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Abortion -- Law and legislation

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Elizabeth Lansing papers

Identifier: NA-050
Scope and Contents

This collection spans from the early 1950s to the mid 1990s. Most of the material consists of correspondence from Lansing to personal friends and acquaintances. Much of the correspondence is related to her work with abortion activism. The collection also includes a number of articles written by Lansing, as well as speeches and other materials related to her work as an activist.

Dates: 1952 - 1997

Julie Schwam Harris papers

Identifier: NA-220
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of pamphlets, publications, clippings, and correspondence related to Julie Schwamm Harris's involvement in reproductive justice in Louisiana in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The collection also includes mailings, contact lists, and other administrative documents related to Harris's work with Pro-Choice organizations, such as the National Abortion Rights Action League, Citizens for Personal Freedom, and Planned Parenthood.

Dates: 1970 - 2000

Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom records

Identifier: NA-304
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative documents, correspondence, financial records, and publicity materials related to the advocacy efforts of the Louisiana Coalition for Reproductive Freedom. The collection documents the organization's work to engage Pro-Choice activists and encourage them to reach out to the Louisiana legislature and educate the community on abortion legislation and women's health.

Dates: 1990 - 1993

Mindy Milam papers

Identifier: NA-124
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, publicity documents, and publications related to the Jefferson Parish Chapter of the National Organization for Women, as well as records relating to other feminist events and activities in the late 1970s. There are a number of newsletters and pamphlets from various feminist groups and organizations. The bulk of the collection relates to the National Organization for Women, but also includes some material relating to the Equal Rights Amendment....
Dates: 1976 - 1979

Planned Parenthood records

Identifier: NA-303
Scope and Contents This collection contains information on the New Orleans chapter of Planned Parenthood after the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade, when the organization began to emphasize the importance of reproductive rights. There are pamphlets and magazine publications that have to do with the right to choose. The collection also contains information on various court cases and legislation debated and passed having to do with issues such as reproductive rights, family planning, and sex education. In...
Dates: 1973 - 1992

Ruth Chang papers

Identifier: NA-169
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records pertaining to a 1996 honors project by Ruth Chang on the effects of abusive relationships among Tulane University undergraduates as well as another project concerning the rhetoric of the Pro-Life and Pro-Choice movements. The collection includes notes and transcripts from twenty different interviews conducted over the course of her project on abortion rhetoric, as well as her proposals, survey methodology, correspondence with administrators, drafts of...
Dates: 1996