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Janna Dieckmann Papers

Collection ID

SCRC 376

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Description

Collection Summary

Title
Janna Dieckmann Papers

Dates
1945-1991, bulk 1975-1990

Collection ID
SCRC 376

Creator
Dieckmann, Janna L., 1949-

Quantity
3.85 linear feet (3 boxes + 1 map folder)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English   

Detailed Collection Information

Biographical Note

Dr. Janna Dieckmann is a public health nurse, professor, and activist. She received a BSN from Case Western Reserve University, and MSN and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Description of Collection

This collection mainly documents Janna Dieckmann’s work on female sanitary products, particularly tampons, and their safety, as well as her involvement as an activist for women’s and LGBTQ issues. Included in the collection is correspondence to Dieckmann as well as correspondence and other records of various organizations including the ASTM Tampon Task Force, the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, the Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization, and the Reproductive Rights National Network; records of and publications by the Movement for a New Society, a network of social activist groups committed to the principles of nonviolence; clippings and ephemera collected by Dieckmann; and subject files of reports, publications, notes, legal records, and ephemera on issues including tampons and sanitary products, political organizing, women’s and LGBTQ rights, feminism, socialism, communism, and other topics.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into 2 series as follows:

Series 1: Personal and professional papers, 1945-1990, bulk 1980-1990
Series 2: Journals and publications, 1966-1991, undated
 

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://temple-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=01TULI_ALMA21429048630003811&context=L&vid=TULI&search_scope=default_scope&tab=default_tab&lang=en_US

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Janna Dieckman Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Janna Dieckman Papers, SCRC 376, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Janna Dieckmann in December 1998.    

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in 1999 by Brian Jones. Collection reprocessed and finding aid revised and placed online in July 2018 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:


Personal/Family Names:
Dieckmann, Janna L., 1949-

Corporate Names:
ASTM Tampon Task Force
Boston Women’s Health Book Collective
Movement for a New Society
Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization
Reproductive Rights National Network

Subjects:
Abortion
Feminism
Gay rights
Lesbianism
Nonviolence
Public health
Reproductive rights
Tampons
Women--Health and hygiene

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Administrative records
Books
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Legal documents
Manuscripts
Minutes
Newsletters
Pamphlets
Periodicals
Posters 
Press releases
Publications
Reports

Inventory

Series 1: Personal and professional papers, 1945-1990, bulk 1980-1990

1          1          Correspondence          1983

1          2          Correspondence          1984

1          3          Correspondence          1985

1          4          Correspondence          1986

1          5          Correspondence          1990

1          6          Correspondence          undated

1          7          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1982

1          8          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1983

1          9          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1984

1          10          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1984

1          11          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1984

1          12          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1984

1          13          ASTM Tampon Task Force          1986

1          14          Boston Women’s Health Book Collective          1984-1989

1          15          Boston Women’s Health Book Collective          1984

1          16          Department of Health and Human Services          1983

1          17          Department of Health and Human Services          1984

1          18          Department of Health and Human Services          1985

1          19          International Congress for Infectious Diseases          1983

1          20          International Playtex Inc.          1985

1          21          International Women’s Day          1980

1          22          Legal Aid Society of San Francisco          1983

1          23          Movement for a New Society          1973-1975

1          24          Movement for a New Society          1978

1          25          Movement for a New Society          1979

1          26          Movement for a New Society          1979-1982

1          27          Movement for a New Society          1985

1          28          Movement for a New Society          undated

1          29          Movement for a New Society          undated

1          30          NARAL          1982

1          31          National Consumers League          1983

1          32          National Organization for Women          undated

1          33          National Women’s Health Network          1985

1          34          National Women’s Health Network          1985

1          35          Pennsylvania House of Representatives          1988, undated

1          36          PAI Plastic Applications          1983

1          37          Personal Products          1984

1          38          Personal products          1985

1          39          Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization          1981

1          40          Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization          1982

1          41          Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization          1982-1984

1          42          Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization          1984-1985, undated

M29          a          Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Organization pro-choice poster          undated

1          43          Reproductive Rights National Network          circa 1981-1982

1          44          Reproductive Rights National Network          1983

1          45          Reproductive Rights National Network          1983

1          46          Reproductive Rights National Network          1984

1          47          Reproductive Rights National Network          1982-1984

2          1          Swankin and Turner          1985

2          2          Tampon Applicator Creative Klubs International (TACKI)          1985-1986

2          3          Tambrands          1985

2          4          Tambrands          1985

2          5          Tampon testing          1983

2          6          Tampon testing          1985

2          7          Tampon testing          undated

2          8          Tampon research bibliography          undated

2          9          Toronto Department of Public Health          1982

2          10          University of Michigan          1985

2          11          War Resisters League          1980

2          12          Woman health International          1983

2          13          Women’s issues groups meetings          1984

2          14          Subject files          1945

2          15          Subject files          1971

2          16          Subject files          1974

2          17          Subject files          1976

2          18          Subject files          1977

2          19          Subject files          1978

2          20          Subject files          1978

2          21          Subject files          1978

2          22          Subject files          1979

2          23          Subject files          1980

2          24          Subject files          1981

2          25          Subject files          1982

2          26          Subject files          1983

2          27          Subject files          1983

2          28          Subject files          1984

2          29          Subject files          1984

2          30          Subject files          1985

2          31          Subject files          1985

2          32          Subject files          1986

2          33          Subject files          1987

2          34          Subject files          1988

2          35          Subject files          1989

2          36          Subject files          undated

2          37          Subject files          undated

2          38          Subject files          undated

2          39          Subject files          undated

2          40          Subject files          undated

2          41          Subject files          undated    

2          42          Subject files          undated         

2          43          Ephemera          circa 1977-1986, undated

2          44          Ephemera          circa 1980-1989, undated

3          1          Clippings          circa 1980-1988, undated

3          2          Clippings          circa 1980-1988, undated

3          3          Clippings          circa 1980-1988, undated

3          4          Miscellaneous papers          undated

Series 2: Journals and publications, 1966-1991, undated

3          5          Alternative Health Care in a Rural Community, by Jim Scott and Claire Douglas, reprinted from WIN Magazine, July 27 and August 3, 1978          circa 1978

3          6          Alternatives/80’s: Coalition For a People’s Alternative Newsletter          November/December 1981

3          7          Alternatives in Health Care: Politics and Women’s Health          January and April 1979

3          8          Birth Project          1981

3          9          Bolsheviks and Workers’ Control 1917 to 1921, by Maurice Brinton. Detroit: Black and Red          1975

3          10          CDRR News: The Committee to Defend Reproductive Rights          February-April 1985

3          11          Clearness: Processes for Supporting Individuals and Groups in Decision-Making, by Peter Woodrow          1976

3          12          Communities: Journal of Cooperative Living          July/August 1977

3          13          Conscience: The Voice of Pro-Choice Catholics          1984-1985

3          14          Dandelion: Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          1975-Winter 1977

3          15          Dandelion: Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          April 1978-Summer/Fall 1979

3          16          Dandelion: Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          1980

3          17          Day Care Parents United Newsletter          May 1982

3          18          De-Developing the United States Through Nonviolence, by William Moyer. Reprinted from IDOC-NORTH AMERICA, 1973          circa 1973

3          19          The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago          1979

3          20          FAAR and NCN (Feminist Alliance Against Rape and National Communications Network)          July/August 1978

3          21          The Fate of Marxism: A Solidarity Pamphlet, by Paul Cardan          circa 1966

3          22          FDA Drug Bulletin          1980-1982

3          23          Feminist Perspectives on the Family (DSA Feminist Commission)          Summer 1982

3          24          From Bolshevism to the Bureaucracy: Solidarity London Pamphlet, by Paul Cardan          circa 1966

3          25          Future Worlds, by Richard A. Falk. Foreign Policy Association Headline Series          February 1976

3          26          Gay Oppression and Liberation, by the Gay Theory Work Group of the Movement for a New Society          June 1977

3          27          Grapevine: Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          November 1986

3          28          How We Cause World Hunger, by William Moyer and Pamela Haines. Reprinted from WIN Magazine, January 1975          circa 1975

3          29          Hungary ’56, by Andy Anderson. Detroit: Black and Red          1976

3          30          Info for Women: Your Sterilization Operation. U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare          November 1978

3          31          Jane Doe: A Newsletter from the Women’s Encampment for a Future of peace and Justice          November 1984

3          32          Kent State: Ten Years Later, edited by Scott Bills, Tim Smith, and S. R. Thulin. Kent, OH: Kent State Popular Press          1980

3          33          Labyrinth: The Philadelphia Women’s Newspaper          1986

3          34          Leading Edge Bulletin          December 22, 1980

3          35          Lesbian Herstory Archives News          Spring 1979

3          36          Manifesto for Nonviolent Revolution, By George Lakey. War Resisters International          circa 1972

3          37          Meeting Facilitation: The No Magic Method, by Bergit Lakey. Philadelphia Movement for a New Society          undated

3          38          Monthly Vital Statistics Report: National Center for Health Statistics          1986-1989

3          39          Network News: The Newsletter of the National Women’s Health Network          1984-1990

3          40          Moving Toward a New Society, by Susanne Gowan, Georgy Lakey, William Moyer, Richard Taylor. Philadelphia: New Society press          1976

3          41          NARAL News          1983-1989

4          42          NARAL-PA News          Summer 1989

3          43          Nation’s Health: The Official Newspaper of the American Public Health Association          January 1985

3          44          Newsletter of the Lavender Left          1980-1982

3          45          Nonviolent Action Manual: How to Organize Nonviolent Demonstrations and Campaigns          1976

3          46          Organizing Macro-Analysis Seminars: A Manual. Philadelphia: The Philadelphia Macro-analysis Collective          October 1975

3          47          Our Generation          May-July 1968

3          48          Our generation          Fall 1974-Winter 1975

3          49          Our Generation          Fall 1975-Summer 1976

3          50          Overcoming Masculine Oppression in Mixed groups, by Bill Moyer and Alan Tuttle          November 10, 1977

3          51          Peace Research Reviews: The Sociological Mechanisms of Non-Violent Action, by George Lakey.           December 1968

3          52          People Weekly (cover article on abortion)          August 5, 1985

3          53          PLGTF Bulletin          September 1981

3          54          PM Newsletter: Newsletter of the Portland Metropolitan Chapter of Iota Sigma Pi          November 1985

3          55          R2N2 News          December 1983

3          56          Radical America          March-October 1972

3          57          Radical America          May-June 1974

3          58          Radical America          1976-1977

3          59          Radioactivist Reporter: The Newsletter of the Keystone Alliance          November 1980

3          60          Redefining Revolution, by Paul Cardan: Solidarity Pamphlet          undated

3          61          Reproductive Rights Newsletter: Newsletter of the Philadelphia Reproductive Rights Coalition          1981-1983

3          62          Rome II, A Strategy Game on World Hunger, by William Moyer. Philadelphia: New Society Press          April 1977

3          63          Seabrook in Retrospect, by David H. Albert. Reprinted from Fellowship Magazine July/August 1977 by the Movement for a New Society          1977

3          64          Senator Bob Packwood’s Pro Choice Reort          Jun 1982

3          65          Shattering the Dreams of Young Women: The Tragic Consequences of Parental Involvement Laws. New York: ACLU          1991

3          66          SMA Memo. Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Division of Small Manufacturers Assistance          September 24, 1984

3          67          Socialist Monthly Changes          April 1983

3          68          Spiderweb: An MNS Wimyn’s Publication          Spring 1981

3          69          Stalin, Marxism-Leninism and the Left, by Russell Jacoby          1976

3          70          Synthesis: An Anti-Authoritatrian Newsletter of Citizen-Worker Self-Management Ideas and Activities (now combined with Solidarity Newsletter)          Summer 1977

3          71          Taking Charge: A Process Packet for Simple Living: Personal and Social Change, by the Palo Alto Packet Committee and the Simple Living Program of the American Friends Service Committee          1975

3          72          Tell-A-Woman          1981-1986

3          73          Tendency Newsletter #4          circa 1982

3          74          Time (cover article on abortion)          May 4, 1989

3          75          The Wine: A Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          June 1979-January/February 1980

3          76          The Wine: A Newsletter of the Movement for a New Society          March-July/August 1980

3          77          WIN Magazine          1977-1981

3          78          Wooden Shoe News          February 1979

3          79          Women in Community, by Dianna MacLeod and Rachel Bedard. Reprinted from Communities Magazine, March/April 1977 by the Movement for a New Society           circa 1977

3          80          Womanwise          Spring 1984