The University Archives recently collaborated with faculty in the Computer Science Dept. to create a collection in the Stanford Digital Repository of white papers for an upcoming NSF summit on the future of computer science education.
The University Archives is pleased to announce that it has acquired the papers of Martin E. Hellman, emeritus professor of electrical engineering at Stanford and a recent inductee into the select group of eminent faculty and alumni known Stanford Engineering Heroes.
The relocation for the Manuscripts Technical Unit is quickly approaching. After a few small delays, the dates have been set and our staff and collections will be moving the week of December 2nd immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday. Currently the room looks very large and very empty but the shelving (approx. 3,000 feet) will be installed over the next two weeks.
SUL’s Special Collections received an Innovation Grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to develop a software program (ePADD) for processing and makingemail archives discoverable. The end goal is to produce an open-source tool that will allow repositories and individuals to interact with email archives before and after they have been transferred to a repository. It would consist of four modules, each based on a different functional activity: Processing (arrangement and description), Appraisal (collection development), Discovery (online via the web), and Delivery (access).
In 1886, a sixteen-year-old named Fred Buenzle did what many boys had dreamed of: joining the Navy and sailing the high seas. Recognizing that the Navy was changing rapidly, he took note of the stories and lore of old salts and devoted himself to chronicling his own adventures; training in the Caribbean, briefly leaving the service in China, and in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. A stenographer who rose in rank to Chief Yeoman, Buenzle was the court reporter for the investigation of the sinking of the U.S.S.