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Guide to the Stanford University Founding Grant Photographs
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0040
    Creator: Stanford University
    Title: Stanford University Founding Grant photographs
    Dates: circa 1981-circa 1985
    Physical Description: 1.5 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

    Administrative Information

    Cite As

    [identification of item], Stanford University Founding Grant Photographs (PC0040). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Leland Stanford Junior University was established in 1885 in memory of Leland Stanford Jr., the only child of Senator and Mrs. Leland Stanford. Founding of the University was accomplished by a Grant of Endowment by Jane and Leland Stanford, dated November 11, 1885.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection consists of black and white negatives and contact sheets of the original grant, done in calligraphy with some embellishments, along with mounted prints of eight pages from the grant; and color negatives and prints of selected pages from the original grant, including the LSJU monogram.

    Access Terms

    Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
    Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.