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:
File — Box: 15, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Newsclippings.
Dates: 1932 - 1975
Scope and Contents From the Item: 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 through...
Dates: 1864 - 1991
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.
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
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.
Scope and Contents A slide showing Robert M. McFarlin, a cowboy turned oil man. Owner of the McMan Oil Company.
Dates: Other: Undated