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Guide to the Mary Budd Rowe Papers
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Description
Papers include correspondence, reports, proposals, videos, publications, teaching materials, and other items largely pertaining to science education.
Background
Rowe earned a bachelor's degree in biology and physics education from New Jersey State University in 1947, a master's in zoology from the University of California-Berkeley in 1954 and a doctorate in science education from Stanford in 1964. She taught at Columbia and the University of Florida and was a visiting professor at Stanford's School of Education from 1990 until her death in 1996. Rowe, an innovator in the use of technology to teach science concepts, headed the science education research division of the National Science Foundation from 1976 to 1980 and was part of the first science education delegation to the People's Republic of China in 1979.
Extent
76 Linear feet
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
Access: collection is unprocessed; please consult the University Archivist for access.