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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Karen M. Offen papers
    creator: Offen, Karen.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1169
    Physical Description: 56 megabyte(s)
    Physical Description: 32 Linear Feet (27 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1870-2007
    Language of Material: English

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Karen Offen Papers (SC1169). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical / Historical

    Karen Offen is a Senior Scholar with the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. Her research interests include history of Modern Europe, especially France and its global influence; Western thought and politics with reference to family, gender, and the relative status of women; historiography; women's history; the national, regional and global histories of feminism; and comparative history. Offen earned a B.A. in History from the University of Idaho in 1961, and an M.A. (1964) and Ph.D. (1971) in Modern European History from Stanford University.

    Scope and Contents

    Papers include Offen’s files about K-12 curriculum; people files and correspondence, and research about the birth of the field of Women’s History. Also included documents and letters related to Offen and Bell’s book “Women, the Family, and Freedom: The Debate in Documents.” Accession 2017-022 includes Offen’s dissertation research material on Paul de Cassagnac.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Women in education -- California -- Stanford.
    Women historians -- Archives
    Women authors.
    Women’s studies.
    Women -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
    Women -- United States -- History.
    Women -- History -- Study and teaching (Higher)
    Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
    Women in education -- United States.
    Offen, Karen.
    Cassagnac, Paul de, 1843-1904