Special Collections Unbound

1989 Big Game program

Archives acquires athletics memorabilia

April 10, 2013

The University Archives is pleased to announce a gift of athletics memorabilia from Gordon Ansley, a lifelong supporter and fan of Stanford Athletics. Included are football programs, including many Big Game programs; media guides; scrapbooks; and game ephemera. The gift adds many historic and contemporary items to the Archives' athletics collections.

Writing in Books

April 5, 2013

A new exhibition in Stanford’s Green Library, co-curated by Stanford Ph.D. candidate in history Hannah Marcus and Curator of Rare Books John Mustain, explores the phenomenon of writing in books from multiple perspectives. Through examples of early print and manuscript hybrids, scholarly annotation, dialogue in the margins, censorship, the use of blank pages and margins for incidental storage, and writers editing their own work post-publication, the exhibit considers the ways in which print and manuscript notation exist symbiotically in books to the benefit of historians and other scholars.

Special Collections Receives Grant from the American Institute of Physics

March 25, 2013

The Stanford University Department of Special Collections and University Archives has been awarded a grant from the Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics (AIP), to process the papers of physicists Karl P. Cohen and Martin Packard, along with sizeable portion of the papers of William Shockley.

New Acquisition in Rare Books

March 22, 2013

The Department of Special Collections is pleased to have acquired recently Pierre Antoine de la Place’s Theatre Anglois, an eight-volume set published over the years 1746 to 1749.

Stephen Henry Schneider Papers Project Underway

March 22, 2013

Processing is underway on the Stephen Henry Schneider papers in the Stanford University Archives, thanks to the generous support of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). As you’ll read, this year our focus is on science! 

SDR Self-Deposit tool

Archives adds 30 collections to SDR

March 21, 2013

The University Archives and DLSS are pleased to announce that 30 collections and publications have been added to the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR).

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