14. Energy & Sustainability Research Collection
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / George T. Baker, III Mexico Energy Papers
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing email@example.com.
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing collection curator Christian Kelleher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scope and Contents Aside from its obvious use as a significant source for those persons interested in the petroleum industry, this collection covers a wide range of other research topics. Business and economic historians will be interested in the extensive financial records and correspondence of such companies as the Petroleum Iron Works Co., Producers Oil Co., the Texas Company, Farmer's Petroleum Co., and the American Republics Corporation. The collection includes records of the land division of the Shadyside...
Scope and Contents Collection of 43 geochemical data maps from locations in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Kentucky, and Israel between 1944 and 1975, with most maps from the 1940s to 1960s. Within the collection are maps for methane, ethane and heavier hydrocarbons, pentane, soil gas, sand percent, ethane and propane and butane, and total hydrocarbons.
Scope and Contents This partial collection includes some biographical materials on Terry Hershey, background information on groups who have solicited or received philanthropic support from Hershey or the Hershey Foundation, and available materials on the local groups Hershey supported as a founder, board member, or supporter. A second portion of the Hershey collections includes her collected materials on state and national organizations to which she belonged or served on boards.Additional partial...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Houston Electric Auto Association Records
Dates: 1973-2011; Majority of material found within 1995-2006
Scope and Contents This collection includes the organization's correspondence with the government and members' correspondence amongst themselves, as well as announcements of meetings and different events that they held occasionally. It also includes electric battery review booklets plus articles showing the organization and members' various achievements. Included are photographs of various occasions hosted or attended by the Houston Electric Auto Association members, brochures showing different clean...
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection
Scope and Contents The H. David Kaplan Schlumberger Well Services Collection contains information ranging from 1970-1976. Consisting of a single box, this collection includes: employee handbooks and insurance information, awards and certificates, presentations and training materials, an assortment of publications about Schlumberger, and personal and employee correspondence. The publications have been cataloged, and can be located in the UH Library...
Scope and Contents The majority of this manuscript collection consists of general and business correspondence concerning John Henry Kirby and his various business interests in southeast Texas. The manuscripts include holograph and typewritten letters, telegrams and postcards. Legal and land documents include deeds and abstracts, and business documents include checks and vouchers.In 1965 the collection was deposited in the archives of the Texas Gulf Coast Historical Association, at that time housed in...
Dates: 1890-1991; Majority of material found within 1937-1979
Scope and Contents Written works, field notebooks, maps, photographs, and publications from Frank E. Lozo, geologist with Shell Development Company.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Miscellaneous Energy & Sustainability Collections
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing email@example.com.
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Scope and Contents When UH’s Center for Public History and the University Libraries collaborated to create the Houston History Archives (UH-HHA), part of their mission included a repository for oral histories that tell stories of the growth and development of the Gulf Coast region from multiple points of view. To that end, the Houston Oral History Project in the Center for Public History trains history graduate students to research and interview Houstonians with recollections of the city’s civil rights, women’s,...
Scope and Contents Forms part of Houston History Archives. Primarily organizational records including meeting minutes, newsletters, scrapbooks, photographs, annual reports, and financial records. Outdoor Nature Club Records include approximately 20 linear feet of records including the materials for the study groups.
Scope and Contents Correspondence, well proposal, and photographs of oil contractor/wildcatter Jack Reaves in Loving County, West Texas.
Dates: 1946-2014; Majority of material found within 1974-1988
Scope and Contents Records in this collection of Tenneco history include three major areas of interest. One group consists of management and planning records created by executives of Tenneco. The second group reflects a joint effort to write the history of Tenneco, Built from Scratch. Draft manuscripts, publication costs, and a Tenneco management reunion reflect the concerted effort to document the company’s history. A third group contains in-house publications reflecting Tenneco’s business accomplishments...