Guide to "The Real West: Empire Builders"

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
November 2010
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: V0085
Creator: Coughlin, Brian.
Title: "The Real West: Empire Builders" [videorecording]
Dates: 1993
Physical Description: 0.125 Linear feet 1 videotape (VHS)
Summary: This episode, produced by Brian Coughlin, of the series "The Real West" tells the history of Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins (the Big Four) and the development of the railroads in the West. It also mentions the lives of Jane Stanford and Leland Stanford Jr., the history of Stanford University, Eadweard Muybridge, and the development of motion pictures.
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

Provenance

Gift of Greystone Production, 1993.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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Cite As

"The Real West: Empire Builders" (V0085). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

This episode, produced by Brian Coughlin, of the series The Real West tells the history of Collis P. Huntington, Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, and Mark Hopkins (the Big Four) and the development of the railroads in the West. It also mentions the lives of Jane Stanford and Leland Stanford Jr., the history of Stanford University, Eadweard Muybridge, and the development of motion pictures.

Access Terms

Central Pacific Railroad Company
Coughlin, Brian.
Coughlin, Brian.
Crocker, Charles, 1822-1888.
Hopkins, Mark, 1813-1878.
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904
Stanford University -- General subdivision--History.;
Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Stanford, Leland, 1868-1884.
Videorecordings.
West (U.S.)--History--1860-1890.

General note

Sources from the collections in the Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, were used in the research and as images in this segment.

Collection Contents

Box 1

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