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Guide to the Stanford Family Scrapbooks
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Description
Family scrapbooks, compiled for the Stanford family. Subjects cover a wide range of family activities including railroad affairs, the Palo Alto Stock Farm, the Vina Ranch, the University, the United States Senate, politics, personal affairs of the Stanford's, and horses.
Background
Leland Stanford was born March 9, 1824 in Watervliet Township, New York. He married Jane Lathrop in 1850 and on May 14, 1868, Jane and Leland's only child was born in Sacramento, California. Leland, Jr. died March 13, 1884 at the age of 15 years, 10 months. His early death inspired the founding of Leland Stanford, Jr. University by his parents. Leland, Sr. died June 21, 1893 and Jane died February 28, 1905.
Extent
18.5 Linear feet (37 boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.