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Guide to the Stanford University Arboretum Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0195
    Creator: Stanford University. Planning Office.
    Title: Stanford University arboretum records
    Dates: 1886-1994
    Bulk Dates: 1886-1923
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear foot
    Summary: Daily journals kept by Thomas H. Douglas, 1889-1891, regarding weather, planting activities, and other work associated with campus landscaping; entry for April 29, 1891, mentions trees planted during visit of President Benjamin Harrison; list of trees and shrubs advised to be propagated at Palo Alto, signed by Frederick Law Olmsted, 1886; planting key for the Arboretum, 1923; and a report by Jones and Stokes Associates, "Biological assessment of the arboretum region of Stanford University for the Palm Drive reconstruction project," 1994. Also includes several pressed leaves found in the 1889 journal.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford University Arboretum Records (SC0195). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Associated Materials

    Related materials: Arboretum plant guide by G.A. Dailey, SUA Architectural Drawings, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford Univ. Libraries.

    Description of the Collection

    Daily journals kept by Thomas H. Douglas, 1889-1891, regarding weather, planting activities, and other work associated with campus landscaping; entry for April 29, 1891, mentions trees planted during visit of President Benjamin Harrison; list of trees and shrubs advised to be propagated at Palo Alto, signed by Frederick Law Olmsted, 1886; planting key for the Arboretum, 1923; and a report by Jones and Stokes Associates, "Biological assessment of the arboretum region of Stanford University for the Palm Drive reconstruction project," 1994. Also includes several pressed leaves found in the 1889 journal.

    Access Terms

    Douglas, Thomas H.
    Harrison, Benjamin, 1833-1901.
    Jones & Stokes Associates
    Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903.
    Oman, Drew
    Stanford University. Planning Office.
    Landscape gardening --California.