Leo L. Stanley papers, 1928-1965.


Leo L. Stanley papers, 1928-1965.

Bound typescripts of travel narratives, with accompanying snapshot photos, describing trips taken by Stanley as ship's doctor (28 v.), and his visits to U.S. prisons (3 v.),; together with bound typescripts of a novel and other writings by a prisoner named J.P. Watson, a typescript of Stanley's autobiography, and other papers. Places visited include Alaska, Mexico, Russia, the Pacific, and a voyage around the world. Travel narratives include some maps and ephemera. The autobiography includes an account (p.34-37) of Stanley's experience of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, while he was a student in Palo Alto.

14 flat boxes, 1 box (7.5 linear ft.)

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California State Prison at San Quentin

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Watson, J. P.

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Stanley, Leo L. (Leo Leonidas), 1886-

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Resident physician, California State Prison, San Quentin, California. From the description of Twenty years at San Quentin : printed pamphlet, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79628021 Physician for San Quentin Prison, 1913-1951. During his leaves of absence, Stanley signed on as relief surgeon on maritime ships. From the description of Leo L. Stanley papers, 1928-1965. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 145415108 Physician for San Q...