Guide to the Merton Bernfield Papers

compiled by Stanford University Archives staff
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
February 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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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

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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.