SCOPE AND CONTENT
Title: Archibald J. Treat papers
Identifier/Call Number: SC0511
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material:
0.25 Linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1883-1961
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Treat, Archibald J. (Archibald Jennings), 1864-1949.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
These papers pertain largely to Treat's association with Leland Stanford and the history of the University, and include correspondence,
a notebook, his typescript reminiscences, and two letters by his daughter Laura Treat pertaining to her father.
Correspondents include Alice Hays, Timothy Hopkins, Herbert Hoover, David Starr Jordan, John B. McCarthy, Herbert C. Nash,
and Burt Worthington. Subjects include the Stanford Mausoleum, Treat's photographs, business matters, and Eadweard Muybridge.
These papers were originally included with the Leland Stanford papers, but have now been catalogued separately.
Archibald J. Treat was employed by the Central Pacific Rail Road in 1879 as an office boy and telegraph operator. He worked
his way up to become secretary to Stephen T. Gage, who was assistant to Leland Stanford when Stanford was president of the
CPRR. Treat also studied law while working for CPRR and was admitted to the California Bar in 1897. During the construction
of Stanford University, Treat took photographs of the work in progress that were regularly sent to Leland Stanford to keep
[Identification of item], Archibald J. Treat Papers, SC 511, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Hays, Alice Newman.
Hoover, Herbert,, 1874-1964.
Hopkins, Timothy,, 1859-1937.
Jordan, David Starr,, 1851-1931.
McCarthy, John B.
Nash, Herbert C. (Herbert Charles), 1857-1902
Stanford University. -- General subdivision--History.;