July 10, 2014
Layered ephemera.
From the back matter of Ticks: A Monograph of the Ixodoidea (1908). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 8, 2010.

Layered ephemera.

From the back matter of Ticks: A Monograph of the Ixodoidea (1908). Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Digitized March 8, 2010.

March 16, 2014
Punched card.
From the back matter of Farmers of Forty Centuries: or, Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan by Franklin Hiram King (1911). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 30, 2007.

Punched card.

From the back matter of Farmers of Forty Centuries: or, Permanent Agriculture in China, Korea and Japan by Franklin Hiram King (1911). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized May 30, 2007.

February 27, 2014
Biographical, handwritten note.
From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

Biographical, handwritten note.

From the front matter of Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year by Jeremy Taylor (1673). Original from the University of California. Digitized October 7, 2013.

January 21, 2014

"RESERVED" ticket used as a bookmark.

From p. 64-65 of Foliage: Or, Poems Original and Translated by Leigh Hunt (1818). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized January 2, 2007.

October 17, 2013
Circulation slip with stamps from 1960 to 1987.
From the front matter of English Traditional Songs and Carols edited by Lucy Etheldred Broadwood (1908). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

Circulation slip with stamps from 1960 to 1987.

From the front matter of English Traditional Songs and Carols edited by Lucy Etheldred Broadwood (1908). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 6, 2007.

September 30, 2013

Envelope left in book.

Doesn’t it bear a striking resemblance to the illustrations of letters in the text?

From Children’s Letters: A Collection of Letters Written to Children by Famous Men and Women (1905). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized May 18, 2007.

September 11, 2013
Torn-paper bookmark.
From p. 58 of A Tale of a Walled Town (1921). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 14, 2008.

Torn-paper bookmark.

From p. 58 of A Tale of a Walled Town (1921). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized February 14, 2008.

September 11, 2013
Punched card.
From the back matter of A Sailor’s Log: Recollection of Forty Years of Naval Life by Robley D. Evans (1901). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized November 23, 2005.

Punched card.

From the back matter of A Sailor’s Log: Recollection of Forty Years of Naval Life by Robley D. Evans (1901). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized November 23, 2005.

August 20, 2013
Plant left in gutter.
From p. 47 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet. With Numerous Engravings (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

Plant left in gutter.

From p. 47 of The Ladies’ Work-table Book: Containing Clear and Practical Instructions in Plain and Fancy Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Netting, and Crochet. With Numerous Engravings (1845). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 17, 2008.

July 23, 2013
Microfilm artifact: Folger Library ruler.
From the front matter of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

Microfilm artifact: Folger Library ruler.

From the front matter of A Table of Humane Passions: With Their Causes and Effects by Nicolas Coeffeteau (1621). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

July 18, 2013
Newspaper clipping.
From the front matter of Beauty and the Beast: or, A Rough Outside with a Gentle Heart by Charles Lamb (1886). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 8, 2007.

Newspaper clipping.

From the front matter of Beauty and the Beast: or, A Rough Outside with a Gentle Heart by Charles Lamb (1886). Original from Harvard University. Digitized August 8, 2007.

June 12, 2013
Browning from left-in item(s).
From p. 88-89 of The Physiology of Digestion: With Experiments on the Gastric Juice by William Beaumont (1847). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 12, 2007.

Browning from left-in item(s).

From p. 88-89 of The Physiology of Digestion: With Experiments on the Gastric Juice by William Beaumont (1847). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 12, 2007.

June 5, 2013

Jane Toman left a boarding pass stub inside the front cover of A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States: With Remarks on Their Economy, v. 1, by Frederick Law Olmsted (1856). Does not include metadata indicating library of origination or date of digitization (but does include Stanford library artifacts).

May 13, 2013
Bar code over marbled paper.
From the front matter of A Year on the Punjab Frontier, v. 1, by Herbert Benjamin Edwardes (1851). Original from the University of Lausanne. Digitized November 19, 2008.

Bar code over marbled paper.

From the front matter of A Year on the Punjab Frontier, v. 1, by Herbert Benjamin Edwardes (1851). Original from the University of Lausanne. Digitized November 19, 2008.

May 1, 2013
Bookmark.
From p. 200-01 of Quatre Traictez Excellents by Francisco Arias and Pillehotte (1609). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 24, 2011.

Bookmark.

From p. 200-01 of Quatre Traictez Excellents by Francisco Arias and Pillehotte (1609). Original from the Lyon Public Library. Digitized October 24, 2011.