Inventory of the
Childbirth by Choice Trust fonds

Inventory #F0513

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0513
Title:Childbirth by Choice Trust fonds
Extent:16.5 m textual records
6 audio cassettes
12 colour slides; 1 photo
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
The Childbirth by Choice Trust, founded in 1982, was the research arm of CARAL, the Canadian Abortion Rights Action League (founded in 1973 as the Canadian Association for the Repeal of the Abortion Law and renamed in 1980) and disbanded in 2005. The purpose of the organization was to educate the public on the issues of birth control, abortion and, family planning, and to advocate for legal and easily available abortion services in Canada.
Scope and Content:

Consists of research and reference material in the form of subject files, reports, briefs, clippings, drafts, notes and correspondence relating to the activities of the Childbirth by Choice Trust including letters from supporters and adversaries, legal documentation pertaining to cases about abortion law, publications by government offices, support groups, etc.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
Some restrictions apply to protect the privacy of third parties.
Finding Aid: File list available.
URL of Finding Aid:
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accessions: 2007-012. No further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by the Childbirth by Choice Trust in 2008.
Other Notes: Records were well-organized by the donating body and arranged primarily by subject.
Provenance Access Points:Childbirth by Choice Trust

Date of creation: 2010/05/03
Date of last revision: 2012/10/30
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