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Janet Z. Giele papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 03-MWalB01455A

Scope and Contents

Personal papers and correspondence of Professor Emerita Janet Zollinger Giele from approximately 1952-2006.  Contains a significant number of published papers authored by Professor Giele, as well as notes and correspondence relating to various conferences she has attended and speeches she has delivered.  Most published papers are from between 1961 and 2002, with a few more recent.  The collection also includes copies of Giele's grant applications, paper drafts and handwritten notes, as well as copies of papers by other scholars related to her own work.  Giele's research on aging and the life course, changes in women's gender roles since the 19th century and social and family policy makes up the primary subject areas of the collection.  It also features a number of Giele's course syllabi and documents relating to her employment as both a teaching faculty member and as acting Dean of the Heller School.


  • 1952-2006
  • Other: Date acquired: 0007-08-02


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.  Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collections should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


6.00 Linear Feet

6 Record Center Boxes other_unmapped

0.00 unknown

1.00 Folders


In original order.

Other Descriptive Information

Professor Giele's doctoral dissertation was removed from the Individual Faculty Collections files and added to this collection on December 17, 2007. Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

Drew Flanagan
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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