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Rosalind Rosenberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BC20-05

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection consists of topical files relating to Rosalind Rosenberg's research for her 2004 book Changing the Subject: How the Women of Columbia Shaped the Way We Think about Sex and Politics. Research was done circa 1990s, however the collection contains reproductions of materials dating from circa 1880s onward. Included are files of research on the following topics: administrative policies of Barnard College and Columbia University, notable professors, administrators, and alumni of Barnard College and Columbia Univeristy, the history of women's political movements and other student groups at Barnard College and Columbia University, and the debates around the decision to admit women at Columbia.

Dates

  • circa 1880s - circa 2000s

Creator

Access

This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.

Biography

Rosalind Rosenberg is a former Professor of American History at Barnard College. She was born in 1946 and received her BA and PhD from Stanford University. She taught at Barnard College from 1984 until 2011, when she retired with the exception of teaching an occasional class. Previous to teaching at Barnard College, Rosalind Rosenberg taught American History at Columbia University and Wesleyan University. She has also served on the Executive Board of the Society of American Historians since 1993. Her research and writing focuses on the topic of American History, with emphasis on women’s social and legal history. She also served as an expert witness in the sex discrimination case EEOC vs. Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Extent

6.25 Linear Feet (5 banker boxes)

Abstract

The collection consists of topical research files of former Barnard College faculty member, Rosalind Rosenberg.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged in the order in which it was received, with research files grouped topically.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or archives@barnard.edu.

Acquisition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

Related Collections

Records relating to Rosalind Rosenberg's role as expert witness in the sex discrimation case EEOC vs. Sears, Roebuck and Co. may be found in the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Insitute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Processing History

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Dinah Handel, July 2015.

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.
Title
Guide to Rosalind Rosenberg Papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Dinah Handel
Date
© 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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