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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1838-1981
Size:
4.38 cubic feet (consisting of 9.5 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Petroleum
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Petroleum forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Crown Central Petroleum Corporation
Dates:
1949 - 1996
Size:
0.66 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1398
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes advertising materials for Crown Central's credit card and credit check programs, for gifts (cameras, kitchenware) offered by its service station to repeat customers; a set of posters and a design drawing for them, exhorting drivers to drive safely, featuring images of governors of states, President Dwight Eisenhower, FBI Dir...

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Creators:
American Petroleum Institute.
Dates:
1860s-1980s
bulk 1955-1990
Size:
45 cubic feet (122 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0711
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes historic photographs, slides and films on subjects relating to all aspects of the petroleum industry, including exploration, drilling, refineries, tankers, pipelines, automobiles, trucks, aviation, refueling, buildings, coal, gasification, plants, mining, surface mining, fields, land reclamation, coastal zone management, corporate public service, educational programs, crude oil, deepwater ports, and watercraft It also documents numerous products other than gasoline produced by the petroleum industry, such as propane, lubricants, heating oil, and plastics.

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Creators:
Amoco Oil Company.
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
ca. 1912-1920.
Size:
0.5 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1102
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of refineries, flow charts, lab notebooks, and other materials relating to the Burton-Humphreys oil cracking process.

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Creators:
Winans, David R.
Dates:
1919-1941
Size:
0.68 cubic feet ((2 legal document boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0013
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This material contains what appears to be a small group of the research gathered for this project, including photographs, articles, correspondence and research notes on the following oil companies: Standard Oil of New Jersey; Humble Oil and Refining Company; Andian National Pipeline; Esso/Exxon; Imperial Oil Limited; Standard Oil of Louisiana; Cali...

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Creators:
MacPheat, Will
Dates:
1920s-1930s.
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0905
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs taken by field personnel of the U. S. Geological Survey in Montana and North Dakota.

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Creators:
Glassell, Alfred C., Jr. interviewee.
Dates:
2002
Size:
3 mini-audiotapes (originals).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9601
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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Creators:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910
Physical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution).
Dates:
1861-1885
Size:
2 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Wurtz's scheme, presented in a report to the stockholders, was a new method for the dry distillation of non-caking coal to obtain liquid oils and paraffin. Included in this box are: the report to the stockholders of the Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1883; patent specifications, 1881; correspondence with the Patent Office, prospectus on coal distillation, 1885; a notebook of minutes from meetings of Union Chemical Manufacturing Co., 1881-1883.

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Creators:
Scherbatskoy, Serge A., 1908-2002
Dates:
1925-2002
Size:
17 cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0936
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the professional career and business interests of inventor Serge A. Scherbatskoy, who specialized in petroleum geophysics. Papers include laboratory notebooks, license agreements, correspondence, blue line prints, patent litigation files, newspaper clippings, reference files, patents, promotional literature, and audio-visual materials.

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Creators:
Brown, Ray, 1896-1946
Dates:
bulk 1917 -1946
Size:
0.05 cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.2005.0065
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Ray W. Brown (1896-1946) was the Manager of the Aviation Department for General Tire and Rubber Company in Akron Ohio, and received a NAA award for being the first pilot to guide an airplane entirely by radio directional compass. Besides his military flying, Brown learned to fly at Gerstner Field, Louisiana, in 1917, when he joined the US Army Air ...

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