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Guide to the Archibald J. Treat Photograph collection
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Photographs documenting construction of Leland Stanford Junior University, used as progress reports and sent to university founder Senator Leland Stanford for his approval. Views include the Stanford quadrangle, museum, mausoleum and Encina Hall, and some group shots of the construction workers. Collection also includes a panaramic view of the campus foothills, 1886, before construction.
Working his way up from office boy for the Central Pacific Railroad office to secretary to Stephen T. Gage, assistant to Railroad president Leland Stanford, Treat was admitted to the California bar in 1897.
6 Linear feet (300 photoprints, mounted: albumen; 25.5 x 30.5 cm. 8 photoprints mounted as 1 panorama: albumen; 20 x 126.5 cm.)
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This collection is open for research.