Leland Stanford


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United States railroad executive and founder of Stanford University (1824-1893)

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(7) ANNUAL MESSAGE OF LELAND STANFORD, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AT THE FOURTEENTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE 8 (January 1863).
Arboretum Chinese Quarters; digital drawing based on Leland Stanford Junior University Insurance Maps (M801) 1917 Oct., SC1049, Stanford University.
Leland Stanford: War Governor of California, Railroad Builder and Founder of Stanford University.
Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Jr., Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker, Thomas C.
Aaron Maltz of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank represented the tenant, officially known as the Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University.
According to historian John Martini, a retired park ranger who's just written a book about the baths, Sutro was a populist in the vein of Leland Stanford and Andrew Carnegie--men who made fortunes in America's Industrial Revolution, then worked to establish good names through philanthropy.
Leland Stanford is Acs's favorite example, who as president of the Central Pacific Railroad redeployed his wealth to found Stanford University.
McCarty (Toray Industries, Inc., Japan, and Leland Stanford junior University, Palo Alto, California, USA).
Because that was the day when the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroad construction gangs met at Promontory Point in Utah and watched the two rail lines joined by a golden spike hammered into place by Leland Stanford, president of the Central Pacific.
The author of five works of nonfiction, including the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family (1998) and The Genetic Strand (2007), Edward Ball examines the improbable relationship between Leland Stanford and Eadweard Muybridge that led to the invention of moving pictures.
THE INVENTOR AND THE TYCOON: A GILDED AGE MURDER AND THE BIRTH OF MOVING PICTURES provides a powerful historical biography centering on the relationship between a murderer who invented the movies - one Eadweard Muybridge - and a robber baron who built the railroad - tycoon Leland Stanford. Both were obsessed by different goals - and over a hundred and thirty years ago both experienced personal disasters.
The monastic property was home to the world's largest winery in the 1890s, when it was owned by Leland Stanford. Through the vineyards the monks have resurrected not only the history of this particular place, but also the distinguished history of winemaking in the Cistercian order.
PALO ALTO is a rustic California county, once commonly known as the Valley of Heart's Delight for its apricots and apples, was transformed by a pipe dream of single visionary Leland Stanford into the birth-place of cutting edge technologies.
The doctrine of informed consent originated in 1957 in the case of Salgo v Leland Stanford Jr.