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University Archives now on iTunesU

The University Archives is pleased to announce its presence on Stanford iTunesU. Come check out a small collection of alumni stories from 2008 conducted by the Stanford Historical Society as part of its Oral History Program: http://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/stanford-alumni-stories-project/id55....


University Archives now on HistoryPin

The University Archives is pleased to announce its presence on HistoryPin. In addition to mapping our historical photos, we're currently developing a tour of the Stanford Mausoleum for Founder's Day on October 7th. Come check us out at: http://www.historypin.com/channels/view/10668143/.


University Archives now on Pinterest

The University Archives is pleased to announce its presence on Pinterest. Come check us out at: http://pinterest.com/stanfordarchive/.


Muybridge's Horse in Motion (1878-1879)

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Horse in Motion

Animation made from one of Muybridge's famous photographic studies of motion. Original images from:
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. The attitudes of animals in motion: a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performing various movements; executed at Palo Alto, California, in 1878 and 1879: [San Francisco], 1881


Muybridge's Man Walking a Pig (1878-1879)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/suldpg/7679312332/
Animation created from:
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. The attitudes of animals in motion: a series of photographs illustrating the consecutive positions assumed by animals in performing various movements; executed at Palo Alto, California, in 1878 and 1879: [San Francisco], 1881


Stanford Olympians/Making Olympic History: On View Now at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

Do you have Olympic Fever? Did you know that thirty-nine Stanford athletes will compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games?

On view now at the Arrillaga Alumni center are two exhibits to help satisfy your hunger for all things Olympics.

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"Stanford Olympians" contains profiles of all thirty-nine Stanford athletes competing at the current London games.

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"Making Olympic History" features materials from the Stanford University Archives and includes: scrapbooks, photographs, and memorabilia from several previous Stanford Olympians; original materials from Olympic track and field final trials held at the Stanford Stadium in 1932 and 1960; and materials from the 1984 Olympic soccer matches, which were held at Stanford Stadium.


7 Archives Image Collections Added to iStanford

Mitt RomneyThe University Archives added seven new image collections to it's iStanford presence. Included are:

Morley Baer Photos of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (13 images)
Albert Brooks Cox Photos of the 1906 Earthquake (13 images)
Post-1906 Earthquake Demolition Photographs (40 images)
Sit-In Counter Demonstration (featuring Mitt Romney) Photographs (14 images)
Stanford Student Demonstration Photos (83 images)


Max V. Mathews Papers: Audio Digitization Underway

Earlier this year, the University Archives (via Jerry McBride, Head Librarian of the Music Library) acquired the archives of the late electronic music pioneer Max V. Mathews, including papers, digital files, and audio recordings. A finding aid to the collection is available via the Online Archive of California.


Stanford University Website Collection: Updated Finding Aid Available

The Stanford University Archives recently published an updated finding aid to its collection of University web sites. Currently the collection includes captures of over 500 sites on the stanford.edu domain, totalling about 400 gigabytes of content.


Singing Songs and Playing Games

June brings about the end of our academic year, and this year, classes literally ended on a high note.
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