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Friday, February 6, 2015

by Gabrielle Karamepelas

Stanford, CA—The nation’s oldest Chinese civil rights organizations, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A), announced its Grand Lodge archives will be placed with Stanford Libraries. The announcement took place at C.A.C.A. headquarters on Stockton Street in San Francisco.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Victor Gama in concert

Green Library Exhibit: ALERT 747February 3 - March 9, 2015Green Library, South Lobby

This exhibit features the "VELA 6911 by Victor Gama Collection (ARS.0149)"  

The VELA 6911 collection contains materials related to the creation of Victor Gama's multimedia performance piece, VELA 6911. The work is based on the signature nuclear explosion double-flash that the U.S. Vela Satellite registered in 1979 over Antarctica near South Africa.

Monday, January 12, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that Alyssa Hislop will join the Archive of Recorded Sound as Project Sound Recording Cataloger on January 20th, 2015. 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Leopoldo Cicognara
by Alissa Hafele

In 1824 Conte Leopoldo Cicognara (1767-1834), a poet, amateur artist and a founding father of the discipline of art history, sold his collection of over 5,000 volumes on the subjects of art, architecture, and classical archaeology to the Vatican Library. This collection, the largest in the field at the time, brings together volumes dating from the beginning of printing to Cicognara’s time that include engravings, instructions on drawing and painting, books and pamphlets on museums and private collections, sale catalogs, and much more.

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