Finding Aid for the Linda Garber papers, 1990-1994

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Linda Garber papers
Date (inclusive): 1990-1994
Collection number: 1958
Creator: Garber, Linda.
Extent: 5 document boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Linda Garber is an associate professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Santa Clara University. She received her BA from Harvard in English and American Literature in 1987. She also received her teaching credentials in the same year from Harvard. She received her MA from Stanford University in the Modern Thoughts and Literature program in 1990 and completed her PhD in the same department in 1995. She has held positions at both Santa Clara University and California State University Fresno. While the collection has a few items relating to the Lesbian Studies Reader and other academic activities, the majority of the collection covers the publication of the anthology, Tilting the Tower, including collecting, editing, permissions and revisions.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Language of the Material: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Linda Garber, 1996. This collection is part of an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives, the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) and the UCLA Library.

Processing Note

Processed by Stacy Wood, 2011.

Sponsor

The June L. Mazer Lesbian Archive  at UCLA is an outreach and collection-building partnership between the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives , the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW)  and the UCLA Library . These collections expand the pool of primary source materials available to researchers and to the community at large. This partnership was initiated by CSW and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to inventory, organize, preserve, and digitize more than eighty Mazer collections pertaining to lesbian and feminist activism and writings.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Linda Garber papers (Collection 1958). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6961406 

Biography/History

Linda Garber is an associate professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Santa Clara University. She received her BA from Harvard in English and American Literature in 1987. She also received her teaching credentials in the same year from Harvard. She received her MA from Stanford University in the Modern Thoughts and Literature program in 1990 and completed her PhD in the same department in 1995. She has held positions at both Santa Clara University and California State University Fresno.
She has published three books: Identity Poetics: Race, Class, and the Lesbian - Feminist Roots of Queer Theory. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. Tilting the Tower: Lesbians/Teaching/Queer Subjects. New York: Routledge, 1994. Editor. Lesbian Sources: A Biliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990. New York: Garland, 1993.

Scope and Content

While the collection has a few items relating to the Lesbian Studies Reader and other academic activities, the majority of the collection covers the publication of the anthology, Tilting the Tower, including collecting, editing, permissions and revisions.

Organization and Arrangement

Materials arranged according to subject.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Garber, Linda --Archives.
Gay and lesbian studies --Archival resources.

Related Material

Records relating to Linda Garber's time at Stanford after completing her Phd are contained in two separate collections, The Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, Innovative Academic Courses, Records 1966-1992 as well as Stanford University, Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Records 1973-2004.

Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

The Feminist Press and Lesbian Studies 1980-1991

Physical Description: printed paper, photocopies, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Feminist Press concerning the release of Lesbian Studies and Lesbian Studies II, also some coverage of the controversy surrounding a reprint by Feminist Press.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence with Non Contributing Authors 1990-1993

Physical Description: handwritten letters, printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with authors who were not included in the Tilting the Tower anthology, some of the letters concerning works discussed for the anthology or future collaborations.
Box 1, Folder 3

Calls for Papers and Proposals 1990-1993

Physical Description: bound program guides, flyers, printed paper, newsletters

Scope and Content Note

Calls for papers and proposals for various feminist and gender studies conferences, collections, workshops and anthologies.
Box 1, Folder 4

Tilting the Tower - Rejected Essays (A-F by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Essays considered but ultimately rejected by Linda Garber for the Tilting the Tower anthology.
Box 1, Folder 5

Tilting the Tower - Rejected Essays (G-N by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Essays considered but ultimately rejected by Linda Garber for the Tilting the Tower anthology.
Box 1, Folder 6

Tilting the Tower - Rejected Essays (R-S by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Essays considered but ultimately rejected by Linda Garber for the Tilting the Tower anthology.
Box 1, Folder 7

Article Reprints from Contributors 1992-1993

Physical Description: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Essays, published and unpublished by contributors to Tilting the Tower but not the titles included in the anthology.
Box 1, Folder 8

Miscellaneous No Date

Physical Description: newsprint

Scope and Content Note

Advertisement for a signing of Tilting the Tower.
Box 2, Folder 1

Tilting the Tower - Correspondence with Contributors 1993

Physical Description: printed paper, envelopes, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Letters with contributors concerning editorial choices, status of articles, other business revolving around Tilting the Tower and other collaborative projects.
Box 2, Folder 2

Tilting the Tower - Final Draft Introduction No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Linda Garber's Introduction to the Tilting the Tower Anthology.
Box 2, Folder 3

Tilting the Tower - Final Drafts (A-D by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final drafts from contributors for their submissions for the Tilting the tower anthology.
Box 2, Folder 4

Tilting the Tower - Final Drafts (E-K by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final drafts from contributors for their submissions for the Tilting the tower anthology.
Box 2, Folder 5

Tilting the Tower - Final Drafts (L-P by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final drafts from contributors for their submissions for the Tilting the tower anthology.
Box 2, Folder 6

Tilting the Tower - Final Drafts (Q-Z by Author) No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final drafts from contributors for their submissions for the Tilting the tower anthology.
Box 3, Folder 1

Tilting the Tower - Author Biographies No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Biographies and blurbs submitted by contributing authors to be included in the Tilting the Tower anthology.
Box 3, Folder 2

Tilting the Tower - Correspondence with Routledge 1991-1992

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with the publisher of Tilting the Tower concerning contracts, deadlines, advances, editorial issues and permissions.
Box 3, Folder 3

Tilting the Tower - Correspondence Concerning Editorial Work 1993

Physical Description: printed paper, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with those engaged with copy and content editing. Editorial suggestions and grammar corrections are present.
Box 3, Folder 4

Tilting the Tower - Contributor Permissions 1993

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Permissions agreements and payment agreements between Linda Garber and the contributing authors for Tilting the Tower.
Box 3, Folder 5

Tilting the Tower - Miscellaneous Drafts No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of essays for the Tilting the Tower anthology.
Box 3, Folder 6

Tilting the Tower Proof (Version 1) Page 13-109 No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy of Tilting the Tower.
Box 3, Folder 7

Tilting the Tower Proof (Version 1) Page 110-211 No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy of Tilting the Tower.
Box 3, Folder 8

Tilting the Tower Proof (Version 1) Page 211-325 No Date

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Proof copy of Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 1

Tilting the Tower Page Proofs - Title Page Through 70 February 17, 1994

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 2

Tilting the Tower Page Proofs Page 71-149 February 17, 1994

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 3

Tilting the Tower Page Proofs Page 150-214 February 17, 1994

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 4

Tilting the Tower Page Proofs Page 215-242 February 17, 1994

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 5

Tilting the Tower Page Proofs Page 243- End February 17, 1994

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower.
Box 4, Folder 6

Tilting the Tower - Final Published Copy 1994

Physical Description: bound manuscript

Scope and Content Note

Routledge published copy.
Box 5

Article Index No Date

Physical Description: 3 by 5 index cards and dividers

Scope and Content Note

Index cards cataloging articles of interest for Linda Garber, organized by publication and then alphabetically by author within the publication.