Linda Garber papers, 1990-1994

Finding aid prepared by Stacy Wood, 2011 and Sabrina Ponce, 2017; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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Online finding aid last updated 10 March 2017.


Title: Linda Garber papers
Collection number: 1958
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.4 linear ft. (3 document boxes, 1 shoebox)
Date (inclusive): 1980-1994
Abstract: Linda Garber is an associate professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Santa Clara University. She received her BA in English and American Literature as well as her teaching credentials from Harvard in 1987. She received her MA in Modern Thoughts and Literature from Stanford University in 1990 and completed her PhD with the same department in 1995. She has held positions at both Santa Clara University and California State University, Fresno. While the collection contains a few items relating to the Lesbian Studies Reader and other academic activities, the majority of the collection covers the publication of Garber's anthology, Tilting the Tower, documenting the collection, permissions, editing, and revising processes.
Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Linda Garber Papers (Collection 1958). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6961406 

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift from 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. Description enhanced and further physical processing completed by Sabrina Ponce in 2017.
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.

Biography

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; and 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 not included in Tilting the Tower are first in the collection and arranged chronologically. Materials included in Tilting the Tower are thereafter arranged chronologically. This collection does not contain a Box 4.

Related Material

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

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 included is correspondence between Garber and Margaret "Peg" Cruikshank, with whom Garber edited the Lesbian Studies publications, and correspondence regarding the controversy surrounding a breach of contract.
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, with some of the letters concerning works discussed for inclusion in future anthologies.
Box 1, Folder 3

Article Reprints from Contributors. circa 1990-1992.

Physical Description: printed paper, photocopies

Scope and Content Note

Essays, published and unpublished, by contributors to Tilting the Tower but not included in the anthology.
Box 1, Folder 4

Calls for Papers and Proposals. 1991 February - 1994 March.

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 5

Tilting the Tower: Correspondence with Contributors. 1989-1994.

Physical Description: printed paper, envelopes, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Letters with contributors concerning editorial choices, status of articles, and other business revolving around Tilting the Tower and other collaborative projects.
Box 1, Folders 6-8

Tilting the Tower: Rejected Essays. circa 1990-1992.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Copies of essays considered but ultimately rejected by Linda Garber for Tilting the Tower , filed alphabetically by author's last name.
Box 1, Folder 9

Tilting the Tower: Correspondence with Routledge. 1991 November 20 - 1994 May 2.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with the publisher of Tilting the Tower concerning contracts, deadlines, advances, editorial issues, permissions.
Box 2, Folder 1

Tilting the Tower: Author Biographies. circa 1993.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

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

Tilting the Tower: Correspondence with Editors. 1993 November.

Physical Description: printed paper, handwritten notes

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence including editorial suggestions and grammar corrections with those involved in the process of copy and content editing.
Box 2, Folder 3

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 2, Folders 4-5

Tilting the Tower: Proofread Drafts. 1993.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Annotated, proofread drafts of submissions for Tilting the Tower. Linda Garber's introduction is first, thereafter in alphabetical order by author's last name.
Box 2, Folder 6

Tilting the Tower: Assorted Drafts. circa 1993.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of essays for Tilting the Tower.
Box 2, Folders 7-8

Tilting the Tower: Final Drafts. 1993.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final drafts of Tilting the Tower.
Box 3, Folders 1-2

Tilting the Tower: First Proof. 1994 February 17.

Physical Description: printed paper

Scope and Content Note

Final page proofs for Tilting the Tower, with some notes at the end.
Box 3, Folder 3

Tilting the Tower: Published Copy. 1994.

Physical Description: bound manuscript

Scope and Content Note

A copy of Tilting the Tower published by Routledge.
Box 3, Folder 4

Tilting the Tower: Book Signing. 1994 May.

Physical Description: newsprint

Scope and Content Note

Advertisement for a book signing event of Tilting the Tower.
Box 5

Article Index. No Date.

Physical Description: 3 by 5 index cards and dividers

Scope and Content Note

Index cards cataloging journal articles of interest to Linda Garber, organized alphabetically by publication, therein alphabetically by author.