August 22, 2017

ReMix: Stanford Libraries Newsletter | August 2017

ReMix August 2017
 
 Stanford Quad.

50 years ago – in 1967 – Stanford students celebrated the Summer of Love and the counterculture movement with be-ins, concerts and protests against the darkening shadow of the Vietnam War. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, an exhibition of Summer of Love artifacts is currently on view in the Stanford Music Library.
 

 Aalisha Seth.

To mark the 70th anniversary of Partition, the creation of modern India and Pakistan, The 1947 Partition Archive in partnership with Stanford Libraries has made thousands of unheard stories from witnesses and survivors available online.
 

 Courtesy of Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University)
 
The Global Medieval Sourcebook, a new website curated by Stanford faculty and students, translates literature of the global Middle Ages into English for the first time, making the texts accessible to contemporary audiences.
 

 

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 Universi Orbis Descriptio Ad Usum Navigantium, ca 1596. Barry Lawrence Ruderman Collection, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford Libraries.


Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography ... Steinbeck Revival ... Beat Generation Recordings ... U.S. Parallels to Ancient Rome ... and other news.

 


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