PCL MS 150 Gloria Kaufman Collection
|PCL MS 150 Gloria Kaufman Collection
The Gloria Kaufman Collection consists of approximately 3 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Gloria Kaufman beginning in 1997. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the BPCL reference email. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes, however correspondence files must reviewed by the archivist before researcher access. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection, as well as permission from all parties involved in any correspondence.
|Dr. Gloria Kaufman (1929-2004) served as professor of English and Women’s Studies at Indiana University South Bend from 1967 to 1992. Dr. Kaufman was integral to developing IU South Bend’s Women’s Studies Department. Dr. Kaufman published widely, including articles in numerous publications locally and nationally. In addition, she edited two anthologies of feminist humor: Pulling Our Own Strings: Feminist Humor and Satire in 1980, and In Stitches: A Patch Work of Feminist Humor in 1991.
(This note was adapted from a biography that is part of a fidning aid for her collection at the University of Indiana South Bend. The bulk of her work is held there.)
|Scope and Content
|The collection includes research files, correspondence, and manuscript materials related to the books In Stitches and Pulling Our Own Strings, both compiled and edited by Gloria Kaufman. The collection will be of interest to those interested in Dr. Kaufman's work and process as well as the history of feminist humor.
|An inventory for this collection has not yet been completed.
|Gloria Kaufman donated as part of her collection several books that she used as part of her research. Those have been cataloged and included in the regular collections of the Browne Popular Culture Library.