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Guide to the Palo Alto Stock Farm Photographs
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0077
    Creator: Hill, Andrew Putnam, 1853-1922.
    Title: Palo Alto Stock Farm photographs
    Dates: 1880-1885
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    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

    [identification of item], Palo Alto Stock Farm Photographs (PC0077). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles Conklin Wooster, born in Albany, NY, in 1845, was a horse trainer and coachman for Leland Stanford from about 1870 until Stanford's death in 1893. He continued to work for Jane Stanford, and after her death in 1905, for the University. He died in 1935

    Scope and Contents

    Images in this collection include Stock Farm horses Electioneer and Lady Russel; Leland Stanford, Jr., with the horse Cheatano, 1882; trainers and grooms at the Stock Farm, 1881 and 1884; two trotters racing; and the Wooster home on campus. Other images include a logging wagon and a portrait of Fire Chief Dolen (city not given). Many of the Stock Farm photographs were taken by A. P. Hill. The collection also includes obituaries on Wooster, 1935.

    Access Terms

    Meredith, Leah
    Meredith, Roy
    Wooster, Charles Conklin
    Horses --Pictorial works.
    Palo Alto (Calif.) Stock Farm