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New Collections Added to Stanford Digital Repository in March, 2012

In March, approximately 2,100 objects representing three collections were accessioned to the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR).

  • R. Stuart Hummel collection: ~ 2,100 items
  • The Life of Saint Catherine, Codex M0381: 1 manuscript
  • Special collection requests: 1 thesis

More details, including links to sample images are listed below.

While many of these objects are already discoverable via SearchWorks others will get SearchWorks records in the coming months. However, all materials are currently available via the item’s PURL (a persistent URL which ensure that these materials are available from a single URL over the long-term, regardless of changes in file location or application technology).

  • R. Stuart Hummel collection
    The Hummel collection documenting the Stuart and Hummel families' life and work in China as Methodist missionaries. Approximately 2,100 additional images from this collection have been accessioned into SDR. Example image:
    Collection contact: Glynn Edwards
  • The Life of Saint Catherine, Codex M0381
    This medieval manuscript is the working copy used by the Venetian printer Giovanni Tacuine for the first printed edition (1501) of SANCTAE CATHARINAE SENENSIS. Available in SearchWorks. Example image at:
    Collection contact: John Mustain
  • Special Collections & Patron Requests
    In coordination with Special Collections, some patron-generated requested items are digitized and added to SDR.
    • “Hatzaad Harishon: Integration, Black Power and Black Jews in New York, 1964-1972”,
      Jacob S Dorman’s 1996 Department of History honors thesis. Available in SearchWorks. Example image at
      Collection contact: Daniel Hartwig

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