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Guide to the Frank Shay, "A lifetime in California, 1860-1939" Typescript
SC0309  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0309
    Creator: Shay, Frank.
    Title: Frank Shay, "A lifetime in California, 1860-1939" typescript
    Dates: 1939
    Physical Description: 326 leaves
    Summary: Autobiography, annotated by the author. Also includes newsclippings about Shay later in life.
    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

    Provenance

    Gift of Robert R. Tripp, 1984.

    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

    A lifetime in California, 1860-1939:. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    California reporter and attorney. Growing up in California, Shay served in a wide variety of positions throughout his life, including special reporter for Sacramento and Virginia City newspapers, accountant and telegrapher for the Sutro Tunnel Company, and, after completing his law degree at Hastings Law College, attorney for the Southern Pacific Company and personal counsel for railroad president Leland Stanford.

    Description of the Collection

    Autobiography, annotated by the author. Also includes newsclippings about Shay later in life.

    Access Terms

    Shay, Frank.
    Southern Pacific Company.
    Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
    Autobiographies.
    California --History --1848-present.