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14. Energy & Sustainability Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 14

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

John Henry Kirby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-008
Dates: 1884-1944
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...

Frank E. Lozo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-030
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.

M.A. Meylan Shell Oil Company papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2023-011

Dee Maner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-027
Dates: approximately 1980s-2010s
Content Description

Documentation of the environmental activism of Houston community leader Dee Maner.

Ewell E. Murphy, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-009
Dates: 1950s-2000s
Scope and Contents

Professional papers of lawyer and scholar Ewell E. Murphy. Documents include significant subject or topical files that contain lectures, notes, and correspondence, and other materials with strengths in oil & gas and Mexico. For more information, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu.

Oral Histories Collection from the Houston History Project

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-005
Dates: 1996-2017
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,...

Outdoor Nature Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-023
Dates: 1923-2007
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.

Jack S. Reaves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-001
Dates: 1958-1961
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, well proposal, and photographs of oil contractor/wildcatter Jack Reaves in Loving County, West Texas.

The collection is not yet fully processed. Some materials may be restricted or not available for access. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, please contact the curator.

Robert Cizik papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2021-012

Shell Deer Park Historical Archives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2018-017
Dates: 1927-2011
Abstract

The Shell Deer Park Historical Archives Collection dates from 1927 to 2011 and consists of records acquired by the Shell Deer Park Historical Society. The collection documents the development of the Shell refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas. Records include correspondence, blueprints, operating reports, photographs, employee training manuals, employee publications, press clippings, and information booklets.

Tenneco Energy History Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-005
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...

Texas Well Log Service Driller Logs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-022
Dates: 1917-1965
Scope and Contents Martin Schulz managed then purchased the Texas Well Log Service during the early 1920s. He developed well logs from required Texas Railroad Commission filings and then sold the resulting compilation as a “log report.” His customers were major oil exploration companies as well as small independents.The Texas Well Log Service Driller Log Collection contains an estimated 450,000 pages of well log driller reports in 129 boxes. The reports are organized alphabetically by and within...

W.L. (Jimmy) Wilgus Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2023-006
Dates: 1932-1979
Content Description

Professional papers of Shell Oil Company geologist Wallace L. (Jimmy) Wilgus include photographs, reports, publications, correspondence, and other documents.

Dr. Fernando J. Zúñiga y Rivero Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-003
Dates: 1950s-2000s
Scope and Contents

This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu