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Leland Stanford (1824-1893) was an American industrialist and politician, and founder of Stanford University. Migrating to California from New York during the Gold Rush, he became a merchant and ...

Domain: People; Category: Entrepreneurs

The Hoover Tower was completed in 1941 to celebrate Stanford University's 50th anniversary. Measuring 285 feet, the tower has been a landmark for students, alumni and the local community for seven ...

Domain: Education; Category: Colleges & universities

Located in the Main Quad, the Stanford Memorial Church is the physical heart of the campus, replete with stained glass windows, mosaics, and stone carvings. Also referred to informally as MemChu, the ...

Domain: Architecture; Category: Churches

Originally named Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science laboratory and is operated by Stanford University on ...

Domain: Physics; Category: Particle physics

An imposing half-mile-long, palm-tree-lined boulevard serving as the grand entry way to the Stanford campus. Palm Drive starts out from the west end of University Avenue in Palo Alto and extends all ...

Domain: Architecture; Category: Landscape design

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