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Description
Papers include Offen’s files about K-12 curriculum; people files and correspondence, and research about the birth of the field of Women’s History. Also included documents and letters related to Offen and Bell’s book “Women, the Family, and Freedom: The Debate in Documents.” Accession 2017-022 includes Offen’s dissertation research material on Paul de Cassagnac.
Background
Karen Offen is a Senior Scholar with the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Her research interests include history of Modern Europe, especially France and its global influence; Western thought and politics with reference to family, gender, and the relative status of women; historiography; women's history; the national, regional and global histories of feminism; and comparative history. Offen earned a B.A. in History from the University of Idaho in 1961, and an M.A. (1964) and Ph.D. (1971) in Modern European History from Stanford University.
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56 megabyte(s)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.