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Guide to the Marjorie L. Shuer Papers
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Description
These papers largely reflect Shuer's interest in women's sports and include correspondence, clippings, articles, reports, notes, and assorted records from several Stanford University athletic committees and from its Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation. The clippings primarily date from the 1970s, with some from the 1990s. The correspondence includes incoming and outgoing letters; subjects include her participation in Stanford athletic committees, her own career, and the effort to get recognition for Stanford women athletes. Also of note in the papers are materials from a questionnaire distributed to female athletes at Stanford in 1971.
Background
Marjorie L. Shuer M.D. earned her AB in 1972 in psychology at Stanford; as an undergraduate she was a member of the women's swimming, track and field, and sailing teams. She received an M.A. in exercise physiology from the University of Michigan and her M.D. for the University of Texas School of Medicine. In her career she has been Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSD, chief psychiatrist at San Diego County's Juvenile Hall, and the Lead Medical Officer for Slalom Kayak and the Flat Water Canoe and Kayak at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Extent
0.75 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.