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Gilcrease, Thomas, 1890-1962



  • Existence: 1890-02-08 - 1962-05-06


American oilman, art collector, and philanthropist.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Thomas Gilcrease", 1958

Identifier: 2006.012.18
Scope and Contents

An excerpt from a chapter in The Proud Possessors by Aline B. Saarinen, reprinted in keepsake form, the front cover of which bears a reproduction of a portrait of Thomas Gilcrease executed by Charles Banks Wilson.

Dates: Publication: 1958

Virgil Brazier photographs, approximately 1900s-1950s

Identifier: 1974-003
Scope and Contents

Consists of 103 photographs (many inscribed to Brazier) featuring early oilmen and businessmen of Tulsa, their spouses, and prominent people from outside the Tulsa area. Collection includes three unidentified group photos, photo-reproductions of racecar designs, a photograph of the first Braniff Airlines airliner, and two reels of 16mm movie film (housed separately) of undetermined subject matter. Newspaper clippings relating to featured individuals accompany some of the photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1950

Additional filters:

Archival Object 1
Collection 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- Oklahoma -- Biography. 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- Biography. 1
Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Brazier, Virgil. 1
Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Petroleum. 1