Among the many great treasures destroyed in the April 18, 1906 earthquake and the fire that followed were the last remaining papers, glass plate negatives, and photographs still in the possession of the ageing Carleton Watkins (1829-1916). This tragic loss is deepened by the realization that days before the massive quake on April 15 Harry C.
Blog topic: Exhibits
Welcome to the Winter 2020 Digital Library Services Newsletter, prepared by the Product and Service Management team! This newsletter includes contributions from: Cathy Aster, Hannah Frost, Dinah Handel, Sarah Seestone, Andrew Berger, and Michael Olson.
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new online exhibition featuring photographs of the regime of Wang Jingwei 汪精衞 (1883-1944), who administered large swathes of Japanese-occupied east, central, and south China from March 30, 1940 until the Japanese surrender in 1945, collaborating with the Japanese occupiers during the Sino-Japanese War.
Beginning on Dec. 5, the East Asia Library will host "The Japanese Garden: A Historical Account of Japanese Culture and Tradition," an exhibition curated by students in RELIGST 8N: Gardens and Sacred Spaces in Japan, an introductory seminar taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.
From November 2-8, the East Asia Library will host an exhibition of student work from ART243: The Art Peony in Chinese Brush Painting, taught by Felix Chan Lim, Ph.D. and Bobbi Makani-Lim, Ph.D. The exhibition will be located on the 2nd floor near the Current Newspapers area.
On Friday, October 25th, 2019, there will be an Open House featuring newly-acquired manuscripts and rare books in the Barchas Room of the Special Collections Department of Green Library from 11:00am-2:00pm.
I have been fortunate to host Diane Otosaka for the past month at Stanford Libraries as part of her doctoral training. Below, you'll see her thoughts on what she's learned and accomplished during her stay. - Sarah Sussman
Image: Spirit photographs from the Stanford Family Collection (SC0033D). Department of Special Collections and University Archives.