Palo Alto Stock Farm Records, 1875-1913.


Palo Alto Stock Farm (Calif.). Palo Alto Stock Farm Records, 1875-1913.

Palo Alto Stock Farm Records, 1875-1913.

Records of Leland Stanford's Santa Clara county property, the Palo Alto Stock Farm (devoted to the breeding and training of trotting horses) and Tehama County property, the Vina Ranch (primarily a vineyard and winery with some horse breeding facilities.) Includes correspondence, letter books, auction catalogs, daily journals, stud records, farm records, breeding registers, time books, foal records, maps and employee records of the Palo Alto Stock Farm and winery, and clippings about the Stock Farm. Correspondents include L. Brodhead of the Woodburn Farm in Kentucky; John S. Clark, a breeder in New Jersey; William B. Fasig & Co., auctioneers in Cleveland, Ohio; J. Malcolm Forbes; and Peter C. Kellogg & Co., auctioneers in New York.

26 linear ft.

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