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Oil and gas

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Roy M. Huffington Oil Company Records

 Collection
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

Rush Moody, Jr. Federal Power Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 823
Overview The collection consists of materials from and related to the term of Rush Moody, Jr. on the Federal Power Commission from 1971 to 1976.
Dates: 1971 - 1985

Texas City disaster records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 529
Overview The Texas City disaster records were created and / or maintained by survivor Robert M. Morris, of Texas City, TX. The reports, statements, images and notes describe the events of the April 16, 1947 when a French ship carrying fertilizer on Galveston Bay caught fire and exploded, causing disaster on shore at the nearby Monsanto styrene plant and other petroleum refineries, homes, warehouses, ships and buildings. At least 576 were killed and 4,000 injured, with the town being almost completely...
Dates: 1947-2003; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1949

Walter Benona Sharp and Estelle Boughton Sharp Collection

 Collection
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