Collection includes three items: DURHAM LAND COLONY, BUTTE
COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; A HISTORY OF THE STATE LAND SETTLEMENT AT DURHAM 1917-1931, compiled
by Adriana Farley and Marilyn Corley and published in 1996; STANFORD RANCH DURHAM, BUTTE
COUNTY, CALIFORNIA by Adriana Farley, 2001; and a photocopy of THE MEMOIRS OF JAMES
FLORENT VAN LOBEL SELS 1882-1977, with a few photocopied clippings on van Loben Sels,
Vina Ranch in Butte County was one of the properties owned by Leland and Jane Stanford
that was part of the original endowment of Stanford University. In addition to fruits
and wines, the ranch also raised cattle and sheep. James Florent van Lobel Sels was the
ranch manager 1912-1917.
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Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is
given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not
intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission
must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See:
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