Blog topic: New acquisitions

New antiquarian acquisition for music special collections

Virgin and Child with St. Anne (detail)
February 10, 2023
by Ray Heigemeir

Guest post by Christina Kim

Virgin and Child with St. Anne (1584) is a recent aquisition that complements the Encomium musices set of engravings.

New Adam Matthew database content: Primary source materials for British and world history

Screenshot of Colonial Caribbean
September 20, 2022
by Benjamin Lee Stone

Stanford Libraries have acquired eight new databases published by Adam Matthew and sourced from material from the National Archives UK and the British Library: 

Colonial Caribbean: CO Files from The National Archives, UK 

East India Company: India Office Records from the British Library, 1599-1947 [three new modules listed below]

Module III: Series G. Factory Records for China, Japan and the Middle East, 1596-1870

Digital editions of Booker T. Washington Papers and Frederick Law Olmsted Papers available online through Rotunda Press

Images of Booker T. Washington and Frederick Law Olmsted Papers, Rotunda Press
June 21, 2022
by Benjamin Lee Stone

Stanford Libraries recently acquired two new titles in the American History Collection published by Rotunda (University of Virginia Press): The Booker T. Washington Papers and the Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted.  These digital editions offer fully searchable online versions of these two essential documentary editions.

DocuNight streaming service

Screenshot of DocuNight website
June 3, 2022
by Kioumars Ghereghlou

DocuNight is now accessible for use by Stanford students, faculty, and staff. This is the first streaming service we have added to Stanford Libraries’ Middle East collections. To access the service, you just need to click on the “Sign In” link in the top right corner and choose “Stanford University” from the “Select Your Institute” dropdown.

Shahrokh Meskoob Archive and Publication of Edited Volume

May 16, 2022
by C. Ryan Perkins

In October of 2020, Stanford Libraries and the Hamid and the Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies held a one day conference and published an online digital exhibit focused on the Iranian writer and intellectual, Shahrokh Meskoob (1924-2005).