Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949

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Lawyer, of San Francisco, Calif., who was also a banker, photographer, sportsman, and author.

From the description of Papers, 1887-1948. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28420526

Treat was a San Francisco lawyer, banker, and amateur sportsman and photographer. He was a founding member of the Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Association, which later became the California Camera Club. He was also a public speaker, as well as editor and/or contributor to several newspapers and magazines, including the Sausalito Advocate, Western Field, Sunset Magazine, and Camera Craft. He was married in 1892 to Helen Augusta Bosqui, daughter of the printer Edward Bosqui. They had two children, Laura and Van Allen Treat.

From the description of Archibald J. Treat papers, 1884-1960. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122642319

Working his way up from office boy for the Central Pacific Railroad office to secretary to Stephen T. Gage, assistant to Railroad president Leland Stanford, Treat was admitted to the California bar in 1897.

From the description of Archibald J. Treat photograph collection, 1887-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500382

Treat was a San Francisco lawyer, sportsman, and amateur photographer, born in Virginia City, Nev. He passed the Calif. Bar Exam in 1895, served as Director of the Olympic Club, and helped to found the Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Association, which later became the California Camera Club. He married Helen Bosqui, daughter of Edward Bosqui, and had two children, Laura and Van Allen Treat.

From the description of Archibald J. Treat correspondence : ALS, 1888-[1930] (bulk 1888-1906). (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122509294

Archibald J. Treat was employed by the Central Pacific Rail Road in 1879 as an office boy and telegraph operator. He worked his way up to become secretary to Stephen T. Gage, who was assistant to Leland Stanford when Stanford was president of the CPRR. During the construction of Stanford University, Treat took photographs of the work in progress that were sent to Leland Stanford to keep him informed.

From the description of Archibald J. Treat papers, 1883-1961 (inclusive), 1883-1941 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702345644

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Working his way up from office boy for the Central Pacific Railroad office to secretary to Stephen T. Gage, assistant to Railroad president Leland Stanford, Treat was admitted to the California bar in 1897.

From the guide to the Archibald J. Treat photograph collection, 1887-1891, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

BIOGRAPHY

Archibald J. Treat was employed by the Central Pacific Rail Road in 1879 as an office boy and telegraph operator. He worked his way up to become secretary to Stephen T. Gage, who was assistant to Leland Stanford when Stanford was president of the CPRR. Treat also studied law while working for CPRR and was admitted to the California Bar in 1897. During the construction of Stanford University, Treat took photographs of the work in progress that were regularly sent to Leland Stanford to keep him informed.

From the guide to the Archibald J. Treat Papers, 1883-1961, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. Archibald J. Treat photograph collection, 1887-1891. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Archibald J. Treat Papers, 1883-1961 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Archibald J. Treat papers, 1883-1961 (inclusive), 1883-1941 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Archibald Treat letter to his sister, Eleanor Treat : Sausalito, Calif. : typescript, 1906 Apr. 27. California Digital Library
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Papers, 1887-1948. California Historical Society
referencedIn The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Digital Collection Bancroft Library
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Archibald J. Treat correspondence : ALS, 1888-[1930] (bulk 1888-1906). California Historical Society
creatorOf Archibald J. Treat photograph collection, 1887-1891 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Society of American Wars. Commandery of the State of California. Pamphlets, 1897-1904. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Photographs from Archibald Treat papers [graphic]. California Historical Society
creatorOf Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949. Archibald J. Treat papers, 1884-1960. California Historical Society
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associatedWith Bosqui, Edward, 1832-1917. person
associatedWith California Camera Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Hays, Alice Newman. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937. person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. person
associatedWith Keith, William, 1838-1911. person
associatedWith Lotz, Matilda. person
associatedWith McCarthy, John B. person
associatedWith Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904. person
associatedWith Nash, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1857-1902. person
associatedWith Neal, David. person
associatedWith Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Society of American Wars. Commandery of the State of California. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. person
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Tilden, Douglas, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Treat, Helen Bosqui. person
associatedWith Treat, Laura. person
associatedWith Worthington, Burt. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
California--San Francisco
California
San Francisco (Calif.)
California
California
California--San Francisco
California
Subject
Sculptors
Practice of law
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906
Sports--Societies, etc
Artists
Photography--Societies, etc
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906--Personal narratives
Fires
Photography
Earthquakes
Banks and banking
Sports
Occupation
Photographers--California
Authors, American--California--San Francisco
Authors, American--California
Photographers--California--San Francisco
Lawyers--California
Bankers--California
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Birth 1864

Death 1949

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