Guide to the Revealing Lives: Autobiography and Biography Conference Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0786
Creator: Bell, Susan G.
Title: Revealing Lives: Autobiography and Biography conference records
Dates: 1985-1987
Physical Description: 3 Linear feet
Summary: Correspondence, typescript articles, programs, and other conference records from the conference at Stanford University in April 1986 sponsored by the Center for Research on Women and on the subsequent work to prepare selected papers for the publication, REVEALING LIVES: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHY, AND GENDER, edited by Susan Groag Bell and Marilyn Yalom.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

Revealing Lives: Autobiography and Biography Conference Records (SC0786). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Susan G. Bell is a historian and Affiliated Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Research on Women and Gender (formerly the Center for Research on Women). She has published numerous books and articles on women's history.

Description of the Collection

Correspondence, typescript articles, programs, and other conference records from the conference at Stanford University in April 1986 sponsored by the Center for Research on Women and on the subsequent work to prepare selected papers for the publication, REVEALING LIVES: AUTOBIOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHY, AND GENDER, edited by Susan Groag Bell and Marilyn Yalom.

Access Terms

Bell, Susan G.
Stanford University. Center for Research on Women.
Yalom, Marilyn.
Autobiography--Congresses.
Biography as a literary form--Congresses.
Identity (Psychology)--Congresses.
Self in literature--Congresses.
Sex role in literature--Congresses.


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Call for papers

Box 1, Folder 2

Programs (printed brochure)

Box 1, Folder 3

Program (typed sheets)

Box 1, Folder 4

Program changes

Box 1, Folder 5

Pre-registration forms for participants

Box 1, Folder 6

Workshops – pre-registration

Box 1, Folder 7

Registration table

Box 1, Folder 8

Registration

Box 1, Folder 9

Housing

Box 1, Folder 10

Housing – hotel listings

Box 1, Folder 11

Inquiries – too late for papers

Box 1, Folder 12

Master list of participants

Box 1, Folder 13

Conference office arrangements

Box 2, Folder 1

Request for refund

Box 2, Folder 2

Funding

Box 2, Folder 3

Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 2, Folder 4

Mailing labels

Box 2, Folder 5

Banquet

Box 2, Folder 6

Post-conference letters

Box 2, Folder 7

Book of essays, preparatory work for

Box 2, Folder 8

Keynote speaker and welcoming address (correspondence only)

Box 2, Folder 9

I.1 Autobiography as History: Putting the text into context (correspondence and paper by Nancy Paxton

Box 2, Folder 10

I.2 Biography as Autobiography (correspondence and abstract by G. J. Barker-Benfield)

Box 2, Folder 11

I.3 Research Problems in Biographical Writing (correspondence only)

Box 2, Folder 12

I.4 Oral Autobiography (correspondence and papers of Genaro M. Padilla and Jean Davison)

Box 2, Folder 13

II.1 The How and Why of Autobiography (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 2, Folder 14

II.2 Gender and Sexual Deviance in French Autobiography (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 1

II.3 Englishmen Remember their Parents (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 2

II.4 The How and Why of Women's Autobiographies (correspondence)

Box 3, Folder 3

III.1 German Women's Autobiographies: Public and Private Lives (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 4

III.2 Work and Status in Autobiographies (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 5

III.3 American Women Writing out of Imprisonment (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 6

III.4 American Women Writers' Autobiographies (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 7

IV.1 The Relationship between Biography and Autobiography (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 8

IV.2 The Romantics (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 9

IV.3 American Women Missionaries (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 10

IV.4 Simone de Beauvoir (correspondence with participants)

Box 3, Folder 11

V.1 Russian Women (correspondence and one abstract)

Box 3, Folder 12

V.2 Biography as Autobiography (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 13

V.3 The Biographer's Choice (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 3, Folder 14

V.4 Political Biography (correspondence)

Box 4, Folder 1

VI.1 Autobiographical Records in the 16th Century (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 2

VI.2 Cross-Dressing in the 18th Century (correspondence and abstracts of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 3

VI.3 American Women through Letters, Journals and Diaries (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 4

VII.1 Autobiographical Texts from Nazi Germany (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 5

VII.2 Autobiographical Texts and Subtexts in 19th Century England (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 6

VII.3 The Writer in the Text (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 7

VII.4 The Writer in the Text in France (correspondence and papers of several participants)

Box 4, Folder 8

VIII.1 Workshop: Writing Autobiography – confirmation letter to Mary Jane Moffat

Box 4, Folder 9

VIII.2 Workshop: Writing the Short Biography for Newspapers and Magazines – correspondence with Kay Mills

Box 4, Folder 10

VIII.3 Workshop: Editing a Feminist Anthology on Autobiography – correspondence with Bella Brodzki

Box 4, Folder 11

Rights to essays

Box 4, Folder 12

Revealing Lives – typescript (1 of 3)

Box 4, Folder 13

Revealing Lives – typescript (2 of 3)

Box 4, Folder 14

Revealing Lives – typescript (3 of 3)

Box 5, Folder 1

Revealing Lives – typescript (1 of 4)

Box 5, Folder 2

Revealing Lives – typescript (2 of 4)

Box 5, Folder 3

Revealing Lives – typescript (3 of 4)

Box 5, Folder 4

Revealing Lives – typescript (4 of 4)

Box 5, Folder 5

Papers Rejected

Box 5, Folder 6

Klages, Mary – paper and letter requesting revisions

Box 5, Folder 7

Long, Judith (IV.2) – paper and correspondence re rejection

Box 6, Folder 1

Lutz, Thomas (II.5) – paper and rejection letter

Box 6, Folder 2

Marcus, Jane – paper and notes for rejection letter

Box 6, Folder 3

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Bair, Deidre

Box 6, Folder 4

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Davison, Jean

Box 6, Folder 5

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Felstiner, John and Felstiner, Mary

Box 6, Folder 6

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Gagnier, Regenia

Box 6, Folder 7

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – King, Marjorie

Box 6, Folder 8

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Kuhn, Anna

Box 6, Folder 9

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – MacKay, Carol Hanbery

Box 6, Folder 10

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Niedecker, Lorine

Box 6, Folder 11

Manuscripts, miscellaneous – Yalom, Marilyn