Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
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Deborah Vaughan was born on February 4th, 1920 in Pennsylvania. She was a secretary at the Friends Medical Society and has authored various entries in the Friends Journal. J. Russel Elkinton was born on October 12th, 1910 in Pennsylvania. He was the chairman of the Friends Medical Society and a professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Elkinton passed away on April 6th, 2002. Robert Alfred Clark was born on October 28, 1908 in Boston, Massachussetts. He was a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He was also a Director of the Mental Health Clinic at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinics, a member of the psychiatric staff at Friends Hospital, and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia. He passed away on April 26th, 2001.
This collection contains various materials on the Friends Medical Society as they relate to reproductive rights and abortion rights between 1967 and 2017. It also contains corresponding letters, journal excerpts, and newspaper clippings relating to general reproductive rights and abortion rights by Quakers and non-Quakers.
Gift of Deborah C. Vaughan by way of Dave Elder, 2019.
Processed by Erick Iraheta, completed February 2023.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Erick Iraheta
- Finding Aid Date
- February, 2023
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)