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Oral History Projects

Groups of women students in a folksinging group
Interviews with Stanford alumni about their student days and life after Stanford.
Students in line as they receive diplomas at 1957 commencement ceremony
Interviews with members of the Stanford graduating class of 1957 conducted during their fiftieth reunion weekend in 2007. Topics include Stanford student life and traditions during the 1950s, residence halls, memorable Stanford faculty and visitors, favorite Stanford moments, and reflections on...
Image of art students at easels in Quad. 1950s
Interviews with members of the Stanford graduating class of 1958 conducted during their fiftieth reunion weekend in 2008. Topics include Stanford student life and traditions during the 1950s, residence halls, memorable Stanford faculty and visitors, favorite Stanford moments, and reflections on...
The collection contains interviews with four Stanford athletes who have been inducted into Stanford's Athletic Hall of Fame. The interviews were conducted in 2010 by Jim Rutter.
The Stanford Athletics Oral History Project examines the evolution of Stanford University’s athletic program since the 1960s. It aims to document the program's journey from “good to great,” identify individual contributors and institutional decisions contributing to program growth, and situate...
Interviews with community members who have witnessed change over time at Stanford.
Stanford faculty in regalia walking through arches
Life histories of Stanford faculty members from across the university. Topics include family background and early life, undergraduate and graduate education, pre-Stanford career, coming to Stanford, research, teaching, university service, and more.
Main Quad Arches
Reflections on family, career, academia, and life at Stanford from spouses of Stanford faculty members.
The crest of the Founding Grant Society, which is composed of intertwined script letters "LSJ" on top of a shield-like emblem
Interviews with members of the Founding Grant Society, an organization that recognizes individuals who provide support for Stanford in their wills, trusts, or other planned gifts. Interviews explore narrators' sense of connection to the university, their most memorable Stanford experiences, the...

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