Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964.

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964.

Papers of David Starr Jordan, 1861-1964.

General correspondence (1872-1913) relating to education, international relations, eugenics, and ichthyology, and business correspondence (1891-1913) relating to Stanford University, of which Jordan was president and chancellor; diaries and journals (1875-1928); lecture notebooks (1870-1924); published and unpublished writings; financial papers, biographical and genealogical information; scrapbooks (1861- 1928), clippings, and printed material. Correspondents include Tarleton Hoffman Bean, John Casper Branner, William Jennings Bryan, Luther Burbank, George Archibald Clark, John Henry Comstock, Ellwood Patterson Cubberley, Bashford Dean, Barton Warren Evermann, William Rainey Harper, Herbert Clark Hoover, William James, Jessie Knight Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Samuel Sidney McClure, Richard Rathbun, Jane Lathrop Stanford, Thomas Welton Stanford, Leonhard Stejneger, Joseph Swain, John J. Valentine, Thorstein Bunde Veblen, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, Andrew Dickson White, and Ray Lyman Wilbur.

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Jordan, Jessie L. Knight, d. 1952.

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Stanford university

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Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931

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Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927

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Clark, George A. (George Archibald), 1864-1918

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