Notable collections

KZSU Project South

KZSU Project South Interviews

Transcripts and audio recordings of interviews with Civil Rights workers in the South recorded by Stanford students during the summer of 1965.

Eadweard Muybridge Photographs

This collection includes original Muybridge glass plate negatives and prints, as well as modern day copy prints of his photographs. Original materials, 1872-1880, include images of the Stanfords' residences in Sacramento and San Francisco, other unidentified estates, and two printed cards from his horse in motion series, 1878. Images represented by copy prints include Canadian Pacific Railway, Indians, San Francisco, Oakland, and several Central America photographs.

Edward A. Feigenbaum, circa 1970s

Edward A. Feigenbaum Papers

Primarily concerns his work in artificial intelligence at Stanford University.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Hanna House Collection

Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, photographs, and other records relating to the planning, design and construction of the campus home of Professor and Mrs. Paul R. Hanna designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

"Lunar Vehicle Remote Control" (n.d.): still from the earliest film in Stanford Collections showing a prototype lunar rover

History of Artificial Intelligence

Streaming audio and video of a variety of events and activities from Stanford, Silicon Valley, and the larger artificial intelligence community.

Jane Stanford

Jane Stanford Papers

Documents the founding and administration of Stanford University, along with her personal and social affairs.

John McCarthy

John McCarthy Papers

Materials pertaining to McCarthy's research and his teaching at Stanford and MIT.

Leland Stanford, 1824-1893.

Leland Stanford Papers

Materials relating to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, Stanford's political career, business and financial interests, and the founding and construction of Stanford University.

Law School

Morley Baer Photographs

Photographs of Stanford University buildings done by Baer for the architects for the University.

Philip G. Zimbardo

Philip G. Zimbardo Papers

Research and teaching files, professional files and correspondence, audiovisual materials, professional papers, and materials documenting the Stanford Prison Experiment.

John Perry & Ken Taylor

Philosophy Talk

Philosophy Talk is a talk radio program co-hosted by Stanford professors John Perry and Ken Taylor.

1971 Rose Bowl program

Stanford Football Game Programs

Stanford football game program covers, 1892-2013.

Stanford family

Stanford Historical Photograph Collection

More than 16,000 images documenting Stanford University and its founders.

Jing Lyman

Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program Interviews

Explores the institutional history of Stanford, with an emphasis on the tranformative post-WWII period.


Stanford University Architectural Drawings Collection

Drawings of campus buildings and other properties owned by the university and faculty.

Campus planning

Stanford University Audio Collection

Audio recordings of Stanford events and activities.

Stanford University Map Collection

Maps of campus, other lands owned by Jane and Leland Stanford or the University, and adjacent communities.

Bruce Connor, Three Films

Stanford University Poster Collection

Documents academic and student life, including athletics, drama, lectures, films, musical events, organizations, dances, parties and other social events, and political activities.

Stanford songs

Stanford University Publications

Online access to selected catalogs and administrative publications of Stanford University published between 1891 and 2001.

Television in classrooms

Stanford University Video Collection

Video recordings documenting Stanford University events, 1934- .

William Shockley

William Shockley Papers

Professional and personal papers documenting research on transistors and electronics; genetic influences on intelligence; and science education.