contraception [part 1] CBC Sunday Morning feature on contraception [part 2] Dr. Garson Romalis on bubble zone law and BC civil lib[erties] ass[ociatio]n Documentary on Paul Hill, who murdered 2 AB [abortion] providers CBC Quirks and Quarks - The Vatican vs. The People (the Vatican against world population control) CBC Quirks and Quarks - The Vatican vs. The People (the Vatican against world population control)

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Pro-choice records

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title taken from the contents of the fonds.

Level of description


Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • [1960-2007] (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

  • 2.68 m of textual records
  • 72 audio cassettes
  • 37 photographs

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

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.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Records were donated to the Archives in 2006.


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

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

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Series descriptions and file lists available; some item lists available.

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Rights area

Accession area