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
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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

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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Human Biology 3A Lecture Notes 1981-1982 winter

Box 1, Folder 2

Human Biology 3A Review and Exams 1981-1982 winter

Box 1, Folder 3

Human Biology Notes 1978 winter

Box 1, Folder 45

Human Biology Lecture Notes 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 6

Human Biology Lecture Notes, The Cell Periphery 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 7

Human Biology Lecture Notes, Endomembrane System 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 8

Human Biology Lecture Notes, Cell Movement + Cell Shape + Module: Lactation 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 9

Human Biology Lecture Notes, The Genetic Functions of DNA + Regulations of Protein Synthesis 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 10

Human Biology Lecture Notes, Berg Module: Recombinant DNA + General Outline 1979 fall

Box 1, Folder 11

Human Biology 123 1985 spring

Box 1, Folder 12-13

Human Biology 19: Scientific Thinking 1979-1980

Box 1, Folder 14

Human Biology 123 1987

Box 2, Folder 1

Human Biology 2A/2B Lecture Notes, 2A Handouts, Review Sheets, Exams 1978-1979

Box 2, Folder 2

Human Biology 2A/2B Lecture Notes, 2B Handouts, Review Sheets, Exams 1978-1979

Box 2, Folder 3

Human Biology 2A/2B Lecture Notes, 2B ASSU Notes 1978-1979

Box 2, Folder 4-7

Human Biology 123 Master Notes 1987 spring

Box 2, Folder 8-10

Human Biology 3A 1987 winter

Box 2, Folder 11

Human Biology 2 Human Evolution: Genetics + Culture

Box 2, Folder 12

Human Biology 3A Winter Quarter, Administration + Review Sheets 1986

Box 3, Folder 1

Human Biology 3A Winter Quarter, Handouts 1986

Box 3, Folder 2

Human Biology 3A Winter Core Notes

Box 3, Folder 3

Human Biology Winter 3A Core, Binder--Notes 1981-1982

Box 3, Folder 4

Test Bank I, Binder--Sample Exam Questions

Box 3, Folder 5

Test Bank II, Binder--Sample Exam Questions

Box 3, Folder 6-7

Human Biology 3A, Notes 1987

Box 3, Folder 8

Human Biology, Notes 1989-1990

Box 4, Folder 1

Human Biology, Notes 1989-1990

Box 4, Folder 2

Human Biology Lecture Notes 1977 spring-fall

Box 4, Folder 3

L.O.H.M.B.L./ W.H.M.B.L. Lab Course 1975

Box 4, Folder 4-5

Human Biology Executive Committee 1983-1987

Box 4, Folder 6-7

Human Biology Upper Division Committee 1984-1985

Box 4, Folder 8

Human Biology Pre-74 Outlines

Box 5, Folder 1

Human Biology Memos

Box 5, Folder 2

AB Admin matters and 40/41

Box 5, Folder 3

Human Biology General Info 1979-1980

Box 5, Folder 4

Human Biology Core Planning 1979-1980

Box 5, Folder 5

Core

Box 5, Folder 6

Rob Dorit

Box 5, Folder 7

Commonwealth Report

Box 5, Folder 8

Core Syllabi 1975-1977

Box 5, Folder 9

General, Chairman's File

Box 5, Folder 10

Notes to Deans: Royden, Wessells, Miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 11

Policy Course Info

Box 5, Folder 12

Human Biology (old)

Box 5, Folder 13

Law Birth? Human Biology 123 Transparencies 1985 May

Box 5, Folder 14

Human Biology 123 "Biological and Policy Aspects of Fetal Development" Course and topic Outlines and Ref. Lists (Org)

Box 5, Folder 15

Human Biology 123 Handouts File Copies

Box 5, Folder 16

Human Biology 85 Lectures

Box 5, Folder 17

IVF/ET/Surrogacy?

Box 5, Folder 18

Human Biology 123: Biological and Policy Aspects of Fetal Development, Course Reader, copy 1 1985 spring

Box 6, Folder 1

Human Biology 123: Biological and Policy Aspects of Fetal Development, Course Reader, copy 2 1985 spring

Box 6, Folder 2

Human Biology 3A Course Reader 1984 winter

Box 6, Folder 3

Human Biology 40: Health and Public Policy: Regulation, Course Reader 1978 winter

Box 6, Folder 4

Human Biology 40: Health and Public Policy: Birth Control Course Reader

Box 6, Folder 5

Human Biology 3A Course Reader 1982

Box 6, Folder 6

Human Biology 3A Reading Packet 1987 winter

Box 6, Folder 7

IUGR

Box 6, Folder 8

Human Biology 123, Mnookin 1987 Mar

Box 7, Folder 1

IUF

Box 7, Folder 2

Human Biology 123 Low Birth Weight Lecture Transparencies

Box 7, Folder 3

Sierra LBW + IVF 1985 Jul

Box 7, Folder 4

PREM Module

Box 7, Folder 5

Poverty and PLBW

Box 7, Folder 6

Human Biology 123 Syllabus

Box 7, Folder 7

Human Biology 123 Intro

Box 7, Folder 8

Student Reports

Box 7, Folder 9

JSDB Talk

Box 7, Folder 10

Abortion Lecture Notes

Box 7, Folder 11

LAMB Human Biology 123

Box 7, Folder 12

Human Biology 123 Capp's Outlines Fuch's questions/report

Box 7, Folder 13

Human Biology Papers 1987 Jun

Box 7, Folder 14

Review on the Program in Human Biology, Bound Report 1974-1975

Box 7, Folder 15-16

Letters--outgoing correspondence

Box 7, Folder 17

Ethnic differences

Box 7, Folder 18

Human Biology 1974-1976

Box 8, Folder 1

Human Biology--Scientific American, etc.?

Box 8, Folder 2

Human Biology 1976-1977

Box 8, Folder 3

Pediatrics 205 Abnormal Human Development Spring 1974

Box 8, Folder 4

Human Biology Transparencies 1976 Oct 4

Box 8, Folder 5

Advisory Committee PRC

Box 8, Folder 6

Fetus at Environmental Risk

Box 8, Folder 7

Human Biology 2A Introduction to the Cell 1978 Oct 9

Box 8, Folder 8

Human Biology 2A Cell Function I: Membranes and Transport 1978 Oct 11

Box 8, Folder 9

Human Biology 2A Cell Function II: Organelles and Macromolecules 1978 Oct 16

Box 8, Folder 10

Human Biology 2A Cell Function III: More Organelles and Macromolecules 1978 Oct 16

Box 8, Folder 11

Human Biology 2A 1978 Oct 18

Box 8, Folder 12

Human Biology 2A 1978 Oct 20

Box 8, Folder 13

[Human Biology 2A?] 1978 Oct 23

Box 8, Folder 14

#1: 1978 Feb 1

Box 8, Folder 15

#2: 1978 Feb 3

Box 8, Folder 16

#3: 1978 Feb 6

Box 8, Folder 17

#4: 1978 Feb 8

Box 8, Folder 18

#5 1978 Feb 10

Box 8, Folder 19

Feb. 13, 15, and 17th [1978?]

Box 8, Folder 20

Human Biology 3A Human Organism 1978-1979 winter

Box 8, Folder 21

Pictures 1978 winter

Box 8, Folder 22

Human Biology 3A Lecture #1 1979 Jan 5-10

Box 8, Folder 23

Human Biology 3A 1979 Jan 12-15

Box 8, Folder 24

Human Biology 3A 1979 Jan 17-22

Box 8, Folder 25

[Human Biology 3A?] 1979 Jan 24-26

Box 8, Folder 26

Human Biology lectures, Johnson slides

Box 8, Folder 27

Human Biology 19

Box 8, Folder 28

Human Biology 2A, Cells and Their Organization 1979 Oct 22

Box 8, Folder 29

Human Biology 2A, The Cell Periphery 1979 Oct 24

Box 8, Folder 30

Human Biology 2A, Endomembrane Systems 1979 Oct 26

Box 8, Folder 31

Human Biology 2A, Cell Movement and Cell Shape 1979 Oct 29

Box 8, Folder 32

Human Biology 2A, The Genetic Functions of DNA 1979 Nov 2

Box 8, Folder 33

Human Biology 2A, Nucleus and Cell Reproduction 1979 Nov 14

Box 9, Folder 1

Human Biology 3A, Introduction to Human Development 1980 Jan 9-14

Box 9, Folder 2

Human Biology 3A, Early Human Development 1980 Jan 16-18

Box 9, Folder 3

Human Biology 3A, The Human Fetus, Birth and Adaptation to Extrauterine Life 1980 Jan 21-25

Box 9, Folder 4

Human Biology 3A Module: Premature Birth 1980 Jan 28

Box 9, Folder 5

Xeroxes from Karp's Cell Biology

Box 9, Folder 6

Unlabeled folder of notes

Box 9, Folder 7

Human Biology 3A Lecture Notes, File Copy, ("likely duplicate") 1986 winter

Box 9, Folder 8

Human Biology 123: Biological and Policy Aspects of Fetal Development

Box 9, Folder 9

Selected Readings on Policy Issues in Abortion and Fetal Research JPaper clipped articles and listing 1975 Jan 15

Box 9, Folder 10

Human Biology 4: Abortion and Fetal Research, Course Reader and articles, copy 1 1976 spring

Box 9, Folder 11

Human Biology 4: Abortion and Fetal Research, Course Reader and articles, copy 2 1976 spring

Box 9, Folder 12

Human Biology Lecture Notes 1978 fall

Box 10

Human Biology 3A Core, Binder--Slides

Box 10

C. Teaching 16-29, Binder--Slides Only 1981-1982 winter

Box 10

D. Mammary Proteoglycans 30.33.34.35, Binder--Slides Only

Box 11

Epithelial Morphogenesis Sections 5-15, Binder--Slides Only

Box 11

F. Immunology - Histology PG 39, 40, Binder--Slides Only

Box 11

11F of Salv and Skin, Binder--Slides Only

Box 11

E. Cell Surface Proteoglycan 32.36-38, Binder--Slides Only

Box 12

G. Clinical Research I 41-42/H. Clinical Research II 43-46, Binder--Slides Only

Box 12

Human Biology 3A, Binder--Slides 1987

Box 12

Smooth Muscle Growth, Binder--Slides Only

Box 12

Human Biology, Binder--Slides 1989-1990

Box 13

Epithelial Morphogenesis Sections 1-4, Binder--Slides Only