Senses Places is a somatics-technological dance collaboration project that creates mixed-reality performance and participatory environments for audiences in physical-world locations and the Second Life virtual reality environment created by Linden Labs. Senses Places is a partnership between Isabel Valverde, a performer, interdisciplinary choreographer, and researcher, and Todd Cochrane, a software developer in research and for art. The two explore dance-technology frameworks for performance in the digital domain in collaboration with additional artists which creates a cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural project group.
Scope and Content For information about this collection, refer also to the Anderson Family Papers, M51 and M111. This group of letters and assorted memorabilia dates from 1903 to 1933. Most of the correspondence is to or from Malcolm P. Anderson. There are many letters concerning Melville Anderson's translation of Dante.
Scope and Content of Collection Hansen's professional and research papers include correspondence, manuscripts, research notebooks, lecture notes, unpublished studies and notes on various experiments and scientific developments such as radar, the rhumbatron, the klystron, radiation and microwave mechanics. Also included are Hansen's account of the development of the klystron tube, reports of the first linear accelerator at Stanford, his M.I.T. lectures on microwave physics, patents, scrapbooks, and photographs.
Correspondence between John McClelland and his former student, Philip Sheridan, spanning the years from Sheridan's graduation from Stanford (M.A. English) to McClelland's death in 1961; an extensive memorial volume regarding McClelland's life work, assembled by Sheridan; letters from McClelland to his former student Phyllis Kerr Yowell and her husband Robert Yowell, 1950-60; a scrapbook of clippings and illustrations on art and literature kept by McClelland; letters to his mother while serving in the armed forces during World War I, 1918-1919; and photographs, ca. 1860-1960. Letters to the Yowells discuss his teaching duties, literature, his reading, his life in retirement, and his cat. Also included in the papers are several letters to the Yowells from other academic friends, including one written from the Hemingway estate in Cuba; and letters to McClelland from J.P. Strachey and Dorothy Bussy, 1951, concerning Bussy's book OLIVIA.
Scope and Contents Note The Coolidge family papers consist of correspondence, journals, writings, genealogy, art work, and photographs of the Brown and Coolidge families. In addition to family letters and photographs, the collection includes the religious writings and radio talks of Harriett Brown Coolidge, 1936-1944; and scientific illustrations and art work of Louise Nash and her "journal letters" written during sketching trips, 1920s and 1930s. Of note among the family papers is the Brown family "newspaper," titled "Our Talk" or "Brown's Household Bulletin." They include sketches by Bolton C. Brown and Lousie Brown and Ellen Brown's account of a reception for University President Andrew White at Cornell (1882). The photograph album includes images of Harriett Brown Coolidge and her children Ruth and Coit, Agnes E. Brown, Mary Roberts Smith who married Dane Coolidge, Zaidee Brown and other librarians at Washington State College and at Long Beach public library, the Santa Barbara ... Read More
Photographs, programs, and clippings pertaining to the Tri-County Stanford Alumni Conference held at Monterey Peninsula College, 1953-1961, and photographs of Stanford University, 1903-1960. Also included is a letter to Mrs. Reichard from J.E. Wallace Sterling, 1961, and a letter to the Reichard family from several Indian students, 1953.
Speakers at the 2006 event, held in Memorial Church, were Reverend Scotty McLennan, President John Hennessy, and two student speakers, Clayton Brown and Dana Craig; music was provided by Talisman A Cappella.