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McFarlin, Robert Martin, 1866-1942



  • Existence: 1866-07-27 - 1942-08-11


American oilman, cattle rancher, philanthropist, and businessman who is best known for amassing a fortune by drilling for oil near Glenpool, Oklahoma.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Trustees, 1932 - 1975

 File — Box 15: [Barcode: 000021986901], Folder: 4


Identifier: 2006.012.5
Scope and Contents From the File: An artificial collection that consists of materials pertaining to Oklahoma and Oklahomans in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and is not part of any other collection.The Oklahoma Collection subsumes the old Oklahoma Ephemera, Oklahoma Historical Photos and Docs and Oklahoma Maps collections. Ephemera was a remnant of the McFarlin Reference Department's vertical files, the larger portion having been sent to the Tulsa City-County Library, which was kept during the late 1940s...
Dates: 1864 - 1991

John Rogers papers, Undated

Identifier: 1000-025
Scope and Contents

Personal and business papers of Tulsa lawyer, businessman, philanthropist and civic leader instrumental in founding the University of Tulsa's College of Law (which bears his name) and for many years administrator of the Chapman McFarlin Barnard trusts.

Dates: Undated

Leta McFarlin Chapman papers, 1918-1967

Identifier: 1987-008
Scope and Contents

Collection of family photographs, memorabilia, and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from daughter of Robert W. and Ida McFarlin and wife of James A. Chapman. One scrapbook records the philanthropy of Robert McFarlin; the other deals solely with the death of Ida (Mrs. Robert W.) McFarlin.

Dates: 1918 - 1967

Pauline McFarlin Walter papers, Undated

Identifier: 1987-009
Scope and Contents

The Pauline McFarlin Walters Papers consist of news clippings and photographs regarding the philanthropic and family activities of Tulsan Pauline Walter, as well as a small group of books from her library.

Dates: Undated

R. M. McFarlin, Undated

Identifier: 1000-152-245
Scope and Contents

A slide showing Robert M. McFarlin, a cowboy turned oil man. Owner of the McMan Oil Company.

Dates: Other: Undated