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Other Historical Resources

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In addition to the collections of the Stanford Historical Society, the resources below offer information about the rich history of Stanford University.

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Stanford University - Facts, History, Timelines

Learn basic information about Stanford and explore the inspiring history of the university.

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Special Collections and University Archives

The Special Collections and University Archives Department of Stanford University Libraries is committed to acquiring, preserving, and providing access to primary source materials that support the research needs of the Stanford community and beyond.

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Memorial Resolutions

The Stanford University Academic Secretary's Office ensures that memorial resolutions are prepared for each Stanford faculty member who was an active or emeritus member of the Academic Council when he or she died. The memorial resolutions, previously made accessible at the Society's web site, are now accessible at the Stanford University Libraries web site. If you have any questions, please contact the Assistant Academic Secretary at 650-723-4992.

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Stanford 125

Revisit the University-wide celebration of Stanford's 125th Anniversary.

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