Last quarter, I wrote an article urging a serious reconsideration of the upcoming renovations to Green Library. To recap, the renovations are the result of a $25 million gift from Harold Hohbach, a patent lawyer and real estate developer who passed away in 2017. The newly designed wing will work with the Silicon Valley Archives…
Stanford’s first South Asian and Islamic Studies librarian, Ryan Perkins, has traveled the world to collect some of the rarest materials related to Indian, Pakistani and Persian history.
Stanford Libraries’ recent partnership with renowned environmental architect William McDonough will create a “living archive,” the first of its kind.
The Ginsberg collection is only one of the many resources available in the Stanford Archives, whose vast historical records offer new opportunities for students. The Archives consist of three main collecting areas: official administrative records of the University, faculty papers and materials documenting the Stanford family.
Social psychologist and professor emeritus of psychology Philip Zimbardo, world renowned for the Stanford Prison Experiment, has gifted an extensive set of files, tapes and paraphernalia to the Stanford University Archives.
An Air Force brat born and raised, I am uniquely interested in the debate before the Faculty Senate on Thursday, but as one who’s also parsed dusty reports from our special collections, I see a bizarre reflection of today’s decision in our past. Where now we fight two (three?) wars with scant ado, then we witnessed the burning of draft cards, student and faculty protests, sit-ins, guerrilla theatre, vandalism and violent sentiment.