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May 31, 2021
"A triple redwood frond slipped" describes in heraldic terms the symbolic redwood frond found in all of Stanford's heraldry.  Inspired by this image, Stanford Historical Society will be updating one of the symbols it uses to represent the organization in the coming months. The imagery of this...
May 31, 2021
A new Spotlight exhibit on John W. Gardner provides a glimpse at his life and distinguished career in public service, as well as his time at Stanford as a student, trustee, professor, and mentor.
May 28, 2021
The Stanford Historical Society (SHS) members enthusiastically elected five new members to the society’s Board of Directors on May 13, 2021.
May 25, 2021
The past issues of Sandstone & Tile, a regular publication of the Stanford Historical Society (SHS), are now preserved in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) and available for access and full-text search via Searchworks, Stanford Libraries’ online catalog, and via Spotlight at Stanford...
February 25, 2021
The SHS Oral History Program has recently launched the Disability at Stanford Oral History Project in cooperation with a group of Stanford alumni. The project aims to document the personal histories of Stanford students, staff, faculty, and alums with disabilities and how those experiences shaped...