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B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Sheffer oil field correspondence, 1913-1916

Identifier: 2012-032
Scope and Contents A group of letters (primarily from B. F. Sheffer to his son, Marion) regarding the state of employment in the Kern County, California oil fieds from 1913-1916 including many periods of unemployment, the morale and conditions of the oil workers, and much about Bakersfield's unsavory side as an oil town (e.g. prostitution, gambling, corruption of public officials, etc.). Mentioned are Standard Oil and Associated Oil companies. Other topics included in the letters are about the natural world and...
Dates: 1913 - 1916

Charles E. Bowles Library, Undated

Identifier: 1936-001
Content Description Charles E. Bowles compiled this library presumably while working on his book The Petroleum Industry.
To view the catalog, click on the "External Documents" link below, which will take you to the McFarlin book catalog for a list of all the included volumes.
Please note that this is a group of BOOKS and not manuscript materials.
Dates: Undated

Edgar Fitch Bullard papers, 1940-1976

Identifier: 1981-002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of documents, ledgers relating to the oil industry and business (stocks, royalties, tax records, travel records, maps, etc.) plus personal papers, diaries, financial records and photos (many of which derive mainly from his hunting and fishing trips to several continents).
Dates: 1940 - 1976

International Petroleum Exposition archive, 1923-1980

Identifier: 1982-007
Scope and Contents Archive of annual industrial exposition based in Tulsa; includes executive correspondence, preparations materials, financial accounts, photographs, maps and artefacts. The International Petroleum Exposition Archive is organized into eight Series: Series 1: Historical papers include the history of the IPE; a local, regional, and general history of the petroleum industry; the by-laws of the IPE. Series 2: Correspondence consisting of administrative and exhibitor related...
Dates: 1923 - 1980

John G. Ellinghausen papers, 1910-1961

Identifier: 1979-019
Scope and Contents The papers are divided into two series, Series 1: Business correspondence and documents and Series 2: Personal. Series 1 consists of letters and legal documents relating to oil producers (primarily Wilson Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, Oklahoma), as well as letters from colleagues and financial institutions (primarily City Bank, Kansas City, Missouri). The correspondence relates to a variety of legal suits, claims, and oil and gas leases, filed by various companies and individuals...
Dates: 1910 - 1961

Midwest Refining Company papers, 1914-1928

Identifier: 2000-004
Scope and Contents The Midwest Refining Company papers consist of annual reports, Wyoming Committee meeting minutes, correspondence, and other documents concerning the organization and finances of the company from February 1914 through November 1924. Included are press cuttings dating from Apr 1924-Jan 1928 relating to the Tea Pot Dome scandal in which Henry M. Blackmer, Director and Chairman of the Board for Midwest Refining Company was implicated; and U.S. District and Circuit Court records pertaining to a...
Dates: 1914 - 1928

Oil at war: a photographic record, Petroleum Administration for War on the home front, 1942

Identifier: U54.O45-1942z
Content Description Possibly unique photo scrapbook prepared for Ralph K. Davies, Deputy U.S. Petroleum Administrator during World War II under Harold L. Ickes. Shows the leading personnel and some propaganda via 130 black and white photographsall with typed identification. The majority of the photographs are large format (6x9, 8x10, etc.). The album is black cloth embossed in gold with Ralph K. Davies name in lower left corner of front cover
Dates: 1942

Parke Atherton Dickey papers, 1957-1971

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

Southern Production and Sinclair Oil and Gas Companies Kodachrome transparencies, approximately 1950s-1960s

Identifier: 2001-009
Scope and Contents Consists of 330 color transparencies of Southern Production Company and Sinclair Oil and Gas Company oil production sites, petroleum product plants, research centers, and scenery in areas such as Alaska, Canada, Colorado, Illinois, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
Dates: 1950 - 1970

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