Blog topic: Manuscripts

Jenny Lind portrait on sheet music

Manuscripts from the Jenny Lind Collection

January 30, 2020
by Ray Heigemeir

In celebration of Jenny Lind’s bicentennial, Stanford Libraries is pleased to make available to the public the manuscript scores and letters contained in the Jenny Lind Collection, one of the largest extant collections of primary source materials once belonging to Lind.

Three tourists sit in an early automobile in front of a grove of giant sequoias.

Highlights from the Gary D. and Myrna R. Lowe collection on the Big Tree of California

January 9, 2020
by Brian Bethel

Last year, I had the pleasure of processing one of the most fascinating collections I’ve had the opportunity to work on: the Gary D. and Myrna R. Lowe Collection of Big Tree materials. As the title suggests, the Lowe Collection by and large consists of photographs, prints, postcards, ephemera, pamphlets, government reports, periodicals, and souvenirs related to ‘Big Trees’ -- the original vernacular term for the awe-inspiring redwoods we know today as giant sequoia trees.

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