Ragan, Cooper Kirby
- Existence: 1905 - 1986
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 036
Abstract: Material consists of correspondence between Cooper K. Ragan and Rice University historian Andrew F. Muir. They relate primarily to Muir’s published works, historical information and criticisms of others' works.
Dates: 1955 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1962
Identifier: MS 504
Overview The materials in this collection are from the Houston-based Kirby Petroleum Company and the records of George Sawtelle, president and later chairman of the company to 1965. This collection consists of 2.5 linear feet of photographs, correspondence, business records, clippings, and technical papers. The primary correspondents are John H. Kirby, Clint Murchison, Cooper Ragan, and George Sawtelle. This material provides a valuable look at the early days of the oil industry in Texas. In particular,...
Dates: 1921-1967, bulk 1931-1953