Midwifery Collection

Abstract

The Midwifery Collection (dated 1926-1932, undated; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of reports and rules and regulations concerning midwifery in Eastern Kentucky during the early 20th century.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Midwifery Collection
Extent
0.45 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Midwifery
Midwifery -- Appalachian Region
Midwives -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format into two series: Staff Reports and Rules and Regulations.
Finding Aid Author
Archives staff
Preferred Citation
94m2: [identification of item], Midwifery Collection, 1926-1938, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The Midwifery Collection (dated 1926-1932, undated; 0.45 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of reports and rules and regulations concerning midwifery in Eastern Kentucky during the early 20th century. This collection is divided into two series: Staff Reports and Rules and Regulations for midwives and related activities. The staff reports consist mainly of weekly and monthly statistical and narrative reports about midwifery programs conducted in Eastern Kentucky. The rules and regulations document the laws and standards governing midwives and related services provided for children. The material in each file is arranged chronologically.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Staff Reports, 1926-1938

Kentucky's Chief Maternal Menace--the Untrained Midwife , 1926

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Weekly Report on Midwifery Program for Carter County, Kentucky, by Elizabeth Goforth, 1937 June-1938 February

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Weekly Report on Midwifery Program for Cumberland County, Kentucky, by Kathleen Cheek, 1938 April-1939 February

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Rules and Regulations, 1926, 1932, undated

Health Standards for Child-Caring Institutions by Child Hygiene Committee of the Health Council for the Children's Bureau, Louisville, Kentucky, 1926

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Central Midwives Board for Scotland, 1932 February

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Laws of State Board of Health for Midwives, [Kentucky?], undated

  • Box 1, folder 6
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