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Frank Galbreath papers, 1903-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 1977-004

Scope and Contents

Consists primarily of material relating to Galbreath's father, oilman Robert Galbreath, driller of the Ida E. Glenn No. 1 oil well that began the growth of the oil industry in Tulsa and the state of Oklahoma. Also included are photocopy page proofs for Frank Galbreath's book, Glenn Pool...and a Little Oil Town of Yesteryear. The papers include: Photocopy page proofs and [research material and signed letter] for Frank Galbreath's book, Glenn Pool...and a Little Oil Town of Yesteryear; correspondence between Robert Galbreath and various individuals dating from 1910-1952, arranged alphabetically by correspondent; documents including stock certificates and oil and gas leases; memoribilia including a Beta Theta Pi baseball pin and Robert Galbreath's mayoral platform of 1932; press cuttings relating to Robert Galbreath, his career, and family; and miscellaneous sales receipts.

Dates

  • 1903 - 1978

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box.)

Physical Location

Collection shelved at off-site storage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift
Title
Frank Galbreath papers, 1903-1978
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
1992 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)