Oct 16: Archival Collections and Research at Stanford

SHAW (Stanford History Archival Workshop)



Archival Collections and Research at Stanford

Tuesday, October 16 4-5:30pm

History Department, Building 200, Room 307


Considering a career in archival or library science?

Curious about digital humanities projects at Stanford?

Interested in learning about research opportunities?

Thinking about teaching with on-campus archives?


Join us for an introduction to current research by Stanford Archivists. Topics include:

  • Archival processing technology and connecting scholars to historical evidence
  • SALT (Self Archiving Legacy Toolkit) for preserving university research
  • Stanford Daily, Hanna House, and social media archive access
  • Muse (Memories Using Email) tool for email archives
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) and California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) archives and associated research opportunities
  • Apple Computer collections at the Silicon Valley Archives
  • STOP AIDS project (community-based organization to prevent HIV transmission in SF)
  • Russian Imperial Secret Police records from Paris (1883-1917)


Invited speakers:

Drew Bourn, Historical Curator, Stanford Medical History Center, Lane Library

Peter Chan, Digital Archivist, Special Collections

Joseph Geller, Project Archivist, Stanford Libraries

Jill Golden, Archival Specialist, Hoover Institution Archives

Daniel Hartwig, University Archivist

Henry Lowood, Curator for History of Science and Technology Collections, and Film & Media Studies

Laura Williams, Project Archivist, STOP AIDS Project Records


Open to the public

Please RSVP and address questions to kmcdono2@stanford.edu


Sponsored by the Vice Provost for Graduate Education SPICE program

and the History Department.

Find out more about SHAW at archivalworkshop.wordpress.com


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