Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Gene Brucker: Historian of Renaissance Florence, UC Berkeley, 1954-1991

Interviewee(s):
Brucker, Gene
Interviewer(s):
Lage, Ann
Title:
Gene Brucker: Historian of Renaissance Florence, UC Berkeley, 1954-1991
Abstract:
Personal background and education to 1943; military service in Europe and the Pacific, masters at Illinois; Oxford, 1948-1950, and Princeton, 1950-1952, Fulbright in Florence; further thoughts on Oxford, graduate studies at Princeton, and renaissance scholarship; Florence and the Florentine Archives, 1952-1954; Completing the dissertation, first book, and early years at Berkeley; Berkeley and the Department of History in the sixties and seventies; History at Berkeley; more on chairing the Department and service on the Academic Senate; research and publications; life in Florence and at Villa I Tatti, teaching at Berkeley, retirement.
Subject area(s):
Education and University of California
Interview date(s):
2002
Project:
History Department, UC Berkeley
Oskicat record:
b10461458
Rights:
Brucker, Gene. "Gene Brucker: Historian of Renaissance Florence, UC Berkeley, 1954-1991." Interview by Ann Lage in 2002. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2005.