Guide to the Papers of the New Almaden Corporation, 1928-1944

Processed by Megan Bradley; machine-readable finding aid created by Sean Quimby.
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Papers of the New Almaden Corporation, 1928-1944

Collection number: M0716

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Megan Bradley
Date Completed:
1997 June
Encoded by:
Sean Quimby
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Schuette, Curt Nicholas. Papers of the New Almaden Corporation,
Date (inclusive): 1928-1944
Collection number: M0716
Collector: Schuette, Curt Nicholas
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: Schuette was the general manager of the mining operation at New Almaden Mines from 1940 to 1945, when it was owned by the New Almaden Corporation. General and personal correspondence to and from the general manager,1943-1944, and business statements related to New Almaden Corporation. Included are two reports by C.N. Schuette, one on the condition of the Harry Shaft, 1939, and the other a comprehensive evaluation of the mining potential of the New Almaden property, 1935. Also included is a 5-page letter from the donor, Michael Cox, giving background information about the Schuettes and their connection to the mine as well as some photocopied photos of them.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

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.

Provenance

Gift of Michael F. Cox, in memory of Curt and Erna Schuette, 1994.

Preferred Citation:

Papers of the New Almaden Corporation,. M0716. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Schuette was the general manager of the mining operation at New Almaden Mines from 1940 to 1945, when it was owned by the New Almaden Corporation.

Scope and Content

General and personal correspondence to and from the general manager,1943-1944, and business statements related to New Almaden Corporation. Included are two reports by C.N. Schuette, one on the condition of the Harry Shaft, 1939, and the other a comprehensive evaluation of the mining potential of the New Almaden property, 1935. Also included is a 5-page letter from the donor, Michael Cox, giving background information about the Schuettes and their connection to the mine, as well as some photocopied photos of them.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Cox, Michael F.
Frederick, Francis.
Newbold, F.E.
Schuette, Erna.
Sexton, William Lord.
New Almaden Corporation.
Mercury.
Mines and mineral resources--California.
Mining engineering.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Collection information: Copies of photos of Curt and Erna Schuette. Floppy disked containing scanned (.BMP) photos. "The Operation of New Almaden Corporation, 1940-1946" by C. N. Schuette (copy).

Box 1, Folder 2

Miscellaneous travel items from envelope marked "Trip..."(1935).

Box 1, Folder 3

Miscellaneous New Almaden Correspondence(1928 - 1945).

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence between C. N. Schuette and F. E. Newbold(1943 - 1944).

Box 1, Folder 5

"Report on the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine, Santa Clara County, California" by C. N. Schuette (1935)-first draft. With correspondence from CNS to William Lord Sexton.

Box 1, Folder 6

"Report on the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine, Santa Clara County, California" by C. N. Schuette -bound copy.(1935)

Box 1, Folder 7

"Report on the New Almaden Quicksilver Mine, Santa Clara County, California" by C. N. Schuette -amended copy, with correspondence from Drinker, Biddle & Reath(1935-1940).

Box 1, Folder 8

"Report on the present Condition of the Harry Shaft of the New Almaden Mine"(1939).

Box 1, Folder 9

Maps and drawings.

Box 1, Folder 10

New Almaden Corporation financial statements.