Leland Stanford collection 1869-1975


Leland Stanford collection 1869-1975

The collection contains primary and secondary sources pertaining to the life of Leland Stanford and the history of Stanford University's founding. Includes clippings, correspondence, articles, pamphlets, speeches, scripts, reports, memorabilia, and copies or facsimiles of historical documents.

4 linear feet (9 boxes)


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Lampson, Robin, 1900-

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Poet, educator. Best remembered for his verse novels, "Laughter out of the ground" (1936), an epic of California Gold Rush, and "Death loses a pair of wings" (1939), the tale of Dr. William Gorgas' victory over yellow fever. Lampson studied English and Russian at Stanford University. Went to Russia with American Relief Administration (1922-24), where he administered distribution of relief supplies. Returning to United States, Lampson worked at variety of jobs, eventually returning to college at ...

Hemsing, Peter.

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Stebbins, Horatio, 1821-1902

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Unitarian minister; Regent, University of California. From the description of Horatio Stebbins papers, 1868-1902. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 84653414 ...

Browne, Louise M.

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Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952

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American photographer and ethnologist. From the description of Edward Curtis papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1935. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80251387 Curtis was a still photographer and a movie camera operator on Cecil B. DeMille's The ten commandments (1923). From the description of Photographs of the filming of Cecil B. DeMille's The ten commandments by Edward S. Curtis [graphic]. [1923] (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 79448890 ...

Farnham, Wallace D.

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Clark, George A

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BIOGRAPHY George A. Clark, born in Eden Prairie, Minnesota in 1864, graduated from the University of Minnesota and served as Academic Secretary of Stanford University from 1891-1918. He was Secretary of the Bering Sea Fur Seal Commission (1896-1898) and was involved in the special investigation of seal herds for the Bureau of Fisheries in 1909 and 1912. He died 27 April 1918. From the guide to the George A. Clark. Fur Seal Controv...

Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904

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The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...

Stanford, Grant Lansing.

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Kimball, Sarah Louise, 1865-

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Wooster, C. M.

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Stanford, Arthur W.

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Central Pacific Railroad.

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Hill, Thomas A.

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Epithet: President, Walsall and District Chamber of Commerce British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x00038f ...

Fisher, Helen Dwight

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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...

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...

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. ...

Myrick, David F.

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Author of books on railroads of Nevada and eastern California, railroads of New Mexico, and local histories of San Francisco's Telegraph Hill and Santa Barbara's Montecito. From the description of David F. Myrick papers, 1952-1963. (Nevada State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 648130192 Designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. From the description of Keepsakes issued to members of the Book Club of California in commemoration of the centennial o...

Scibird, Ruth.

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