|Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one roughly chronological series.
Scope and Contents
This collection contains Professor Børresen's Curriculum Vitae, including a bibliography of her complete writings up to 2003, as well as selections from books, articles, and conference papers by or about Børresen and pertaining to feminist theology.
Burke Library record group:
Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship (AWTS)
Using the Collection
Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
The following boxes are located offsite: Box 1. Please note that requests for use of boxes held in offsite storage must be made three business days in advance.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Information concerning copyright, fair use, and reproduction requests can be consulted at Columbia's Copyright Advisory Office.
Item description, AWTS: Kari Elisabeth Børresen papers, 1952-2003, box #, folder #, The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Kari Elisabeth's Børresen donated her papers in 2003.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
Folded materials were flattened. Newspaper clippings were photocopied on acid free paper. Staples, rubber bands, and metal clips were removed and replaced with plastic clips. All materials were placed in acid-free folders and boxes. The finding aid was created by Margaret A. Laemmel in 2006, and edited by Leah Edelman in 2021.
2021-06-03 PDF converted to EAD and description updated by Leah Edelman.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Kari Elisabeth Børresen was a Norwegian theologian known for her study of religion and gender. Born in 1932 in Oslo, she studied in Norway, Paris, Rome, Heidelberg, and Oxford. She was Professor and then Professor Emerita on the Faculty of Theology at Oslo University, and received the Norwegian Women's Theological Society's honorary award in 2003. Børresen died in 2016.