Spotlight at Stanford Digital showcases for research and teaching

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.

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

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

Digital Forma Urbis Romae

Digital Forma Urbis Romae

The Forma Urbis Romae, or Severan Marble Plan of Rome is an enormous map, measuring ca. 18.10 x 13 meters (ca. 60 x 43 feet), that was carved between 203-211 CE and

Arthur Tress Photograph Collection

Arthur Tress Photograph Collection

A Stanford Libraries Special Collections Exhibition

One of the most renowned and innovative photographers of his generation, Tress’s work explores a world that is rich with implication and fantasy. Continually seeking

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.

Stanford University Syllabi

Stanford University Syllabi

Stanford University syllabi, 2007-2016.

Service-Learning History Project

Service-Learning History Project

This archive contains audio and video recordings from two meetings of service-learning practitioners (The Wingspread Meeting 1995; and, The Gathering 2017) reflecting

Office of Strategic Services Maps

Office of Strategic Services Maps

The Office of Strategic Services was created during World War II in order to gather intelligence in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. Thousands of maps were made to

Amos Gitai

Amos Gitai

Film Archive

Israeli filmmaker, Amos Gitai, is known for his work on themes related to the Arab-Israeli conflict and the Holocaust. This exhibit showcases the Amos Gitai film

The Baltic Way

The Baltic Way

History and Culture in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania 1918–2018

This online exhibit is based on a physical exhibit that celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Baltic countries and was displayed in Cecil H. Green Library in 2018.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Fire insurance maps are produced to provide information to insurers about the composition and use of buildings in order to provide correct underwriting of policies.

"The First Hebrew City"

"The First Hebrew City"

Early Tel Aviv through the Eyes of the Eliasaf Robinson Collection

The Jewish settlement that became the city of Tel Aviv was established in 1909. Almost everything in this collection dates from before 1948, the year that the State of

Stanford Oral History Collections

Stanford Oral History Collections

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

Stanford Athletics

Stanford Athletics

Exhibit documenting the storied history of Stanford Athletics.

Stanford Community Centers

Stanford Community Centers

Exhibit documenting the history of community centers at Stanford.

The Stanford Family

The Stanford Family

Exhibit documenting the Stanford family, including materials created by Leland, Jane, and Leland, Jr., as well as Charles Lathrop and Thomas Welton Stanford.

Barry L. Ruderman Conference on Cartography Exhibits

Barry L. Ruderman Conference on Cartography Exhibits

Maps and atlases curated by the conference speakers on exhibit at the David Rumsey Map Center

The Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography occurs every other year, beginning in 2017. The conference speakers curate a physical exhibit on view at the

Medieval Collections at Stanford

Medieval Collections at Stanford

Resources for Research and Teaching

This Spotlight Exhibition features objects and manuscripts in Stanford Collections that illuminate the history and culture of the medieval world, especially in Europe

The Burke Collection of Early Italian Miniatures

The Burke Collection of Early Italian Miniatures

A selection of objects from the Burke Collection exhibit in the Field Room, Green Library

Barry Lawrence Ruderman Map Collection

Barry Lawrence Ruderman Map Collection

A growing collection of digital scans from the late 1400s to the 1950s.

Stanford Photos

Stanford Photos

Photograph collections in the University Archives documenting Stanford.

Queer @ Stanford

Queer @ Stanford

Exhibit documenting the history of queer students at Stanford.

R. Buckminster Fuller Collection

R. Buckminster Fuller Collection

Architect, Systems Theorist, Designer, and Inventor

The R. Buckminster Fuller Collection contains over 1,400 linear feet of personal and professional papers, manuscripts, drawings, blueprints, audio and video recordings,

Activism @ Stanford

Activism @ Stanford

Photographs, audiovisual materials, posters, and ephemera documenting activism at Stanford.

Stanford in the News

Stanford in the News

Photographs, audio and video recordings, and newspapers created by the Stanford News Service.

Project South

Project South

This collection contains transcribed meetings and interviews with Civil Rights workers in the South recorded by several Stanford students affiliated with the campus

Matt Kahn Papers

Matt Kahn Papers

Exhibit documenting the life and career of Matt Kahn, Professor of Art at Stanford. Exhibit materials include professional files, teaching files (including lectures),

Hume Center for Writing & Speaking

Hume Center for Writing & Speaking

Stanford University

A digital archive created on 15th Anniversary of the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking to preserve the history of the Center.

Copyright Renewals

Copyright Renewals

A searchable index of the copyright renewal records for books published in the US between 1923 and 1963.

The Monterey Jazz Festival Collection

The Monterey Jazz Festival Collection

Archive of the world's longest running jazz festival

This site provides historical information about the Monterey Jazz Festival, one of the premiere jazz institutions in the world, and information about the recordings

Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

Joint Committee on Atomic Energy

The Joint Committee on Atomic Energy was established by the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 and existed from 1946 to 1977. It was created to "make continuing studies of the

GATT Digital Library 1947 - 1994

GATT Digital Library 1947 - 1994

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

This exhibit provides access to documents and information of and about the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), an organization that promoted international

Collecting in Life and Death

Collecting in Life and Death

The Curatorial Legacy of Leland Stanford Jr.

Leland Stanford Jr., only son of Governor and railroad tycoon Leland Stanford Sr. and heiress Jane Lathrop Stanford, died suddenly in 1884, just shy of his 16th

Jarndyce 19th Century Novel Collection

Jarndyce 19th Century Novel Collection

A demonstration exhibit for full text and content search

This exhibit showcases one of the the ways in which Stanford Libraries currently supports full text and content search, using a small sub-set of digitized books from