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James R. Farr papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 21, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 128

Scope and Contents

One folder containing a History 104 textbook (binder).


  • 2000


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

James R. Farr received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi and his M.A. from Memphis State University. He was awarded his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1983. He taught at Beloit College and the University of Tennessee before coming to Purdue. At each institution he taught the history of western civilization.

He is the author of several books on European history: Hands of Honor: Artisans and Their World in Dijon, 1550-1650 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988); Authority and Sexuality in Early Modern Burgundy, 1550-1730 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995); and Artisans in Europe, 1300-1914 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000). He was the editor of French Historical Studies from 1991 to 2000, and edited a volume entitled, Europe During the Era of Industrialization, 1750-1914 (New York: Gale, 2003).

Professor Farr has been the recipient of several awards and fellowships during his career, among them a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, and a residency fellowship at the Shelby Cullom Davis Center at Princeton University.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The mateerial is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
James R. Farr papers
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-01-08.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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