oil-gas. Oil and Gas
Archival collections related to oil and gas exploration, production, management, and more.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Andy A. Barentine oil exploration photographs
Identifier: MS 077
Overview Photographs of oil exploration in Texas and Louisiana, 1930s-1950s, taken by Shell Oil employee Andy A. Barentine.
Brown & Root / George R. Brown Executive Files
Identifier: MS 488
Overview The bulk of this material consists of business records of the Brown & Root firm and Brown Shipbuilding Co., relating in particular to building projects and joint ventures with other companies such as Zapata Offshore, Texas Gulf Sulphur and ARMCO Steel, as well as internal operations of the firm. Formats include correspondence, internal memos, project site drawings, photographs, reports, notes, and newsclippings.
Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898 - 1989
Chamberlain-Cravens-Cullinan family papers
Identifier: MS 594
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, personal records, genealogy books, memorabilia, audio and visual materials, and ephemera collected by Nancy Cravens Chamberlain and representing the lives of her grandfather, Joseph Stephen Cullinan; her parents, Mary Cullinan and James R. Cravens; and herself and her siblings.
Dates: 1900 - 2010
El Paso Corporation collection
Identifier: MS 602
Overview This collection contains audio/visual materials, publications, and photographs from the years 1920's-2011 related to El Paso Corporation. The El Paso Corporation system included Coastal Corporation, Colorado Interstate Gas, El Paso Natural Gas, Southern Natural Gas, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, and Ruby Pipeline.
Dates: 1920s - 2011
Gulf Oil Research and Development Company Records
Identifier: MS 582
Overview The collection consists of material representing the work of Abraham J. Teplitz, research scientist-engineer at Gulf Oil Research and Development Company, from 1926 through 1966. It includes technical reports either authored or jointly authored by Teplitz, a specialist in the technology of oil well drilling. Also included are two notebooks related to patents and a folder of memorabilia and one of photographs.
Herbert Allen business and personal papers
Identifier: MS 519
Overview The Herbert Allen papers include personal holdings, including biographical information, honors and awards, and personal correspondence. In addition papers dealing with his professional activities and patents are included, as are those dealing with his involvement with Rice University. Allen was an inventor and mechanical engineer who graduated from Rice Institute in 1929 where he later served on the Board of Governors and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1938 - 2014
James A. Clark papers
Identifier: MS 277
Abstract: Research materials related to the publications and unpublished works of author/historian and public relations consultant James A. Clark. Included are materials related to Three Stars for the Colonel: The Biography of Ernest O. Thompson, The Tactful Texan: A Biography of Governor Will Hobby, Book of Oil, Petroleum Rectifying Company of California, Hughes Tool Co., Pan American Sulfur Company,...
Dates: 1889 - 1974
James Lockhart Autry Family Papers
Identifier: MS 003
Abstract Business papers, correspondence, photographs and memorabilia related to the James Lockhart Autry family of Texas (1875-present) and of North Carolina (1832), Tennessee (1824-1840) and Mississippi (1840-1875) show the life style of a family who moved into Texas and played an important role in developing both the social and economic framework of Houston. Among the business papers are correspondence and legal briefs from the terms Autry served as general counsel to the Texas Company, president of...
Dates: 1832 - 1998
Manuel and Carmen Paredes letters and scrapbooks
Identifier: MS 971
Overview This collection contains correspondence and scrapbooks written and assembled by Manuel Paredes.
Dates: 1947 - 1953; 1977 - 1979