Stanford University

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a university in California


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Leland Stanford Jr. University Board of Trustees, 317 P.2d 170 (Calif.
Polo Alto was founded by Timothy Hopkins as "University Park" in 1890 to serve as the village for the professors and students of the new Leland Stanford Jr. University. Taking a grain field across the railroad tracks from the new 8,000-acre campus, Hopkins laid out the village naming the streets for Western literary greats such as Emerson and Kipling.
David Starr Jordan (1851-1931) (1), President of Leland Stanford Jr. University in Palo Alto, Calif., learned of Thompson's drive and dedication.