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Malleson, Joan

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 PP/MAL
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Malleson, Joan
Date(s): c 1950-1956
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Malleson | Joan | d 1956 | sex counselor
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Joan Malleson was an important figure in ALRA and the FPA/North Kensington Clinic, she undertook pioneering early work in sex counselling. She died in 1956.


Scope and content/abstract:

10 reel to reel tape recordings relating to Joan Malleson's sex therapy, c early 1950s. These tapes relate to her pioneering early work in sex counselling. There are no identifying details of the individuals interviewed. The detailed descriptions are based on her annotations made on the boxes of the original reel-to-reel-tapes.

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Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These tapes were given to the Wellcome Library in May 2003 by Malleson's son Andrew Malleson, via Hera Cook of the University of Sydney.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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