Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Bessie Moses (1893-1965)
MSA SC 3520-13582


Archival Sources -

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Birth Record) Bessie L. Moses, 21 December 1893 [MSA C6-31, 2/61/1/16]

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT, BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) Bessie L. Moses, 25 March 1965 [MSA C2108-394, 2/21/1/62]

Newspaper and Journal Articles -

"Commencement of Goucher at Lyric." The Baltimore Star, 2 June 1915.

"Hopkins Graduates its Largest Class." The Baltimore Sun, 14 June 1922.

"No Title." The Kalends, September 1936.

Stone, Hannah M. "Birth Control Wins." The Nation, 16 January 1937.   Article available online at:

"D.C. Advocates of Birth Control Plan New Clinic." The Washington Post, 18 May 1937.

Kobre, Sidney. "Dr. Bessie Moses Believes Prejudice Against Women in Medicine is Less." Baltimore Home News, 4 January 1939.

"Planned Parenthood Work Brings Award to Dr. Moses." The Baltimore Sun, 30 September 1950.

"1950 Planned Parenthood Awards To Go to Mrs. Sanger and Dr. Moses." The New York Times, 19 October 1950.

"'Brilliant Record' Wins Dr. Bessie Moses Award." The Evening Sun, 25 October 1950.

"Personalities and Projects: Social Welfare in Terms of Significant People." The Survey, December 1950.

"Dr. Bessie Moses Dies at Age 71." The Baltimore Sun, 26 March 1965.

Guttmacher, Alan F. "In Memoriam: Dr. Bessie L. Moses, 1893-1965." The Planner. October 1965.

Books -

Stegman, Carolyn B. Women of Achievement in Maryland History. Maryland: Anaconda Press, 2002.

On-line Sources -

"Jewish Virtual Library: Bessie Louise Moses." The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, 2005.

"Planned Parenthood Collection." University of Baltimore, Langsdale Library Special Collections, 2005.

Return to Bessie Moses's Introductory Page

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