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Guide to the David Epel Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0977
    Creator: Epel, David, 1937-
    Title: David Epel papers
    Dates: circa 1959-2009
    Physical Description: 22 linear feet (16 boxes)
    Summary: The collection consists of the professional papers of Dr. David Epel, including correspondence with colleagues; administrative files from his tenure as acting dean of Stanford Universty's Hopkins Marine Station; lab notebooks; research files and drafts of published work; files on grants from the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other funding sources; files on conferences attended; and lecture notes, syllabi, examples of student work, and other materials from courses taught by Epel.
    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

    This collection was given to the Stanford University Archives by David Epel in 2009.

    Information about Access

    Files in series 10 are restricted until January 1, 2060. Otherwise the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    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], David Epel Papers, SC0977. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    David Epel received his Ph.D. in biology from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied under Daniel Mazia. He joined Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station in 1965. In 1970, he accepted a position at the University of California San Diego's Scripps Institute of Oceanography. He returned to Hopkins in 1977, where he remained until his retirement as Professor Emeritus in 2009. Epel's research focused on fertilization and development in the marine environment, often using sea urchin gametes. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, the Cox Medal for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research at Stanford and the Ed Ricketts Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Marine Sciences, and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the California Academy of Sciences.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of the professional papers of Dr. David Epel, including correspondence with colleagues; administrative files from his tenure as acting dean of Stanford Universty's Hopkins Marine Station; lab notebooks; research files and drafts of published work; files on grants from the National Institute of Health, the National Science Foundation, and other funding sources; files on conferences attended; and lecture notes, syllabi, examples of student work, and other materials from courses taught by Epel.

    Arrangement note

    Files are arranged into ten series: correspondence; biographical/career; Hopkins Marine Station; Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole; lab notebooks; grants; writing/research; events; courses; and restricted files.

    Access Terms

    Hopkins Marine Station--Curricula
    Hopkins Marine Station--Faculty
    Hopkins Marine Station
    Developmental biology
    Embryology
    Sea urchins