"Stanford: A Sentimental Journey" [videorecording] 1987


"Stanford: A Sentimental Journey" [videorecording] 1987

This film in celebration of Stanford University's centennial includes interviews with faculty and alumni; scenes of academic and student activities; views of the campus; and still photographs transferred to video, primarily concerning the history of Stanford. The collection includes the original footage in Beta and VHS; and the final edited version.

126 videotapes


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Djerassi, Carl.

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University research scientist and industrialist, Djerassi is most famous for synthesizing the first oral contraceptive. Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1923, he emigrated to the United States in 1939. He received his B.A. in 1942 from Kenyon College and worked briefly with the Ciba Phamaceutical Company before receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He taught at Wayne State University in Detroit and worked at the pharmaceutical company Syntex in Mexico before joining the Stanfo...

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The Summer Alumni College of the Stanford Alumni Association was started in 1966. Each summer had a general theme and the faculty was drawn from the Stanford professoriate. The college was open to Stanford alumni, their spouses, and to parents of Stanford students. From the description of Stanford Alumni Association, Summer alumni college, audio tapes, 1966-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 497929064 Origins of Modern Society was a one-time-only course developed by Prof. ...

Stone, W. E.

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Dilts, Douglas Russell.

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Getz, Stan, 1927-1991

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Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000

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Alan Cranston, born June 19, 1914 in Palo Alto, Calif., was a four term Senator for California from 1969 to 1993. His son Robin Cranston was killed in a car accident in May 1980. Cranston died on Dec. 31, 2000. From the description of Alan Cranston letters : to Susan and Otto Meyer, 1980 May. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 56712942 Biographical Information Cranston, Alan, a Senator from Californ...

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Clark Kerr was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1911 to Samuel W. and Caroline (Clark) Kerr. He married Catherine (Kitty) Spaulding in Los Angeles, California in 1934, and they had three children: Clark Edgar, Alexander William, and Caroline Mary. Kerr died in 2003, in El Cerrito, California, shortly after completing his memoirs, The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949-1967. Kerr received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1932 from Swarthmore Colleg...

Stone, William Edward, 1957-

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Ride, Sally, 1951-2012

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Sally Ride (b. May 26, 1951, Los Angeles, CA–d. July 23, 2012, La Jolla, CA) was an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983; Ride was the third woman in space overall. Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32. After flying twice on the Orbiter Challenger, she left NASA in 1987. She worked for two years at Stanford University's Center for Inter...

Berg, Paul, 1926-....

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Biochemistry Professor at Stanford University since 1960, Berg received the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1980 for "fundamental studies of the biochemistry of nucleic acids with particular regard to recombinant DNA." He was appointed Director of Stanford's Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine in 1984. In 1967, Berg, working at the Salk Institute, redirected his study of protein synthesis from bacterial cells to tumor viruses. By 1970, this research had led Berg and his associates to conclude...

Djerassi, Carl

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Shumway, N. E. (Norman Edward), 1923-2006

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Plunkett, Jim

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Kesey, Ken

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Ken Kesey was a uniquely American author and cultural figure. His interest in the outdoors, the extraordinary, and experimental drug use inspired his first novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Equally vital as a member of the Merry Pranksters, the 1960s counterculture group, Kesey expressed and embodied an uninhibited individual's need to resist corrupt authority. His literary output was sparse, as he preferred experience to authorship, but his mantra of being different without being a threat...

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Vartan Gregorian, sixteenth president of Brown University, was unanimously elected at a special meeting of the Corporation on August 31,1988. Born in Tabriz, Iran, on April 8, 1934, he attended an Armenian-Russian school until he was fifteen, when he left Tabriz with fifty dollars and a letter of introduction from a French Vice Consul and entered the Collège Arménien in Beirut, Lebanon. In 1955 he received a degree in Armenian studies. The next year he was awarded a scholarship for study oversea...

O'Connor, Sandra Day, 1930-2023

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Sandra Day O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas, March 26, 1930. She married John Jay O’Connor III in 1952 and has three sons - Scott, Brian, and Jay. She received her B.A. and LL.B. from Stanford University. She served as Deputy County Attorney of San Mateo County, California from 1952–1953 and as a civilian attorney for Quartermaster Market Center, Frankfurt, Germany from 1954–1957. From 1958–1960, she practiced law in Maryvale, Arizona, and served as Assistant Attorney General of Arizona from ...

Hewlett, William R.

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Doerr, Harriet

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American writer. From the description of Harriet Doerr papers, 1976-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866667 Biography Harriet Doerr was born in Pasadena, California, in 1910. She has lived much of her life in Mexico and now resides in her hometown. Educated at Smith College and Stanford University in the late 1920s, she returned to Stanford in 1977 to earn a bachelor's degree and do graduate work in fiction writing...

Carson, Clayborne, 1944-....

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Persistence of the Spirit, directed by Ken Hubbell, was an interpretive study of the people and events that contributed to the black experience in Arkansas. Developed in 1986-87 by a team of humanities scholars (including Patricia Washington McGraw, Carl H. Moneyhon, Ruth Polk Patterson, Grif Stockley, Orville W. Taylor, LeRoy T. Williams, and Nudie E. Williams with Tom Baskett Jr. as editor) supported by grants (from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Public Projects and the...

KRON-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)

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Drell, Sidney D. (Sidney David), 1926-

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American physicist; chairman, International Conference in Honor of Andrei Sakharov, 1981. From the description of Sidney D. Drell miscellaneous papers, 1966-2000. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871631 Theoretical physicist. Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. From the description of Oral history interview with Sidney Drell, 1996 August 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78411867 Biographical Note ...

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

Rebholz, R.A. (Ronald A.)

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Harris, David, 1946-

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Dilts, Douglas Russell.

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