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  • Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Albert Bandura papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1182
    Physical Description: 55 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1961-2006
    Language of Material: English

    Access to Collection

    Accession ARCH-2020-022 is restricted for 75 years from the date of creation. Materials may be made available in 2057.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Administrative transfer from the Dept. of Psychology, 2012 & 2016.

    Biographical / Historical

    Albert Bandura (1925-2021) was Professor of Social Science in Psychology, Emeritus, in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He was internationally recognized as one of the world's most influential social psychologists for his groundbreaking research on the importance of learning by observing others. He is best known for developing social cognitive theory (also known as social learning theory); the concept of self-efficacy – the idea that a person's belief in their ability to succeed can shape how they think, act and feel; and his Bobo Doll experiments.

    Scope and Contents

    The materials include article reprints authored by Albert Bandura.

    Publication Rights

    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 94305-6064. 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/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Psychology, Experimental.
    Social Psychology
    Psychology -- Experiments.
    Psychology -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- California -- Stanford.