Henry Z. Osborne miscellaneous papers, 1892-1921.

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Osborne, Henry Zenas, 1848-1923. Henry Z. Osborne miscellaneous papers, 1892-1921.

Henry Z. Osborne miscellaneous papers, 1892-1921.

These papers consist of a letter from Leland Stanford (on U.S. Senate letterhead), 1892; a telegram from Jane L. Stanford, March 1896, thanking Osborne for his loyalty to Leland Stanford; a letter from David Starr Jordan about the Dept. of Mining at Stanford, 1899, with a mention of the success of Herbert C. Hoover (an early graduate of the Dept.); and a letter from John C. Branner, 1921, commenting on an article by Osborne and his opinion on Japan.

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Stanford University. Dept. of Mining and Metallurgy.

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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...

Osborne, Henry Zenas, 1848-1923

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Henry Z. Osborne (1848-1923), child of Zenas Osborne and Juliaette Bristol Osborne, was born in new Lebanon, N.Y., on October 4, 1848. From New York, Osborne moved to New Orleans, where he worked as a printer, reporter, and newspaper correspondent before moving to California. Osborne spent the majority of his adult life in California, residing in Bodie until the early 1880's when he moved to Los Angeles. While in Bodie and Los Angeles, Osborne was active in publishing, politics and mining ventur...

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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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, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905

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Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893

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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...

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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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...