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The Stanford Historical Society is the gateway to a rich array of historical content produced by the Historical Society and other organizations for the purposes of education and research. New content is added continuously. Visit the pages below to explore Stanford's multifaceted history. And we hope you would consider becoming a member or making a donation to support our continued efforts to create this rich content.

Image: Speakers for the program, Creating World-Class Computer Science at Stanford: 60 Years of Innovation. (From left) Alex Aiken (moderator), Donald E. Knuth, Edward A. Feigenbaum, Nils J. Nilsson, and Mehran Sahami. (credit: Sunny Scott)

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Sandstone & Tile

Articles about Stanford history and news about the Society and the University Archives.

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From left: John Etchemendy, Condoleezza Rice, John Hennessy

Oral History

The institutional history of the university through interviews with faculty, staff, and alumni.

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Historical Resources

Additional resources for learning about Stanford University history.

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