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Monday, October 12, 2015

SUL Rosette

The Stanford Dish featured an article on "Stanford historian Clayborne Carson and his pespective on the Black Panther Party in a new documentary film about the organization. In The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, Carson, the founding director of Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute, is interviewed about the Panthers."

The article also mentioned that the Stanford Libraries' has the collection of legal documents, correspondence, photographs and ephemera known as the Black Panther Party archives.

Ready the article in its entirety, Stanford historian featured in new Black Panther documentary by Clifton Parker.

Starting September 2nd 2015, SUL began using ArchivesSpace as its new archival management and description application. ArchivesSpace is used by archivists to accession, describe and provide access to the more than 7,000 archival collections held by Stanford University Libraries (SUL).

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Those Who Dare poster

Film Screening of "Those Who Dare" (2015) with introduction by Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, 1988-1995. 

When: Monday, October 19
Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

RSVP. This event is free and open to the public.

6:00-6:45pm: Reception
6:45-7:15pm: Introduction by Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, 1988-1995)
7:15-8:15pm Screening of the film
8:15-8:45pm Q&A with Jon Baldvin Hannibalsson

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Loring's Terrestrial Globe, 1833

A Chrome tab extension has been developed by DLSS' own Jack Reed, so now you can view the current date and time with a map from the David Rumsey Map Collection.

Random maps from the Rumsey Collection will be pulled in every time you open a new tab. A great way for anyone to explore the collection!

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