Blog topic: New acquisitions
Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the post-war history of experimental filmmaking in the United States. A special one night only triple-play viewing was held last week to celebrate Stan Brakhage, these new acquistions, and the donor, Prof. Margaret Cohen. These silent films are from the Songs cyle (1964-1969) including 23rd Psalm Branch (1966-1967), which is anomalous in its length and content.
Bach, CPE. Sonatas from manuscript sources. n| II / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; edited by Mark W. Knoll ; Die Auferstehung und Himmelfahrt Jesu / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; edited by Ulrich Leisinger ; Passion according to St. Matthew : (1781) / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; pasticcio incorporating music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Benda, and Gottfried August Homilius ; edited by Ulrich Leisinger ; Passion according to St. Mark : (1782) / Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach ; pasticcio incorporating music by Georg Benda, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Gottfried August Homilius, and Georg Philipp Telemann ; edited by Evan Cortens
Stanford Libraries has acquired and digitized three volumes of folk rhymes written by Chinese immigrants, published in San Francisco's Chinatown in the 1910-1920s.
I am pleased to announce the addition of the Cumhuriyet Digital Archive database to Stanford Libraries collections. The oldest secular and one of the most influential newspapers in Turkey, Cumhuriyet (“The Republic”) was founded by journalist Yunus Nadi Abalıoğlu at the initiative of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk on 7 May 1924 and published continuously since its first edition.
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The Puhvel library consists of over 13,000 books and periodicals pertaining to Estonian and Baltic history, culture, society, politics, and economy. As such, the library makes a tremendous addition to Stanford Libraries' Estonian and Baltic collection.