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Sandstone & Tile

Sandstone & Tile contains articles about Stanford history as well as news about Stanford Historical Society activities and the Stanford University Archives. A handsomely printed and illustrated copy of each issue is mailed to all members of the society as a membership benefit. Digital copies of past issues are available via this web page.

Recent Issues

  • Jim Mock: China Boss at the Stanfords’ Palo Alto Farm | Julie Cain
  • Planting the Seeds of Race and Ethnic Studies on the Farm: The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity | Al Camarillo
  • Rocking the Boat: Student Governance & Activism Evolves, 1960–1966 (Exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming book Stanford’s Wallace Sterling: Portrait of a Presidency, 1949–1968)|Roxanne Nilan and Cassius Kirk
  • Stanford in the Last 125 Years | Karen Bartholomew and Roxanne Nilan
  • Membership Roster, 2020-2021
  • Financial Summary, 2020-2021
  • The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Look Back after 50 Years | Philip Zimbardo, Paul Costello
  • A Steeple of Excellence: The Architecture of Hoover Tower | Sapna Marfatia
  • Stanford in the Last 125 Years | Karen Bartholomew and Roxanne Nilan
  • From the President, 2020-2021 | Geoffrey Cox