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Mid-continent Oil and Gas Association


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nigel Anthony Sellars Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2623
Scope and Contents


Manuscripts (1987-2000) by historian Nigel Anthony Sellars for his book"Oil, Wheat & Wobblies: The Industrial Workers of the World in Oklahoma, 1905-1930" and for Sellars's articles and essays on Oklahoma labor issues, labor unions, and the Industrial Workers of the World during the period of 1905-1930; research materials collected by Sellars for his writings; and publications (1980-2001) regarding labor and socialist issues in Oklahoma and the nation.

Dates: 1905-2001

Wirt Franklin papers

Identifier: WHC-M-2843
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF) Attorney and oilman. Correspondence (1927-1962), business and general files (1903-1990), and financial records (1904-1974) of Wirt Franklin, a longtime citizen of Ardmore, Oklahoma, who was key in developing the Healdton Field. His papers span nearly the length of his six-decade career as an attorney and oilman. Among them are the records of Apple & Franklin, his law practice with Samuel Apple, which represented citizens of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations in citizenship claims and guardianship cases in the early 20th century. The largest portion of the collection consists of the business and financial files of his many companies and partnerships, including the Crystal Oil Company, Wirtaine Petroleum Corporation, Ardmore Investment Company, Franklin, Aston & Fair, and others. The collection also documents his work as a Special Field Assistant for...
Dates: 1903 - 1990