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Lynne Gelber Materials

Identifier: SCA-049

This collection contains materials from 1968 to 1990 relating to the various committees that Gelber was involved in during her time here. They cover such subjects as coeducation, curriculum evaluation, summer study groups, and quality of work and intellectual life. The materials include faculty surveys, reports along with drafts, and recommendations from the committiees.


  • 1968 - 1990

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research by appointment. Please contact the library's Special Collections department.



1 Cubic Feet ; 1 Box


The collection is made up of various committee files, primarily paper records, relating to professor Lynne Gelber over 20 years of her time at Skidmore College.

Biographical / Historical

Doctor Lynne Gelber, born in Philidelphia in 1939, was a French professor at Skidmore beginning in 1966. During her time here, she was responsible for coordinating the college's first study-abroad program for students; which is still known as one of the best of its kind. Besides foreign relations, Gelber was also involved in a majority of the more prominant committees on campus, facilitating strong faculty-administration communication. She was involved in making Skidmore coed and rode out the tumultuous Vietnam-era as well, finally retiring in 2002 to pursue her own research and interests.


The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Lynne Gelber Materials
Sharon Wolff
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Repository Details

Part of the Scribner Library Archives, Skidmore College Repository