Guide to the Palo Alto Stock Farm Photographs

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Call Number: PC0077
Creator: Hill, Andrew Putnam, 1853-1922.
Title: Palo Alto Stock Farm photographs
Dates: 1880-1885
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Phone: (650) 725-1022

Administrative Information

Information about Access

Open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See:
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[identification of item], Palo Alto Stock Farm Photographs (PC0077). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles Conklin Wooster, born in Albany, NY, in 1845, was a horse trainer and coachman for Leland Stanford from about 1870 until Stanford's death in 1893. He continued to work for Jane Stanford, and after her death in 1905, for the University. He died in 1935

Scope and Contents

Images in this collection include Stock Farm horses Electioneer and Lady Russel; Leland Stanford, Jr., with the horse Cheatano, 1882; trainers and grooms at the Stock Farm, 1881 and 1884; two trotters racing; and the Wooster home on campus. Other images include a logging wagon and a portrait of Fire Chief Dolen (city not given). Many of the Stock Farm photographs were taken by A. P. Hill. The collection also includes obituaries on Wooster, 1935.

Access Terms

Meredith, Leah
Meredith, Roy
Wooster, Charles Conklin
Horses --Pictorial works.
Palo Alto (Calif.) Stock Farm

Collection Contents

Box 1



Box 1, Folder 1

Clippings on C.C. Wooster 1935

Box 1, Folder 2

Carriage Horses by Barn

Box 1, Folder 3

Charles Marvin Men at Stock Farm 1881

Box 1, Folder 4

Electioneer 1884

Box 1, Folder 5

Electioneer 1885

Box 1, Folder 6

Electioneer Pres. Mrs. Harrison

Box 1, Folder 7

First work crew at Stanford

Box 1, Folder 8

Lady Russel horse 1884

Box 1, Folder 9

Leland Stanford Jr horse 1882

Box 1, Folder 10

Stock Farm paddocks 1880

Box 1, Folder 10

Stock Farm Paddocks 1880

Box 1, Folder 11

Trainers 1884

Box 1, Folder 11

trainers and grooms 1884

Box 1, Folder 12

Two trotters on track

Box 1, Folder 13

Wooster home on Stanford campus

Box 1, Folder 14

Fire Chief Oolen

Box 1, Folder 15

Logging wagon

Box 1, Folder 16

2 men in carriage