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The mysterious death of Jane Stanford

Author: Robert W P Cutler
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford General Books, ©2003.
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This work examines the mysterious death of Jane Stanford, the co-founder of Stanford University who died in 1905 - shortly after recovering from strychnine poisoning. At the time the University  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cutler, Robert W.P.
Mysterious death of Jane Stanford.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford General Books, ©2003
(OCoLC)655693386
Named Person: Jane Lathrop Stanford; Jane Lathrop Stanford
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W P Cutler
ISBN: 0804747938 9780804747936
OCLC Number: 52159960
Description: x, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Founding of Leland Stanford Junior University --
1. The Death of Mrs. Stanford --
2. The Poland Water Poisoning --
3. The Police Investigation --
4. The Honolulu Inquest --
5. The Stanford Party in Honolulu --
6. The Stanford Party Returns Home --
7. Bolstering Dr. Jordan's Diagnosis --
8. The Cases of Shorey and Humphris --
9. The Other Physicians --
10. Perpetuating the Myth --
11. Summing Up --
App. 1. Dr. Shorey and the Experiment Station --
App. 2. The "Ross Affair" --
App. 3. Professor Julius Goebel.
Responsibility: Robert W.P. Cutler.
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"The Mysterious Death of Jane Stanford is a well researched, fascinating read. Cutler makes a strong case for rethinking the official cause given for Jane Stanford's death - heart disease. Cutler Read more...

 
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