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Guide to the Robert Nelson Bush Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0476
    Creator: Bush, Robert Nelson.
    Title: Robert Nelson Bush papers
    Dates: 1936-1988
    Physical Description: 13 Linear feet 30 boxes
    Summary: The bulk of Bush's papers pertain to his years at Stanford, 1945-1988; earlier materials include his student work and several files pertaining to his tenure as Dean of the Faculty at Kansas State Teachers College. Included in his Stanford papers are his subject files which contain notes, articles by Bush and others, reprints, newsletters, clippings, and other items; manuscript, typescript, and published versions of his writings and speeches; class materials; audio tapes; and one film. His research interests centered on secondary and higher education and teacher training; there is also material from research projects conducted in Australia.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Mrs. Robert N. Bush, 1994, and transfer from Cubberley Library, 2002.

    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

    Robert Nelson Bush Papers (SC0476). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Robert N. Bush was Professor of Education at Stanford University from 1945 until his retirement in 1976, when he was appointed Professor Emeritus. He cofounded the Stanford Center for Research and Development in Teaching and served as its director from 1965 to 1976. He was instrumental in the development of two educational innovations: microteaching and the flexible schedule.

    Description of the Collection

    The bulk of Bush's papers pertain to his years at Stanford, 1945-1988; earlier materials include his student work and several files pertaining to his tenure as Dean of the Faculty at Kansas State Teachers College. Included in his Stanford papers are his subject files which contain notes, articles by Bush and others, reprints, newsletters, clippings, and other items; manuscript, typescript, and published versions of his writings and speeches; class materials; audio tapes; and one film. His research interests centered on secondary and higher education and teacher training; there is also material from research projects conducted in Australia.

    Access Terms

    Bush, Robert Nelson.
    Stanford University. Graduate School of Education--Faculty.
    Education, Secondary--Australia.
    Education, Secondary--Curricula.
    Education, Secondary--United States.
    Education.
    Teacher-student relationships.
    Teachers--Training of.