Guide to Research CollectionsArizona Historical Society
Papers: Correspondence in Mansfeld family papers, 1864-1965.
California Historical Society
San Francisco, CA
Papers: Correspondence in Alfred Barstow papers, 1861-1862; Western Development Company records, 1876-1877; and miscellaneous items in other collections.
California State Archives
Papers: Gubernatorial papers and photographs.
California State University, Chico
Papers: Correspondence in John Bidwell papers, 1849-1918.
California State University, Sacramento
Papers: Material on Stanford Vina Ranch (owned by Leland Stanford) in Sacramento Valley Sugar Company Records.
Library of Congress
Papers: Correspondence in Joseph Roswell Hawley papers, 1638-1906. Finding aid.
New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Papers: A research paper (1991) on Stanfords childhood in Albany County by Michael D. Caratzas.
Stanford University Libraries
Papers: 1850-1929. 29 feet. Chiefly land papers and titles; family scrapbooks (1865-1894) and photographs (1860-1905); correspondence and telegrams; business, legal, financial, and official papers; speeches; journals; and newsclippings relating to construction of Central Pacific Railroad, political career, business interests, and founding of Stanford University.
Additional Papers: In Isabella Cass diary, 1883-1885; President Benjamin Harrisons tour to the Pacific Coast photographs, 1891; Stanford centennial cartoons, 1991-1992; J. D. B. Stillman papers, 1849-1898; William Birelie Hyde papers, 1861-1896; William C. Ralston correspondence, 1870-1890; Frank Shay, personal counsel to Stanford, autobiography 1939; John Powell Irish papers, 1882-1923; Berton Crandall photographs, 1888-1953; Samuel Franklin Leib papers, 1881-1920; Stanford University Presidents Office scrapbooks, 1891-1945; George T. Clark research notebooks, 1928-1930; Pacific Improvement Company records, 1869-1931; Timothy Hopkins transportation collection, 1816-1942; Jane Lathrop Stanford papers, 1824-1975; Stephen Mallory White papers, 1871-1901; Andrew Putnam Hill photograph collection, 1890-1895; and Edward Muybridge photo negatives, 1872-1880.
George Arents Research Library
Papers: Correspondence in Collis Potter Huntington papers, 1797-1904.
University of California, Berkeley
Papers: 1862-1882. 7 items. Miscellaneous letters and documents, biography (never published), and notes used in preparation.
Additional Papers: Miscellaneous letters in various collections including Daniel Coit Gilman correspondence, 1871-1875; and photographs.
Yale University Law School Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: Legal papers including argument of Hall McAllister (1885) and argument of D.M. Delmas (1885) from Ellem M. Colton vs. Leland Stanford trial in Superior Court of Sonoma County, CA.
Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Brigham Young University Archives, Provo, UT; New York Public Library, New York, NY; and Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT.