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Discrete CollectionsThe Women's Library
TitleRaphael, Mrs Nancy
Ref No8SUF/B/177
Box Fetch NoBox 1: Disc 36
LevelFile
Date7 Feb 1978
Extent96:56 mins
DescriptionInterview took place at 45A Sloane Street, London SW1X 9LU.

Interview summary:
How she got involved in the birth control movement in the 1930s, working with Bloomsberries in the Islington clinic. The Denman/Pyke partnership in the FPA. Mrs R's background of Jewish social work. What the Islington clinic was like. Motives for middle-class activism there. Mrs R's early life. Birth-control donations from Sunday cinemas. Role of the husbands. Mrs R's increasing interest in the psycho-sexual aspects of the work. Margaret Pyke as chairman of the FPA. Josephine Clifford-Smith, Michael Balint, and the early history of the Institute for Psycho-Sexual Medicine. Impact of birth control work on Mrs R's life. Margery Spring-Rice's personality and achievement. Relationship between FPA and abortion law reform.
URLhttps://www.lse.ac.uk/library/collection-highlights/the-suffrage-interviews
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsInterview recordings are available online and can be accessed at the link provided in this record.
Former Reference NumberTape 69
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