Correspondence with David Starr Jordan

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recommends Dr. Charles of Menlo Park 1892 Jan 1; Dr. Grau and Miss Ames on payroll; mistress of Roble Hall; pleased with address 1892 Jan 1; must exercise own judgment on engaging profs. White, Dudley, Jenks and Angell 1892 Feb 17; payment of professors for outside lectures; steam heat for gymnasium; getting President White as lecturer; finding meteors 1892 Feb 17; suspend arrangements for heating gymnasium 1892 Feb 18; introduces Mr. & Mrs. Morris K. Jessup 1892 Mar 16; will be in Palo Alto in April 1892 Mar 29; remuneration for Pres. White 1892 May 8; faculty appointments [signature cut out] 1892 May 10; ase of Miss Hay 1892 May 11; H.C. Nash to Jordan inclosing recommendations approved by Sen. Stanford 1892 May 15; $5 a week sufficient for board 1892 May 23; to hasten construction of buildings; too many professors and assistants 1892 May 23; sends address in Paris 1892 May 24; (tel): approval of lease form 1892 May 26; issue of students' board 1892 May 26; introduces Wilson Evans 1892 May 29; Prof. Gale out of place in mechanical engineering; pleased with letter from Pres. White 1892 May 29; students' expenses must not exceed $5 per week 1892 May 30



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Prest D S Jordan

My dear Doctor

Yours of the 30th will in regard to remuneration to Presdient White for his lectures has been received.

I telegraphed you last night approving the bill of $1000. His presence has lectures at the University will. I am sure be productive of much good to the institution. I only regret that it was not in my power to show him so social attention during his visit.

Yours Very truly

Leland Stanford

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United States Senate

May 10 1892

Prest D S Jordan

My dear Doctor

I am receipt of the list of Professors etc for which I am much obliged. Enclosed find the list approved.

I seems to me as if the number of Professors and Teachers is rather large in proportion to the students but I am entirely content to leave the matter to your judgment as long as they are all well employed.

I most heartily approve your system of selecting young men. One great advantage I find in them is that they are much

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more open to new convictions than elderly men and more liable to keep up with the progress of the times.

Yours

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United States Senate

Washington D.C May 11 1892

Prest D S Jordan

Dear Doctor

Mrs Stanford has forwarded to me your letter to her where you mention that a Mrs Hay has entered the university in a regular way as special student in drawing but has given nearly all of her time as stenographer to Dr. Branner for which I presume she receives a salary. I most decidedly object to any such arrangement and Dr. Branner ought to know that we do not keep a boarding house for outsiders not

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do we intended that our buildings shall be need for any such purpose.

I shall be glad to learn that you have given Miss Hay notice to leave.

I quite agree with you that in the future no student should be admitted to any of the halls who is not doing full University work.

Yours Very Truly

Leland Stanford

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