Guide to the Leland Stanford Photograph Album

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: A0006
Title: Leland Stanford photograph album
Dates: 1868-1882
Physical Description: 1 volume
Summary: Images in the album are largely of Leland Stanford Jr., from the age of 3 months to 14 years; others include one image of Leland Jr. with Jane Stanford, which has been hand colored, and several images of Leland Stanford Sr. In addition there is one image of Wilsie [Wilson] Taylor, a friend of Leland Jr.; the remaining images are of other friends and relatives, mostly unidentified. Loose images include one of Leland Stanford Jr. age 2; a tintype of Leland Stanford Jr., 13 years old, with possibly his tutor; two unidentified family members; and one photo [nearly completed faded away] taken by Leland Jr. in France, 1880.
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

Leland Stanford Photograph Album (A0006). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

This album, bound in brown leather with gilded page edges, is inscribed "Leland from Jane A Merry Christmas Dec. 25, 1875." The pages in the album have rectangular or oval inserts.
Images in the album are largely of Leland Stanford Jr., from the age of 3 months to 14 years; others include one image of Leland Jr. with Jane Stanford, which has been hand colored, and several images of Leland Stanford Sr. In addition there is one image of Wilsie [Wilson] Taylor, a friend of Leland Jr.; the remaining images are of other friends and relatives, mostly unidentified. Loose images include one of Leland Stanford Jr. age 2; a tintype of Leland Stanford Jr., 13 years old, with possibly his tutor; two unidentified family members; and one photo [nearly completed faded away] taken by Leland Jr. in France, 1880.

Access Terms

Stanford family.
Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.
Stanford, Leland, 1824-1893.
Stanford, Leland, 1868-1884.
Taylor, Wilson.
Photoprints


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photograph Album