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Friday, December 6, 2013

The Archive of Recorded Sound has recently finished processing the William C. Lynch Dennis Brain Collection. This collection is believed to be the largest of its kind in North America, if not the most comprehensive and organized collection of recorded music relating to the British horn player Dennis Brain (1921-1957), anywhere in the world. A full itemized finding aid for the collection is now available online.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Check out the soft launch of the Cubberley Historical Curriculum Resource Collection database. These are materials written mostly for teachers by national, state and local boards/departments of education, as well as other groups devoted to improving instruction.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Janice Ross, a professor of theater and performance studies at Stanford, has studied how ballet gave voice to political protest and challenged the Soviet regime in the works of Russian choreographer Leonid Yakobson (1904-1975), particularly in his well-known Spartacus.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

by Sarah Sussman

Between Theory and Practice:
The 19th Century French Socialist Press at the Stanford University Libraries
IC Classroom, Green Library, Stanford University
November 1-2, 2013

The Gustave Gimon Collection on French Political Economy is one of the highlights of Stanford University Libraries’ French collections. With materials spanning from the 16th century through 1848, one part of this collection has received particular attention by researchers -the nineteenth century French socialist press.

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