Upcoming Program

SHS 40th Annual Members’ Meeting & Reception
The Department of Art & Art History: Past, Present and Future

May 17, 2016 | Tuesday
4:30 - 5:00pm Annual Members’ Meeting
5:05 - 6:30pm Featured Program
(Open to the public, SHS members will have priority in registration)
Members' Reception to follow

Through reminiscences of her many years working with Stanford’s leaders in the arts, Mona Duggan will take us back to the time when the Department of Art and Stanford Museum were joined, and will touch on the milestones that have set the stage for the current renaissance of the arts on campus. Alexander Nemerov will speak about the present and future state of the Department of Art and Art History in its new home, the McMurtry Building.

Mona Duggan, Deputy Director Emerita, Cantor Arts Center

Alexander Nemerov, Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities, and Chair, Department of Art and Art History

RSVP requested (Registration will begin April 15, 2016)


Sandstone & Tile, Fall 2015
Volume 39, Number 3

S&T Fall 2015, Vol 39, No 3

In this Issue
Hopkins Marine Station: A Century of Research and Environmental Change
A History of Stanford’s Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve
Stanford through the Century
SHS Membership Roster
SHS 2014–2015 Financial Summary
Upcoming Society Activities
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Recent Programs Now Available Online

Camp Fremont: Stanford’s World War I Battlefield Stanford iTunes Download

Membership Spotlight
Stanford Historical Society Membership

To join or renew your membership, use Stanford University's Make a gift now link. You can also use this link to give a gift membership or to make an additional contribution to SHS.

Click on the "Continue" button on the linked page. Enter the amount of your membership in the amount box on the next page, and under "Special Instructions/Other Designation" indicate the membership level you are choosing. If it is a gift membership, please indicate as such and provide the recipient's name and address in the "Special Instructions/Other Designation" field. Follow remaining directions on the site to complete your credit card transaction.

Publications Update
Stanford Street Names: A Pocket Guide. Revised and Updated

Why does Stanford have streets named Electioneer,
Lasuen, Charles Marx, Olmsted, and Santa Teresa?
A revised and updated pocket guide to Stanford streets tells all

If you have ever wondered about these or other street names on the Stanford campus, you have a kindred spirit in Stanford professor Richard W. Cottle.

The book is available for $9.95 (plus $0.87 sales tax for CA residents and $4.00 shipping and handling fee per book) from the Stanford Historical Society, P.O. Box 20028, Stanford, CA 94309 or at the Stanford Bookstore. 

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