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195 items
Sound recording
1.75 linear feet.
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This collection of oral history interviews pertaining to Stanford’s history contains audio recordings and transcripts of interviews.
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Archive/Manuscript
1.75 linear feet
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Audio and video tapes of annual meetings and public presentations on various topics in Stanford's history, including the museum, the Western CIV program, the human biology program, Herbert Hoover and Stanford, history of heart transplantation, overseas studies, KZSU (the student radio station), history of the endowment, and the Hoover Carillon. There are also some announcements of talks and handouts given at talks.
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2 items
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Talk delivered to the Stanford Historical Society, October 5, 1995.
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4. Stanford report [1995 - 2009]

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14 items
Newspaper
v. : ill. ; 44 cm.
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1 item
Video
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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Four Stanford Chicana and one Chicano students discuss the reasons behind their hunger strike and the emotions involved.
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1 video cassette: col; VHS.
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Ceremony marking the centennial of the founding of Stanford; includes multi-media presentation "Stanford: Portrait of a Family, " narrated by Anna M. Chavez, remarks by Richard W. Lyman, President Emeritus, and keynote address by Wallace Stegner.
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1 item
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.5 linear feet
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Collection includes video tape of the event, text of the speech by Gerhard Casper, color photographs from the event, computer printouts of the exhibit panels on display, copies of historical photographs, and an 1989 booklet on the history of HP. Speakers at the event included John Freidenrich, Morris Doyle, Gerhard Casper, David Packard, and William Hewlett. Edited into the video tape are two videos shown during the event: one piece on the science and engineering quad on campus and FOUNDERS OF THE FUTURE, about Hewlett and Packard and their involvement with Stanford.
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5296 items
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4 linear ft.
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Color slides taken by professional photographer Art Streiber, many of which were used in Stanford publications, particularly those of the Department of Athletics. The majority of the images are of football games, players, coaches, and fans. Other sports include tennis, swimming, water polo, gymnastics, baseball, basketball, and track, including a series on track coach Brooks Johnson. Other subjects include the 1987 Cornerstone Weekend events; commencement events of 1985, 1987, and 1988; Tom Brokaw's appearance on campus, 1984; orientation events, 1986; a class held outdoors behind the Quad, 1984; activities of the Axe Committee, 1986; and the exhibition of a scale model of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on campus in 1986.
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2.25 linear feet
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Interviews conducted with professors and former students in the School of Earth Sciences: Robert G. Coleman, William R. Dickinson, John W. Harbaugh, James C. Ingle, A. Myra Keen, Mary Balch Kennedy, Konrad Krauskopf, Ronald J. P. Lyon, Edgar A. McDowell, Frank G. Miller, Benjamin M. Page, and Russell A. Pomeroy. Participants discuss their original interest in geology, what brought them to Stanford, their subsequent careers, the Stanford curriculum, development of the School of Earth Sciences, and other concerns, including student life at Stanford.
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1 item
Archive/Manuscript
1.5 linear feet
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Collection includes event materials, newsletters, publications, correspondence, and other records, primarily from the Stanford African Students Association, 1989-2010; other organizations include Association of Stanford Southern Africans, Stanford Ethiopian and Eritrean Students Association, and Stanford Nigerian Students Association. Also included are videorecordings (VHS) from Africa Week, sponsored by the Stanford African Students Association, 1996 and 1997.
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Archive/Manuscript
1 linear foot, 48 audiocassettes
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Collection includes audiocassettes, some typescript drafts and partial transcripts of tapes, press releases, and copies of the finished article published in the CAMPUS REPORT.
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36 items
Archive/Manuscript
7 linear feet
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Audio cassettes, 1981-1988, and video tapes, 1988-1992, of speakers and class discussions. Stanford administrators and faculty who spoke include Robert Street, Ray Bacchetti, Lowell Price, William Massy, John Ford, John Schwartz, Richard Lyman, Donald Kennedy, and Albert Hastorf. Also includes office files, 1979-1984, containing memoranda, correspondence, articles, class materials, text of talks, and other records.
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Image
2 boxes, 3 TB, 230,000 photographs
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Includes slides and digital photographs of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band and Dollies at Stanford University football games and other events.
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5 items
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1.25 linear feet
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Files include "A History of the Lee Emerson Bassett Toastmasters Club" by Shahid Mutjaba and Dianne Goldbach, 1980; the weekly bulletin “The Orator” 1974-1980, which includes minutes of their meetings; and VHS tapes of meetings from 1983-1986.
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[unnumbered] 1986 -1/29 to 2119 244.17 [1986]
Lee Emerson Bassett Toastmasters Club (Stanford University)
LEB #1 1983 -2-9 to 3-23 244.1 [1983]
Lee Emerson Bassett Toastmasters Club (Stanford University)
LEB #2 1983 -3-23 to 4-6 244.2 [1983]
Lee Emerson Bassett Toastmasters Club (Stanford University)
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Digital content
145 items
Archive/Manuscript
4 linear feet (318 audiocassettes)
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The oral history interviews in the SOHP collection are carefully planned historical documents which we hope will serve a wide range of scholarly interests. Five additional sets of oral history interviews are listed separately: a set of interviews with members of the early Aurora newspaper collection; a set of interviews with participants in Stanford's Community Committee for International Students (CCIS); a set of interviews conducted by Joan Bromberg of the American Institute of Physics for the Laser History Project; a set of interviews with graduates of the Stanford School of Nursing; a set of interviews with Stanford-associated "Silicon Valley" scientists (a component of the Stanford and the Silicon Valley Project); and a set of interviews with family and friends of Dr. Reid Newell, professor in the School of Medicine.
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Fishman, Joshua [1997]
Fishman, Joshua
Cohen, Stanley N [1995]
Cohen, Stanley N. (Stanley Norman), 1935-
Abrams, Herbert L [1990]
Abrams, Herbert L.
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14 items
Archive/Manuscript
1 linear foot
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These papers were largely collected by Marjorie Shuer and include video tapes, audio tapes, and research notes from an oral history project; and miscellaneous correspondence, questionnaires, clippings, and memorabilia. The video tapes are interviews with Joseph H. Ruetz, Athletic Director at Stanford University from 1972 to 1978, and with Rosamond Clarke Bacon and Paula Burr, both members of the class of 1930 and active in student athletics; the audio tapes include interviews with Richard Lyman, Stanford University President during the 1970s, Shirley Schoof, Sherri Posthumous, Barbara Gelpi, Myra Strober, Jing Lyman, and Iris Litt. The research notes were compiled by Jennifer Dalton, Laura Hayward, and Renee Pavelski. Subjects include the strengthening and developing of women's athletics during and after the merger of the athletic and physical education departments (1972); and student and athletic experiences of the 1930s, including the Women's Athletic Association. Both Bacon and Burr discuss taking courses with Dr. Clelia Mosher. Bacon also talks about her house on campus and the removal of faculty housing during the construction of the Law School. Other items include letters to Jon Denney, 1995, from Stanford female athletes active prior to the passage of Title IX; letters to Marjorie Shuer, 1986 and 1993; two questionnaires on Stanford sports; programs from the Block S Awards honoring women athletes at Stanford, 1995; and class papers by Jennifer Dalton, Laura Hayward, and Renee Pavelski, 1995.
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Archive/Manuscript
13.5 linear feet
Office files of James V. Siena, including correspondence, memoranda and supporting documents regarding student and faculty affairs, university relations, lands and buildings, campus disruptions and personnel.
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1.5 linear feet
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Tapes (reel to reel) from the 1966 session on man and his environment include a complete set of the lectures by Hubert Marshall, political science, Robert McAfee Brown, religious studies, Donald J. Kennedy, biological sciences, and Albert J. Guerard, literature. Tapes from the 1967 session on man's self-knowledge include lectures by Paul R. Ehrlich, biology, and Lewis W. Spitz, history. Tapes from the 1973 session on China include lectures by Michael Sullivan, art, Victor Li, politics and law, Roxanne Witke, culture, and Lyman Van Slyke, history.
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Video
1 videocassette: 3/4 in.; b/w., 1 videocassette: VHS; b/w, 1 video disc.
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This film concerns the student experience at Stanford University in the mid 1960s and includes interviews with faculty and students. Subjects discussed include intellectual life at Stanford, relationships between male and female students, fraternity life, student activism and protests, the Civil Rights movement, and the 1964 presidential election. Two unnamed students who participated in Stanford's Project South are among the students interviewed. Campus locations in the film include class rooms, the Bookstore, the Computation Center, Tresidder Union, KZSU studio, White Plaza, and the Library. There is also some footage from student rallies at UC Berkeley.
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2749 items
Image
4 linear feet
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These photographs pertaining to Stanford University were selected from the morgue of the Peninsula Times-Tribune after its closing. They consist of photographs by the newspaper staff as well as photographs obtained from the Stanford News Service and other sources. The bulk of the images are from the early 1970s through 1992; there are also a few copy prints of historical photographs. Subjects include administrators, employees, faculty, buildings, campus life, commencement, construction, Hoover Institution, the Medical Center, sports, politicians and events on campus, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the Stanford Shopping Center, student life, and demonstrations.
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