1,161 Matching Results

Search Results

[Mayor Dot Scrapbook: Volume 4]

Description: Scrapbook containing materials documenting the career of Dorothy McBride from 1972 to 1973. This volume includes newspaper clippings concerning gas, road work, and an increase in utility rates; information cards, correspondence from W. E. Lockhart, and various resolutions from the Alpine City Council and various photographs are included as well.
Date: {1972..1973}
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Interview with John Chalmers, October 21, 1987

Description: Interview with John Chalmers, president of Chalmers Exploration Company. In he interview, Chalmers discusses his history in the oil and gas industry, dangers of the deficit between crude oil use and production in America, and the future of the industry.
Date: October 21, 1987
Creator: Chalmers, John & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Interview with Neil Miller

Description: Interview with Neil Miller, Vice President for the Gulf Oil Company. In the interview, Miller discusses his role as a lobbyist for the oil industry.
Date: [1984,1991]
Creator: Miller, Neil & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Interview with Mack Wallace, 1984

Description: Interview with Mack Wallace, Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission. In the interview, Wallace discusses the role and responsibilities of the Railroad Commission, as well as regulation in the oil and gas industry.
Date: 1984
Creator: Wallace, Mack & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Five "B" Gas Ration Stamps]

Description: Set of five "B" gas ration stamps used during the war. Each stamp has "B7" printed on it and the license plate/state of the individual's automobile.
Date: 194u
Creator: United States. Office of Price Administration
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Oral History Interview with George Ellender, May 1976

Description: Interview with George Ellender, a longtime resident of Baytown, Texas after being born in Cedar Bayou, Texas in 1888. Ellender answers questions about his early life as well as the early growth of both Cedar Bayou and Baytown, and the impact of Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Ellender, George & Fergerson, Elaine
Partner: Lee College

Oral History Interview with Jimmy Carroll, February 25, 1986

Description: Interview with Jimmy Carroll, an early resident of Baytown, Texas. Carroll explains how he came to Baytown from Houston in 1919 to work at the Humble Refinery, and continues to describe the early history of the refinery. Carroll continues on to share stories about safety and working conditions as well as segregation and the Ku Klux Klan.
Date: February 25, 1986
Creator: Mayo, Martha & Carroll, Jimmy
Partner: Lee College

Under-Drilling Bit.

Description: Patent for improvements in the design of under drilling bits in order to "reduce labor, time and expense of drilling" and "to permit the drilling of a more perfect hole" (lines 25-27), including illustrations and a description of the design.
Date: July 15, 1913
Creator: English, Harry White
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Oil-Tank

Description: Patent for improvements to safety oil tanks to prevent explosions, including illustrations.
Date: May 6, 1913
Creator: Smith, James H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Interview with Frank Pitts, 1988

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Frank Pitts, an independent oil and gas producer from Dallas, Texas, conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University in 1988. Pitts was regarded at the time as the number one spokesman on energy in the nation.
Date: 1988
Creator: Pitts, Frank & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Process for Refining and Purifying Oils.

Description: Patent for "processes for purifying oils, especially petroleum, and has for its object the removal of impurities and the neutralization of acids, and the reduction of the cost of refining oil by simplifying the process and reducing the length of time usually required for completing the purification" (lines 9-16).
Date: September 15, 1910
Creator: Lasher, David F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Interview with John Rex Jones

Description: A videorecording of an interview with John Rex Jones, President of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA), conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University.
Date: [1984..1991]
Creator: Jones, John Rex & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Meter.

Description: Patent for a meter measuring the flow of liquid with a dial indicating gallons per hour for use in vehicles with internal combustion engines.
Date: April 21, 1914
Creator: Carroll, William G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Generating and Carbureting Hydrogen.

Description: Patent for an apparatus that will improve the cost efficiency of producing gas. Specifically, this invention details a "main tank which produces hydrogen and an auxiliary tank wherein the hydrogen is mixed with crude petroleum oil and thereby given its illuminating and combustible properties" (lines 18-23).
Date: January 27, 1914
Creator: Stuart, Charles V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department