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Dates:
1977
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0711
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Wurtz, Henry, 1828-1910
Dates:
1884 - 1885
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0006
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This box contains material relating to Wurtz's interest in petroleum distillation, 1884-1885, and his attempt to market inventions for obtaining lubricants from petroleum distillates. Related material includes: correspondence with prospective investors, proofs and galleys for the prospectus, news clippings on petroleum, and various contracts. The...

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Dates:
2016
Collection ID:
Accession 17-346
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of a section of the Department of Paleobiology website dedicated to Joseph Augustine Cushman, known as the father of American micropaleontology. Cushman was a pioneer in the use of foraminifera to support oil exploration in North America, developing a classification method that for the first time allowed foraminifera ...

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Creators:
Amoco Oil Company.
Dates:
circa 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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