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Manuscripts Division, Stanford University
Department of Special Collections, Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Fax: (650) 723-8690
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Collections with online items: 24
Physical collections: 1096
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Aguilar (Laura) papers

The Aguilar Papers and Photographs include the personal and professional materials of Laura Aguilar and occupy 2.75 linear feet. The collection traces through correspondence with mentors and friends both Aguilar's artistic development and her struggle with dyslexia. Her professional achievements...

 
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Bacon (David) photography archive

Physical materials are predominantly photographic materials: primarily prints, but also slides and negatives, of David Bacon's work as a photojournalist. A set of photographs of elementary students includes release forms from parents allowing their children's images to be used. Also...

Baldwin Locomotive Works records

This collection represents a small portion of the records of the Philadelphia steam locomotive production firm known as the Baldwin Locomotive Works. The materials include ledgers, specification books, and drawings for construction and decoration of locomotives, as well as publications...

Buenzle (Fred J.)

Manuscripts, scrapbooks, correspondence and photographs from Fred J. Buenzle (1872-1946), Chief Yeoman of the United States Navy.

 
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Comhaire-Sylvain (Suzanne) papers

The collection contains the research and writing of anthropologist Suzanne Comhaire-Sylvain, as well as material from her siblings and husband Jean Comhaire. Her papers include manuscripts with field notes; newpapers (); published and unpublished articles; photographs of Haiti and her...

 
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DeCamp (David) collection of Jamaican creole tape recordings

Small collection of audio recordings of Creole speech and song collected or recorded by linguist David DeCamp in Jamaica and Belize.

 
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Fadiman (Dorothy) / Concentric Media papers

The collection consists of materials related to the career of filmmaker, producer, author and teacher Dorothy Fadiman from 1976-2018. Papers document publicity, interviews, production, fundraising, reception of films, festival showings, and work with television, such as PBS. Also included are...

Fuller (R. Buckminster) conversations on an enigmatic genius

In 2002, to celebrate the acquisition of the Fuller archive, the Stanford University Libraries and the Stanford Humanities Laboratory launched a series of Conversations on R. Buckminster Fuller, alias "Bucky, " inventor of the Dymaxion car, the Dymaxion Dwelling Unit,...

 
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Gardiner (William Everard) transportation collection

Collection of photographs and research material concerning railroads, street cars and other public transportation in and around Oakland and Berkeley, California.

Ginsberg (Allen) Papers

Collection contains correspondence, manuscripts by Ginsberg and other poets and authors, business records, notebooks and journals, clipping files, books, periodicals, audiotapes, videotapes, photographs, and posters. Some accessions have not yet been processed.

Griffith (E.V.) papers

E.V. Griffith was a small press publisher of poetry from the 1950s into the early 1990s. He edited several little magazines, including , , and .

 
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Hershman-Leeson (Lynn) Collection of videotape interviews for Women Art Revolution

Video interviews with over 40 women artists, critics, historians, and curators by Lynn Hershman-Leeson for the film , documenting the development of the feminist art movement from the 1970s through 2008.

Hummel (R. Stuart)

The collection contains correspondence, diaries, photographs, and ephemera, documenting the Stuart and Hummel families' life and work in China as Methodist missionaries in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It also contains materials relating to R. Stuart Hummel's work...

 
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Kane (Elisha Kent) Papers

Journal, annotated sketch, photograph, silhouette, biography from book, and juvenalia. The journal is one kept by Kane during the Second Grinnell Expedition, the purpose of which was to search for Sir John Franklin. The handwritten journal dates from June 4,...

 
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Lucas (Don) collection of Mattachine Society audio recordings

1950s and 60s Audio recordings from the Mattachine Society and other gay rights organizations, including meetings, conferences, broadcasts, and other material.

 
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Marcum (John) papers

John Marcum was an Africanist scholar and political historian who published extensively on post-colonial southern Africa, especially Angola, Mozambique, and South Africa. Marcum was also involved with education and study abroad programs both in Africa and elsewhere.

Musical Acoustics Research Library (MARL)

The MARL collection is dedicated to the study of all aspects of musical acoustics. The collection, established in 1996, came about through the joint effort of the representatives of the Catgut Acoustical Society (CAS), founded by Carleen M. Hutchins and...

 
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New Dimensions Media records

570 linear feet of media (circa 6600 quarter-inch audio tapes, DATs, cassettes, minidiscs, and CDs) and 66 linear feet of archival records, including organizational files, resource files, press/promotional and mailings, photographs and slides, NEW DIMENSIONS JOURNAL and NEWSLETTER, and business...

 
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Omura (James) papers

The James M. Omura papers, 1912-1994, represent the life work of this influential Japanese American writer, journalist, and civil rights activist.

 
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Sloss (Hattie Hecht) music collection

Autograph letters and cards from musicians, singers, composers and conductors. Also postcards, autographs, and a few photographs, in English and German, and songbooks from Greenland....

Stop Aids Project records

Founded in 1984 (non-profit status attained, 1985), the STOP AIDS Project is a community-based organization dedicated to the prevention of HIV transmission among gay, bisexual and transgender men in San Francisco. Throughout its history, the STOP AIDS Project has been...

Strauss (Joseph) Bridge Plans

Original bridge plans and construction drafts. Four different bridge types are represented: Strauss direct lift bridge, Strauss trunnion draw span, Strauss trunnion bascule bridge, and Strauss vertical lift bridge.

 
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White (Amy) photograph album of the American West

Photo album from the early 1870s commemorating a trip to California with prints by Carleton Watkins, Alfred Hart, Eadweard Muybridge, and others.

Wong (H. K.) oral history collection

Collection of oral histories about the history of Chinese immigrants in the American West conducted by H. K. Wong, as well as recordings of radio programs interviewing Wong and others.