Stanford University Press

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Stanford University Press
Stanford University Press
Founded 1892
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Palo Alto, California
Publication types Books
Official website www.sup.org
2008 conference booth

The Stanford University Press (SUP) is the publishing house of Stanford University. In 1892, an independent publishing company was established at the university. The first use of the name "Stanford University Press" in a book's imprinting occurred in 1895. In 1917, the university bought the press, making it a division of Stanford.

In 1999, the press became a division of the Stanford University Libraries. It publishes about 130 books per year, and is currently located on Page Mill Road in the Stanford Research Park to the southeast of the Stanford campus.

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1933 murder trial[edit]

In 1933, David Lamson, a sales manager at SUP, was accused of murdering his wife, Allene, at their home on the Stanford campus. Janet Lewis, wife of Stanford poet Yvor Winters, campaigning for Lamson's acquittal, wrote a pamphlet emphasizing the dangers of using circumstantial evidence. Lamson was ultimately acquitted of murder.[1]

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