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Rally the Resistance Rally, 2017
Stanford Prison Experiment
Stanford University by Edward M. Farmer, 1934
Stanford family
Stanford Arts Institute
The horse in motion
Gaieties, 2008
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Stanford Powwow, 2006
Cornerstone laying, 1887
ReMix 2007
Rose Bowl--1971, Jim Plunkett
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COVID-19 Community Archiving Project

Records of your experience will support current and future students, faculty, and others who will want to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted our community and transformed our work and lives.

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Spotlight at Stanford: University Archives

These online exhibits showcase materials from the Stanford University Archives, including photographs, audiovisual materials, publications, and maps and architectural drawings.

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Latinaox at Stanford exhibit preview

New exhibit on the history of the Latina/o/x community at Stanford

September 20, 2021
by Mario Pamplona

The Stanford Archives is ecstatic to announce that a new Spotlight exhibit on the history of Latina/o/x community at Stanford is available for public viewing. This exhibit builds on the LibGuide published last year which identified primary and secondary sources about the history of the Chicana/o-Latina/o-Latinx community at Stanford University.

Eli Waldman

Guest Blogger: Summer Intern Eli Waldman

September 20, 2021
by Emma Frothingham

As a freshman who didn’t get to experience any Stanford campus and community life this past year, I arrived on campus in June hoping to immerse myself in everything Stanford--past and present. My internship with the Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program certainly helped me accomplish this.

Guest blogger: Summer Intern Sol Martinez

September 1, 2021
by Hanna Ahn

I am excited to share that the John J. Johnson papers are now available for research through the University Archives. John J. Johnson (1912-2004) served as a professor of Latin American history at Stanford from 1946 to 1977, and continued to contribute to the field through research publications, journal editorship, teaching, and mentorship long after his retirement. This collection represents the latter part of Johnson’s career.

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