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Dickey, Parke Atherton, 1909-1995



  • Existence: 1909-03-03 - 1995-02-03


American petroleum geologist and educator.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jesse V. Howell papers, 1931-1948

Identifier: 1992-002
Scope and Contents The papers of Jesse V. Howell, a petroleum geologist, consist of what appear to be photostats of a compilation of research-reference notes, autograph and typescript transcriptions of excerpts from various sources, and draft fragments of a technical paper Howell may have written in the 1930s pertaining to petroleum engineering practices and geological theories in the early days of the oil industry. The papers also include seven pieces of correspondence between Howell and colleagues dating...
Dates: 1931 - 1948

Parke Atherton Dickey papers, 1957-1971

Identifier: 1992-003
Scope and Contents Consists of 37 letters between Dickey and colleagues dating from 1957-1971; bibliography of Dickey's works and drafts of his writings including "The First Oil Well" and "One Hundred Years of Oil Geology" as well as the proposed illustrations for each; an interview (in Spanish) between Fernando Guerrero Matheus and Dickey; research and reference materials which include photographs and a blueprint reconstruction of "Old Pumping Power" on the Holtz Bros. Farrell lease in Grand Valley,...
Dates: 1957 - 1971

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Oil fields -- Production methods. 1
Petroleum -- Prospecting. 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- History. 1
Petroleum industry and trade -- Pennsylvania. 1
Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Dickey, Parke Atherton. 1