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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

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  • Subject: Petroleum -- Prospecting X
  • Names: Mather, John Aked, 1829-1915 X