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The Mary Lasker Papers

Title:
Letter from Margaret Sanger to Mary Lasker pdf (214,585 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Margaret Sanger to Mary Lasker
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
3 (214,585 Bytes)
Date:
1959-04-01 (April 1, 1959)
Creator:
Sanger, Margaret
International Planned Parenthood Federation
Recipient:
[Lasker, Mary]
Source:
Original Repository: Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Mary Lasker Papers
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Alexander Sanger.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Contraception
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Box Number:
682
Unique Identifier:
TLBBMG
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Series I
SubSeries: Cataloged Correspondence
Folder: Sanger, Margaret
Transcript:
April 1/59
Dearest Mary: Here I am back from India, Hong Kong, and Japan--
The 6th International Conference at New Delhi was considered a huge success. Mainly because the Prime Minister J Nehru opened the conference and gave a splendid speech, also the Health and Welfare Minister was present to give his support and that of his Organization to the Movement--I was escorted to the platform by Mr Nehru--(friendly was I) hundreds of cameras snapped our faces so down in history goes the great event, while I left a sick bed to go to India I sent
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Jonathan My Administrative Asst on ahead to take my place in case I could not get there. He remained after I left and attended the [. . .] conference in Singapore and has returned with notes and reports on Everything--
You Mary dear are the one who gave me this splendid supporter and helper--The $5000.00 which paid toward his Salary is now about spent--I want very much to keep him on until August in order to select and compile all the letters and material I have--for the Library of Congress and the personal things for Smith College library. It will take about $1800.00 close to $2000.00 for him to complete this job while I am in Japan from May 21 to July 1--
Big [. . .] firm about 80 of them are ready to give [. . .] BC [. . .] and ask me to help them get started.
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If your Foundation Mary dear could contribute $1800 or $2000.00 for Jonathan to remain and do this job while I am away I can go to Japan to help [. . .] an easy Mind[?].
I hesitate to ask you to contribute this needed sum, but the last of my begging letters is this, I am no longer President--just "Founder and President Emeritus"--for life--
If you can contribute again to the British Foundation for this purpose Be sure to say it is for my use or suggestions and I'll thank your [. . .]
Margaret
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