Mary Ingraham Bunting: Her Two Lives

Mary Ingraham Bunting: Her Two Lives

by Elaine Yaffe

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ISBN-13: 9781929490264
Publisher: Beil, Frederic C. Publisher, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/10/2005
Pages: 379
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrationsix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Part IBeginnings
1The World Is Such a Good Place3
2A Funny Little Girl14
Part IIThe First Life
3The Life of a Grind25
4All Things Seem Visible36
5Niches as Well as Nests52
6A Garden Not a Racetrack63
7A Busy Life75
8The Best Years of All96
9Heaven on Earth101
Part IIIThe Second Life
10A Sightseer in a New Land111
11A Great Cultural Change117
12A Neophyte at the Deaning Business122
13Mother, Scientist, Educator130
14The Tidal Wave138
15The Awakening146
16A Bit of Rebellion158
17A Kind of Pedestal164
18The Messy Experiment171
19A Geneticist With Nest-Building Experience187
20It's Hard to Say "No" to the President198
21We Believe in Education for Women208
22Radcliffe Sticks to Its Knitting216
23The Fuzzy Relationship247
24A Society Gets the Kind of Excellence It Values264
Part IVEndings
25Enough of Women271
26I Don't Look Back Much281
27An Interesting Life303
Afterword306
AppendixSpeeches
The Modern Scientific Revolution309
Introductory Remarks at Alumnae College, Douglass College, June 3, 1959
Women's Education for New Horizons313
The University Women's Forum, Philadelphia, February 4, 1961
Radcliffe Inauguration Speech320
May 19, 1960
The University's Responsibility in Educating Women For Leadership327
Southern Methodist University, January 28, 1966
From Serratia to Women's Lib and a Bit Beyond337
New Brunswick Lecture, American Society for Microbiology, Minneapolis, May 5, 1971
Women: Resource for a Changing World348
An Invitational Conference at the Radcliffe Institute, Radcliffe College, April 18, 1972
Endnotes357
Bibliography367
Index371

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