Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

John Kay:

An Inventory of His Photographs, 1918, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection
Title: John Kay Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1918
Abstract: John Kay photographs dated 1918.
Collection # SWCPC 145
Quantity: 21 prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

John A. Kay came to Wichita Falls in 1911 as a geologist for Continental Oil Company to work in the recently discovered fields in Wichita County. In 1930, he opened his own business as a consulting geologist for the area.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of geologists in the oil and gas industry and their equipment (1918).

The negatives and prints are housed in separate envelopes.

Images from this collection have been digitized and can viewed at http://hdl.handle.net/10605/1908


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research


Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Commercial Hotel (Robert Lee, Tex.)
Places
Caddo (Tex.)--Views.
Caddo (Tex.)
Gunsight (Tex.)--Views.
Gunsight (Tex.)
Robert Lee (Tex.)--Views.
Robert Lee (Tex.)
Subjects
Bars (Drinking establishments)--Texas--Robert Lee--Photographs.
Geology--Photographs.
Hotels--Texas--Robert Lee--Photographs.
Oil wells--Photographs.
Petroleum industry and trade--Texas--Photographs.
Surveying--Texas--Photographs.
Taverns (Inns)--Texas--Robert Lee--Photographs.
Women geologists--Photographs.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Kay, Photograph Collection, 1918, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gift, undated

Digitized by

Maria Vallejo, 2011


Collection Inventory

 

Photographs

envelope
1 SWCPC 145: Oil geologists and equipment (21 negatives and 21 prints), 1918-1919