Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013

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Gerda Lerner was a historian and woman's history author; she also wrote poetry, fiction, theater pieces, screenplays, and an autobiography. She served as president of the Organization of American Historians and was a professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lerner was one of the founders of the academic field of women's history. She played a key role in the development of women's history curricula and was involved in the development of degree programs in women's history.

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referencedIn Nora Kronstein-Rosen Family Collection, 1937-2005, bulk 1938-1967 Leo Baeck Institute.
creatorOf Boyer, Gene. Documenting the midwestern origins of the twentieth-century women's movement, 1987-1992. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Papers, 1941-2001 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Papers of Gerda Lerner, 1924-2006 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn News Service Biographical Files, ., circa 1930s - 2004 University Archives, Duke University.
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Gerda Lerner papers, 1963-1977 John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Women : myth and reality [sound recording] : black women in white America / Gerda Lerner. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Madland, Piper McCalmon. Mary Ritter Beard (1876-1958) and Gerda Lerner (1920- ) : architects of womens's history / by Piper Mccalmon Madland. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013. Papers, 1950-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013. Papers, 1950-1995 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992. Papers, 1930-1984 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Friedan, Betty, 1921-2006. Papers, 1933-1985 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992. Additional papers of Eve Merriam, ca. 1930-1992. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Gerda Lerner Family Collection, 1939-1978 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992. Additional papers, 1960-1984 (inclusive), 1978-1984 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Additional papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1960-1984, 1978-1984 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1973-1984 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Guide to the Women’s History Graduate Program Records Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. The Grimke sisters from South Carolina : rebels against slavery : proofs, 1967. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Voices of Feminism Oral History Project MS 535., 1990-2006 Sophia Smith Collection Smith College
referencedIn Radcliffe College Archives sound recordings collection, 1951-1985 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. The New England tour of the Grimke sisters. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lerner, Gerda, 1920-. Oral history interview with Gerda Lerner, 1978-1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Guide to the Barbara Omolade Papers Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Sophia Smith Collection. Voices of Feminism Oral History Project, 1990-2006 Smith College, Neilson Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Madison WI US
Vienna 09 AT
Subject
Women political activists
Feminists
Historians
Women's rights
Women--Social conditions
Jewish women
Publishers and Publishing
Women immigrants
Motion picture authorship
Afro--American Women--History
Women--History
Historians--Interviews
Women's and gender history
Adlerian psychology
College teachers--Biography
Educators
African American women--History
Women historians
Women college teachers--Interviews
Women historians--Interviews
College teachers
Motion pictures, American
Women's studies
Occupation
Women educators--United States
Educators
Abolistionists--Biography.--South Carolina
Women authors, American
Historians
College teachers
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Birth 1920-04-30

Death 2013-01-02

Americans

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