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Margaret Sanger Letter

An description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 25 Aug 2010

Biographical History

Margaret Sanger (1879-1966) was an American contraceptive advocate and founder of the American Birth Control League.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Margaret Sanger Letter consists of a single letter from Sanger to a Mrs. F. Blumberg, regarding the publication of proceedings of a conference in Zurich. The letter is on the letterhead of the Committee on Federal Legislation, which lists Sanger as Chairman of the Committee. In it, Sanger refers to delays in publication due to "the difficulty of bringing certain material from Europe into the United States."

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Use Restrictions:

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Related Material

See also the papers of her husband, William Cary Sanger.

Subject Headings


Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966.

Corporate Bodies

National Committee on Federal Legislation for Birth Control.


Birth control -- United States.
Reproductive rights -- United States.

Genres and Forms


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Margaret Sanger Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

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