Interviews by Bonnie Spanier, 1912-1998 (inclusive), 1979-1988 (bulk)
- Majority of material found within 1979-1988
Language of Materials
#1.16 and T-462.23 - T-462.24 are closed until the death of Susan C. Geller.
#2.3 and T-462.28 - T-462.29 are closed until the death of Donna Haraway.
#3.9 and T-462.61 - T-462.62 are closed until the death of Karna Wahlstrand.
#T-462.63 - T-462.64 are closed until the death of Edith Woodward.
An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.
Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
1.04 linear feet ((2 + 1/2 file boxes) plus 65 audiotapes)
Folder titles were created by Spanier. The collection is arranged with administrative material appearing first, followed by an alphabetical listing of transcripts and tapes.
Spanier returned to Wheaton College in 1980 as project associate/director of its "Toward a Balanced Curriculum: Integrating the Study of Women into the Liberal Arts" program. In 1984, she joined the Women's Studies Department at the University of Albany as an assistant professor and department chair. She became an associate professor in 1992 and retired from the university in 2009. After her retirement, Spanier relocated to Michigan and taught at Grand Valley State University. She is an internationally recognized consultant on women's studies and has also been active in educating about activism and evidence-based medicine in women's health issues, particularly breast cancer. Her books include Toward a Balanced Curriculum : a Sourcebook for Initiating Gender Integration Projects (edited by Spanier, Alexander Bloom, and Darlene Boroviak; based on the Wheaton College Conference) (1984) and Im/partial Science : Gender Ideology in Molecular Biology (1995). She has also published articles and book chapters. As of 2019, she was living in Traverse City, Michigan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Bonnie Spanier interviews were given to the Schlesinger Library by Bonnie Spanier between May 2010 and March 2011.
Accession number: 2010-M102
Processed by: Susan Earle
The following items have been removed from the collection and transferred to the papers of Ruth Hubbard (MC 735):
- Two audiocassettes re: symposium honoring Ruth Hubbard's retirement from Harvard University, June 2, 1990.
By: Susan Earle with assistance from Ashley Thomas.
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- Astronomers--United States
- Biologists--United States
- Chemists--United States
- Fathers and daughters--United States
- Geneticists--United States
- Husbands--effect of wife's employment on
- Mothers and daughters--United States
- Oral histories
- Sex discrimination against women--United States
- Sex discrimination in education--United States
- Sex discrimination in employment--United States
- Sex discrimination in higher education--United States
- Sex discrimination in science--United States
- Women astronomers--United States
- Women biologists--United States
- Women chemists--United States
- Women geneticists--United States
- Women in science--United States
- Women scientists--United States
- Spanier, Bonnie. Interviews by Bonnie Spanier, 1912-1998 (inclusive), 1979-1988 (bulk): A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Processing of this collection was made possible by Ware Acquisitions Fund at the Schlesinger Library and the Archival Processing Fund.
- EAD ID
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