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Guide to the Edith Dowley and the Bing Nursery School Collection
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Description
These papers, collected by Sally Bush in preparation for a book on Dowley, include a transcript of an interview with Dowley, 1979; two reports from school visitations done by Dowley, 1970; clippings and articles on Dowley and pre-schools, 1978-93; correspondence of Sally Bush, 1991-93; and audio tapes of two programs on Bing Nursery School, 1991-92, and reminiscences of Dowley by several associates, 1992.
Background
Edith Mary Dowley was professor of psychology and education at Stanford University and founding director of its Bing Nursery School. Dowley earned her M.A. at the University of Michigan in 1934 and her doctorate in education at Stanford in 1951. She taught at Stanford from 1949 until her retirement in 1975.
Extent
0.5 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.