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Abortion in South Australia before 1970 : SUMMARY RECORD [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Baird

Title
Abortion in South Australia before 1970 : SUMMARY RECORD [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Baird
Repository
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
Reference
OH 91
Description

Interviews with women, doctors, members of the police force and an abortionist concerning the experience and issue of abortion in South Australia prior to 1970 when abortion was legalised under certain circumstances under the provisions of the Criminal Law Consolidation Act Amendment Act, 1969. Most of the interviewees are identified only by pseudonyms and the transcripts have been edited to remove names of people and places which might specifically identify the interviewees or others about whom they speak who were involved in illegal abortions.

Recorded from April to August 1990. 17 hours 35 minutes

Access
Tape recordings restricted until 31 December 2020 except for OH 91/5, /8, /10 and /13. No access restrictions apply to use copy transcripts
Finding Aid

Full or edited transcripts available, except for OH 91/14 (309 pages)

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Related Archival resources

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  • Interview with 'Ben Nevis' [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Baird, OH 91/4; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with 'Ben Nevis' [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Baird, OH 91/4; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
  • Interview with Pam Fulton [sound recording] Interviewer: Barbara Baird, 26 April 1990, OH 91/10; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

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