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The collection consists of four major components: Stanford correspondence pertaining to Judge Leib's association with the Stanford family and his responsibilities as a member of the first Board of Trustees of Stanford University (1891-1923); personal correspondence (1885-1910); correspondence pertaining to Leib's fruit and other farm interest (1883-1919); and legal and business correspondence pertaining to his San Jose law practice and local business interests (1881-1920),including cases resulting from the failure of the Savings Bank of San Diego County. Major correspondents include Luther Burbank, John Casper Branner, George Crothers, Horace Davis, Timothy Hopkins, David Starr Jordan, Charles Lathrop, Leland and Jane Stanford, Wilson and Wilson (law firm, San Francisco) and Sarah Winchester.
18 Linear Feet (13 boxes)
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.
This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.