Description:

Papers of Arthur L. Schuette, a rural school teacher who wrote a thesis on Cat Spring and translated the minutes of the Cat Spring Agricultural Society for publication. The collection was donated to the library by the Schuette family in 1990.

Contents:

Correspondence regarding Cat Spring:

  1. F. C. Kloss to Schuette, January 27, 1944 (1-2)
  2. H. A. Stuessel to Schuette, undated (1-2)
  3. E. P. Krueger to Schuette, October 9, 1955 (1-3)
  4. E. P. Krueger to Schuette, October 12, 1955 (1-3)
  5. B. Youngblood to Schuette, June 20, 1938 (1-3)
  6. B. Youngblood to Schuette, July 29, 1938 (1-3)
  7. B. Youngblood to Schuette, November 20, 1939 (1-3)
  8. Herman Kahn to Schuette, September 18, 1944 (1-3)
  9. E. P. Krueger to Schuette, May 31, 1956 (1-4)
  10. Photostat of Louis Constant article (1-4)
  11. John C. Amsler to Schuette, April 10, 1944 (1-5)
  12. Herman Laas to Schuette, August 5, 1942 (1-5)
  13. J. B. Sigler to Schuette, January 9, 1942 (1-5)
  14. J. B. Sigler to Schuette, April 23, 1942 (1-5)
  15. F. H. von Roeder to Schuette, August 24, 1936 (1-6)
  16. F. H. von Roeder to Schuette, November 8, 1936 (1-6)
  17. Schuette to Albrecht Engelking, January 10, 1937 (1-7)
  18. Annie Romberg to Schuette, December 1, 1936 (1-7)
  19. R. O. von Roeder to Schuette, August 26, 1936 (1-7)
  20. J. Rosa Engelking to Schuette, February 1, 1935 (1-8)

Introduction to Schuette's thesis, The German Settlers of Cat Spring and Their Scientific Study of Agriculture, not used in finished thesis (1-9)

Schuette's thesis, The German Settlers of Cat Spring and Their Scientific Study of Agriculture with index and handwritten notes (Box 2)

Notes by Rosa Kleberg regarding Charles Amsler, Ferdinand Lindheimer, and early German settlement (1-10)

Recollections of Mary Amsler (1-11)

Transcription of part of the article Reminiscences of Early Texans by J. H. Kuykendall, Volume VII, Texas State Historical Quarterly (1-11)

Transcripton of an article from the Austin County Times, September 15, 1883 (1-11)

"The Contribution of the German Settlers in the Building Up and Settling of Austin County and Texas," newspaper reprint of a speech given by Rudolph L. Biesele (1-12)

Miscellaneous notes (1-13)

Bibliographic notes (1-14)

Correspondence regarding translation work:

  1. F. C. Bolton to Schuette, July 12, 1940 (1-15)
  2. F. C. Bolton to Schuette, August 4, 1940 (1-15)
  3. Winnie Allen to Schuette, June 2, 1941 (1-15)

Minutes of Cat Spring Agricultural Society translation work and notes (1-16, 1-17)

Cover letter, W. N. Williamson to Edmund Rubenstein, April 28, 1952 (1-17)

Schuette's Masters of Arts degree, 1945 (1-18)

Schuette's teaching certificate, 1914 (1-19)

Schuette's school notebook, begins in 1910, contains lists of pupils at San Bernardo School (1913-1915), at Bachelor Hill School (1918-1921), at Shaws Bend School (1921-1924), at Galle School (1925-1930), at Kingsbury (1931-1934), and an autobiographical sketch (1-20)

Schuette grade transcript, 1933 (1-21)

Schuette grade transcript, 1924 (1-22)

Waelder High School memorabilia (1-23)

Waelder High School, Galle School photographs (1-24)

San Bernard School daily register and grade book converted into a scrapbook (1-25)

Schuette's outline of his teaching career, 1913-1945, contains lists of pupils at Bretschneider School (1913-1915), Bachelor Hill School (1915-1921), Shaws Bend School (1921- 1924), Galle Rural School (1925-1930), Kingsbury Rural High School (1931-1934), Cat Spring Independent School District (1934-1937), Elm Creek School (1937-1941), Carl Wiegand School (1941-1945) (1-26)

Schuette teaching contracts:

  1. Bachelor Hill School, 1915 (1-27)
  2. Bachelor Hill School, 1916 (1-27)
  3. Bachelor Hill School, 1918 (1-27)
  4. Bachelor Hill School, 1919 (1-27)
  5. Bachelor Hill School, 1920 (1-28)
  6. Galle School, 1925 (1-28)
  7. Galle School, 1926 (1-28)
  8. Galle School, 1927 (1-28)
  9. Galle School, 1928 (1-28)
  10. Galle School, 1929 (1-28)
  11. Kingsbury High School, 1931 (1-29)
  12. Kingsbury School, 1932 (1-29)
  13. Kingsbury High School, 1933 (1-29)
  14. Cat Spring School, 1934 (1-29)
  15. Cat Spring School, 1935 (1-29)
  16. Cat Spring High School, 1936 (1-29)
  17. Elm Creek School, 1937 (1-29)
  18. Elm Creek School, 1938 (1-29)
  19. Elm Creek School, 1939 (1-29)
  20. Elm Creek School, 1940 (1-30)
  21. Carl Wiegand #19 School, 1941 (1-30)
  22. Carl Wiegand School, 1942 (1-30)
  23. Carl Wiegand School, 1943 (1-30)
  24. Carl Wiegand School, 1944 (1-30)
  25. Waelder Independent School District, 1945 (1-30)
  26. Waelder School District, 1946 (1-30)
  27. Waelder Independent School District, 1947 (1-30)
  28. Waelder Independent School District, 1948 (1-30)

Miscellaneous correspondence:

  1. Schuette to Hovestadt, April 15, 1954 (1-1)
  2. William E. A. Meinscher to Schuette, May 9, 1954 (1-1)
  3. William E. A. Meinscher to Schuette, August 8, 1955 (1-1)
  4. William E. A. Meinscher to Schuette, September 21, 1955 (1-1)

Schuette's Certificate of Public Accountancy, 1946 (1-18)

Schuette's certificate as Justice of Peace, 1915 (Map Box 2-42)

Original music, unattributed (1-31 through 1-42)

Correspondence regarding a military invention, J. F. Leyendecker to J. B. Magruder, August 2, 1864 (1-43)

German birth certificate for Dorothea Sophie Dolgner, 1815 (1-44)

Citizenship paper of Christian Korth (1-45)

German passport issued to Christian Korth (1-46)