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Guttmacher, Alan

Shari Rudavsky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Obstetrics. 1467 words.

Guttmacher, Alan (19 May 1898–18 March 1974), physician and birth-control advocate, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Adolf Guttmacher, a leading Reform rabbi, and Laura...

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Mosse, Bartholomew (1712–1759), man-midwife and philanthropist

L. K. Vaughan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Obstetrics; Medicine and Health. 958 words.

Mosse, Bartholomew (1712–1759), man-midwife and philanthropist, was born in Wexford, Ireland, one of seven children of the Revd Thomas Mosse (1662?–1731), rector of Maryborough, and his...

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Pye, Edith Mary (1876–1965), midwife and international relief organizer

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 922 words.

Pye, Edith Mary (1876–1965), midwife and international relief organizer, was born on 20 October 1876 in London, the eldest daughter in the family of three daughters and four sons of William...

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Roberton, John (1797–1876), obstetrician and social reformer

Joan Mottram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Obstetrics. 1269 words.

Roberton, John (1797–1876), obstetrician and social reformer, was born on 20 March 1797 at Kennedies, Earnock, near Hamilton, Lanarkshire, the fourth of the five children of William...

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