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Guide to the Richard E. Snow Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0590
    Creator: Snow, Richard E.
    Title: Richard E. Snow papers
    Dates: 1965-1997
    Physical Description: 32.5 Linear feet
    Summary: This collection consists of two parts: Snow's reference files compiled while serving as liaison scientist for psychology in Europe and the Middle East for the U.S. Office of Naval Research in London, 1983-85, and his professional papers, 1965-1997. The first part contains his correspondence with researchers and copies of their published and unpublished work, arranged by location. His professional papers include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, publications, papers, and other items pertaining to the Stanford School of Education, the Committee on Educational Policy, classes, conferences he attended, and other matters.
    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

    Transfer from the School of Education, Stanford University, 2000-2003.

    Information about Access

    Letters of recommendation are restricted. The collection is otherwise 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], Richard E. Snow Papers (SC0590). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Richard E. Snow, professor of education at Stanford from 1967 until his death in 1997, first came to Stanford University in 1966 as a research associate for the Stanford Center for Research and Development in Teaching. He earned his master's and doctoral degrees in psychology from Purdue University and taught there before coming to Stanford. From 1983 to 1985, Snow served as liaison scientist for psychology in Europe and the Middle East for the U.S. Office of Naval Research in London. A specialist on learning styles, Snow was the author of three books, more than 50 book chapters, and 40 journal articles. He held honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and the University of Leuven, Belgium. He was elected to the National Academy of Education in 1993.

    Description of the Collection

    This collection consists of two parts: Snow's reference files compiled while serving as liaison scientist for psychology in Europe and the Middle East for the U.S. Office of Naval Research in London, 1983-85, and his professional papers, 1965-1997. The first part contains his correspondence with researchers and copies of their published and unpublished work, arranged by location. His professional papers include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, notes, publications, papers, and other items pertaining to the Stanford School of Education, the Committee on Educational Policy, classes, conferences he attended, and other matters.

    Access Terms

    Snow, Richard E.
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Stanford University. School of Education.
    United States. Office of Naval Research. Branch Office, London.
    Learning, Psychology of.