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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 3 Collections and/or Records:


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

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