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Stanford Collects: A History of Collecting (HISTORY 7S)

Requirements: 
WAY-A-II, WAY-SI
278S
Subject: 
ARTHIST

Leland Stanford, Jr. was a curator extraordinaire. His collecting shaped Stanford into a university, an archive, a library, and a museum. Students will explore Stanford's campus collections to discover how objects and artifacts tell the history not only of the university, but also Palo Alto, California, and the American West writ large. The course is hosted in Green Library and features visits to the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University Archaeology Collections, and more. All majors welcome. Priority given to history majors and minors.

Course ID: 
219 540
Grading: 
Letter (ABCD/NP)