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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

SUL Rosette

The Stanford Historical Society, which maintains an office in Green Library and works closely with University Archivist Daniel Hartwig and the collections in the Archives, has launched a newly redesigned website which includes event announcements, volunteer activities, and “Discover History” resources and materials.

Check out the new Stanford Historical Society website.

Concierge Keys

For these Concierge sessions, join the development team from ePADD, open source software developed by SUL’s Special Collections and University Archives that uses machine learning and natural language processing to support the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of historical email archives.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Jordan Archives Bolster and Expand the Jack H. Lee and Arden T. Lee Baha'i Collection at Stanford Libraries

By guest authors Deanne LaRue and David Langness

On 18 February 2016 the Stanford Libraries received the archives that contain the life’s work of educator, psychologist and philosopher Daniel C. Jordan, the creator of the Anisa Educational Model.

Delivered personally by Dr. Jordan’s widow, Nancy Jordan, and his educational collaborator, Donald Streets, the archives and materials contain more than a thousand documents, tapes, files and films spanning Jordan’s remarkable career in education, philosophy, human development, music and psychology. The archives include Jordan’s early work on the holistic, Baha'i-inspired Anisa Educational Project; his personal correspondence with major historical figures like the psychologist and writer Carl Jung; and his doctoral work at the University of Chicago in human development, social anthropology and psychology, for which he wrote and directed a ballet accompanied by musical score and scenario.

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week:

Assistant Map Librarian (#70442)
 
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

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