Hennessy, Etchemendy look back on 16 years of leadership at Stanford
The Stanford Historical Society hosted an event for former President John Hennessy and former Provost John Etchemendy to reflect on the challenges, strategies, and fond memories.
February 13, 2023
Stanford Oral History Program Summer Interns
Makeda Barr-Brown describes the student interns' contributions to the historical record of the Stanford Libraries and shares their reflections and the lessons learned.
September 15, 2022
Guest Blogger: Summer Intern Eli Waldman
I was able to document and archive monumental parts of Stanford history during the Vietnam War Era and the COVID-19 pandemic without ever having been on campus.
September 20, 2021
Guest Blogger: Summer Intern Sol Martinez
Perhaps the greatest discovery made during the internship was that of John J. Johnson’s unpublished manuscript titled Foreign Images of the U.S.: 1860-1992: A Cartoon History.
September 01, 2021
Internships for Hands-On History
A silver lining of the pandemic was the ability to engage a whole cohort of interns, spread across the country, in the effort of documenting the many aspects of Stanford history.
August 01, 2021
Stanford University COVID-19 Oral History Project
The sense that we are experiencing a major historical event is truly and intensely palpable, and there are many stories that we need to share with future generations.
April 22, 2020
Guest Blogger: Summer Intern Zoe Wallace
I also now know the significance of oral history. I think most of the time we take stories for granted until they’re no longer available.
September 24, 2019
Stanford’s Oral History Program celebrates its 500th interview
The 500th interview features Kathy Ku, who retired in 2018 after serving nearly four decades in Stanford's Office of Technology Licensing.
March 28, 2019
Susan W. Schofield receives inaugural oral history award
Schofield has conducted many interviews and edited many more oral history transcripts, while also shepherding the conceptualization and development of new oral history projects.
December 21, 2018