Mary Bartlett Bunge Papers


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Mary Bartlett Bunge Papers


  • 1955-2013 (Creation)


4.50 Linear Feet

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(Born 1931)

Biographical history

Mary Bartlett Bunge is a distinguished neuroscientist whose research focused on curing paralysis. From 1970 to 1989, Bunge conducted her research at Washington University School of Medicine, first as a Research Assistant Professor and then as a Professor. In 1989, Bunge accepted a position at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She conducted research with her husband, Richard Paul Bunge, until his death in 1996. She retired in 2017.

Scope and content

This collection contains records relating to Bunge’s work as a neuroscientist. Records include electron microscopy prints and 35mm negatives; research data and notes; laboratory notebooks and electron microscopy logbook; manuscript drafts, related correspondence, and figures prepared for publication and presentation; correspondence; and Bunge’s Master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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