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Andy A. Barentine oil exploration photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 077
Abstract: Photographs of oil exploration in Texas and Louisiana, 1930s-1950s, taken by Shell Oil employee Andy A. Barentine.
Dates: 1927-1977

Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files

 Collection
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

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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

Gilcrease Oil Company, East Texas "Early Days" video

 Collection
Identifier: MS 503
Abstract: The Gilcrease Oil Company, East Texas "Early Days" video is a copy derived from a film that was apparently created in the 1920s or 1930s showing oil-drilling related activities of the Gilcrease Oil Company in East Texas centering on the East Texas Oil Field near the Texas towns of Longview and Gladewater.
Dates: n.d.

Gulf Oil Research and Development Company Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1926-1966

James A. Clark papers

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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Abstract: Research materials related to the publications and unpublished works of author/historian and public relations consultant James A. Clark.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

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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

Kirby Petroleum Company / George Sawtelle Executive Records

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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

Natural gas research materials of Chris Castaneda

 Collection
Identifier: MS 566
Overview The collection consists of research materials collected for the purpose of writing historical texts about the natural gas industry. Included are articles about people and companies active in the industry, as well as published works and videos.
Dates: ca. 1930-1990

Panhandle Eastern Corp. Historical Records

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Identifier: MS 500
Abstract: The bulk of this material consists of business records of the PanEnergy Corp., relating in particular to the records of the Panhandle Eastern Corp. and Texas Eastern Corp. from the 1920s to the 1990s. Much of the material is related to two corporate histories: From Texas to the East: A Strategic History of Texas eastern Corporation and Gas Pipelines and the Emergence of America's Regulatory State: A History of Panhandle Eastern...
Dates: 1927-1997

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Brown, George R., 1898-1983 2
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Castaneda, Christopher James 2
Pratt, Joseph A. 2
Rice University 2
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American Republics Corporation 1
Autry family 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
Barentine, Andy A. 1
Bentsen, Lloyd 1
Brown & Root, Inc. 1
Brown & Root, Inc.. 1
Brown Foundation (Houston, Tex.) 1
Brown Shipbuilding Company, Inc. 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Alice Pratt 1
Castaneda, Christopher James, 1959- 1
Chamberlain, Nancy Cravens (estate) 1
Christian, W. G. 1
Clark, J.J. (Joseph James), 1893-1971 1
Clark, James Anthony, 1907- 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Texas Infantry Regiment, 4th. 1
Connally, John Bowden 1
Cullinan, J. S. (Joseph Stephen) 1
Duke Energy. 1
Ferguson, Miriam Amanda 1
Fidelity Insurance, Trust and Safe Deposit Company 1
Fondren Library 1
Fondren, Ella F. 1
Gilcrease Oil Company 1
Gilcrease, Thomas 1
Grandchamp (Ship) -- Explosion, 1947 1
Hackerman, Norman 1
Halbouty, Michel Thomas, 1909- 1
Hamman Exploration Co. 1
Hamman Oil and Refining Co. 1
Hamman family 1
Hamman, Ella 1
Hamman, John, 1879-1966 1
Hamman, William Harrison, 1830-1890 1
Haynes, Parrie 1
Haynes, William Allen 1
High Flyer (Ship) 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp 1
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 1
Hobby, William Pettus 1
Hobby, William Pettus, 1878-1964 1
Houston YMCA (Houston, Tex.) 1
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 1
Huffington, Roy M. 1
Hughes, Howard , 1905-1976 1
Humble Oil and Refining Company (Incorporated in Tex.) 1
Jacobs, John F. 1
Johnson, Lady Bird 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines) 1
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 1
Lane, William M. 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lockwood, C. D. 1
Maguire, William G. 1
Methodist Hospital (Houston, Tex.) 1
Mexico Fuel Oil Company 1
Missouri-Kansas Pipe Line Company. 1
Mo-Kan Corporation. 1
Monsanto Chemical Company 1
Morris, Robert M. 1
Murchison, Clinton Williams Sr. 1
Pan American Sulphur Company. 1
PanEnergy Corp.. 1
Panhandle Eastern Corporation. 1
Parish, Frank P. 1
Petreco Laboratories. 1
Pitzer, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sanborn) 1
Pratt, Wallace 1
Ragan, Cooper Kirby 1
Rice University. Board of Trustees. 1
Ruecker, Fred 1
Sawtelle, George 1
Scurlock, Ed 1
Smith, Clarance M. 1
Southern Methodist University 1
St. Paul's Methodist Church (Houston, Tex.) 1
Stude, Mike 1
Teplitz, Abraham J. 1
Texas Company 1
Texas Eastern Corporation 1
Texas Eastern Corporation. 1
Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation. 1
Texas Fuel Company 1
Texas Land & Abstract Company 1
Thompson, Earnest O. 1
Trunkline Gas Company. 1
United States. Federal Power Commission. 1
War Assets Corporation. 1
War Emergency Pipelines, Inc. . 1
Welch, Robert Alonzo , 1872-1952 1
Wilson B. Keene (Ship) 1
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