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Guide to the Chester Naramore Papers
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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


    Custodial History

    Gift of William P. Harris, 1998

    Information about Access


    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.


    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.


    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..
    Petroleum industry and trade--Germany.
    Petroleum industry and trade--United States.