In 1905, Jane Stanford died of strychnine poisoning while traveling in Hawaii. Books such as The Mysterious Death of Jane Stanford by Robert Cutler (2003) and, most recently, Who Killed Jane Stanford? by Richard White (2022) explore the suspicious circumstances of her death by examining archival records and surviving documents, many of which are here in the Stanford collections.
Blog topic: Events
*** UPDATE *** June 1, 2022 *** UPDATE ***
Unfortunately, the llamas will not be able to join us for the De-Stress Fest at Green Library on Thursday, but we're happy to announce that another group of furry friends will be available. Be sure to stop by the Green Library patio area and visit with the dogs from P.A.W.S. beginning at 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 2nd.
Boba tea, DIY calming jars, Ice cream, Dogs, Moon Pies, and more! You don't want to miss this!
Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch Global Conversations, a new series of talks, lectures, and seminars focusing on the benefits and fragility of freedom.
Earth Day 2022 is Friday, April 22nd!
The Branner Earth Sciences Library has partnered with Stanford Earth, Stanford Earth Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Stanford Environmental Justice Group to celebrate Earth Day!
Public talk by Visiting Fellow Lauri Mälksoo: Non-Recognition of Illegal Annexations: Will the Rule of International Law Hold?
Non-Recognition of Illegal Annexations: Will the Rule of International Law Hold?
Public talk by Lauri Mälksoo, Professor of International Law, University of Tartu in Estonia
Thursday, January 20, 2022
The last assigment from the Couture Culture class was to create an exhibition in the library vitrines with plates from Bowes Art & Architecture Library's extensive collection of early French deluxe edition fashion journals.
One night only! Do not miss this experimental film extravaganza!
Stanford Department of Art & Art History presents Stan Brakhage: Triple Vision, a film installation showcasing a recent acquisition by the Bowes Art & Architecture Library.