In 1619, there was a great theft in the city of Venice. Over the course of two to three years in St. Mark’s Basilica, a singer named Leonardo Simonetti likely heard and sang the beautiful music of his colleague, Alessandro Grandi. In secret, Simonetti acquired the drafts of these songs and edited them into a collection of motets which were then printed under the title Celesti Fiori.
The Hohbach Hall Seminar room was jam-packed on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, as a large and enthusiastic crowd came to hear game designer Chris Bennett present on the past and present of suffragette games.
In the summer of 2023, Stanford students can choose between eight different internship opportunities in Estonia and Latvia, offered by the Global Studies Internship Program. The Baltic portion of the Global Studies Internship Program is hosted by SGS and co-sponsored by Stanford Libraries and Vabamu.
2023 internship opportunities in Estonia and Latvia
Early in 2022, the University Archives was contacted by the Department of Economics regarding a recently unearthed trove of historical documents which had been tucked away in a storage closet for many decades. University Archivist Josh Schneider and Assistant University Archivist Hanna Ahn went to investigate, and were ecstatic to find that the files and notebooks inside those dusty boxes were indeed related to the early history of the department!
Stanford University Libraries, The Europe Center, FSI's Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance, Hoover Institution Library & Archives, and Stanford's Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, in collaboration with Vabamu, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, and Tallinn University of Technolgy are pleased to announce that Dr. Marek Tamm, Dr. Holger Mölder, Dr. Ingrid Pappel, and Dr.
Special Collections receives a large amount of born-digital material every year—this year, more than 10 terabytes and counting. Special Collections and Born Digital Preservation Lab (BDPL) staff work together to image and process the digital material we receive, with the ultimate goal of making this material available through Stanford’s catalog. Here are some highlights of the digital materials we’ve opened for research over the past year.