Guide to the Henry Z. Osborne Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Call Number: SCM0173
Creator: Osborne, Henry Zenas,, 1848-1923.
Title: Henry Z. Osborne papers
Dates: 1892-1921
Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (4 items)
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Phone: (650) 725-1022

Biographical/Historical note

Henry Zenas Osborne was editor of the Los Angeles Evening Express and California state representative from 1917 until his death in 1923.

Scope and Contents note

These papers consist of a letter from Leland Stanford (on U.S. Senate letterhead), 1892; a telegram from Jane L. Stanford, March 1896, thanking Osborne for his loyalty to Leland Stanford; a letter from David Starr Jordan about the Dept. of Mining at Stanford, 1899, with a mention of the success of Herbert C. Hoover (an early graduate of the Dept.); and a letter from John C. Branner, 1921, commenting on an article by Osborne and his opinion on Japan.

Access Terms

Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
Stanford University. Department of Mining and Metallurgy.
Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.

Collection Contents

Box 1