Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" typescript 1981

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Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" typescript, 1981

Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" typescript 1981

This article formed the basis of Cross's lecture during a Stanford Historical Society tour of Yosemite in May 1981. It relates the history of David Starr Jordan's interest in Yosemite, his friendship with David A. Curry, the history of Camp Curry, and the roles of Donald B. Tresidder (Stanford Univ. President 1943-48) and his wife Mary Curry Tresidder at Yosemite.

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Cross, Stuart G.

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Biographical/Historical Sketch Cross earned his B.A. (1947) and M.A. (1948) in history at Stanford University; for many years he was the manager of the Curry Company, operator of facilities at Yosemite National Park. From the guide to the Stuart G. Cross, "Stanford and Yosemite" typescript, 1981, (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. ...

Tresidder, Mary Curry, 1893-

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Mary Curry, daughter of David Curry, founder of Camp Curry at Yosemite, was married to Donald B. Tresidder, president of the Yosemite Park and Curry Company and later president of Stanford University (1943-1948). From the description of Mary Curry Tresidder diary, 1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872434 From the guide to the Mary Curry Tresidder diary, 1936, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives) ...

Curry, David A

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The Stanford Historical Society was founded in 1976 to encourage the study and understanding of Stanford University's history and the ideals of the University's founders. From the description of Stanford Historical Society records, 1979-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 464934970 In 1861, the same year he was elected governor of California, Leland Stanford purchased the former Shelton C. Fogus mansion in Sacramento. Over the years, Jane and Leland Stanford substantially e...

Tresidder, Donald Bertrand, 1894-1948

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A Stanford graduate (A.B. 1919, M.D. 1927), Donald Tresidder was President of the Curry Company of Yosemite Park (1925-1948), a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees and its President (1939-1942), and fourth President of Stanford University (1943-1948). From the description of Donald Bertrand Tresidder, president of Stanford University, records, 1942-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 696107642 Donald B. Tresidder, President of Stanford University from 1943 to 1948, was...