John Casper Branner, president of Stanford University, papers, 1913-1915.

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Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922. John Casper Branner, president of Stanford University, papers, 1913-1915.

John Casper Branner, president of Stanford University, papers, 1913-1915.

Collection contains correspondence and other records relating to Stanford University and the various departments of the University during Branner's term as president, 1913-1915; other subjects of note include the arboretum, Encina Club, faculty housing, student housing, Student Guild (health care organization), and World War I.

6.5 linear feet.

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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...

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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. ...