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Guide to the Edith Dowley and the Bing Nursery School Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0453
    Creator: Dowley, Edith
    Title: Edith Dowley and the Bing Nursery School collection
    Dates: 1970-1993
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Sally Bush, 1993.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Edith Dowley and the Bing Nursery School Collection (SC0453). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Bush, Sally.
    Dowley, Edith Mary.
    Stanford University. Bing Nursery School.
    Interviews.
    Nursery schools --California.
    Phonotapes.