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Guide to the Timothy Hopkins Papers
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  • Overview
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1027
    Creator: Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937.
    Title: Timothy Hopkins papers
    Dates: 1804-1942
    Bulk Dates: 1870-1935
    Physical Description: 2.5 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

    Biographical note

    Timothy Hopkins was a businessman, member of the original Stanford University Board of Trustees (1885-1937), and served as president of the board (1908-1914).

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection includes correspondence (1804-1805, 1885-1935), daybook (1889-1928), newsclippings, and miscellaneous publications regarding the Hopkins family (1885-1935). Correspondence focuses on family matters, including the Hopkins-Searles Probate Case, Hopkins' retirement and death, and gifts to Stanford. There is also some correspondence about University matters (1896-1910). Collection also contains photographs, diplomas, memorial resolutions, published genealogies for John Hopkins and the Kellogg family, and a scrapbook kept by Hopkins of clippings on general topics, 1870-1883.

    Access Terms

    Clark, George T., 1862-1940.
    Fairchild, David.
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
    Jordon, David Starr, 1851-1931
    Leib, Samuel Franklin, 1848-1924.
    Searles, Mary F. S.
    Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
    William P. Wreden Books & Manuscripts (Firm)