The Society supports an active publications program which includes a serial publication, Sandstone & Tile, an "Occasional Publications" series of essays, and books of broad interest.

Sandstone & Tile

Sandstone & Tile contains articles about Stanford history as well as news about society activities and the University archives. The current issue is mailed, free of charge, to all members of the Society, and available on this web site.

Recent Issues:

Sandstone & Tile, Vol 37, No 3, Fall 2013Sandstone & Tile, Vol 37, No 2, Spring/Summer 2013 Sandstone & Tile, Winter 2013, Volume 37, No 1 Sandstone & Tile, Fall 2012, Volume 36, Number 3 Sandstone & Tile, Spring/Summer 2012, Volume 36, Number 2               

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All Issues (from Volume 1 No. 1)

Index (Volumes 1-9 only)

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Occasional Publications

Occasional Publications produced by the Society are in-depth historical essays covering a wide range of specialized topics authored by Stanford faculty, members of the Society and other friends of the University. Two of these have been reproduced in full for this web site:


Several books, including a biography of Stanford's fourth president, Donald B. Tresidder, have been published and more are in the planning stage. Recent publications that are available for purchase include:

Trees cover Streets cover Houses I cover  
Houses III cover Houses IV cover House Cover V Historicy House VI 

To order books, please send your request and check to Stanford Historical Society, PO Box 20028, Stanford, CA 94309. For more information, please call (650) 725-3332, or send e-mail to

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