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Connie Clement fonds
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Connie Clement fonds

  • CA ON0034 10-046
  • Fonds
  • 1970-1989
This fonds reflects Connie Clement's involvement in the feminist health movement in Canada. The fonds is particularly strong in administrative records from the Coalition on Depo-Provera, including correspondence and press releases warning of the contraception's adverse side effects. The fonds also contains resources and conference material focussed on women's health.
Ce fonds témoigne de l'implication de Connie Clement dans le mouvement pour la santé des femmes au Canada. Le fonds est particulièrement riche en documents administratifs, en correspondance et en communiqués de presse mettant en garde contre les effets secondaires néfastes de la contraception. Le fonds contient également des ressources et du matériel de conférence sur la santé des femmes.

Clement, Connie


The series consists of records relating to the prospective approval of the contraceptive, Depo-Provera. The series contains correspondence and communiqués from the Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera as well as related press releases, communiqués, pamphlets, and memos. The series also contains related resource material such as medical studies, briefs, papers, and presentations by health organizations.

Coalition mailings (1 of 2)

This file contains letters from the Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera to Members of Parliament (MPs), and others, warning about the contraceptive, Depo-Provera. The file includes related press releases, communiqués, pamphlets, internal memos, papers, and correspondence.

Medical studies, post 1980 (2 of 2)

The file contains copies of articles on the benefits and effects of various contraceptive methods and includes an article about the unethical testing of Depo-Provera.

Coalition mailing list and contacts (1 of 2)

The file contains updates, correspondence, and hand-written notes about the Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera, mostly in relation to mail-outs and contacts. The file also contains notes for a Coalition conference call.


The file contains notes on budget/expenses [for the Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera] as well correspondence regarding funding contributions to the Coalition and the Coalition's handling of expense accounts.

Originals [coalition mailings]

The file contains a press statement by the Canadian Coalition on Depo Provera, and includes articles. The file also contains a discussion paper on Depo Provera by "Healthsharing" magazine as well as a communique and recommendations for the Canadian Coalition on Depo-Provera.

Upjohn Company materials (1 of 2)

The file contains publications related to the Upjohn pharmaceutical manufacturing firm, including: "Depo-Provera: Issue Discussion Paper" and "Department of Health and Human Services Food and Drug Administration: Exceptions to Report of Public Board of Inquiry and Brief for the Upjohn Company."

Upjohn Company materials (2 of 2)

The file contains the review, "Depo-Provera for Contraception: A Review of Medical Use and Considerations." An accompanying note reads, "Connie, I think this is the report prepared by the Reproductive Physiology Cmt [Committee.]"
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