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History of Coeducation in Yale College: Women's Health (1966-2007)

RU821: Office on the Education of Women

The records of Office on the Education of Women (previously the Coeducation Office) document all aspects of Yale University's transition to undergraduate coeducation, as well as the status of women at Yale and women in academe.

Boxes relevant to coeducation and women’s health include:

-RU821, Accn. 19ND-A-086, Box 26, folders 940 and 941 (1969-1973)

-RU821, Accn. 19ND-A-086, Box 33, folder 1010  (1969-1971)

-RU821, Accn. 19ND-A-086, Box 39, folders 1082 and 1083 (1971-1972)

MS1922: Philip M. and Lorna Sarrel papers (1966-2007, bulk 1966-1980)

Philip Sarrel (an obstetrician-gynecologist) and his wife Lorna Sarrel (a social worker) were instrumental in establishing women’s health services at Yale during the transition to coeducation, including the Yale Sex Counseling Service. These papers cover all aspects of the Sarrels' careers, including activities around women's health at Yale; the establishment of the Young Mothers Program (YMP) at Yale-New Haven Hospital; the inclusion of sex education courses in curricula for Yale undergraduate and medical students; and more.

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