Guide to the Frank Shay, "A lifetime in California, 1860-1939" Typescript

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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.
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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Typescript 1939