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  • Dr. Huey P. Newton Foundation Inc. Collection, 1968-1994 | Undergraduate Academic Life
    history of violence from the Party kept copious records about the Black Panthers many of which you can access Huey Newton was arrested for the murder of an Oakland policeman and this collection contains court records jury records and newspaper clippings about the trial The collection also includes information about the programs that the Black Panther Party started such as the Oakland Community Schools Community Survival Projects health clinics and free breakfasts for children This collection can act as an excellent addition to secondary sources and newspaper reports from the time which may lack much of the information available here Note There is a detailed online finding aid available for this collection Boxes of Note Series 4 Freedom of Information Act This series contains copies of FBI records from 1967 to 1977 documenting the FBI s surveillance of the Black Panther Party leadership Box 4 Phone logs wiretapping records details of each message in or out of David Hilliard s phone some detailing interactions of the Black Panther Party members their plans for the future arrests of various members Box 5 Folder 11 Informant reports January 8 1970 March 10 1970 Box 8 Mistrial of Bobby Seale Huey Newton trial memos Transcript of Huey Newton interview 1972 Box 12 Folder 6 Counterintelligence Program against Huey P Newton Informants summarize daily activities of Black Panther Party members daily movements and report on David Hilliard s desire to change location because the headquarters is too close to the pigs Informant reports on calls to Huey Newton Affidavits deposition of BPP members detailing police brutality Memos to Director of FBI about disseminating false information about the BPP in order to sow dissent Series 5 Photographs of Huey P Newton The photograph series includes images of various members of the party events put on

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  • Jane Stanford Papers - SC 033b | Undergraduate Academic Life
    includes correspondence bank books condolence letters business papers travel ephemera and last will and testament of Jane Stanford Series 4 Stanford s trust will coroner s inquest funeral and memorial service and other memorials The will is particularly interesting because it shows the wide variety of charities that Jane Stanford donated to and whom she chose to reward of her servants Box 1 Folder 12 This fascinating copy of the Coroner s inquest into the death of Jane Stanford is an excellent source for anyone interested in the controversy over the possible poisoning of Jane Stanford in Honolulu Hawaii in 1905 Although controversy remains to this day about whether or not the strychnine which killed Mrs Stanford was intentionally introduced or not the Hawaiian authorities found that she had indeed been poisoned Shortly after her death David Starr Jordan went to Hawaii to investigate subsequently he issued a press release saying that Mrs Stanford had died of heart disease and he attempted to discredit the doctors in Honolulu who felt strongly that she had been poisoned This topic affords you a chance to not only work with primary sources but to consult physicians today about their opinions of the testimonies The folder includes the testimony of May Hunt Jane Stanford s maid Bertha Berner Jane Stanford s companion Two Hawaiian government chemists Three doctors who attended Mrs Stanford at her death The testimonies above cover an amazing array of details from what Mrs Stanford did the day of her death to what she ate to the doctor s arrival to her agonizing death and her final last words It is a horrible death to die Mrs Stanford believed she had been poisoned as the testimonies show The coroner s verdict reads as follows Jane Stanford came to her death from

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  • General Photograph Collection | Undergraduate Academic Life
    of which will eventually be available online For now you can look at the originals and there is no better way to get a sense of what the University was like in bygone days than to go through the different folders From photos of the Stanford family to student and faculty life athletics to architecture this collection will give you a wonderful feel for early Stanford life Note An excellent finding aid is available for this collection Folders of Note Box 8 Folder 1 22 Includes early pictures of the axe the Stanford Band the first Big Games and bonfires in addition to the Beta Theta Pi fraternity photos Box 18 and 19 Many pictures of earthquake damage to the Chemistry building Encina Hall Memorial Church and the Museum Box 45 Student amusements and demonstrations Box 46 Student demonstrations at the Old Union sits ins strikes police activities in late 60s and early 1970s Also contains early student groups from 1894 clubs gold mining clubs picnics outing early student housing Box 51 Student Life 1892 1902 Earliest photos of campus one wheel bikes empty landscapes first outings in old wagons first groups of women girls guitar club Student Life 1920s

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  • Pictorial Humor of the Gold Rush | Undergraduate Academic Life
    miners sent home to their families to cartoons and songs written by both East Coast Americans and Europeans most of which poke fun at the vast numbers of people all over the world who dropped everything to come to California Be sure to ask for the magnifying glass at the desk because some of the writing on these sheets is pretty small Folders of Note The Miner s Ten Commandments is one of the most famous letter sheets printed during the Gold Rush era and includes both a variety of pictures dramatizing different aspects of Gold Rush Life and a whole set of commandments which include Thou shalt have no other claim but one to thy shall not kill thy body working in the rain and a final exhortation to keep loved ones continually before thee to cheer and urge thee onward The accompanying essay will give you a good idea of the kinds of challenges miners faced and it even explains that letter sheets were popular because they took up one side of the paper so that the miner would not have to write as much home Off for California a cartoon published in New York is a detailed rich picture depicting a large rage of characters all of whom the illustrator makes fun of as they try to board the ship for California A good example of the contempt many Easterners felt for those who headed West California or the Feast of Gold A New Comic Song example of the many many songs that British songwriters in London created making fun of their countrymen who went to California French Eyes See the Gold Rush is a cartoon that makes fun of the fact that that many French women in diminished circumstances made their way to California where the

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  • The Wasp - AP2.W3ff | Undergraduate Academic Life
    Krobels This nineteenth century magazine well known for its biting political satire but it is perhaps most famous because of Ambrose Bierce s long affiliation with the magazine He not only wrote essays and critiques of famous political figures and events but also wrote the famous Devil s Dictionary his own cynical and humorous definition of words He was editor of The Wasp from 1881 1885 and continued to be a regular contributor after that The Wasp used chromolithography so you will find its front and back covers and center illustrations to be beautiful and detailed examples of political satire These were some of the first large scale color cartoons in the nation Famous cartoonists Frederick Keller and Henry Barkhaus tackle the issues of the day with exaggerated and colorful portrayals of many politicians including Stanford and the rest of the Big Four Keller also lampooned many races including the Chinese Irish and Jews so if you want to study race relations in San Francisco at this time The Wasp provides ample materials The library has August 5 1876 August 25 1928 Research Topic Ideas California railroads Race relations in San Francisco and California Politics in Northern California The Big

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  • The Walter Miles collection | Undergraduate Academic Life
    Yosemite Leland Stanford hired him to try to prove by photography that a galloping horse has all four feet off the ground at the same time Stanford and Muybridge later had a major dispute about who should receive credit for this experiment Walter Miles a professor of experimental psychology put on the 50th anniversary Muybridge exhibit for which he collected photos letters and other memorabilia He also collected information about the legal battles that ensued between Muybridge and Leland Stanford concerning who should receive credit for the idea of photographing the horse in motion with all four feet off the ground Muybridge brought suit against Leland Stanford after the book The Horse in Motion was published without Muybridge s name on the title page Students can also find here letters from Muybridge s lawyers about the murder of Major Harry Larkyn by Muybridge Muybridge murdered his wife s lover but the charges were dropped eventually as justifiable homicide after a brilliant defense by Muybridge s lawyer Students who wish to research both the life of Muybridge and the beginning of motion pictures will find a wide range of materials in this collection Boxes of Note Box 2 Patent application for certain Improvements in taking Instantaneous Photographs of Objects in Motion Articles about Muybridge and photography in The Century Magazine 1882 with detailed account of photographic method which proved that the horse in motion had four legs off the ground at once challenging long held ideas about animal locomotion Scientific American article Science of the Horse s Motion 1882 Popular Science article The Progress of Science 1913 reflecting on Muybridge s contributions Pictures of the horse moving sequentially Photos of the zoopraxiscope the machine which allowed photos to be viewed sequentially Photo sequences of men in motion Photos of Muybridge Photos

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  • The California Mail Bag | Undergraduate Academic Life
    all items of interest gathered from the weekly issues of the San Francisco news letter and California advertiser These original editions of this publication is a treasure trove of information about California and San Francisco and each month s edition includes a huge range of information about life in the 1870s in California Editorials advertisements poetry maps obituaries real estate records jokes cartoons religious activities and railway schedules all have a place in this booklet The library has issues from 1871 to 1875 Sample Editions June 1871 Opening essay is about Leland Stanford tone is very tongue in cheek and many facts are presented about Stanford in a very unfavorable but amusing light Essays on The California Pacific Rail Road Eastern Extension Russian and America and Opium Culture A New Branch of Industry Ladies Spring Costumes Railroad and ferry schedules Large selection of ads from daily newspapers for life insurance tours of Yosemite and real estate companies July 1871 Opening essay is on Benjamin Holliday and The Pony Express Maps of proposed additional railroads across the U S Interesting Marriage Statistics Theatre review of Othello Culture of the Olive Olive Oil Wine and Vineyards Research Topic Ideas California railroads Leland

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  • Stanford University - Mathematics and Computational Science Program
    Korea on Fulbright research grant to study the developments of the Korean higher education system before returning to U S to pursue a graduate degree in security studies and political economy Continue at Stanford for MS in Management Science Engineering Research in regenerative medicine before applying for MD PhD programs Pursue a PhD in Economics at UC San Diego with future goal to teach and conduct research Work at Goldman Sachs in NY this summer and will work on the quantitative volatility trading desk which uses computer algorithms and statistical models to make markets in equity options Work at Google in Mountain View working on search infrastructure Attend Cornell University Law School for the next three years Continue working on his Master s degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics Attend Georgetown Law School in the fall to eventually become a corporate lawyer Pursue a PhD program in Operations Research at Georgia Tech in the Fall Work this summer as a bioinformatics intern at a genetics start up in the area Work at Morgan Stanley in NY as a Fixed Income Trading Analyst Work as an intern in algorithmic trading this summer He will return to Stanford in the fall to complete

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