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Guide to the Merton Bernfield Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0767
    Creator: Bernfield, Merton
    Title: Merton Bernfield papers
    Dates: 1974-1987
    Physical Description: 17 linear feet (13 boxes)
    Summary: These papers pertain only to Bernfield's teaching in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University and include syllabi, lectures, exams, course readers, memoranda, slides used in the classes, and other papers.
    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

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    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

    [Identification of item], Merton Bernfield Papers (SC0767). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Merton Bernfield, pediatrician and cell biologist, earned his medical degree at the University of Illinois in 1961. He was a research associate with Marshall Nirenberg at the National Heart Institute before coming to Stanford in 1967, where he was a professor in the medical school and in the university's School of Humanities and Sciences, serving as chair of the Program in Human Biology. He left Stanford in 1989 to join the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He died in 2002.

    Description of the Collection

    These papers pertain only to Bernfield's teaching in the Program in Human Biology at Stanford University and include syllabi, lectures, exams, course readers, memoranda, slides used in the classes, and other papers.

    Access Terms

    Bernfield, Merton
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Program in Human Biology.
    Biology--Study and teaching (Higher)
    Human physiology.