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Guide to the Osborne Family Papers
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Description
Correspondence, photographs, books, and other papers of Henry A. and Helen Annas Osborne and their five children, all of whom attended Stanford University.
Background
Henry Z. Osborne (1848-1923) was owner/editor of the Los Angeles Evening Express (1884-1897), gold miner, and California state representative from 1917 until his death in 1923. He was married to Helen Annas (formerly of Cazenovia, New York). All five of their children attended Stanford University. Sherrill B. Osborne, A.B. in law 1897, was managing editor of the Daily Palo Alto during his sophomore year and editor in chief during his junior year. Henry Z. Osborne, Jr., A.B. in civil engineering 1897, was active in the Civil Engineers' Club and Class Historian during his senior year. Both Sherrill and Henry also wrote for San Francisco newspapers while at Stanford. Raymond G. Osborne and Edith Osborne Stahl attended from 1903-1906. Clarence B. Osborne earned his A.B. in geology in 1909.
Extent
3.25 Linear feet (6 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.
Availability
Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.