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SHS members at the program, Walking the Farm Book Launch

Photo: Sunny Scott

The Society welcomes everyone with or without Stanford affiliation to become members. Financially supported by memberships and occasional gifts and grants, we accept membership subscriptions at any level.

*If you would like to make a donation only, please go to this page.

Membership Benefits

In addition to the satisfaction of supporting the Society's mission and activities, members receive:

  • Invitations to all SHS programs

  • Exclusive access to members-only events, and to the annual members' meeting and reception

  • Three mailed copies of Sandstone & Tile each year

  • Recognition as a donor to SHS & Stanford University

Membership is for one year. SHS is part of Stanford University, a 501(c)(3) organization. SHS membership dues are considered gifts to Stanford University and are tax-deductible. Stanford’s federal tax ID number is 94-1156365. We invite you to join us at one of the following membership levels.

Membership Categories

Current Stanford Student* $10 Sustaining Member $500
Society Member $60 Benefactor Circle $1,000
Contributing Member $150 Historian Circle $5,000
Supporting Member $250    


*Special membership offer for Stanford parents and guardians

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To join SHS, to renew your membership or to give a gift membership online, use the buttons below. The buttons will take you to Stanford University's Make A Gift page. Enter the amount of your membership in the amount box on the linked page. Under "Special Instructions/Other Designation" indicate the membership level you are choosing. If it is a gift membership, please indicate as such and provide the recipient's name and address in the "Special Instructions/Other Designation" field. Then click on the "Continue as Guest" button at the bottom of the page and follow additional directions to complete your credit card transaction.





Make out a check to Stanford University and note in the Memo section Stanford Historical Society, and mail it to:
Stanford Historical Society
PO Box 20028
Stanford, CA 94309

Current Members

Current members should contact with any changes or updates to their membership status or contact information.

Questions? Email or call 650-725-3332