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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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Levine, Lena

Kathleen Shanahan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychiatry; Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 918 words.

Levine, Lena (17 May 1903–09 January 1965), gynecologist, psychiatrist, and pioneer of the birth control movement, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Morris H. Levine, a...

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Morris, John McLean

Beth Martin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 747 words.

Morris, John McLean (01 September 1914–08 April 1993), reproductive biologist and physician, was born in Kuling, China, the son of DuBois Morris, a Presbyterian missionary and pastor of...

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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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Putnam, Helen Cordelia

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Gynaecology. 941 words.

Putnam, Helen Cordelia (14 September 1857–03 February 1951), physician and public health reformer, was born in Stockton, Minnesota, the daughter of Herbert Asa Putnam, a general store...

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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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Read, Grantly Dick- (1890–1959), obstetrician and promoter of natural childbirth

Mary Alvey Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Obstetrics. 1323 words.

Read, Grantly Dick- (1890–1959), obstetrician and promoter of natural childbirth, was born at Beccles, Suffolk, on 26 January 1890, the son of Robert John Read (1851–1920), a flour miller...

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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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Storer, Horatio Robinson

James C. Mohr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1055 words.

Storer, Horatio Robinson (27 February 1830–18 September 1922), pioneer gynecologist and anti-abortion crusader, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of David Humphreys Storer, a...

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