Stanford University, Libraries, photographs, 1967-1999.


Stanford University. Libraries. Stanford University, Libraries, photographs, 1967-1999.

Stanford University, Libraries, photographs, 1967-1999.

Prints, negatives, and slides documenting the libraries at Stanford University, including the Hopkins Marine Station; subjects include buildings, interiors, staff, collections, patrons, events, the Library Associates, the damage from the October 1989 earthquake, construction of the East Wing (1977-80), and the move of the Special Collections Department in 1989. Color negatives and prints from the reconstruction of Green West (post 1989 earthquake), 1997-1999. Some images prepared for the Libraries' annual reports. Individuals pictured include Ellen Poyet, David C. Weber, Cecil H. Green, Witold S. Sworakowski, and Warren Howell. There are also two photogaphs by Leo Holub of Janet Lewis, 1989.

5.5 linear feet.

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