Health booklet

Made in Australia, Oceania, 1961.

Since the late nineteenth century, government and community organisations have produced pamphlets to promote health. Pamphlets available in health and community centres, hospitals and doctors’ surgeries, alert the general public to local health services, provide practical information about healthy behaviours, and convey other important health-related messages.

‘Very personally yours’ by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation contains advice on ‘growing up’ for adolescent girls. These booklets are a con...


Booklet, 'Very personally yours', paper, published by Kimberly-Clarke Pty Ltd, Australia, 1961

A 22 page booklet stapled at the spine and titled 'Very personally yours'. The booklet contains information for young girls about menstruation and sanitary products. On the front of the booklet is a colour picture of a young girl holding a bunch of flowers.


172 mm
127 mm
2 mm


The booklet was published by Kimberly-Clarke Corporation Pty Ltd in Neenah Wisconsin, United States of America and printed in Australia in 1961.


Gift of Mrs Margaret Simpson, 2007
23 October, 2007

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Health booklet 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 November 2017, <>
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