ID: 1/5/MSS 018
Predominant Dates: 1877-1902
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Scope and Contents: This collections consists of the papers of Ida Craddock from 1877 to 1936. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials. The collection documents Craddock's work on instructional tracts on human sexuality and sexual relations between married couples. Among her works were "Heavenly Bridegrooms", "Psychic Wedlock", "Spiritual Joys", "The Wedding Night" and "Right Marital Living". These sex manuals were all considered obscene by the standards of her day.