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March 28, 2019 | Stanford News
[This article was originally written by Kate Chesley and published by Stanford News Service on March 28, 2019.] Years from now, when historians piece together the story of Stanford, they may be listening to the tales of faculty, staff, students and alumni rather than reading them.
February 01, 2019
Stanford undergraduate and graduate students are invited to seek the 2019 Stanford Historical Society Beyers' Prize for Excellence in Historical Writing. The prize aims to increase awareness of the University’s history through the use of the University Archives and other sources. The Society also...
February 01, 2019
The Oral History Program is seeking a summer intern for 2019. Stanford undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply. More information and details on how to apply are available at https://historicalsociety.stanford.edu/oral-history-program-summer-intern
Susan Ward Schofield, ’66, an accomplished oral historian and a chief force in the revitalization and growth of the Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program since 2006, is the recipient of the inaugural Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award for excellence in the...
October 23, 2018 | Stanford News
[This article was originally written by Kate Chesley and published by Stanford News Service on October 23, 2018.] When Leland Stanford lifted a silver hammer at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869, and symbolically drove the last spike in the First Transcontinental Railroad track, he did...

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