The East Asia Library will resume in-person research activities and access to physical collections for some Stanford users beginning on Monday, June 22. Faculty (including emeriti), graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars, and academic staff will be eligible to access the library's collections by appointment.
After serving in an interim role for more than three months, Julie Sweetkind-Singer has been permanently appointed to the role of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Science & Engineering Resources. As AUL, Julie will help shape the strategic directions of the Stanford Libraries, collaborating across the university, and engaging with faculty. She will also oversee the staff, operations and budgets of the five Science and Engineering branch libraries: Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections, David Rumsey Map Center, Hopkins Marine Station’s Miller Library, Li
On June 19, 1865, over two months after the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House on April 9th, and over two years since President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing all enslaved people in the Confederate states, Union Major-General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, declaring that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free.