Special Collections

Robert Crown Law Library Special Collections identifies, collects, and preserves records of enduring value and cultural history of the Robert Crown Law Library and Stanford Law School.  Special Collections supports the curriculum, clinics, and programs of the school by gathering accurate, authentic, and selected records of the life at the Robert Crown Law Library and Stanford Law School using the highest standards of records management. Special Collections’ goal is to preserve representative documents of the history of Stanford Law School, which support the work and research of Stanford Law School faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Special Collections Consultations

RCLL Special Collections do not circulate. Visits to SLS are currently curtailed due to COVID. Please contact us to discuss your interests and needs.

Planning a Research Visit

Before visiting the library, please confirm your appointment and send information on the materials that you wish to see in advance. Please contact our Special Collections Librarian Carol Wilson by email or phone at:

Email: specialcollections@law.stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 736-8550


The Robert Crown Library Special Collections is located in the Crown Quadrangle inside the Law Library.


Robert Crown Law Library
ATTN: Special Collections
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305

Additional Resources

Online Exhibits and Research Projects