Guide to "The Real West: Empire Builders" V0085

Finding aid prepared by compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
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Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
November 2010

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Title: "The Real West: Empire Builders" [videorecording]
Identifier/Call Number: V0085
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 videotape(s) (VHS)
Date: 1993
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Greystone Production, 1993.

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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.

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.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Central Pacific Railroad Company..
Central Pacific Railroad.
Coughlin, Brian.
Coughlin, Brian.
Crocker, Charles, 1822-1888.
Crocker, Charles,, 1822-1888.
Hopkins, Mark, 1813-1878.
Hopkins, Mark,, 1813-1878.
Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821-1900.
Huntington, Collis Potter,, 1821-1900.
Muybridge, Eadweard, 1830-1904.
Muybridge, Eadweard,, 1830-1904.
Stanford University--History.
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.

Box 1

Video