University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the David F. Prindle Oral History Collection, circa 1978-1981

Descriptive Summary

Creator Prindle, David F.
Title David F.Prindle Oral History Collection
Dates: circa 1978-1981
Accession No.: [2007-257]
Extent 64 audiocassette tapes and 3 open reel tapes
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

David F. Prindle is a professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin. His fields of study are American politics, public policy, and political economics. He has published in the areas of voting, energy policy, the presidency, and the politics of the entertainment media.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains interview recordings in open reel and audiocassette formats conducted during the late 1970s and early 1980s as research for publications on the oil and gas industry, the Texas Railroad Commission, and other research interests.

Related Material

See also the UT Department of Government Records, 1914-1964.

Administrative Information

Cite as

David F.Prindle Oral History Collection, circa 1978-1981, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Detailed Description of the Collection



2.325/S96 5-inch Tape Reels:
Ralph W. Yarborough
Philip Patman
Jack Baumel
Unlabeled [#2]
Bill Abington/Jack McCubbin
Martyn Albright/Rudi Ybarra (both of California Oil & Gas) (2 cassettes)
Jack Bridges/Karen Schaefer
Don Butler
California Division of Oil & Gas
George Christian
Lillian Clayton
Myron Dorfman, May 26, 1978
Fisher, U.T./Oil, March 20, 1981
Harry Heineke/Bob Foree
Bill Grehey
Jan K. John/Dave Prindle, Chapter 9
Carolyn Johnson/Monte Pasco
John Jones-Paraho
Lane Denton/Kilgore
Krueger at Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association (TIPRO)/David Bardin at TIPRO
Jim Langdon and other voice
Lillian Clayton/Mid-Continent Convention, October 11, 1979
Mills and Cox
Johnny Mitchell
William J. Murray:
May 9, 1978
September 28, 1978 (sides 1-6, 3 cassettes)
September 28, 1978 (sides 1-6, 3 cassettes-copy 2)
April 25, 1979
Critique, Chapter 2/Comments, Chapter 3
Comments, Chapter 4
Comments, Chapter 5/Comments, first draft of Chapter 5
Comments, Chapter 5
Rival Processes, April 21, 1981/ON Paraho
Gas Prorationing
William J. Murray, Baumel, Sol Smith
Newton, Poerner, Langdon at TIPRO/Questions at TIPRO
Occidental: Bandyopadhyay, Feinman/Occidental: Feinman, Fosdick, Stover
Parten, UT/Oil, April 11, 1981
David Prindle, Comments Chapter 4
William J. Murray, Chapter 10/Prindle, page 20
David Prindle #3/Gas flaring-Comments on Chapter 3
William J. Murray, Comments on UT Press manuscript, July 1980
Ed Stanley and John Wiley
Ed Stanley and John Wiley/Jack McCubbin
Billy Thompson/Vaughan Stewart
Al Schiemenz
TIPRO-Turner, Martin, Davis
Mark Wallace, June 26, 1979