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  • Access to Collection
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical / Historical
  • Scope and Contents

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Gordon Bower papers
    Creator: Bower, Gordon H.
    Identifier/Call Number: SC1223
    Physical Description: 24.75 Linear Feet 17 boxes and 6.32 GB of digital files
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2016
    Language of Material: English

    Access to Collection

    Recommendations and student materials are closed for 75 years from date of creation. Otherwise tThe materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

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

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Gordon Bower papers (SC1223). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    This collection was given by Gordon Bower to Stanford University, Special Collections in October 2014.

    Biographical / Historical

    Gordon Bower is the Albert Ray Lang Professor (Emeritus) of Psychology at Stanford University. He received a BA from Case Western Reserve University in 1954, and an MS (1957) & Ph.D. (1959) in from Yale University, both in Psychology. Bower's research interests include the study of human memory, mnemonic devices, retrieval strategies, recording strategies, and category learning, including cognitive processes, emotion, imagery, language and reading comprehension as they relate to memory.

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists primarily of teaching files and research files, correspondence, as well as files from professional organizations. Also included are student materials and recommendations, both of which are restricted for 75 years from date of creation.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bower, Gordon H.
    Stanford University. Department of Psychology. Faculty
    Bower, Gordon H.
    Stanford University. Department of Psychology. Faculty