Parke Atherton Dickey papers, 1957-1971
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, Pennsylvania, various graphs and charts pertaining to Benjamin Sillman, Jr.'s seep analysis, and unused illustrations.
- 1957 - 1971
- Dickey, Parke Atherton, 1909-1995 (Author, Person)
These materials are predominantly in English.
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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.
Biographical / Historical
Parke Atherton Dickey was a petroleum geologist and professor at the University of Tulsa from 1931-1975. He was the Chair of the Earth Sciences department in the 160s and 70s.
17.5 Linear Feet (35 boxes)
Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
4' of petroleum textbooks were separated from the second accession and sent to be cataloged.
- Dickey, Parke Atherton, 1909-1995
- Petroleum -- Geology.
- Petroleum -- Prospecting.
- Petroleum engineering.
- Petroleum industry and trade -- History.
- Petroleum industry and trade -- Pennsylvania.
- Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Dickey, Parke Atherton.
- Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Petroleum.
- Parke Atherton Dicky papers, 1957-1971
- Milissa Burkart
- 1992 August
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