The Resource Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II

Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II

Label
Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II, 1991-1995
Title
Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II
Inclusive dates
1991-1995
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley was a chapter of the national right-to-die organization The Hemlock Society. The mission of the Hemlock Society was “choice, dignity, and control at the end of life.” The bulk of materials are society newsletters and news clippings about assisted suicide. This collection is separated into three series. The Chapter Papers series comprises miscellaneous papers associated with chapters of The Hemlock Society. Of note are papers detailing the merger of two Indiana Hemlock Societies and a report on cases of euthanasia, mercy killing, and suicide. The Events series contains program details of special events of the society. The Newsletters and Correspondence series houses local and national newsletters, as well as correspondence between Hemlock Society members. This collection was discovered during a survey in the summer and fall of 2015
Label
Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II
Instantiates
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Records of the Hemlock Society of Delaware Valley II
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
nz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
xxx
Content type code
other
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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