Guide to the Marjorie L. Shuer Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0733
Creator: Shuer, Marjorie L.
Title: Marjorie L. Shuer papers
Dates: 1966-1997
Physical Description: 0.75 linear foot
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
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Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
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Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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Cite As

Marjorie L. Shuer Papers (SC0733). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Shuer, Marjorie L.
Stanford University--Athletics.
Stanford University--Students.
Stanford University. Dept. of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation.
Sex discrimination in sports.
Sports for women


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Article (photocopy of typescript) on Margie Shuer, ca. 1975

Box 1, Folder 2

Articles by Shuer 1974, 1982

Box 1, Folder 3

Athletic questionnaire (Stanford), 1971

Box 1, Folder 4

Bem, Sandra, "Training the Woman to Know her Place: the Power of a Nonconscious Ideology," 1971

Box 1, Folder 5

Class materials, Human Biology

Box 1, Folder 6

Clippings on women's college sports

Box 1, Folder 7

Clippings on women's college sports

Box 1, Folder 8

Clippings on women's college sports [original newsprint]

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1966-97

Box 1, Folder 10

Correspondence miscellaneous [not to or from Shuer], 1978, 1993

Box 1, Folder 11

A Guide for Stanford Women, ca. 1972

Box 1, Folder 12

Impact of events scale

Box 1, Folder 13

Indiana University swim team

Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous notes

Box 1, Folder 15

Paper on women and athletics, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 16

Personal papers: copies of USOC certification and CA teacher's credential

Box 1, Folder 17

Schleihauf, Bob, "Swimming Propulsion: A Hydrodynamic Analysis"

Box 1, Folder 18

School papers by Shuer, 1971 and n.d.

Box 1, Folder 19

Sports medicine

Box 1, Folder 20

Typescript reports, articles, notes, primarily on women's sports, some specific to Stanford University

Box 1, Folder 21

Stanford University Administrative Panel on Internal Athletic, Physical Education and Recreational Programs, records, 1971-72

Box 1, Folder 22

Stanford University Committee on Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (CAPER), minutes and agenda, 1970-72

Box 1, Folder 23

Stanford University CAPER, reports and memos, 1971-72

Box 2, Folder 1

Stanford University Dept. of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, assorted memos, reports, and other records, 1970-75

Box 2, Folder 2

Stanford University Dept. of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, assorted memos etc., 1970-77

Box 2, Folder 3

Washington State document re Title IX 1976

Box 2, Folder 4

Women, sports and the law – notes

Box 2, Folder 5

Women's Equity Action League Newsletter, March 1974

Box 2, Folder 6

"SU 69"

Physical Description: 2 film reels (8mm)