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Coal slurry pipeline, clippings, reports, 1980s

 File — Box: 21, Folder: 11

Scope and Contents note

From the Series:

Herman and George R. Brown served on the Board of Directors for this corporation. This series includes George R. Brown's original business records, many relating to coal transportation and pipelines, and the bids for and eventual purchase of the Big and Little Big Inch Pipelines, which extend respectively from East Texas and the Gulf of Mexico to the New York - Philadelphia metropolitan areas. The lines were formerly known as the War Emergency Pipe Lines, and their sale was administered by the U.S. War Assets Administration. Formats include memos, telegrams, correspondence, pipeline sketches, notes, and published materials, dates range from 1946-89, bulk 1940s-1970s.


  • Creation: 1980s


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This material is open for research.

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From the Collection: 19.5 Linear Feet (39 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA