Guide to the Chester Naramore Papers

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Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
1998
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Overview

Call Number: SC0544
Creator: Naramore, Chester.
Creator: Naramore, Chester
Title: Chester Naramore papers
Dates: 1897-1972
Physical Description: 4.75 Linear feet
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Custodial History

Gift of William P. Harris, 1998

Information about Access

None.

Ownership & Copyright

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.

Cite As

[Identification of item], Chester Naramore Papers, SC 544, Stanford University Archives, Stanford, Calif.

BIOGRAPHY

Chester Naramore earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in 1903. While at Stanford, he was on the varsity track team, Business Manager for the 1903 Stanford Quad, member of the Geology Society, vice-president of the student body during his senior year, and active in Encina Club affairs. He married Grace Ellen Chilson on March 15, 1904. He pursued a career as geologist and company executive with several oil and gas companies.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The papers of Chester Naramore include correspondence, financial and legal documents, notebooks, and journals, largely pertaining to his business interests, with some items from his college years at Stanford.

Access Terms

Abendroth, Otto
Harbers, Camilla.
Naramore, Grace Chilson.
North European Oil Co..
Oppenheimer, Fritz E.
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Students.;
Sunburst Madison Oil Corporation..
Journals.
Petroleum industry and trade--Germany.
Petroleum industry and trade--United States.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1 Business Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Abendroth, Kurt, correspondence, 1960

Box 1, Folder 2

Abendroth, Kurt, correspondence with DeWilda Harris, 1971-72

Box 1, Folder 3

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1947-49

Box 1, Folder 4

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1950

Box 1, Folder 5

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1951-53

Box 1, Folder 6

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1954-56

Box 1, Folder 7

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1957-58

Box 1, Folder 8

Abendroth, Otto, correspondence, 1959-60

Box 1, Folder 9

Alaska coal interests, correspondence, 1955-56

Box 1, Folder 10

Alaska Petroleum, correspondence, 1956

Box 1, Folder 11

Alaska Petroleum, correspondence, 1957

Box 1, Folder 12

Alaska Petroleum, correspondence, 1958

Box 1, Folder 13

Alaska Petroleum, correspondence and documents, 1959

Box 1, Folder 14

Beyer, Arthur, correspondence, 1959-60

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence, Mr. Chilson (father-in-law), 1920-43

Box 1, Folder 16

Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1920-56

Box 1, Folder 17

EMEX, agreements, 1955

Box 1, Folder 18

EMEX, correspondence, 1953-55

Box 1, Folder 19

Harbers, Camilla, correspondence, 1946-1952

Box 1, Folder 20

Oppenheimer, Fritz, correspondence, 1929-33

Box 1, Folder 21

Oppenheimer, Fritz, Pan-Trading & Nord Oil agreements, 1929

Box 1, Folder 22

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1937-54

Box 1, Folder 23

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1955

Box 1, Folder 24

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1956

Box 2, Folder 1

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1957

Box 2, Folder 2

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1958

Box 2, Folder 3

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1959

Box 2, Folder 4

North European Oil Co., correspondence and documents, 1960

Box 2, Folder 5

Passport of Chester Naramore, 1919

Box 2, Folder 6

Sunburst Madison Oil Corporation, accounts and correspondence, 1958-59

Box 2, Folder 7

Sunburst Madison Oil Corporation, memos for files of, 1957-59

Box 2, Folder 8

Sunburst Madison Oil Corporation, report to stockholders for 1956

Box 2, Folder 9

Veach, A. C., correspondence, 1925

 

Series 2 Student Papers

Box 3, Folder 1

Chilson, Grace - high school notebook, history, 1897

Box 3, Folder 2

Student notebook (S.U.) - analytic geometry and French, 1900

Box 3, Folder 3

Student notebook (S.U.) - calculus, mechanics

Box 3, Folder 4

Student notebook (S.U.) - chemistry, 1901-02

Box 3, Folder 5

Student notebook (S.U.) - record of letters, accounts, 1902

Box 3, Folder 6

Loose items from: Student notebook (S.U.) - record of letters, accounts, 1902

 

Series 3 Journals

Box 3, Folder 7

Miscellaneous notes, including Europe, 1917-18

Box 3, Folder 8

Europe, 1919

Box 3, Folder 9

Europe, 1919

Box 3, Folder 10

China, 1921

Box 3, Folder 11

Siberia, 1921-23

Box 3, Folder 12

Journal (with entries for added) 1923 1954

Box 4, Folder 1

Angola trip, 1924 May-Aug

Box 4, Folder 2

Angola trip, 1924 Oct-1926 Jan

Box 4, Folder 3

Two loose items from: Angola 1924-26

Box 4, Folder 4

Journal 1926

Box 4, Folder 5

Journal 1927

Box 4, Folder 6

Germany 1929 Jan-Sep

Box 4, Folder 7

Loose items from: Germany 1929 Jan. - Sept.

Box 4, Folder 8

Germany 1929-30

Box 4, Folder 9

NEO: Germany 1929-30

Box 4, Folder 10

German oil fields 1930-31

Box 5, Folder 1

Journal 1928

Box 5, Folder 2

Journal 1931

Box 5, Folder 3

Journal 1931-32

Box 5, Folder 4

Journal 1932

Box 5, Folder 5

Journal 1933

Box 5, Folder 6

Journal 1934

Box 6, Folder 1

Journal 1935

Box 6, Folder 2

Journal 1936

Box 6, Folder 3

Loose items from: Journal 1936

Box 6, Folder 4

Journal 1937

Box 6, Folder 5

Journal 1938

Box 6, Folder 6

Journal 1939

Box 6, Folder 7

Journal Trips 1939

Box 7, Folder 1

Journal 1940

Box 7, Folder 2

Journal 1941

Box 7, Folder 3

Journal 1942

Box 7, Folder 4

Journal 1943

Box 7, Folder 5

Journal 1944

Box 8, Folder 1

Journal 1945

Box 8, Folder 2

Journal 1947

Box 8, Folder 3

Journal 1948

Box 8, Folder 4

Journal 1949

Box 8, Folder 5

Journal 1950

Box 9, Folder 1

Journal 1951

Box 9, Folder 2

Journal 1952 Jan 16-Dec 31; 1946 Jan 1-15

Box 9, Folder 3

Journal 1953

Box 9, Folder 4

Journal 1955

Box 9, Folder 5

Journal 1956

Box 10, Folder 1

Journal 1957

Box 10, Folder 2

Journal 1958

Box 10, Folder 3

Journal 1959

Box 10, Folder 4

Journal 1960