Guide to the Oral history interview with Marianne Hirsch, 2008 August 13 - 2008 October 7. Manuscript DOH-292

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Title:

Guide to the Oral history interview with Marianne Hirsch, 2008 August 13 - 2008 October 7.

Call Number:

Manuscript DOH-292

Collection Dates:

2008 August 13 - 2008 October 7.

Size of Collection:

2 cassettes (ca. 60 min. each); 1 WAV file.; Transcript: 46 p.

Abstract:

Marianne Hirsch, formerly the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities at Dartmouth College. Oral history interview documenting her career at Dartmouth College during four presidents.

Access to Collection:

Closed until 2023.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Access Restrictions

Closed until 2023.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The oral history interview of Marianne Hirsch is comprised of audiocassette and digital recordings and a transcript of the recordings. The interview was conducted by Mary Donin on August 13 and October 7, 2008. The entire interview runs for approximately 90 minutes and covers her teaching and administrative career at Dartmouth College.

Biography

Marianne Hirsch is William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender. She is the Co-Director of the Center for the Critical Analysis of Social Difference. She was born in Romania and educated at Brown University where she received her BA/MA and Ph.D. degrees. Before moving to Columbia, she taught at Dartmouth College from 1974 to 2004, most recently as the Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities.

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