Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence; financial material, including oil and gas well receipts and business files; legal material, including abstracts of title and contracts; reports; drilling logs; plats, maps, and tables; and other papers, primarily relating to Isett's business activities in Eastland County. Includes personal files and correspondence about family matters and Texas Railroad Commission rulings and reports
California State University, Long Beach
Presents the oral histories of four men involved in discovering the cause of subsidence in Long Beach harbor, their efforts to stop it and to resolve the question of ownership of the local tidelands. The narrators describe the scientific and political controversies that led to a program of water injection to stop the sinking of the land under Long Beach. They also discuss the legal battle to decide which political entities have an interest in revenue from oil pumped out from under the tidelands. The narrators also describe other activities in which they engaged, including working for real estate companies owned by the Bixby family, giving public relations advice to local businesses and projects, and evaluating proposed solutions to local subsidence and examples of subsidence in other places
University of Oklahoma - Bizzell Memorial Library
Oil producer. Description (Series): The personal papers of Henry Vernon Foster detail the Foster lease in the Osage Nation which was initiated in 1896; early discoveries of oil in the Osage Nation where some major oil companies began; the history of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (I.T.I.O.); Foster's discovery well in the Seminole Field; and his Oklahoma #1 in the Oklahoma City field
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection contains Paul H. Umbach's well logs (concerning oil and gas wells in Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Utah, North Dakota, and New Mexico), business files (which contain correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, reports, notes, and government documents), and oil and gas exploration reports written by Umbach. Collection also contains large numbers of oil and gas well location maps (including those of Uinta Basin, Utah, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, and Nebraska's Duell and Garden Counties), and geological maps (including U.S. Geological Survey oil and gas investigation maps of Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona, and a cross section map of Colorado's Denver-Julesburg Basin). Drill log data from the Lucky Mc Uranium Corporation's exploration in Powder River Basin, Wyoming, are also included
Filson Historical Society
The Sullivan papers, 1792-1852, include business and legal papers containing indentures, receipts, and deeds. The Gates papers, 1835-1902, include correspondence of Lloyd W. Gates and Reverend Guerdon Gates; business papers; and receipts regarding Kentucky land, political and economic affairs, Tex., and family matters
Tennessee State Library and Archives
Consists of a booklet concerning the Florence, Alabama centennial celebration, 1918; brochure from Whitechapel Bell Foundry announcing the Liberty Bell limited edition; sketch of the Chickasaw Indians by Sheffield Clark, Jr.; report on cloudburst, June 2, 1937, Harris Hollow, Jackson, Tennessee; letter describing finding of first oil well in the United States at Burkesville, Kentucky, 1829; and photographs of Jonesboro, Tennessee bridge on a state highway at Marrowbone Creek
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chiefly personal correspondence among Caffery and Richardson family members. Most of the Richardson family papers are dated 1838-1852 and cover topics such as sugar planting, purchases and settlement of land, and family activities. The bulk of the Caffery family papers fall between 1866 and 1906. Their letters are chiefly about family activities, but also include Donelson Caffery letters about politics in Louisiana and Washington, D.C. There are a number of letters written to Donelson while he was a U.S. senator that congratulate him for his stand on the gold standard, two letters from Grover Cleveland, and letters concerning Democratic Party matters. Letters from later years deal chiefly with Donelson's efforts in the face of financial difficulties, including work on his sugar plantations and attempts at establishing oil wells
The Henry Ford - Benson Ford Research Center
The Vice President of Finance records series consists of three subseries. The Financial records subseries, 1917-1938 (8.4 cubic ft.), Acc. 459, consists of correspondence, branch advertising budgets, check registers, and bank account statements detailing the financial operations of Ford Motor Company's domestic and foreign branch plants, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies including Ford Motor Sales Company and Lincoln Division. The California Oil Operations records subseries, 1937-1948 (2.4 cubic ft.), Acc. 459, is made up of daily and summary production reports from Ford Motor Company's petroleum operations in Long Beach, California. The subseries also includes financial data, tax statements, and permits for company-owned distillation facilities. The War Department Price Adjustment Board Report subseries, 1944-1945 (0.4 cubic ft.), Acc. 802, consists of two bound reports detailing Ford Motor Company's production costs for the Price Adjustment Board. The volumes were published to ... Read More
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
Collection contains views of Intermountain Transportation Co. including views of 12 horses at Georgetown Lake near Anaconda, Montana; Clint Hardtla standing next to horses (Pinky and Disney) pulling a car through snow; men with horse drawn sleighs; Art Anderson, Clint Hardtla, Julius Mozza and Emil Torgerson in front of horse drawn sleigh at Silver Lake near Anaconda, Montana; Clint Hardtla driving a horse drawn sleigh towing a car at Silver Lake; Clint Hardtla hooking sleigh to car in Flint Creek Hill; Emil with two passengers standing next to automobiles; bus driving through snow banks; Pierce Arrow buses; buses and drivers (Henry Peterson and Ernest Opis); bus depots including Dillon and Anaconda; Fageol buses; Yellow Coach buses; Emil Torgenson and family in bus; bus near Anaconda, Montana; bus headed to Kalispell, Montana; side view of bus; Intermountain Lines horse drawn carriage in parade; women wearing cowgirl costumes sitting on top of bus, next to horse drawn wagon and ... Read More
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
The Ida Brewington Pittman Papers date from 1906 to 1977 and contain many news clippings about her husband, Vail. These clippings include obituaries, the dedication of the Vail Pittman Elementary School, a clipping on second graders at this school sending boxes to soldiers in Vietnam, articles on oil wells and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Nevada. Most of the clippings are undated; some are dated between 1967-1977. The collection also contains many letters of condolences over Vail Pittman's death and one miscellaneous letter. Original speeches from the school's dedication are also part of the collection. Other items include copies of resolutions, an inaugural invitation, some financial notes, travel papers, and notes regarding phone calls. Most of the material in this collection focuses on her husband's life


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