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Dr Joan Malleson

  • Malleson, Joan (Joan Billson)
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


10 reel to reel tape recordings relating to Joan Malleson's sex therapy, c. early 1950s (she died in 1956). 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.



Physical description

10 audio reels, 10 digital items 1/4" open reel

Acquisition note

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

Biographical note

Joan Malleson was an important figure in ALRA and the Family Planning Association/North Kensington Clinic.

Related material

In the Wellcome Library: Papers of the Family Planning Association (Ref. SA/FPA).

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