Guide to the Stanford University Founding Grant Photographs

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
December 2011
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


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: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
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

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


Collection Contents

Box 1-3

Photographs

Digital surrogates