Mari Jo Buhle papers
Scope and Contents
Materials pertaining to Buhle's Brown University graduate students; writings by Buhle, including reviews, contracts, conference papers, and reviews by Buhle of books by other historians; honors and awards; and correspondence.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1971-2008
- Buhle, Mari Jo (Person)
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Mari Jo Buhle earned her B.A. from the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana in 1966, her M.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1968, and her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1974. She served on the faculty of Brown University from 1972 until her retirement in 2009, where she was the first member of the faculty to hold a position dedicated to women's studies. She taught mainly on the history of American women, training students at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both the American Civilization and History departments. Buhle's own research began with a specialty in the history of American radicalism and expanded to include the history of the behavior sciences in the United States. Buhle has received fellowships from the Center for Research on Women at Wellesley College; the Bunting Institute (now the Radcliffe Institute) at Harvard University; and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (1991-1996). She is the author of The Concise History of Woman Suffrage, co-edited with Paul Buhle (1978); Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (1981); Women and the American Left: A Guide to Sources (1983); Encyclopedia of the American Left, co-edited with Paul Buhle and Dan Georgakas (1990; 2d ed,.1998); Out of Many: A History of the American People, with John Faragher, Daniel Czitrom, and Susan Armitage (1994, 1997, 2000; 2003); The American Radical, co-edited with Paul Buhle and Harvey Kaye (1994); and Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (1998). [source: Brown university Web site, 2009]
2.167 linear feet (2 containers)
Language of Materials
Mari Jo Buhle served on the faculty of Brown University from 1972 until her retirement in 2009 and taught mainly on the history of American women. She is also the author of many books related to women's studies. Her papers include materials pertaining to Buhle's Brown University graduate students; writings by Buhle, including reviews, contracts, conference papers, and reviews by Buhle of books by other historians; honors and awards; and correspondence.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed listing of what is included in this collection is available in this downloadable document: inventory to the Mary Jo Buhle papers.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Mari Jo Buhle, 2009.
- Finding aid to the Mari Jo Buhle papers
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