University of Notre Dame

Olivia Remie Constable Papers


Origination : Constable, Olivia Remie.
Extent : 67 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

Administrative Information

Closed for processing.


Gift of the Estate of Olivia Remie Constable.

Preferred Citation

Olivia Remie Constable Papers (ORC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Research files, including gigabytes of digital data, drafts of writings, and files representing her teaching, professional contributions to medieval history, and service as a member of the history department at Notre Dame and as head of the Medieval Institute; with slides of medieval Spain and other photographs supporting her teaching and research.


A graduate of Yale University (1983) with a Ph.D. from Princeton University (1989), Olivia Remie Constable taught at Columbia University until 1995. She served as a history professor at the University of Notre Dame, 1995-2014, and as director of Notre Dame's Medieval Institute, 2009-2014. Author of Trade and Traders in Muslim Spain: The Commercial Realignment of the Iberian Peninsula 900-1500, Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources and Housing the Stranger in the Mediterranean World: Lodging, Trade, and Travel in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages.


Constable, Olivia Remie