National Affairs: Home & Gown

Looming over the 9,000-acre campus of Leland Stanford Junior University, on the side of San Juan Hill, is a grey pile of masonry suggestive of an administration building and at the same time, with its terraced roofs for outdoor living, reminiscent of the communal dwellings that the Zuñi Indians used to build. No lawn and scant shrubbery relieve the austere approach. Within, all is spacious and gracious, the solidly furnished home of the family of a man of large affairs. Here lives Nominee Hoover. Hither he was returning last week to await formal notification of his high honor.

Stanford University, of which...

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