Leland Stanford papers, 1840-1896.


Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893. Leland Stanford papers, 1840-1896.

Leland Stanford papers, 1840-1896.

Correspondence, telegrams; business, legal, financial, and official papers; speeches, journals, and newsclippings; and other materials relating to the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad, Stanford's political career, business and financial interests, and the founding and construction of Stanford University.

5.25 linear feet.

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