By curating university archives and digital materials, Stanford librarians reveal the diverse history of the student experience on campus.
Stanford’s first major student demonstration occurred during the so-called “Liquor Rebellion.” In 1908, 300 students marched to rebel against a new alcohol ban on campus.
A suspension letter, addressed to a student who partook in the Liquor Rebellion, is one of thousands of archival treasures on display at a new exhibition at Green Library celebrating Stanford’s 125th anniversary. Drawing on a trove of photos, fliers and student publications from the past, Stanford Stories from the Archives: 1891-2016 showcases the unique history of student life on the Farm. (read more)