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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Photographs

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Abilene, Texas, 1918 Oil Boom Days:

An Inventory of Its Photographs, 1918-1919, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection
Title: Abilene, Texas, 1918 Oil Boom Days Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1918-1919
Abstract: Abilene, Texas, 1918 Oil Boom Days photographs dated 1918-1919.
Collection # SWCPC 9(B) E2
Quantity: 43 prints
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of a picnic for oil workers in Abilene, Texas. The collection bulks with group photos (1918-1919). It also includes a photograph of surveying equipment.

The negatives and prints are housed in separate envelopes.

Images from this collection have been digitized and can viewed at http://hdl.handle.net/10605/7733

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Adams, H. H.--Photographs.
Places
Abilene (Tex.)--Photographs.
Abilene (Tex.)
Taylor County (Tex.)--Photographs.
Taylor County (Tex.)
Subjects
Equipment--Photographs.
Petroleum industry and trade--Texas--Abilene--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Abilene, Texas, 1918 Oil Boom Days Photograph Collection, 1918-1919, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Gifts, 1997 and undated

Digitized by

Maria Vallejo, 2011

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Collection Inventory

 

Photographs

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1 SWCPC 9 Part 1: Abilene, Texas - People, places and things (106 negatives and 106 prints)
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2 SWCPC 9 Part 2: Abilene, Texas - People, places and things (198 negatives and 182 prints)
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3 SWCPC 9(B)-E1: Abilene, Texas (11 prints)
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4 SWCPC 9(B)-E2: Abilene, Texas - Oil Boom Days (6 prints)
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5 SWCPC 9(B)-E3: Abilene, Texas - R. W. Haynie, Simmons University Cowboy Band, Dedication of the remodeled station, and Ray Grisham (4 prints)
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6 SWCPC 9(B)-E4: Abilene, Texas - the Sides and Hardy Families (6 prints), 1897-1920s
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7 SWCPC 9(B)-E5: Abilene, Texas (96 prints), 1880s-1940s
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8 SWCPC 9(B)-E6: Abilene, Texas (6 prints)
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9 SWCPC 9(B)-E7: Farmhouse, Taylor County - McCasland Family (3 negatives and 2 prints) 1905
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10 SWCPC 9(B) E1-E6: Abilene, Texas (103 negatives)
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11 SWCPC 9(B)-E8: Abilene, Texas - Addison Family (6 negatives and 6 prints)
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12 SWCPC 9(B)-E9: Abilene, Texas - Abilene Light Infantry Band (1 print)
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13 SWCPC 9(B)-E10: Taylor County, Texas (69 negatives and 131 prints)
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14 SWCPC 9(B)-E11: Taylor County, Texas - Ft. Phantom Hill, Texas (6 prints), 1968

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