Orrin Leslie Elliott papers Bulk, 1891-1936 1860-1940 1891-1936


Orrin Leslie Elliott papers, Bulk, 1891-1936 1860-1940, 1891-1936

Orrin Leslie Elliott papers Bulk, 1891-1936 1860-1940 1891-1936

This collection consists of notes, source citations, unpublished reminiscences, and copies of documents collected for, and the original manuscript of, Elliott's STANFORD UNIVERSITY; THE FIRST TWENTY-FIVE YEARS (1937). Also includes correspondence of George Crothers and notecards for Crother's FOUNDING OF THE LELAND STANFORD JUNIOR UNIVERSITY (1932).

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