Arthur Tress and Peter Blank (June 2018)
Blog topic: Manuscripts
Mark Ruwedel. “San Diego and Arizona Eastern #7” (2007)
Archival inkjet print, 30” x 40”
Copyright Mark Ruwedel
Arthur Tress. "Boy in flood dream, NY" (1971)
Gelatin silver print, 10" x 10.5"
Copyright Arthur Tress
New Ambrose Bierce manuscript collection open for research: Foster Family Collection of Ambrose Bierce materials
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914?), author of such noted Civil War short stories as the “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” collected in his seminal 1891 collection Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, was unique among American writers for his front-line service as a combatant in the American Civil War. Thanks to a recent major gift, the Department of Special Collections in the Stanford University Libraries now hold unique manuscript materials relating to Bierce’s Civil War service.
February will be a busy month for booklovers and the book community in the Bay Area and beyond, with a delightful buffet of events and opportunities to enjoy:
Becoming Stanford: New Spotlight at Stanford exhibit explores the history and meaning of Stanford's Insignia
Have you ever wondered why Stanford is represented by the color cardinal, and not the original choice of gold? Or why the university's motto is in German?
We are pleased to announce a new Spotlight at Stanford exhibit focused on the development of Stanford's insignia: Becoming Stanford: The History and Meaning of the University’s Insignia.