Guide to the Stanford University Arboretum Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0195
Creator: Stanford University. Planning Office.
Title: Stanford University arboretum records
Dates: 1886-1994
Bulk Dates: 1886-1923
Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
Summary: Daily journals kept by Thomas H. Douglas, 1889-1891, regarding weather, planting activities, and other work associated with campus landscaping; entry for April 29, 1891, mentions trees planted during visit of President Benjamin Harrison; list of trees and shrubs advised to be propagated at Palo Alto, signed by Frederick Law Olmsted, 1886; planting key for the Arboretum, 1923; and a report by Jones and Stokes Associates, "Biological assessment of the arboretum region of Stanford University for the Palm Drive reconstruction project," 1994. Also includes several pressed leaves found in the 1889 journal.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

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.
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Cite As

Stanford University Arboretum Records (SC0195). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Associated Materials

Related materials: Arboretum plant guide by G.A. Dailey, SUA Architectural Drawings, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford Univ. Libraries.

Description of the Collection

Daily journals kept by Thomas H. Douglas, 1889-1891, regarding weather, planting activities, and other work associated with campus landscaping; entry for April 29, 1891, mentions trees planted during visit of President Benjamin Harrison; list of trees and shrubs advised to be propagated at Palo Alto, signed by Frederick Law Olmsted, 1886; planting key for the Arboretum, 1923; and a report by Jones and Stokes Associates, "Biological assessment of the arboretum region of Stanford University for the Palm Drive reconstruction project," 1994. Also includes several pressed leaves found in the 1889 journal.

Access Terms

Douglas, Thomas H.
Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.
Jones & Stokes Associates
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
Oman, Drew
Stanford University. Planning Office.
Landscape gardening --California.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Journals 1886-1994