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Beverly Bishop papers

 Collection — Box: 1-15
Identifier: 19/F/1212
The papers of Beverly Bishop contain articles with handwritten notes, articles, correspondence between faculty, staff and other researchers reprints, experiments, teaching documents, and various lectures associated with research and department interests.

Dates

  • 1947-2008

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Beverly Bishop Papers, 1947-2008 are open for research.

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

18.75 Linear Feet (15 record cartons)

Overview

The personal papers and research of Dr. Beverly Bishop, Professor of Physiology at the University at Buffalo.

Biographical Note

With a career of teaching and research spanning over 50 years, Bishop was the author of more than 150 scholarly articles and editor of four books. She taught and mentored thousands of students during her tenure at the University at Buffalo. Research interests were identifying and analyzing how the nervous system controls muscle activity in both humans and animals. The focus of her experimental work was concerned primarily with the neural regulation of the respiratory muscles.
1940
Received her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Syracuse University.
1944
Earned a master of science in psychology from the University of Rochester.
1958
Received a doctorate in Physiology from the University at Buffalo.
1970s
Appointed as Chair of Membership Advisory Committee of the American Physiological Association. She and Helen Cecil were the first women to serve as Chair of an APS Standing Committee.
1975
Awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
1992
Named SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
2007
Died at the age of 85

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series:
  1. Department
  2. Research
  3. Service
  4. Teaching

Physical Location

Please note: This collection is stored off-site. Access to collection requires 3 business days’ notice. Contact University Archives at (716) 645-2916 or lib-archives@buffalo.edu to schedule an appointment.

Acquisition Information

The University Archives received the materials in this collection after Bishop's death in 2008.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

  1. 19/F/236-- Sir John Carew Eccles Papers, 1954-1975 (bulk 1963-1975)
  2. 19/F/967 -- Leon E. Farhi Papers, 1964-2003

Processing Information

Processed by Jillian Suarez, March 2011.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the Beverly Bishop papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Jillian Suarez.
Date
2011
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

Contact:
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo New York 14260-1674 US
716-645-2916
716-645-3714 (Fax)