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Monday, September 16, 2013

Chromolithographic plate from Opern-Tÿpen (Berlin: G. Kölle, 1882) depicting Carmen and Escamillo in Act IV of Bizet’s Carmen.

Stanford University Libraries is pleased to introduce Opening Night! Opera & Oratorio Premieres, a cross-index of data for over 38,000 opera and oratorio premieres. It allows complex searches across multiple categories or simple browsing within any single category, such as genre, composer, librettist, premiere date, country, oratorio subject, or theater.

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Ramūnas Katilius, Joseph Brodsky and Lithuanian poet Tomas Venclova
by Elga Zalite

In June 2013, SUL's Special Collections Department acquired 8 manuscript boxes of Nobel laureate Joseph Brodsky’s papers from Lithuania, materials that had belonged to the family of Ramūnas and Elmira Katilius.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Undergraduates are a hard-working group, and nowhere is this truer than here at Stanford. Our undergraduates make frequent contributions to scientific research all over campus, and important contributions are important to preserve. Which is why today's Deposit of the Week comes to us from student Tessaly Jen.

Special Collections, Barchas Room

Once again, it is brought to our attention the unique treasures that are housed in the Libraries’ Special Collections department and its equally treasured staff members.

For months Ilias Chrissochoidis, a Stanford alumnus and Continuing Studies lecturer, frequented SUL's Special Collections department. It wasn't until recently that staff members were pleasantly surprised to find out the results of those visits.

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