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Petroleum -- Texas.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1913 - 1916

"How Dallas and Other Southwestern Counties Rank in Employment by Industry Group Among Nation's 100 Leading Counties in Each Industry", 1958-7-10

 Item — Box 1, Series 1: [Barcode: 000020968533], Folder: 5
Identifier: 1982-007-1-1-5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1958-7-10

Letter to M. C. Enright from E. D. Wilson, 1980-4-26

 Item — Box 1, Series 2: [Barcode: 000020968540], Folder: 8
Identifier: 1982-007-2-1-8

Photocopy of newspaper clipping, 1980-3-14

 Item — Box 1, Series 2: [Barcode: 000020968540], Folder: 3
Identifier: 1982-007-2-1-3
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a newspaper article from the Dallas Times Herald, titled "Dallas to host major petroleum show starting in '81", written by Molly Cole, Staff Writer.

Dates: 1980-3-14

Prop - An Innovation in Used Oil Re-refining, 1979-3-25 - 1979-3-27

 Item — Box 1, Series 2: [Barcode: 000020968540], Folder: 8
Identifier: 1982-007-2-8
Scope and Contents

Prop - An Innovation in Used Oil Re-refining (The Phillips Re-refining Oil Process), written by R. E. Linnard and L. M. Henton. It was presented at the NPRA 1979 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Dates: 1979-3-25 - 1979-3-27

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

Texas-Louisiana oil fields pictures illustrating construction, equipment, methods and practices, Bureau of Mines , Dallas, Texas, 1929-01

Identifier: TN872.T4H55 1929
Content Description

The photo album not only illustrates oil field construction, equipment, methods and practices, but also gives the distribution of development costs for an average well during the 1920s. Each of the 68 photographs are captioned giving subject, place and date.

Dates: 1929-01