Archibald J. Treat papers, 1883-1961 (inclusive), 1883-1941 (bulk).


Archibald J. Treat papers, 1883-1961 (inclusive), 1883-1941 (bulk).

These papers pertain largely to Treat's association with Leland Stanford and the history of the University and include correspondence, a notebook (largely in shorthand), his typescript reminiscences, and two letters by his daughter pertaining to her father. Correspondents include Alice N. Hays, Timothy Hopkins, Herbert Hoover, David Starr Jordan, John B. McCarthy, Herbert C. Nash, and Burt Worthington. Subjects include the Stanford Mausoleum, Treat's photographs, business matters, and Eadweard Muybridge.

.25 linear foot.

Related Entities

There are 11 Entities related to this resource.

McCarthy, John B. (person)

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 (person)

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...

Worthington, Burt. (person)

Nash, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1857-1902 (person)

Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949 (person)

Lawyer, of San Francisco, Calif., who was also a banker, photographer, sportsman, and author. From the description of Papers, 1887-1948. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28420526 Treat was a San Francisco lawyer, banker, and amateur sportsman and photographer. He was a founding member of the Pacific Coast Amateur Photographic Association, which later became the California Camera Club. He was also a public speaker, as well as editor and/or contributor to s...

Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893 (person)

Lawyer born in Albany, New York but moved to California where he became active in the Republican Party, running for governor and losing in 1860. Later president of the Union Pacific Railroad and founder of Stanford University. From the description of Letter, March 14, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55662301 Leland Stanford was born March 9, 1824 in Waltervliet Township, New York. He was admitted to the practice of law in 1848 and married Ja...

Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937. (person)

Timothy Hopkins was a businessman, member of the original Stanford University Board of Trustees (1885-1937) and served as president of the board (1908-1914)., From the description of Timothy Hopkins papers, 1804-1942 (inclusive), 1870-1935 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 703381495 Biographical note Timothy Hopkins was a businessman, member of the original Stanford University Board of Trustees (1885-1937), and serve...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 (person)

Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Stanford university (corporateBody)

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. ...

Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904 (person)

The California Street Cable Railroad began operation in April, 1878. From the description of [California Street Cable Railroad Co. [graphic] : power house at California and Larkin streets]. [ca. 1878] (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48150769 American photographer known especially for his landscape views of the western United States, South and Central America, and for his photographic studies of animals in motion, Muybridge worked closely with Senato...

Hays, Alice N. (Alice Newman), 1875- (person)