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General historical manuscripts, documents and photographs, 1747-1985

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-008
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was begun as a catch-all for small single gifts and purchases, and to make them easier for scholars to search them. This assemblage consists primarily of documents, correspondence, photographs, broadsides and artifacts, dealing mostly with United States history.
Dates: 1747 - 1985

Paul Henry Giddens collection of Pennsylvania oil region photographs, 1847-1949

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-008
Scope and Contents Consists primarily of photographic reproductions (some with photo-negatives) plus a small number of original stereoscopes. The images feature scenes of the northwestern region of Pennsylvania--most were used to illustrate the book, Early Days of Oil, by Paul Henry Giddens. Images include: maps of the region; scenes of oil farms and drill sites, oil towns, refineries; drilling methods and equipment; transportation methods, etc; Many of the photographic images and their negatives were...
Dates: 1847 - 1949

"Story of Oil" HO gauge scale model kits, 1957, 1959

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-052
Scope and Contents Collection consists of:

1. The Fabulous Story of Oil model oil field kit, Model #500, manufactured by Models of Industry Inc., Berkeley, CA; complete with handbook, instructions, and materials to build a drilling derrick with field equipment and men. 1957.

2. Model Oil Refinery Kit, Model #600, manufactured by Models of Industry Inc., Berkely, CA; complete with handbook, instructions, plans and materials for building a simple oil refinery. 1959.
Dates: 1957 - 1959

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