Stanford University, President's Office, records 1893-1960

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Stanford University, President's Office, records, 1893-1960

Stanford University, President's Office, records 1893-1960

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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...

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Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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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...

Stanford University. President's Office.

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The Raymond Fred West Memorial Lecture Series was established in 1910 by Mr. and Mrs. Frederic West of Seattle in memory of their son, a student at Stanford University. The lectures are to promote the subject of "immortality, human conduct, and human destiny." From the description of Stanford University, President's Office, Raymond F. West Memorial Lectures correspondence, 1909-1922. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864106 HISTORICAL NOTE ...

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...