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Andy A. Barentine oil exploration photographs

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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

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

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

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Abstract: Research materials related to the publications and unpublished works of author/historian and public relations consultant James A. Clark.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

Panhandle Eastern Corp. Historical Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1927-1997

Roy M. Huffington Oil Company Records

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Identifier: MS 575
Overview This collection documents the business history of the Roy M. Huffington, Inc., also known as Huffco. There are photos, correspondence files, videos, as well as awards and speeches that Roy M. Huffington gave while he served as CEO and president of the company.
Dates: 1958 - 2008

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

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Identifier: MS 271
Overview Correspondence, scrapbooks, business papers, ledgers, tributes and memorials, audiotapes of oral history interviews, clippings, photos, and other papers of Sharp and his wife, Estelle (Boughton) Sharp, active in Houston, Tex., civic and philanthropic affairs. Topics include oil industry, lives of the Sharp family, Howard Hughes family, growth of Houston, Spindletop Oil Field, founding of the Texas Company and Sharp-Hughes Tool Company, and establishment of United Charities.
Dates: 1868 - 1978

Walter W. and Ella F. Fondren Papers, 1838-1973

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Identifier: MS 390
Overview The Fondren Papers provide a record of the Fondren family's acquisition and dispersal of money in Houston and across Texas during the first three-quarters of this century and offers additional information on the financial workings of several well-known institutions and corporations. Formats include correspondence and financial documents.
Dates: 1838-1973

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Rice University 2
American Republics Corporation 1
Autry family 1
Autry, James Lockhart, II 1
Autry, Micajah 1
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Barentine, Andy A. 1
Brown & Root, Inc.. 1
Brown, George R., 1898-1983 1
Brown, Herman,1892-1962 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
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
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
Hobby, Oveta Culp, 1905-1995 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
Kirby Petroleum Company 1
Kirby, John H. 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
Murchison, Clinton Williams Sr. 1
Pan American Sulphur Company. 1
PanEnergy Corp.. 1
Panhandle Eastern Corporation. 1
Parish, Frank P. 1
Petreco Laboratories. 1
Pratt, Joseph A. 1
Pratt, Wallace 1
Ragan, Cooper Kirby 1
Sawtelle, George 1
Scurlock, Ed 1
Smith, Clarance M. 1
Southern Methodist University 1
St. Paul's Methodist Church (Houston, Tex.) 1
Teplitz, Abraham J. 1
Texas Company 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
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