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Oil fields -- Oklahoma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Perkins and J. T. Perkins Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1145
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Osage and Kaw Indians, oil wells, farming scenes, schools, and scenes of Guymon and Tonkawa, Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1888-1904

Arthur James Williams Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1679
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of sawmills, quarries, lime kilns, lumber yards, glass factories, smelters, oil wells and storage tanks, and ranches in Oklahoma. The collection includes photographs of numerous Oklahoma cities and towns; the University of Oklahoma; of railroads, automobiles, and airplanes; of Apache, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa, Sioux, and Wichita Indians; of limestone and gypsum deposits in Oklahoma; and of the Oklahoma salt plains. Quanah Parker, Wanda Parker, Hollow Horn Bear, Hunting Horse, Mad Wolf, Geronimo, Bear Claw, and Amy Toughfeathers are among the photographs of individuals in the collection.

Dates: 1910-1940

Charles Albert Prevost Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1016
Scope and Contents

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Investor. Correspondence from, advertisements about, and stock certificates (1918-1919) issued by the Okmulgee-Youngstown Oil Co. and the Indian Chief Oil and Gas Co. along with an advertisement (1919) regarding the productivity of the Okmulgee Oil Field. Charles A. Prevost Photograph collection also in repository.

Dates: 1918-1919

Charles W. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1044
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Petroleum geologist. Geological reports for Oklahoma, Venezuela, and Mexico; materials concerning oil production in the Middle East and Central and South America; correspondence (1912-1922) with Mexican Gulf Oil Company; Hamilton's family correspondence (1909-1926), some (1914) concerning the Mexican Revolution; general business correspondence (1911-1923), some with Everette L. DeGolyer; Hamilton's geology class notes (1914-1915); Hamilton's diary (1912-1914); and a draft of a book-length work by Hamilton entitled "Americans in the Middle East." Charles W. Hamilton Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1909-1962

Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1677
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation operations, facilities, and employees. Included are scenes of the oil industry in California, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming, and in Canada and Colombia, along with photographs of Bartlesville, Indian Territory and Oklahoma, Tulsa, Seminole, Oklahoma City, Cushing, Ponca City, Dilworth, Pleasant Valley, Okmulgee, and Tallant, Oklahoma. There are also photographs of numerous Cities Service Oil and Gas Corporation employees, and of Osage Indians, icluding Mo She To Moi, Black Dog, Bacon Rind, and Tse Mah Hah.

Dates: 1885-1978

Everett C. Parker Collection

 Item
Identifier: WHC-M-1888
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Petroleum geologist. An autobiography (n.d.) of Parker, recounting his activities as a student at the University of Oklahoma, and as a petroleum geologist for the Marland Oil Company. Everett C. Parker Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: unspecified

Frank Phillips Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1133
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints, copy prints and glass plate negatives of the Apache, Comanche, Delaware, Temeculz, Kawaiisu, Creek, Umatilla, Chippewa, Paiute, Sioux, Oto, Choctaw, Pawnee, Osage, Ponca, Mohave, Kickapoo, Taos, Pueblo, Yuma, Cherokee, Chickasaw, Crow, Navajo, Kiowa, Tonkawa, Sac and Fox, Kalispel, Kutenai, Flathead, Spokan, Attu, Quileute, Seminole, Wasco, Modoc, Shasta, Yakima, Shoshoni, Kiowa-Apache, Skitswish, Cheyenne, Shawnee, Nez Perce, Arapaho, Caddo, Wichita, Yakima, Makah, and Blackfoot Indians. Also includes images of mining, the oil industry, the military, agriculture, the range cattle industry, education, and transportation in Oklahoma Territory, Oklahoma state, and Indian Territory. Scenes of the towns of McAlester, Edmond, Alva, Weatherford, Pawhuska, Clairemore, Ponca City, Purcell, Duncan, Noble, Lexington, Shawnee, Beaver. Plainview, Lavern, Henryetta, Atoka, Tahlequah, Guthrie, Tishomingo, and Eufaula are included. In addition the first year of...
Dates: 1870-1930

George Allman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-705
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Oilfield worker. Personal correspondence (1945-1950), war ration books, bills and receipts (1944-1948), Catholic Church programs (1951), and telephone directories of Oklahoma and Texas (1928-1950).

Dates: 1917-1952

George Case Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1527
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Dewey, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The collection includes street scenes, oil drilling activities in the Weber Pool near Dewey, school children, and an airplane manufactured by the Dewey Airplane Company.

Dates: 1905-1918

L. C. Heydrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-277
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Oil prospector. Correspondence (1901, 1931-1939, 1944, 1953) relating to Jesse A. Heydrick's discovery of oil in Red Fork, Oklahoma; a manuscript (1931) of unpublished chapters of "J.W. Flenner's History of Early Oil Developments in Oklahoma"; legal papers (1901); newspaper clippings; and a bound report (1953) entitled "Red Fork Discovery, June 1901" by L.C. Heydrick. L.C. Heydrick Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1901-1953

L. L. Hutchison Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2179
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Geologist. Correspondence (1910-1911) recommending Hutchison for employment and concerning his work as a consulting geologist; geological analyses (1911); two articles written by Hutchison; and Hutchison's book-length work"Geology and Resources of Oklahoma.".

Dates: 1909-1911

Magnolia Petroleum Company Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo M-2
Identifier: WHC-P-1536
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of oil field activities near Wirt, Oklahoma and Healdton, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1914-1924

Mary Brownlee Frederickson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1013
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Typescripts and manuscripts of poetry and short stories regarding the Oklahoma oil fields and the oil industry, all by Mary B. Frederickson. Mary Brownlee Frederickson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1920-1930

Mrs. William Oscar Childs Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-103
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Philanthropist. Correspondence (1926-1955) concerning the Childs' move to Oklahoma in the 1920's and W.O. Child's involvement in the Oklahoma oil industry; his membership with the Freemasons; his death in 1936; and Mrs. Child's memorial gifts of carillion chimes to the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and to the University of Oklahoma in 1955.

Dates: 1926-1957

Oklahoma Geological Survey Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1554
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints, negatives, and panoramas of numerous Oklahoma towns, mines, oil wells, oil fields, industries, rivers, health resorts, farms, sod houses, railroads and the University of Oklahoma. The collection also includes scenes of Oklahoma mountains, rock formations, different soils and meteorite crators, along with Indian schools and graveyards. Oklahoma Geological Survey Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1900-1940

Ora Lee Bowles Photograph Collection

 Collection — Box Photo B-15
Identifier: WHC-P-1190
Scope and Contents

Black and white original and copy prints of Cushing, Oklahoma and the oil industry in the Cushing area.

Dates: 1900-1925

Ray Miles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2640
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Historian. Correspondence (1985-1999) and research materials (1904-2000) compiled by Ray Miles for his dissertation and biography on oilman Thomas Baker Slick, titled King of the Wildcatters: The Life and Times of Tom Slick, 1883-1930.

Dates: 1904-2000

Robert E. Cunningham Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1666
Scope and Contents

Black and white glass plate negatives from original prints, original glass plate negatives and copy prints of settlement scenes of Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Perry and Lawton, Oklahoma Territory. Included are scenes of numerous other Oklahoma towns, the oil industry, businesses, railroads, farming, the military, and cowboys, along with studio portraits of Afro-Americans. The collection also contains photographs of the Land Run of 1893.

Dates: 1880-1930

Seminole Nation Museum Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1151
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Seminole Indians, railroads, oil fields, schools, cotton gins, along with scenes of Weber City, Maud, Seminole, and Wewoka, Indian Territory and Oklahoma.

Dates: 1880-1930

Seminole Producer Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1627
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of the towns of Seminole and Bowlegs, Oklahoma during the oil boom of the 1920's. The collection includes scenes of the towns and oil production activities.

Dates: 1920-1936

Wirt Franklin papers

 Collection
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

Wooden oil derrick with a wooden walking horse, Webber Pool, Oklahoma, 1908., 1908

 Item — Box Photo C-9, Item: 12
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Black and white original prints of Dewey, Indian Territory and Oklahoma. The collection includes street scenes, oil drilling activities in the Weber Pool near Dewey, school children, and an airplane manufactured by the Dewey Airplane Company.

Dates: 1908