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Greg Gray collection of petroliana, 1974

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-015
Scope and Contents Petroliana collection that includes a Milton Bradley board game called "King Oil", for ages 9 to adult, combining luck and strategy to control the oil fields. Game includes plastic game board, plastic playing pieces, printed playing cards, play money, and instructions and 3 issues of "Mid Continent News Humor".
Dates: 1974

Parke Atherton Dickey papers, 1957-1971

 Collection
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

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