Online Exhibits Notable collections showcased by Stanford librarians, archivists, and other curators
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Universe of Maps - Opening the David Rumsey Map Center

Universe of Maps - Opening the David Rumsey Map Center

This website features the inaugural exhibit from the David Rumsey Map Center.

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A Stanford Atlas

A Stanford Atlas

Maps and architectural drawings of the Stanford University campus and associated land holdings

This exhibit showcases the growth of campus using illustrative materials from several University Archives (UA) collections, including the Maps Collection, the Architect

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Images of Rome

Images of Rome

The Rodolfo Lanciani Digital Archive

The "Fondo Rodolfo Lanciani" is currently housed at the Biblioteca Nazionale di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte at Rome’s Palazzo Venezia. Assembled over the course of

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Research from Stanford University

Research from Stanford University

Data and More from Stanford's Cutting Edge Researchers

This collection includes research outputs from Stanford-associated researchers on the wide variety of topics and fields under investigation at Stanford University, incl

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The American Enlightenment

The American Enlightenment

Treasures from the Stanford University Libraries

This exhibition tells the story of how New World discoveries and ideas contributed to the Enlightenment and illustrates the transatlantic debates over issues of governm

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Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts at Stanford

Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Manuscripts at Stanford

Resources for Research and Pedagogy

The home for Stanford's digital manuscript collections and exhibits.

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Rare Music Materials at Stanford

Rare Music Materials at Stanford

This site features digitized music manuscripts, letters, and other rare music materials held in the Department of Special Collections and the Music Library.

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Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison

Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison

Project Gallery

This exhibition showcases projects documented by the Harrisons and their assistants in 70 project binders. These binders contain photographs, slides, negatives, transpa

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Herbert Matter: Modernist Photography and Graphic Design

Herbert Matter: Modernist Photography and Graphic Design

A Stanford University Special Collections Exhibition

A digital exhibit celebrating the work of Herbert Matter (1907–1984), best known for his international contributions in photography, photomontage and graphic design.

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Secret Service: Old and Young King Brady, Detectives

Secret Service: Old and Young King Brady, Detectives

A Dime Novel Series

This collection of Dime Novels provides scholars the complete text of a selective sample from one of Stanford Libraries collection's series, Secret Service.

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California as an Island in Maps

California as an Island in Maps

Maps from the Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island

California was depicted as an island on maps from 1622 until the middle of the 18th century and beyond. This collection is the most comprehensive known covering the ma

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The Bob Fitch Photography Archive

The Bob Fitch Photography Archive

Movements for Change

Movements for Change contains iconic images of the movements for civil rights and social justice by Watsonville, California photographer Bob Fitch, spanning the period

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Hanna House Collection

Hanna House Collection

Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, photographs, and other records relating to the planning, design and construction of the campus home of Professor and Mrs. Paul R.

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Warren Heckrotte Map Collection

Warren Heckrotte Map Collection

A collection of maps and books featuring landmark maps from the California Gold Rush, exploration of the western coast of North America amongst other maps from the 16th

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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection

Renaissance Exploration Map Collection

Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

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Eadweard Muybridge Collection

Eadweard Muybridge Collection

Combined holdings of Muybridge material held in Special Collections and University Archives.

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The Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers

The Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers

Work in artificial intelligence and computer science at Stanford University

The Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers collection primarily concerns his work in artificial intelligence at Stanford University and includes administrative files, corresponden

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Maps of Africa: An Online Exhibit

Maps of Africa: An Online Exhibit

A digital collection of African Maps at the Stanford University Libraries

The Maps of Africa at Stanford Libraries is a growing collection buoyed significantly by the acquisitions of the Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and Caroline Batchelor Collections

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Stanford Stories From the Archives

Stanford Stories From the Archives

This exhibit showcases 125 years of Stanford Stories, illustrated using materials from the Stanford University Archives.

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Incomparable: The Stanford Band

Incomparable: The Stanford Band

An exhibit documenting the history of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band and Dollies. Included are photographs taken by long-time Band photographer Rob

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Stanford Historical Photograph Collection

Stanford Historical Photograph Collection

The Stanford Photograph Collection contains over 16,000 images of Stanford scenes including photographs of and relating to the Stanford family, views of the campus and

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Chinese Railroad Workers Project

Chinese Railroad Workers Project

Between 1865 and 1869, thousands of Chinese migrants toiled at a grueling pace and in perilous working conditions to help construct America’s first Transcontinental Rai

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!Women Art Revolution

!Women Art Revolution

Voices of a Movement

The artists’ and critics’ interviews presented here chronicle the founding years of the feminist art movement in the 1970s. Created by artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershm

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Preventing Genocide

Preventing Genocide

Pioneers in the prevention of mass violence

Genocide need not happen ever again. This documentary explores three different genocides -- the Holocaust, the Armenian genocide, and the more recent Rwandan genocide

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The History of Artificial Intelligence

The History of Artificial Intelligence

Stanford's library collections document the history of artificial intelligence captured on film, video and audio.

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Stanford Oral History Collections

Stanford Oral History Collections

Oral history collections and interviews documenting the Stanford community and associated projects.

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"The First Hebrew City"

"The First Hebrew City"

Early Tel-Aviv through the Eyes of the Eliasaf Robinson Collection