Inventory of the W. P. Hammon papers

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Title: W. P. Hammon papers
Date (inclusive): 1915-1930
Collection Number: 72007
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 7 envelopes (1.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, contracts, shipping lists, specifications for dredging equipment, annotated maps, and photographs, relating to mining operations in China, Siberia, Korea, Malaya, and Poland.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Hammon, W. P., 1854-1938.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], W. P. Hammon papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American businessman; associated with Yuba Manufacturing Company, San Francisco.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, contracts, shipping lists, specifications for dredging equipment, annotated maps, and photographs, relating to mining operations in China, Siberia, Korea, Malaya, and Poland.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Amtorg Trading Corporation.
Giesche Spolka Akcyjna Company.
Yuba Manufacturing Company of San Francisco.
Mines and mineral resources--China.
Mines and mineral resources--Korea.
Mines and mineral resources--Malaya.
Mines and mineral resources--Poland.
Mines and mineral resources--Soviet Union.
Tin mines and mining--Malaya.

Box: 1

China and Siberia mining concessions for the Yuba manufacturing Company of San Francisco file

Box: 1

Corresponence and reports, 1921-22

Box: 1

Maps

Box: 1

Amtorg Trading Corporation contract with the Yuba Manufacturing Company of San Francisco file

Box: 1

Contracts and agreements, 1925-27

Box: 1

Correspondence, 1926-30

Box: 1

Bills of lading, shipping lists, receipts

Box: 1

Specifications for dredging equipment sold to the Chinese government and Japanese and Russian mining companies by the Yuba Manufacturing Company, 1912-1917

Box: 2

Tze-Liu-Tsing District (Eastern Part), mining reports, Korea

Box: 2

Korea file

Box: 2

Preliminary Report, Anjo Property, Korea, Nelson Dickerman, July 5, 1921

Box: 2

Preliminary Report on Placer Claims of the Chosen Kasan Co. in Chosen, Korea, Charles W. Gardner and H. R. Edwards, April 12, 1921

Box: 2

Report of H. R. Edwards on Korean Project, May 4, 1921

Box: 2

"Report on the Yung Hung Placers" (Korea), J.S. Bradford, 1920

Box: 2

Blueprint of Asano Concessions Yeng Byen, Seichikori?, Korea

Box: 2

Malaya file

Box: 2

Mechanical Report on Tin Dredging in Malaya, July 22, 1927

Box: 2

Report on Tin Dredging in Malaya, March 1, 1928

Box: 3

Mining Report on Tin Dredging in Malaya, July 22, 1927

Box: 3

Resoiling and reclamation of rice lands, reports, memoranda, correspondence and drawings

Box: 3

Poland, Giesche Spolka Akcyjna Company (Katowice, Poland), mining reports

Box: 3

"The Mining Informer" (guide concerning wages and working hours of Coolies in China, compiled or written in 1920)

Box: 3

"The World Economic Situation," by Herbert Hoover, 1919

Box: 3

Pro-Hoover campaign pamphlet, 1928

Photo file

Photographs

Physical Description: 367 prints / 5 envelopes / 276 negatives / 2 envelopes
Envelope A

55 photos of mining and land reclamation projects in Siberia, 1921-1922

Envelope B

70 photos of scenes in daily life in Siberia, circa 1920

Envelope C-F

500 photos of dredging equipment sent to the U.S.S.R. from the United States, circa 1947

Envelope G

24 prints of American and European political leaders, 1921-1935