To celebrate Halloween the Archives has created #spookyarchives, a photo gallery of spooky/scary/macabre items from its holdings. Proceed if you dare...
Jane and Leland Stanford's death masks from Stanford Objects Collection:
Slate from seance purportedly written by spirit of Leland Stanford, Jr. from Stanford Objects Collection:
Pumpkins carved by former Stanford professor Matt Kahn
Skulls in Leland Stanford Junior University Museum from Harry C. Peterson Papers: