The collection consists of family, mining,
personal, and local history material collected by Barden Stevenot. The material
is made up of correspondence, photo albums, research documents, mining reports,
A fifth-generation son of Calaveras County and the last of the Stevenot
family line, Barden Stevenot was born in Angels Camp in 1936, the son of Edward
Stevenot and Cornelia Barden. He graduated from Bret Harte High School in 1954
and in 1959 from Sacramento State University, with a degree in cultural
anthropology. He then served in the U.S. Navy as an explosive ordinance
disposal unit diving officer in Hawaii and the Pacific.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as
the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the
Collection open for research.