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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May 15 1892

Dr. D. S. Jordan

Prest. Leland Stanford Jr. University

Menlo Park Cal

Dear Sir

Enclosed please find recommendations of some expenses which have been approved by Senator Stanford.

Yours Very Truly H.C. Nash

Enclose

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Number 56

Sent by D.S

Recd By V 69 D.H

Check Stamp

Receieved Un May 23 1892

Dated Washington D.C. 23

To President David S Jordan

Your telegram read, I have just sent Mr Lathrrop the following dispatch I do not want the price of board raised to be above the actual cost to the University I am [since?] that five dollars a week ought to furnish good and ample board

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and attendance but of course I intended to rate changed to cover the actual expense of the student

Leland Stanford

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Pres. D.S. Jordan

My Dear Doctor

I have your letter in regard to delay in the construction of buildings at Palo Alto.

It seems to me that before I left San Francisco I gave Mr. Lathrop instruction to proceed immediately with the buildings but possibly I did not. I have however written to him on the subject lately in order that the buildings may be completed in due time.

I notice your appointment of Dr. Smith an assistant Professor of Mineralogy also that of Professor Geo Prince as Assistant in

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Zoology. Of course I know that you would not appoint these men unless there was work for them to do but it seems to me that upwards of 60 professors and assistants is a large number in proportion to the students. I think we ought to be careful not to have anyone in the Institution to whom we cannot give a fair amount of work to perform.

Yours Very Truly

Leland Stanford

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