Guide to the Henry Z. Osborne Papers SCM0173

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email:
May 2011

Title: Henry Z. Osborne papers
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0173
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4.0 item(s)
Date (inclusive): 1892-1921
creator: Osborne, Henry Zenas,, 1848-1923.

Scope and Contents note

These papers consist of a letter from Leland Stanford (on U.S. Senate letterhead), 1892; a telegram from Jane L. Stanford, March 1896, thanking Osborne for his loyalty to Leland Stanford; a letter from David Starr Jordan about the Dept. of Mining at Stanford, 1899, with a mention of the success of Herbert C. Hoover (an early graduate of the Dept.); and a letter from John C. Branner, 1921, commenting on an article by Osborne and his opinion on Japan.

Biographical/Historical note

Henry Zenas Osborne was editor of the Los Angeles Evening Express and California state representative from 1917 until his death in 1923.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Branner, John Casper,, 1850-1922.
Hoover, Herbert,, 1874-1964.
Jordan, David Starr,, 1851-1931.
Stanford University. Dept. of Mining and Metallurgy.
Stanford, Jane Lathrop,, 1828-1905.
Stanford, Leland,, 1824-1898.

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