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Butler Library, University of Columbia, New York
Margaret Sanger papers

Manchester Medical Collection, Manchester
Biographical files

University of Victoria, British Columbia
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Wellcome Library, London
GC/105     In the club, interview
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Medical journals

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Post-Graduate Medical Journal

The Eugenics Review

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The Practitioner


Charles, E. , The Practice of Birth Control: An Analysis of the Birth-Control Experiences of Nine Hundred Women (London: Williams & Norgate, 1932).

Cox, G. , Clinical Contraception (London: Heinemann, 1933).

Cox, G. M. , Clinical Contraception, 2nd edition (London: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1937).

Dawkins, S. , Planning Your Family (London: Foyles Health Handbooks, 1959).

Fielding, M. (ed.), Birth Control in Asia: A Report of a Conference Held at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, November 24–25, 1933 (London: Birth Control International Information Centre, 1935).

Friedman, L. J. , Virgin Wives: A Study of Unconsummated Marriages (London: Tavistock Publications, 1962).

Hart, D. B. , and A. H. Freeland Barbour , Manual of Gynaecology (Edinburgh: W. & A. K. Johnston, 1890).

Haire, N. (ed.), World League for Sexual Reform: Proceedings of the Third Congress, London, 1929 (London: Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1930).

Haire, N. , Birth Control Methods (Contraception, Abortion, Sterilisation) (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1936).

Lagroua Weill-Hallé, M.-A. , La prescription contraceptive (Paris: Librairie Maloine, 1968).

Macaulay, M. , The Art of Marriage (London: Delisle, 1952).

Malleson, J. , The Principles of Contraception: A Handbook for General Practitioners (London: V. Gollancz Limited, 1935).

Malleson, J. , Any Wife or Any Husband: A Book for Couples Who Have Met Sexual Difficulties and for Doctors (London: Penguin Handbook, 1950).

Moore White, M. , Womanhood (London: Cassell, 1947).

Pierpoint, R. , Report of the Fifth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference: Kingsway Hall, London, July 11th to 14th, 1922 (London: William Heinemann Medical Books, 1922).

Pollock, M. (ed.), Family Planning: A Handbook for the Doctor (London: Tindall & Cassell, 1966).

Sanger, M. (ed.), Medical and Eugenic Aspects of Birth Control: The Sixth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference, Volume III (New York: American Birth Control League, 1926).

Sanger, M. and H. Stone (eds), The Practice of Contraception: An International Symposium and Survey (Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1931).

Secor Florence, L. , Birth Control on Trial (London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1932).

Tunnadine, P. , Contraception and Sexual Life: A Therapeutic Approach (London: Tavistock Publications, 1970).

Tunnadine, P. and J. Pasmore , ‘Sexual problems in marriage in women’ in M. Pollock (ed.), Family Planning (London: Tindall & Cassell, 1966).

Wright, H. , The Sex Factor in Marriage: A Book for Those who Are, or are About to Be, Married (London: Noel Douglas, 1930).

Wright, H. , Birth Control: Advice on Family Spacing and Healthy Sex Life (London: Cassell, 1935).

Wright, H. , More about the Sex Factor in Marriage (London: Williams and Norgate, 1947).

Wright, H. , Contraceptive Technique: A Handbook of Practical Instruction, 3rd edition (London: Churchill, 1968).

Wright, H. and H. B. Wright , Contraceptive Technique: A Handbook for Medical Practitioners and Senior Students (London: J&A Churchill Ltd., 1951).


Alabaster, G. H. , ‘Contraception and fertility’, Lancet, 231:5973 (1938), p. 462.

Anchel-Bach, M. , ‘La mortalité maternelle et l’avortement’, Bulletin de l’Association français des femmes médecins, 18 (1937), p. 29.

Baker, J. R. , ‘The spermicidal powers of chemical contraceptives: II. Pure substances’, Journal of Hygiene, 31:2 (1931), p. 211.

Balint, M. , ‘Training general practitioners in psychotherapy’, British Medical Journal, 1:4854 (1954), pp. 115–20.

Balint, M. , ‘Psychotherapy and the general practitioner: I’, British Medical Journal, 1:5011 (1957), p. 157.

Balint, M. , ‘The marital problem clinic – a problem child of the FPA’, Family Planning, 9:1 (1960), pp. 18–20.

Barnes, J. , ‘Sylvia Dawkins’, British Medical Journal, 312:7041 (1996), p. 1295.

Barton, M. and B. P. Wiesner , ‘The receptivity of cervical mucus to spermatozoea’, British Medical Journal, 2:4477 (1946), pp. 606–10.

Blacker, C. P. , ‘Foreword’, International Medical Group for the Investigation of Contraception, 4th issue (1931), p. 3.

Blacker, C. P. , ‘The choice of a contraceptive’, The Practitioner, 131:3 (1933), p. 256.

Blanchier, D. , ‘Compte-rendu de l’enquête faite à propos du ‘Birth control’!’, Bulletin de l’Association française des femmes médecins, 15 (1933), p. 24.

Campbell, J. , ‘Abortion in relation to maternal mortality’, Journal of the Medical Women's Federation, (May 1936), p. 27.

Contraception’, The Practitioner, 111 (1923), p. 5.

E. H., ‘Margaret Moore White, Womanhood’, Medical Women's Federation Quarterly Review (1959), p. 37.

Eckstein, P. et al., ‘The Birmingham Oral Contraceptive Trial’, British Medical Journal, 2:5261 (1961), pp. 1172–9.

Evaluating the I.U.D’, Lancet, 1:7854 (1974), pp. 394–5.

Fawcitt, R. , ‘Revocable sterilisation of the female’, British Medical Journal, 1:3600 (1930), p. 45.

Gräfenberg, E. , ‘The intra uterine method of contraception’ in N. Haire (ed.), World League for Sexual Reform: Proceedings of the Third Congress, London, 1929 (London: Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1930), p. 611.

Green-Armytage, C. , ‘Contraceptive’, British Medical Journal, 1:3704 (1932), pp. 13–14.

Guttmacher, A. (ed.), Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Devices: Proceedings of the Conference, April 30–May 1, 1962, New York City (New York: Excerpta Medica Foundation, 1962).

Guttmacher, A. , ‘Intra-uterine contraceptive device’, Family Planning, 13:14 (1965), pp. 91–5.

Haire, N. , ‘Health aspects of birth control’ in M. Sanger (ed.), Medical and Eugenic Aspects of Birth Control: The Sixth International Neo-Malthusian and Birth Control Conference, Volume III (New York: American Birth Control League, 1926), p. 95.

Haire, N. , ‘Revocable sterilisation of the female’, British Medical Journal, 2:3597 (1929), p. 1134.

Haire, N. , ‘Revocable sterilisation of the female’, British Medical Journal, 1:3602 (1930), pp. 129–30.

Haire, N. , ‘Clinical experience of the past year’, International Medical Group for the Investigation of Contraception, 4th issue (1931), p. 68.

Haire, N. , ‘The Gräfenberg ring’, British Medical Journal, 1:3705 (1932), pp. 76–7.

Harding, K. , ‘Sterility in the female’, The Medical Press (29 April 1953).

Harding, K. , ‘Management of infertility’, The Medical Press (November 1960), p. 436.

Hick, R. H. P. , ‘Advice on sterility’, British Medical Journal, 1:4300 (1943), p. 707.

Horder, L. , ‘Sterility’, Lancet, 241:6247 (1943), p. 664.

Houghton, V. , ‘Report of meeting of International Committee on Planned Parenthood’, The Eugenics Review, 43:3 (1951), p. 141.

Huxley, F. , ‘The clinical study of fertility cases with notes and treatments’, Medical Women's Federation Journal (1 July 1935), pp. 28–37.

Intrauterine contraceptive devices’, British Medical Journal, 2:5456 (1965), p. 249.

Intra-uterine contraceptive device’, Family Planning, 15:1 (1966), p. 26.

Jackson, M. , ‘Birth control and the medical profession’, British Medical Journal, 1:3621 (1930), p. 1022–3.

Jackson, M. C. N. , ‘Contraceptives and fertility’, British Medical Journal, 1:4026 (1938), p. 539.

Jackson, M. , ‘Advice on sterility’, British Medical Journal, 1:4303 (1943), p. 803.

Jackson, M. , ‘The organisation of a sterility service within a Family Planning Association clinic’, Post-Graduate Medical Journal, 20:225 (1944), p. 237.

Jackson, M. , ‘A medical service for the treatment of involuntary infertility’, The Eugenics Review, 36:4 (1945), p. 117.

Jackson, M. , ‘Artificial insemination’, British Medical Journal, 1:4512 (1947), p. 945.

Jackson, M. , ‘Human artificial insemination’, Family Planning, 9:3 (1960), p. 6.

Jackson, M. , ‘The Gräfenberg silver ring in a series of patients who had failed with other methods’, in A. Guttmacher (ed.), Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Devices: Proceedings of the Conference, April 30–May 1, 1962, New York City (New York: Excerpta Medica Foundation, 1962), pp. 37–40.

Jackson, M. , ‘Oral contraception in practice’, Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 6:1 (1963), pp. 153–73.

Jackson, M. , ‘Silver ring and plastic loops, a comparison of intrauterine devices for problem cases’, Family Planning, 12:1 (1963), p. 12.

Jackson, M. , ‘England: family planning in England and India’, The Journal of Sex Research, 3:4 (1967), p. 270.

Jex-Blake, S. (1874), ‘The medical education of women’, a paper read at the Social Science Congress, Norwich, October 1873 (London), p. 3, quoted in L. Kelly, ‘“The turning point in the whole struggle”: the admission of women to the King and Queen's College of Physicians in Ireland’, Women's History Review, 22:1 (2013), pp. 97–125.

Lewis-Faning, E. , ‘Report of an enquiry into family limitation and its influence on human fertility during the past fifty years’ in The Royal Commission on Population, Papers Vol. 1 (London: HM Stationery Office, 1949).

Malleson, J. , ‘Contraceptives and fertility’, British Medical Journal, 1:4025 (1938), p. 484.

Malleson, J. , ‘Vaginismus: its management and psychogenesis’, British Medical Journal, 2:4259 (1942), pp. 213–16.

Malleson, J. , ‘Contraception and sterility’, British Medical Journal, 2:4317 (1943), p. 434.

Malleson, J. , ‘Contraception and sterility’, British Medical Journal, 2:4322 (1943), p. 587.

Malleson, J. , ‘Contraception and sterility’, British Medical Journal, 2:4328 (1943), pp. 796–7.

Malleson, J. , ‘Sexual disorders in women, their medical significance’, British Medical Journal, 2:4746 (1951), p. 1480.

McIlroy, A. L. , ‘The harmful effects of artificial contraceptive methods’, The Practitioner (July 1923), pp. 25–35.

Mears, E. , ‘Clinical trials of oral contraceptives’, British Medical Journal, 2:5261 (1961), pp. 1179–83.

Mears, E. , ‘Oral contraception: the results’, Family Planning, 10:4 (1962), p. 4.

Medical problems of contraception’, British Medical Journal, 1:3726 (1932), pp. 1047–8.

Medical problems of contraception’, British Medical Journal, 2:3784 (1933), pp. 118–20.

Montreuil-Strauss, G. , ‘Le Birth control: exposé historique par Montreuil-Strauss’, Bulletin de l’Association française des femmes médecins, 12 (1933), pp. 3–22.

Moore White, M. , ‘The endocrine treatment of sterility’, Post-Graduate Medical Journal, 20:225 (1944), pp. 215–22.

Moore White, M. , ‘The problem of sterility, its investigation and treatment’, The Practitioner, 158:946 (1947), p. 279.

Moore White, M. and M. Barton , ‘Conception in spite of extreme oligozoospermia’, British Medical Journal, 1:4709 (1951), p. 741.

Murphy, K. , ‘Joan Malleson, the principles of contraception’, Medical Women's Federation Quarterly Review (1935–6), p. 65.

Nixon, W. C. W. , ‘Joan Malleson’, British Medical Journal, 1:4978 (1956), p. 1304.

Obituary’, British Medical Journal, 1:4977 (1956), p. 1242.

Obituary’, Lancet, 267:6926 (1956), p. 810.

Pyke, M. A. , ‘Contraception and fertility’, Lancet, 231:5972 (1938), p. 405.

Reports of societies’, British Medical Journal, 2:3157 (1921), p. 11.

Rolleston, H. , ‘Birth Control Investigation Committee’, British Medical Journal, 2:3486 (1927), p. 805.

Valabrègue, C. , ‘48 heures à Londres’, La Maternité Heureuse, Bulletin trimestriel d’information, 9 (1959), p. 11.

Wright, H. , ‘Revocable sterilisation of the female’, British Medical Journal, 1:3602 (1930), pp. 129–30.

Wright, H. , ‘Notes on the 38 cases fitted with Gräfenberg ring’, International Medical Group for the Investigation of Contraception, 4th issue (1931), p. 65.

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