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Jack S. Reaves Papers

Identifier: 2017-001

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

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  • 1958-1961


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0.25 linear feet

Biographical Information

Jack Reaves was an oil contractor/wildcatter from Florida who developed a well in Loving County, Texas.

Guide to the Jack S. Reaves Papers
April 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA