Guide to the Mary Budd Rowe Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0552
Creator: Rowe, Mary Budd.
Title: Mary Budd Rowe papers
Dates: circa 1990-1996
Physical Description: 76 Linear feet
Summary: Papers include correspondence, reports, proposals, videos, publications, teaching materials, and other items largely pertaining to science education.
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

Access: collection is unprocessed; please consult the University Archivist for access.

Ownership & Copyright

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Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Mary Budd Rowe Papers (SC0552). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Rowe earned a bachelor's degree in biology and physics education from New Jersey State University in 1947, a master's in zoology from the University of California-Berkeley in 1954 and a doctorate in science education from Stanford in 1964. She taught at Columbia and the University of Florida and was a visiting professor at Stanford's School of Education from 1990 until her death in 1996. Rowe, an innovator in the use of technology to teach science concepts, headed the science education research division of the National Science Foundation from 1976 to 1980 and was part of the first science education delegation to the People's Republic of China in 1979.

Description of the Collection

Papers include correspondence, reports, proposals, videos, publications, teaching materials, and other items largely pertaining to science education.

Access Terms

Rowe, Mary Budd.
Stanford University--Faculty.
Stanford University. School of Education.
Education
Science --Study and teaching.


Collection Contents

 

Papers Accession ARCH-1997-179

Box 1

Stanford University School of Education (SUSE) administration, 1990-1997

Box 1

Student files A-B (note: contents may be confidential)

Box 2

Student files B-Z (note: contents may be confidential)

Box 3

Organization for Economic Co-Operation & Development (OECD) proposals, articles, correspondence

Box 4

Memos, proposals, emails: technology, networkjng, Alice project.

Box 5

MBR publications: articles, chapter reprints, reports

Box 6

Funding proposals

Box 7

Funding proposals. Correspondence and notes: sexuality & biology

Box 8

Correspondence from educational foundations, other groups

Box 9

Mail logs, annual reports, emails, MBR bio & CV

Box 10

Budgets, research papers, speech material, meeting minutes

Box 11

Conference materials

Box 12

Education materials: publications, articles, handouts

Box 13

Conference materials, appointment books, papers, reports

Box 14

News, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence with groups: Albion College – American Geological

Box 15

News, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence with groups: AGI – Chabot Observatory

Box 16

News, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence with groups: Chemunity News – Girls, Inc.

Box 17

News, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence with groups: Gordon & Breach – National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBTPS)

Box 18

News, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence with groups: National Coalition of Advocates for Science Scope, Sequence & Coordination Project, other misc. articles

Box 19

HumBio project (Program in Human Biology)

Box 20

HumBio, MBR articles, SUSE material, SU people files (note: contents may be confidential)

Box 21

Newsletters, correspondence, Science & Health Education Partnership - Wufnicks

Box 22

Calendars, conference materials

Box 23

Vendor contacts, NBTPS meeting minutes, conference materials, memos

Box 24

NBTPS material, OECD material

Box 25

OECD, Chemcom material, reports on improving education

Box 26

OECD, Chemcom material

Box 27

SUSE faculty meeting notes, correspondence with individuals: Arctur - Saunders (note: contents may be confidential)

Box 28

Correspondence with individuals: Small - Zellman (note: contents may be confidential), NBTPS project materials, Carnegie/PBS funding proposal

Box 29

Memos, press releases, reports from organizations: PALM, Reading Rainbow, Galaxy., etc. Teaching materials: reserve readings, papers, evaluations

Box 30

Teaching materials: reserve readings, papers, evaluations

Box 31

Conferences, teaching materials.

Box 32

Papers, article reprints on science, teaching techniques

Box 33

Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (FCCSET)

Box 34

Periodicals, articles, reports: testing/assessment, physics, computers, complex instruction

Box 35

Periodicals, articles, reports: gender, memory, teaching, control, metaphor, & analogy, Science Helper/SHELLS

Box 36

SHELLS material, scripts

Box 37

Multimedia/CD-ROM teaching

Box 38

Articles, reports (many by MBR). Correspondence.

Box 39

Articles, reports, handbooks: networking, Internet

Box 40

Various reports, SHELLS material

Box 41

Reports and papers on teaching methods. SUSE material, including faculty meetings 1990-1991.

Box 42

Books, periodicals, reports and papers on teaching methods

Box 43

Mail logs, chron files 1990-91, emails, interview transcripts

Box 44

Meetings, statements, projects of MBR 1995-96, teaching materials: notes, transparencies, etc.

Box 45

Books, CD-ROMs

Box 46

Videotapes, both published amp; unpublished.