Samuel Franklin Leib papers 1881-1920

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Samuel Franklin Leib papers, 1881-1920

Samuel Franklin Leib papers 1881-1920

The collection consists of four major components: Stanford correspondence pertaining to Judge Leib's association with the Stanford family and his responsibilities as a member of the first Board of Trustees of Stanford University (1891-1923); personal correspondence (1885-1910); correspondence pertaining to Leib's fruit and other farm interest (1883-1919); and legal and business correspondence pertaining to his San Jose law practice and local business interests (1881-1920),including cases resulting from the failure of the Savings Bank of San Diego County. Major correspondents include Luther Burbank, John Casper Branner, George Crothers, Horace Davis, Timothy Hopkins, David Starr Jordan, Charles Lathrop, Leland and Jane Stanford, Wilson and Wilson (law firm, San Francisco) and Sarah Winchester.

10.5 linear feet (12 boxes)

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Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905

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Jane Eliza Lathrop was born August 25, 1828, the daughter of Dyer Lathrop of Albany, New York. In 1850 she married Leland Stanford, returning with him to California in 1855 where they settled in Sacramento. Leland Stanford later became President of the Southern Pacific Railroad and Governor of California. Their only child, Leland Stanford, Jr., was born in 1868. During a European tour in 1884 he contracted typhoid fever and died in Florence, Italy. In 1885, Jane and Leland Stanford founded the L...

Burbank , Luther, 1849-1926

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Botanist, horticulturist, and naturalist. From the description of Luther Burbank papers, 1830-1989 (bulk 1880-1926). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981669 Luther Burbank began his work in horticulture in his birthplace, Lancaster, Massachusetts, where he raised seeds and vegetables for market. He moved to Santa Rosa, California in 1875 in order to pursue his work in a warmer climate. Burbank became world famous for his timesaving methods of plant breeding and grafting, esp...

Leib, Samuel Franklin, 1848-1924.

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Lawyer and one of the original trustees of Stanford University. From the description of Samuel Franklin Leib photograph album, circa 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 704537464 Biographical/Historical Sketch Lawyer and one of the original trustees of Stanford University. From the guide to the Samuel Franklin Leib Photograph album, ca. 1900, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives) ...

Stanford university

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Stanford entered into a research project with the National Iranian Radio and Television agency in 1974 to study and recommend a satellite-based communication system for Iran and how to utilize it for Iran's educational radio and television. From the description of Stanford NIRT project records, 1974-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510722 The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. ...

Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893

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Lawyer born in Albany, New York but moved to California where he became active in the Republican Party, running for governor and losing in 1860. Later president of the Union Pacific Railroad and founder of Stanford University. From the description of Letter, March 14, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55662301 Leland Stanford was born March 9, 1824 in Waltervliet Township, New York. He was admitted to the practice of law in 1848 and married Ja...

Stanford University. Board of Trustees

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The Stanford National Board, whose members were elected by the Board of Trustees, met once or twice yearly with the Trustees for a discussion of University problems and policies. From the description of Stanford University, Board of Trustees, records concerning the Stanford National Board, 1923-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 703840671 Leland Stanford Junior University was formally founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Lathrop Stanford in the name of their son. While found...

Wilson & Wilson (law firm)

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Davis, Horace, 1831-1916

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Horace Davis was a United States representative from California, a member of the original Board of Trustees of Stanford University (1885-1916) and President of the University of California. From the description of Horace Davis papers, 1865-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 701289707 Horace Davis was one of the original trustees of Stanford University and served as the Board President from 1905-1907. From the description of Horace Davis photograph album, 1904-1...

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Educator, author, and naturalist. From the description of Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068098 Zoologist David Starr Jordan was elected president of Indiana University in 1885. He left IU in 1891 to become Stanford University's first president. Jordan died in 1931. From the description of David Starr Jordan papers, 1874-1929, bulk 1895-1929. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 61225195 American ichthyolog...

Winchester, Sarah Pardee, 1837-1922

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Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922

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John Casper Branner (1850-1922) was a geologist was born on July 4, 1850, in New Market, Tennessee. He enrolled at Maryville College, but after two years he transferred to Cornell. He developed an interest in Brazil and he accompanied his professor, Charles F. Hartt, there in 1874, staying until 1883. He studied the country's geology, and also searched for vegetable fibers that could be used to make incandescent light. At the same time, he studied insects that affected cotton plants, under the c...

Savings Bank of San Diego County.

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Lathrop, Charles G. (Charles Gardner), 1849-1914.

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Hopkins, Timothy

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Crothers, George Edward, 1870-1957

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Judge and member of the Stanford Board of Trustees (1902-1912). He served as attorney to Jane Lathrop Stanford and was part donor of two graduate dormitories at Stanford University. From the description of George E. Crothers papers, 1905-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510691 Biographical/Historical Sketch Judge and member of the Stanford Board of Trustees (1902-1912). He served as attorney to Jane Lathrop Stanfor...