Andrei Voznesenskii was one of the foremost poets of post-Stalinist Russia. The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, photograph, personal files, media materials, writings about him, and ephemera.
A collection of collections, originating from one of the most extensive private libraries of materials related to the Baha'i Faith, includes thousands of books, letters, newspaper clippings, photographs and early Baha’i publications from many countries and in various languages, from Urdu to Japanese to Greenlandic.
Bob Arnold was a popular music historian and collector in Albany, California. His collection consists of his research and correspondence, and includes scrapbooks, program notes, interviews on cassette, and compilations on open reel tape drawn from his music collection. Perhaps his most successful project was about a 1930s jazz singer named Midge Williams.
Chinese comic books (连环画) are a popular medium to entertain and to educate the public in China. The collection contains about 300 comic books, the majority published after 1949, from 50s to 70s and during the Cultural Revolution.
Over his lifetime, Denis Condon (1933-2012) amassed a collection of over 7500 piano rolls and ten instruments. The collection contains rolls of important composers of the period, all playing their own works.
Collection includes original Muybridge glass plate negatives and prints, as well as modern day copy prints of his photographs. Original materials include images of the Stanfords' residences in Sacramento and San Francisco, and two printed cards from his horse in motion series.
Florence Underwood studied with Darius Milhaud at Mills College in the 1940s. The collection consists primarily of her written music and the research she conducted to write the music. In addition, scrapbooks, personal, and legal papers make up a portion of the collection.
George Antheil was an avant-garde composer and pianist whose performances caused riots. The collection consists of George Antheil's correspondence. All but one of the letters are photocopies; the dates range from 1920 to 1959.
Papers and recordings from American conductor and composer Gerhard Samuel (1924-2008), particularly from his years conducting the Oakland Symphony, Minneapolis Symphony, and University of Cincinnati Philharmonia Orchestra.
Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, photographs, and other records relating to the planning, design and construction of the campus home of Professor and Mrs. Paul R. Hanna designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Philip C. C. Huang and Kathryn Bernhardt are Professors of Chinese History at UCLA who, over 25 years of research and teaching, amassed a unique collection of legal and administrative documents reproduced from Chinese archives.
The James Schwabacher Collection consists of sound recordings, correspondence, scores, scrapbooks, clippings, programs, teaching material and other papers from San Francisco philanthropist and lyric tenor James Schwabacher.
There have been many publications related to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, but among the most poignant are the efforts of authors to explain this incident to children. Stanford is currently building a collection of these materials.
A large collection of prints from the 17th through the mid-20th century, including souvenir images of temple-shrine complexes and other destinations, illustrating cultural changes as well as improvements in printing technology.
Tape recordings of the Happy Jazz Band and the Jim Cullum Jazz Band covering over 30 years of the band's performances. The collection also contains performances by other noteworthy performers including Jack Teagarden and Bobby Hackett.
Brodsky was a Russian and American poet and essayist, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987. The collection includes correspondence with the Katilius family; draft and published poems; drawings; and photographs.
The Judith Rosen Collection consists of unpublished recordings of performances, lectures, and radio programs concerning classical music, focusing on twentieth century composition, as well as women musicians and composers.
The Kronos Quartet has donated part of its collection of chamber music to the Music Library. Some scores are integrated into the general scores collection; a large part of the collection has been inventoried and is stored off site.
Leigh Ortenburger was an American mountaineer and photographer. He wrote the classic mountaineering guidebook, A Climber's Guide to the Teton Range. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, photographs, and negatives.
Lucie King Harris was an arts patron, a philanthropist, and an ardent horsewoman. The Lucie King Harris Books for Music Fund was the first endowed fund in Music at Stanford University. This collection of piano/vocal and solo piano music belonging to Lucie King Harris.
Over 2000 titles published during in the 1940s and 1950s, held by few (if any) other libraries in the world. Important primary sources for scholars of the 20th century, the titles cover topics such as colonial territories, nuclear radiation, communism, labor, industrial mobilization, agriculture.
This collection documents the life and career of the Russian poet. It contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, audio material, photographs, drawings and paintings, newspaper clippings, and printed materials.
The personal archive of Latvian American pastor, author, bibliophile and collector Richards Zariņš (1913-2006) contains his personal papers and the records of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church of New York.
Papers pertain primarily to topics in physics and include notes, overhead transparencies from his lectures, reprints, articles, memos, proposals, correspondence, charts, drawings, notebooks, and audiovisual materials. Subjects include electric dipole moment, diode lasers, and dye lasers; there are some materials pertaining to departmental matters.