Guide to the Archibald J. Treat Photograph collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: PC0005
Creator: Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949.
Title: Archibald J. Treat photograph collection
Dates: 1887-1891
Physical Description: 308 item(s) (300 photoprints, mounted: albumen; 25.5 x 30.5 cm. 8 photoprints mounted as 1 panorama: albumen; 20 x 126.5 cm.)
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
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

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

Archibald J. Treat Photograph collection (PC0005). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Stanford University--Buildings.
Stanford University--Pictorial works.
Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949.
Albumen prints.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

Box 1-6

Photographs

Digital surrogates