Stanford University and Thereabouts Hardcover 1896 by O.L. Elliott - Early History California School


Title: Stanford University and Thereabouts

Author: O. L. [Orrin Leslie] Elliott, O. V. [Orison Verde] Eaton

Description: Brown cloth boards stamped in green and gilt. Head and foot of spine and corners a bit worn; edges rubbed. The flyleaf is inscribed "with the compliments of the authors." A few minor spots of soiling, else pages clean. Half-tone illustrations. 79, [1], plus [10] pp. ads. 7.75 x 5.75 inches.

Presents the founding and early history of Stanford University along with photographs and brief biographies of the Trustees. The planning for the school, the estate its built on, an its nearby surroundings are described. The program, philosophy, organization, and the operation of the school are laid out. There is also a bit about school athletics and other features. The terminus consists of ten pages of local San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Monterey advertising.

Orrin Leslie Elliott (1860-1940) was appointed president's secretary and registrar of Stanford University in June 1891. He retired as registrar in 1925. Orison Verde Eaton (1870-1926) graduated from Stanford in 1895 and was its assistant registrar. He later lived and worked as an attorney in Los Angeles.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: C. A. Murdock & Co., Printers
Place: San Francisco
Year: 1896

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: Palo Alto, San Francisco, California, schools, history,

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