Special Collections Unbound https://library.stanford.edu/feeds/blog/614 en Growth of a Climate Expert [Schneider SC1053] https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/04/growth-climate-expert-schneider-sc1053 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Dr. Steve Schneider talks about how he became interested in earth systems and in atmospheric research in this excerpt from an interview done by Gray Thompson in 1992</p> <p>“I was actually born in New York City. I didn’t live in it until I went back to Columbia University 17 years later. And I grew up in [Woodmere,] Long Island. And what I remember enjoying a lot about Long Island before the developers hacked down all the woods was getting dropped off in a square mile of woods which I used to call “the deep, dark forest…” and run around and just enjoy streams and nature. </p> </div></div></div> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:48:39 +0000 ppa 47674 at https://library.stanford.edu The Stephen H. Schneider Collection https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/04/stephen-h-schneider-collection <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="MsoNormal"><span>The University Archives recently completed a CLIR-funded project to process the papers of the late Dr. Stephen Schneider. Steve was a professor who taught Bio 15N, Bio 147, ES 10, ES 15 and ES 179, among other classes. Steve was very well-liked by students and collaborators alike per his student and peer evaluations. Steve grew up on Long Island and attended Columbia University, where he received his bachelor’s, master’s and PhD.</span></p> </div></div></div> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:42:11 +0000 ppa 47673 at https://library.stanford.edu KZSU Project South transcripts now online https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/03/kzsu-project-south-transcripts-now-online <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The University Archives and DLSS are pleased to announce that the Project South transcripts are now <a title="Project South" href="http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf7489n969" target="_self">online</a>. The transcripts document meetings and interviews with civil rights workers in the South recorded by several Stanford students affiliated with the campus radio station KZSU during the summer of 1965. The project was sponsored by the Institute of American History at Stanford. </p> </div></div></div> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:24:30 +0000 dhartwig 47607 at https://library.stanford.edu Sara Timby retires from Special Collections https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/03/sara-timby-retires-special-collections <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>After more than 37 years of service to Stanford, Sara Timby will retire from Special Collections at the end of this month. Trained in anthropology and ethnobotany at UC-Berkeley, Sara joined the Stanford Libraries staff in 1976 as a Special Collections assistant, where her duties were various, including public service, technical processing, acquisition management, and paging. In 1979, she took a position in the Department of Manuscripts and Archives working initially for Maggie Kimball, former University Archivist. In those days, the department typically acquired less than 100 feet of manuscript materials. One of the first collections she processed was the Yvor Winters and Janet Lewis papers, 1920–1970.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:07:03 +0000 gedwards 47603 at https://library.stanford.edu Student group constitutions transferred to Archives https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/03/student-group-constitutions-transferred-archives <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Thousands of Stanford University student group constitutions and other founding documents dating from the late 1970's to present day were recently transferred to Stanford's University Archives.</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:18:35 +0000 jschne 47578 at https://library.stanford.edu "Crossing the Line" now streaming online https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/03/crossing-line-now-streaming-online <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The University Archives is pleased to announce that "Crossing the Line," a documentary created by Hillary Streeter ’14 on homophobia and gender stereotypes in sports at Stanford, is now streaming <a title="Crossing the Line" href="https://sul-streaming.stanford.edu/collections/scm0433/tw738dt3374_web.html" target="_self">online</a>. The film — made possible by a grant from the Bingham Fund for Student Innovation in Human Biology — features individual interviews with a range of Stanford student-athletes across all sports and genders, discussing stereotypes about their sports, and the consequences of these preconceptions of gender and sexuality.</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 21:45:09 +0000 dhartwig 47537 at https://library.stanford.edu Gordon Moore Project Archivist hired https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/02/gordon-moore-project-archivist-hired <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>We are pleased to welcome Pennington Ahlstrand to Special Collections. Penny has accepted a position as the Project Archivist for the Gordon Moore project and will be working primarily out of our new Redwood City location. </p></div></div></div> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:10:40 +0000 gedwards 47512 at https://library.stanford.edu Eleven digital Archives collections added to SearchWorks https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/02/eleven-digital-archives-collections-added-searchworks <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The University Archives and DLSS are pleased to announce that eleven digital collections have been added to SearchWorks and can be accessed from the <a title="Selected Digital Collections" href="http://searchworks.stanford.edu/?f%5Bcollection_type%5D%5B%5D=Digital+Collection" target="_self">Selected Digital Collections</a> link on the SearchWorks homepage. Representing a variety of formats ranging from manuscripts and photographs to audio and video, the collections include more than 10,000 files and span the history of the University.</p> <p></div></div></div> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:02:21 +0000 dhartwig 47510 at https://library.stanford.edu Archives celebrates Black History Month https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/02/archives-celebrates-black-history-month <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><div>The Stanford University Archives is pleased to announce it will be hosting members of the campus community to view materials from Special Collections and University Archives in commemoration of Black History Month. Materials can be viewed in the Barchas Room of Green Library <span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT2712_com_zimbra_date" class="Object"><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT2766_com_zimbra_date" class="Object">this Friday</span></span>, <span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT2713_com_zimbra_date" class="Object"><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT2767_com_zimbra_date" class="Object">February 21</span></span>, 2014, from 11 AM - 1 PM.</div> <div> </div></div></div> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:10:52 +0000 jschne 47490 at https://library.stanford.edu Clayman Institute audio now streaming online https://library.stanford.edu/blogs/special-collections-unbound/2014/02/clayman-institute-audio-now-streaming-online <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The University Archives and Media Preservation Lab are pleased to announce that more than 800 audiorecordings from the Michelle R. Clayman Institute have been digitized and are now streaming <a title="Michelle R. Clayman Institute Records" href="http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt229035g3/dsc/?query=SC0705#ref8" target="_self">online</a>. The recordings document seminars, talks, conferences, and lectures held at the Institue from 1973-2004.</p> </div></div></div> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:25:33 +0000 dhartwig 47449 at https://library.stanford.edu