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Guide to "The Real West: Empire Builders"
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: V0085
    Creator: Coughlin, Brian.
    Title: "The Real West: Empire Builders" [videorecording]
    Dates: 1993
    Physical Description: 0.125 Linear feet 1 videotape (VHS)
    Summary: This episode, produced by Brian Coughlin, of the series "The Real West" tells the history of Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins (the Big Four) and the development of the railroads in the West. It also mentions the lives of Jane Stanford and Leland Stanford Jr., the history of Stanford University, Eadweard Muybridge, and the development of motion pictures.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Greystone Production, 1993.

    Information about Access

    This collection is 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: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    "The Real West: Empire Builders" (V0085). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Description of the Collection

    This episode, produced by Brian Coughlin, of the series The Real West tells the history of Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins (the Big Four) and the development of the railroads in the West. It also mentions the lives of Jane Stanford and Leland Stanford Jr., the history of Stanford University, Eadweard Muybridge, and the development of motion pictures.

    Access Terms

    Central Pacific Railroad Company
    Coughlin, Brian.
    Coughlin, Brian.
    Crocker, Charles, 1822-1888.
    Hopkins, Mark, 1813-1878.
    Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900.
    Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--History.;
    Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
    Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
    Stanford, Leland, 1868-1884.
    Videorecordings.
    West (U.S.)--History--1860-1890.

    General note

    Sources from the collections in the Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, were used in the research and as images in this segment.