Wendy Slatkin papers

Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, 2017.
Special Collections & University Archives
The UCR Library
P.O. Box 5900
University of California
Riverside, California 92517-5900
Phone: 951-827-3233
Fax: 951-827-4673
Email: specialcollections@ucr.edu
URL: http://library.ucr.edu/libraries/special-collections-university-archives
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Wendy Slatkin papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1985
Collection Number: UA 070
Creator: Slatkin, Wendy
Extent: 1.92 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection consists of mock-ups and proofs of former UC Riverside art history professor Wendy Slatkin's textbook, Women Artists in History: From Antiquity to the Present, first published in 1985.
Languages: The collection is in English.


The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. Wendy Slatkin papers (UA 070). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez in 2017.
Processing of the Wendy Slatkin papers was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Managment Librarian.

Biographical Note

Dr. Wendy Slatkin is an art historian and former faculty member of the UC Riverside art history department. Slatkin received her PhD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in the field of late 19th and 20th century French Painting and Sculpture, and is a nationally recognized expert in the field of gender studies.
She has written multiple textbooks on women artists, most notably Women Artists in History:From Antiquity to the Present, which was first published in 1985 and is currently in its 4th edition.

Collection Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials related to former UC Riverside art history professor Wendy Slatkin's textbook, Women Artists in History: From Antiquity to the Present, first published in 1985. Items in the collection include rough and blueline mock-ups of the page layouts with edits, as well as oversized page proofs.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged topically.

Indexing Terms

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


Slatkin, Wendy
Women artists.
Women artists -- Biography.

Genres and Forms of Materials

Page proofs.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folders 1-3

Women Artists in History - Rough Mock-Up circa 1985

Box 1, Folder 4

Women Artists in History - Blueline Mock-up circa 1985

Box 2, Item 1

Women Artists in History - Proofs circa 1985