The Future of Archives

Stanford History Archival Workshop (SHAW) presents a half-day symposium this Friday, April 6. All events take place in the History Department (Bldg 200), Room 307. 10:00-11:30am   Using archives: Perspectives from scholars beyond History Hannah Doherty, English, Stanford University Allie Kelly, Anthropology, Stanford University Amalia Kessler, Law School, Stanford University (comment) Sarah Sussman, Stanford Libraries (chair) (30-minute break; lunch […]

Stanford Archives and Special Collections

A recent article in the Stanford Daily (“Digging up history”, by Arushi Jain, appeared in print on February 7, 2012) highlights student projects using the Stanford archives that include collections about student, staff, and faculty life; administrative history; and the Stanford family. Undergraduates have an opportunity to study the Stanford community from a historic perspective, […]

Reading in the Archives: The History and Methods of Paleography

Welcome to the new blog linked to the Stanford History Archival Workshop. Over the next few months we will collect information here about working with, in, or on archives. Our first event on reading historic documents featured a presentation by David A. Jordan of the Stanford Libraries. Jordan presented materials from the latest publications about […]