Records of the Trustees, 1897-2001, pertaining to legal issues, financial affairs, investments, academic departments, student
housing, gifts received, real estate, campus development, and other administrative concerns. Also included are records pertaining
to the Leland Stanford Junior Kindergarten Trust and its major beneficiary, the Golden Gate Kindergarten Association, 1884-1979.
Powers and Duties—The Board of Trustees is custodian of the endowment and all properties of the University. The Board administers the invested
funds, sets the annual budget, and determines policies for the operation and control of the University. The powers and duties
of the Board of Trustees derive from the Founding Grant, amendments, legislation, and court decrees. In addition, the Board
operates under its own bylaws and a series of resolutions on major policy.
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